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Spear's BBQ & Grill

183 & Hwy 221, Linville Falls, NC 28647
+1 828-765-0026
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
“bbq plate” (10 reviews)
“pot pie” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
183 & Hwy 221, Linville Falls, NC 28647
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute little place. We sat on the patio because the inside was very dark. The bathroom paper towel dispenser was held up by zip ties. I had the trout with cream sauce and it was delicious! The rice was not good. The rest of my...More

Thank Melonie24
brhuskins, Owner at Spear's BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Melonie, Thank you for your patronage and I am glad you liked our food! I also want to thank you for your review. I will check on the grilled cheese and the zip ties, but I am a little confused about the zip ties...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our party of 10 pulled in Wed. afternoon at 4:50 in two separate vehicles. Only a couple cars were in the parking lot. We walked up to the door & a pleasant lady poked her head out & said that they don't open until 5:30,...More

Thank johnjab01
brhuskins, Owner at Spear's BBQ & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Good Morning, I am very sorry that you did not understand that it is indeed rude to take a parking place in the front door of a business while you walk literally across the street for an extended period of time. Certainly, your assessment of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family stayed in the area to celebrate my birthday for the weekend and we ate a late lunch for my birthday at Spear's. I cannot say enough good things about the restaurant. The ambience was just right - the bar area was beautiful but...More

Thank phaydra680
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When in the area I stop here for ribs or the pot pie. Service is slow but worth the wait. Nothing like a nice hike in Linville Gorge and a great meal to top t off.

Thank Miguel C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed at there hotel .Went down for dinner .We ordered the BBQ it was great .Beer very good .Staff(all) they were GREAT

Thank John S
Reviewed 11 December 2016

We exited the BRP at dusk and looked for a restaurant and hotel. We ate at Spear’s BBQ at the recommendation of some locals. Everything was good and the hamburger was excellent. Even better was the staff, which was very helpful and friendly. We inquired...More

Thank sben495
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

My boyfriend and I decided to go on one last motorcycle ride of the season and we ended up at Spear's BBQ and Grill. The food was amazing, the portions were HUGE and the staff was super friendly and accommodating. They even went above and...More

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 7 November 2016

What a nice surprise. We stopped for lunch and savored each bite. Jonathan our waiter was professional, polite and helpful. The chicken tacos were the best that I have ever tasted! The chicken wings were delish!

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed 30 October 2016

The restaurant was clean and the service was good. The food was not worth the prices charged. Everyone in our group had the ribs. The waiter told us they were tender and fall off the bone when we asked. They were not. The sauce was...More

Thank Pat B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stopped in after we smelled the fabulous aroma of BBQ. We were not disappointed. Had a few BBQ sandwiches. The waiter was very friendly and attentive.The atmosphere was nice and clean. Definitely would eat here again!

1  Thank Connie C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 183 & Hwy 221, Linville Falls, NC 28647
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville Falls
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-0026
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