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Spear's BBQ & Grill

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183 & Hwy 221, Linville Falls, NC 28647
+1 828-765-0026
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47 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We exited the BRP at dusk and looked for a restaurant and hotel. We ate at Spear’s BBQ at the recommendation of some locals. Everything was good and the hamburger was excellent. Even better was the staff, which was very helpful and friendly. We inquired about the hotel next door, which it turns out is owned by the same people,... More 

Thank sben495
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to go on one last motorcycle ride of the season and we ended up at Spear's BBQ and Grill. The food was amazing, the portions were HUGE and the staff was super friendly and accommodating. They even went above and beyond to vacuum seal our leftovers so we would be able to carry them on... More 

Thank Jessica H
Mooresville, North Carolina
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238 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a nice surprise. We stopped for lunch and savored each bite. Jonathan our waiter was professional, polite and helpful. The chicken tacos were the best that I have ever tasted! The chicken wings were delish!

Thank Suzanne R
Moore, South Carolina
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49 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The restaurant was clean and the service was good. The food was not worth the prices charged. Everyone in our group had the ribs. The waiter told us they were tender and fall off the bone when we asked. They were not. The sauce was nothing special. They do serve beer and wine but for tasty food try Louise's Rock... More 

Thank Pat B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped in after we smelled the fabulous aroma of BBQ. We were not disappointed. Had a few BBQ sandwiches. The waiter was very friendly and attentive.The atmosphere was nice and clean. Definitely would eat here again!

1 Thank Connie C
Asheville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Had just left the Linville Falls trail and decided on a whim to stop at this place for an early dinner. We split a BBQ plate and it was different, sliced BBQ - but very good. The sauce was different too... Not vinegar based and not your standard sweet tomato based sauce either. But it was great and enhanced rather... More 

Thank bloominb
brhuskins, Owner at Spear's BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review and for your business. We hope you will visit us again soon! More 

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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Our group of 8 was looking for a place to play cards and visit while the weather cleared. The staff let us take over a couple of tables and make sure we had everything we needed. We stayed for a long dinner and continued our game well after. The pulled pork and chicken pot pie were 2 standouts but it... More 

Thank Scott S
brhuskins, Owner at Spear's BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to send this review and thank you for your business! We hope you get a chance to come back soon. More 

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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We loved it, and we are definitely coming back to this place. Stuff was really friendly. We had 15 people (5 adults and 10 kids) they served us really quick. Recommend to everyone.

Thank Yevgeniy C
Dunn Loring, Virginia
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Went with friends after a day of golf.Restaurant was busy but certainly not crowded. Seated promptly, drink orders taken, and menus provided. Our waiter was attentive. So far, so good. Three of us ordered ribeyes. All agreed steaks were cooked as ordered and flavorful. Others ordered grilled pork chop and chicken. Pork chop was overcooked, and server was quick to... More 

brhuskins, Owner at Spear's BBQ & Grill, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. I want to apologize for not having the baked potatoes, but especially for you being charged for the side salads. If you will contact us via phone (828-765-2658 and ask for Wendy) and give us your mailing address or a credit card we will be happy to refund you for the overcharge. It... More 

Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We had been on the Blue Ridge Parkway and saw this restaurant for lunch. So good we would return with the opportunity. We had Barbeque sandwiches. We were surprised that it was sliced beef Barbeque and excellent. Choice off 1 side item. My cole slaw was very good and so were my husband's fries. Very nice waitress. Quickly seated and... More 

Thank Nancy H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 & Hwy 221, Linville Falls, NC 28647
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-0026

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?