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Little Pigs BBQ

384 McDowell St, Asheville, NC 28803-2609
+1 828-254-4253
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good33%
  • Average18%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (60 reviews)
“coleslaw” (16 reviews)
“roasted chicken” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Fast food
384 McDowell St, Asheville, NC 28803-2609
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Being from Texas we know a little about BarBQ, so wanted to try out the NC version. I usually follow the local crowds and this place was super busy with all wlaks of life locals coming and going. I had a basket of pork barbq,...More

Thank Gerard P
474mari, Public Relations Manager at Little Pigs BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and we are happy you and your wife enjoyed the bbq and ribs!

Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped in tonight and had an awesome experience, the BBQ was fantastic! The staff was very friendly and the prices were great! We highly recommend you to try it out. We had the BBQ plate and the BBQ & Rib plate

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ! The portion were huge! They had a great selection of various meat. Restaurant was easy to find and has plenty of parking

Thank mcroft116
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stopped for a to-go order of BBQ Ribs. We both got the Rib Plate with a slice of Lemon Pie. The plate comes with beans, slaw and Hushpuppies. The food was fantastic. The ribs were cooked to perfection. They were very...More

Thank Ralph D
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was not one of our favorite places to eat. The barbecue was a little dry. The other sides were just ok. The hushpuppies were very sweet. We noticed many people just eating the fried chicken. Guess the locals know best. :)

Thank Judy T
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I think it is important to rate based on your expectations going in. That is, I will hold Ruth Chris to a much higher level of scrutiny than Cracker Barrel. So, to frame Little Pigs, it is the kind of place that advertises feeding a...More

Thank openadventure
Reviewed 25 August 2017

This looked like a good local joint when we drove by, so we turned around and went back-thank goodness that we did. We both had the chopped barbecue with the brown sauce that is made on the premises, accompanied by beans, hushpuppies, slaw and a...More

Thank Jill W
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A local recommended this place...First of all let me be totally honest, BBQ never sits right with me...but this isn't about me, it's about the restaurant...Folks friendly, just a little small-town spot where the locals eat...Food was plenty..Hubby's Chix Combo was good..I had the Rib...More

Thank Dens_lady
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

I'm pretty sure this place was much better last year. The baked beans tasted like they came out of a can, and the chicken was so-so. The hush puppies were the best part of the meal, sadly.

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 15 August 2017

I have been eating at the Little Pigs Barbque since it opened in 1963. I went to High School on Victoria Rd.just above this place and the aroma was then and still is now enticing. They have maintained their unique quality in this converted gas...More

Thank Harry W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
10:30 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 384 McDowell St, Asheville, NC 28803-2609
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4253
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Since 1963, Little Pigs Barbeque has been serving locals and visitors alike, Asheville's best barbeque and chicken, too! Only a half mile from Biltmore, LIttle Pigs looks forward to serving you, and your friends and family, our family's restaurant. Whether it's your first time or 50th, you will enjoy our warm and inviting atmosphere. Come and experience an Asheville tradition!
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