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Old Hampton Store and BBQ

77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
+1 828-733-5213
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked beans” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (10 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We hiked the Linville Falls trails and were very ready for lunch! I had been before but my teenage hiking buddy had not. The BBQ platter with two sides was my choice and it was very good. Pulled Pork BBQ, fabulous potato salad and some...More

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Famished after hiking for a few hours, we felt like BBQ and routed ourselves to this recommended spot. So glad we did! Old time country store, walk up counter, live real country music, I mean real country music!, delicious sandwiches on homemade sourdough rolls and...More

Thank Rick D
Reviewed 9 May 2017

We stopped her for lunch and it was surprisingly good. The dessert was a Sun Drop pound cake, which was also delicious. The setting is fun with a gallery next door that has a wide variety of pieces, from folk art to pottery to antiques....More

Thank muse4fun
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

My Wife and I brought our son to eat lunch after a Saturday ball game. We thoroughly enjoyed our meals. My wife and I both got a pulled pork BBQ plate which was excellent. Sometimes BBQ can be greasy and theirs was not. I enjoyed...More

Thank Micjdawg
Reviewed 25 April 2017

We returned to Old Hampton after 20+ years and were thrilled that the food was still great. The first time we visited we had the BBQ on their homemade sourdough bread and it was so fantastic that our son remembers it to this day! We...More

Thank the1drjazz
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Hidden gem first rate drinks in a cozy authentic atmosphere. The fried pickles spears were the best I've ever had the coating was a light cornmeal dredge which gave a light crispy crunch. The steamed kale salad with local goat cheese pecan encrusted medallions was...More

Thank ncinme
Reviewed 15 February 2017

This is a hidden gem! There is music on Wednesday and a small bar in the back with excellent service. The barbecue is awesome!

Thank sw64741
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

I love how this place looks from the minute you enter. Its high country charm takes you back in time. There was also a guy on guitar, playing carols & other old country/deep south favorites, which added to the ambiance. No one welcomed us so...More

1  Thank thetravelingtigger
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. Superb craft beer selections, world class cocktails and good food. The bar is very cozy and friendly.

Thank ILoveToTravelSome
Reviewed 27 November 2016

On our recent trip to Banner Elk, our host said we were going to this little place that was not exactly a restaurant and not exactly a bar. A little fear of the unknown kicked in. When we arrived, I didn't want to get out...More

Thank 2tan4u
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-5213
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