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When Pigs Fly of Ashe

658 South Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28640
+1 336-846-4747
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“wings” (73 reviews)
“hot chips” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Grill
658 South Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28640
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service and even better food. Everything we had was outstanding. Hands down the best wings we’ve ever had, everyone at the table agreed. The “messed-up” wings are a must. Hand cut fries as well, if you are in the area you have to check...More

Thank Kristin M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, awesome staff, GREAT beer deals!! We will definitely be coming back! The wait staff is nothing short of amazing and make the whole experience even better.

Thank Mary S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all devoured the full rack pork ribs. We got here early, around 5pm -- very few people, so we thought it was a mistake and the reviews were bogus... But, we have it a try! We are so glad we did!!! It's very good...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Like everyone else we were in town to get our Christmas tree and we read about how great this place was on TripAdvisor. We went in late afternoon and they had little staff, service was good, food took 45 minutes and there was maybe 2...More

Thank Rittej01
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

A booming lunch crowd challenged this eatery’s small staff but they remained upbeat. While waiting for our meal, we overheard several conversations between customers and staff about their generous support for Veterans, the homeless and for community events. Yes, the pulled pork was very good,...More

Thank Allyson S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The people who run When Pigs Fly are DAMN good people. Every worker there is very respectful unless (which happens VERY RARELY) you give them a reason not to be. They work their butts off to make sure everyone has a good time and great...More

Thank Nathan S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The food is freaking awesome and the staff are amazing!! They really care about you and making sure that your food is perfect for you!! They go above & beyond for their customers!! The owner personally addresses any issues and makes things right.

Thank Mimiluvs3
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Had to try the wings (heard that they are Armanti Edwards' favorite) and was so glad we did! Tried several variations but the Messed Up Wings were my favorite. Also tried the pulled pork, and found it to be perfectly smoked and succulent. I was...More

Thank MC S
Kristin H, Owner at When Pigs Fly of Ashe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

We are thankful you tried us out!!!! Hearing that we are anyone's favorite is amazing but this review totally made our day. Come back next trip and try other things, we look forward to your next visit!!!!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

We've visited When Pigs Fly several times lately. Most recently, had a pulled pork plate...the meat was straight out of the smoker and it was perfect! No sauce needed! The $7 burger lunch special, including homemade fries, beverage and tax is a terrific deal! The...More

Thank travelingbillbury
Kristin H, Owner at When Pigs Fly of Ashe, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2017

Again, THANK YOU for this review!!! We love when our customers leave happy and return for more :) We look forward to your next visit!!!!

Reviewed 12 September 2017

"The Pig Place" is one of our favorite places! Food and service are always very good. Those lunch specials are one of the best deals anywhere around. Recently have enjoyed the pulled pork, the Carolina burger and ribs. All were excellent. They were running a...More

Thank travelingbillbury
Kristin H, Owner at When Pigs Fly of Ashe, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

You are amazing. We love it when you come by. And we are so thankful that each visit you seem to be happy and content... thank you for being an amazing supporter of our little restaurant. We look forward to feeding you again next trip...More

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Kathy W
1 September 2016|
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Response from Randysgal | Reviewed this property |
They have a picnic table out front that I'm sure they would be happy to have you and your dog there.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
American, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Free Off-Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 4:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
10:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 658 South Main Street, West Jefferson, NC 28640
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-846-4747
We offer in house smoked meats!! Homemade goodness and a at home feel.
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