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Sims Country Barbque

6160 Petra Mill Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630-8111
+1 828-396-5811
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average25%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6160 Petra Mill Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630-8111
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Reviewed 22 April 2018

It's a great place to have a family or friend outing as they invite people to dance. The times I've visited I was shocked that so few of the customers actually got involved in the dancing. WHY else go there? The food is pretty bad...More

Thank BigGuy28601
Reviewed 1 December 2017

It's been years since I've visited Sims and I must say, it's still awesome. I would recommend taking your whole family. I took my youngest daughters, who now live in Virginia with their mother, with us during their Thanksgiving visit. Their ages are 16 and...More

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Have been eating to show family how molasses are made. It was about an hour and half drive to get here. It was cool little festival for locals but not what I expected. They only were mixing the juice and topping the impurities out under...More

Thank Ken V
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to Simms a few times over the years and it's always with my dad's large family who is from Maiden/Hickory area. Simms has always been gracious, fun, has great BBQ and great bluegrass music. The Queen family loves Simms

Thank Julie B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

This is a very rustic simple no frills hole-in-the-wall BBQ joint. They are only open Friday and Saturday nights 5pm to 9pm. Family run, cash only, all you can eat, and always busy!! They have the best BBQ chicken I have ever eaten anywhere!!! Don't...More

Thank Jeanne T
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

First of all this all you can eat BBQ pork, chopped beef, and baked chicken buffet is A DEAL! At 11.95 per person with a nominal charge for drinks this rustic restaurant is located as its said "in the country". I have visited here many...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

This is a diamond in the rough. During the drive we were concerned, "We couldn't get there from here!" The parking lot was full. We weren't sure where to go in. Surprise! It was a NC country experience. We had wonderfully prepared food. The musical...More

Thank Shiniesthalo
Reviewed 26 November 2016

Love the food and casual atmosphere! Music was ok. The only negative was the children running around and up and down the bleachers, very loud!! Be prepared to pay extra for your drinks and a dessert.

Thank Debbie A
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

The food is good, but the full experience is what keeps us going back. Live bluegrass music, line dancing and clogging, and all you can eat barbecue down an old dirt road. If you can resist the urge to turn around while yelling "paddle faster"...More

Thank KeReGuSc
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

While you have to take several back roads to get to this gem, it is worth it for the entertainment. While it opens at 5, the fun doesn't start until 7. A super place for a large group of friends or family. Buffet style only....More

Thank GinaGoneAgain
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Becky Y
12 November 2017|
Response from Jeanne T | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure. They were just closed recently for some repairs and have now reopened so it is possible. You could check with them on their Facebook page but so far, no one has asked and no one has said.
1 October 2016|
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Response from Justin Q | Reviewed this property |
I've been to this festival several times. it is a fun event for locals, but I don't know about making a 2 hour drive to attend. Personally, I'd be disappointed if I drove that far.
12 February 2016|
Response from gudguy | Reviewed this property |
$11.75 for adults. All you can eat. Live band.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Restaurant features
Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6160 Petra Mill Rd, Granite Falls, NC 28630-8111
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Granite Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-396-5811
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