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Countryside BBQ

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2070 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-4822
+1 828-652-4885
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 06:30 - 21:00
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Country Side has served McDowell well for many years. Good BBQ and sides always consistent. In the past take out was the same quality and has been very convienent for working people. A downward trend in all areas of quality started about a year ago. First salads started to reek of bagged lettuce, disgusting. Chicken tenders small and over fried.... More 

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Thank Jim W
Asheville, North Carolina
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131 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best resturant my favorite meal is pot roast,mash potatoes ,green beans ,coleslaw this is so good it is served on wednesdays their meals are just like your mom or grandmother prepared their salads are great I have tried all their food almost and it is the best resturant in Marion NC .Their resturant is clean and is... More 

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Thank Shirley P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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69 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Our 1st visit to this restaurant. Very good Saturday breakfast buffet...friendly folks and excellent service...we will go back.

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Suffolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place was recommended to us by our hotel and was very convince to the hotel and the interstate. I ordered the small BBQ plate and it was plenty of food. The Hushpuppies were some of the best I have had.

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Thank 16johnva
JAMESTOWN
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Had BBQ and shrimp. The BBQ was delicious. Shrimp not so great. Good home cooked food in a casual environment. Prices are very reasonable. The cobbler is to die for!

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Thank Alyssa B
Forest City, North Carolina
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This place has good BBQ and a great breakfast Buffet. They also offer other things that Some BBQ places don't

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Thank fatboymatheny
Morganton, North Carolina
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Very popular with young people and the senior crowd. Great food at a reasonable price. Location is very convenient. Dessert selection reach from cobblers to banana pudding. Buffet has a wide selection

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Thank Ronnie T
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The brisket is terrible. Way over cooked and soaked in some type liquid which makes it seem like too long in the crock pot or slow cooker. Definitely not smoked. Green beans right out of the can, no seasoning or flavor.

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Thank Sims Property S
Hickory, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Some times the BBQ is good and other times I know they give me leftovers and BBQ that needs to be thrown out. Yesterday I went to the to go entrance and the girl with long hair in a pony tail took my order. She has no customer service skills. She got my order wrong and then looked at me... More 

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Thank TamTom2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Everything was good. Chopped BBQ would probably been better at lunch. Arrived mid afternoon. The brisket was good and the sides were very good. No sliced BBQ, just chopped. I personally like sliced better than chopped. ( Pork). Service was good, again mid afternoon visit.

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Thank Rod L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:30 - 21:00
Saturday
06:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2070 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-4822
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-4885

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