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Rickard Ridge BBQ

131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714-3849
+1 423-907-8202
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken thighs” (16 reviews)
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
“baked beans” (14 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714-3849
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped at the Hampton Inn and Suites (900 metres down the road) and had already decided to go to Richard’s Ridge. We met some musicians on the way in (one held the door for us), and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. My wife had...More

1  Thank Roberto070now
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling south on I-75 when we stopped in Caryville for the evening. Looking for a local restaurant, we were directed to Rickard Ridge BBQ. We are glad that we did. The food was great, the views of the mountains were terrific, the wait...More

Thank BBDY
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the food, friendly staff, the view, and the bluegrass. We love to hear that our guest have a great experience when they stop in. Please come back and see us...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thomas is the best waiter! He’s hilarious! Really makes coming to Richard Ridge fun! Sorry ladies he’s not single.

Thank Aaron B
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the perfect 5 and great feedback. Yes, Thomas is great and very good with our guest. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us. Hurry back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best meal at Rickard Ridge tonight! Thomas was a fantastic waiter with the best humor! Would recommend 10/10

Thank Laura A
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for the perfect 5. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time with us at Rickard Ridge BBQ. We all hope that your travels will bring you back soon. Thank you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome place to eat. Food was great and our waiter Thomas M. gave us excellent service. Thanks and God bless:)More

Thank Donna C
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us, and had an opportunity to meet Thomas. We hope that you return soon for some more great food. Thank you again from all of us here at...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017

excellent view. good food. great service. wonderful people. great location would stop there again. easy to findMore

Thank tonmar2015
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2018

Thank you so much for the great review and 5 stars. We take pride in having excellent service and food. We are so happy that you enjoyed the view as well. We hope that your travels will bring you back to Caryville Tn. soon. Thank...More

Reviewed 22 November 2017

We both got steak here and it was good. Our waitress was Danielle and she was very pleasant and nice. We were able to set by a window with a nice view of the lake.

Thank luv2cruiseeverywhere
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2017

Thank you so much for the great review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the view and got to meet Danielle, she is awesome. We hope that your travels will bring you back to the area soon.

Reviewed 9 November 2017

I came here for dinner after driving 5 hours from VA to TN. This restaurant was recommended by the hotel. The reviews at TripAdvisor looked promising as well. Now, let me get to the point. I ordered a full slab of ribs. The ribs are...More

1  Thank Joerg M
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2017

We apologize about the experience you had when visiting us. This isn't how we want our guest to leave us. We hope that you will give us another chance to wow you with some awesome smoked ribs. We all hope that you come back and...More

Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

This has become a normal stop for us anytime we are vacationing in Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. We plan for this stop on the way through! Love the BBQ!

Thank Leslie D
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

Thank you so much for making us your, Must Stop. We are so happy that we made a positive impact on you. Thank you from all of us at Rickard Ridge BBQ. We hope that your travels bring you back soon.

Reviewed 27 October 2017

They had advance notice of our group,nothing was set up or ready.1Waiter for the whole group,. Food order took almost 30 minutes to arrive, when it finally arrived it was cold.The place seemed to be understaffed..Ladies in group cleared the table so we could continue...More

Thank Ronald M
Stephanie B, Manager at Rickard Ridge BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 November 2017

We apologize about your Birthday Party experience. I assure you that this isn't the way we operate on a normal day to day. We will use your feedback to better serve our guest in the future. We hope that you will give us another chance...More

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Kathy Z
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Response from Ronald M | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol of any kind,State park They usually are open on Sundays,11to 5,Don't know about Easter,maybe Google them?
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714-3849
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Caryville
  • Phone Number: +1 423-907-8202
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