12 Bones Smokehouse
Local BBQ institution known for ribs
Barbecue · $
Slow-smoked babyback ribs flavored with homemade sauces and dry rubs (like blueberry chipotle and brown sugar) are the specialty of these lunch-only barbecue joints, which offer Southern sides with sandwiches and plates. The counter-serve spaces are comfy and no-frills, with walls decked in bumper stickers or graffiti.
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hours Open Today · 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
location 5 Foundy Street, Asheville, NC 28801, USA phone +1 828-253-4499 website www.12bones.com directions Get Directions
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Great barbecue. Very nice country setting. Whatever time you go, there is a line out the door. That says it all. Don't be put off by the line. It moves quickly and the food is worth the wait.
James Picou · April 29, 2018
If you like great barbecue in massive portions at a low price this is your place. They have a lot of creative sauce options, but their pulled pork hardly needs it. Their baby back ribs are well smoked. The only thing I've tried that hadn't blown me away is their brisket. Mine was very lean and it lacked juicy goodness I've come to expect from the southern delicacy. It was served with softened white onions (not sauteed) as a suggestion from the cook that raw onion would be preferable to the flavorless beef. Luckily, all their sides and other items more make up for one lemon.
Daniel Patton · May 23, 2018
Believe all the good things you read ! We had the pulled pork, brisket, ribs and multiple sides and all of it was exceptional! You will NOT walk away hungry. Its a tad off the beaten path , so Google it, find it, and enjoy it ! While you're out there, the surrounding galleries are pretty neat too. You can walk off your food.
Nick -VA · April 12, 2018