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Haywood SmokeHouse

79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
+1 828-456-7275
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (211 reviews)
“baked beans” (61 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (34 reviews)
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Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I reviewed this restaurant on TA prior to a visit to Waynesville around Labor Day weekend with my husband. We always like to try new restaurants & we definitely love BBQ! This restaurant is located in a residential area with parking in the rear. There...More

Thank CarolinaNurse323
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever in dillsboro or Waynesville NC. Haywood is the place for the best, most tender and flavorful brisket in NC. Add to it your choice of a 1/2 dozen creative and unique sauces, it's overwhelmingly good.

Thank John R U
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in for lunch and to escape the car for a few while driving from Atlanta to Boone and we're so glad we did!! The food was great & the people friendly. (The BBQ definitely rivaled our BBQ experiences in Texas & Kansas City.)...More

Thank bmlenahan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visit Waynesville several times each year. We always make a point to dine at Haywood Smokehouse several times each time we are in the area. Best Brisket I've ever had!! The chopped BBQ is the best I've ever had. I love all the sauces...More

Thank David K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Small and hard to find (it's in the middle of a residential area) but well worth the trouble. Some of the very best St. Louis ribs I have ever had, and the biggest half rack I've ever been served. Maybe it was the day before...More

1  Thank Beachdaze58
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good BBQ and good prices. I had the brisket and my GF did too. If you are in the Waynesville area I highly recommend this place.

Thank dascharf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Serves prime rib on Saturday night until it runs out of it. You can use any of 4 kinds of barbeque sauce to enhance your pork, chicken, or brisket.

Thank Candace P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On a road trip to Asheville, we decided to try this restaurant because of great reviews. So glad we did! Absolutely delicious chopped pork (get it without a bun—put some of the table barbecue sauce on it and use a fork)! We felt like we...More

Thank Becky-Bill
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Took a chance off of some reviews we found. Glad we did. The food was good and the atmosphere was great. We sat outside and even though it was a little chilly it worked perfect for our little guy to be able to get up...More

Thank LCBH1816
Reviewed 28 October 2017

We came upon Haywood Smokehouse as we passing back through Waynesville after a great day of hiking along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We were greeted with a slight wait, but the hostess kept us well informed about wait time. The family style atmosphere was the...More

Thank PurdueFamily
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Mary W
19 May 2017|
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Response from lucybelle80 | Reviewed this property |
They do have website I do know unsure on the gift card part. I'm sure they would be glad to inform you if you was to call them. Sorry I don't know the answer I was only there one time it was delicious.
3 August 2016|
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Response from mommac01 | Property representative |
Yes we are pet friendly out on our beautiful patio
James C
2 April 2016|
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Response from busielady1 | Reviewed this property |
I remember it being very casual. No reservations. Just awesome food.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-7275
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Here at the Haywood Smokehouse we do things the old way, sometimes the hard way to deliver to you a unique and authentic Smokehouse experience.
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