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Little Pigs BBQ

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384 McDowell St, Asheville, NC 28803-2609
+1 828-254-4253
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Venice, Italy
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Go for the sandwich (with sauce and slaw of course) and the hush puppies. Both are fabulous. Good onion rings. Forget the beans.

Thank WorldCookie
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a 706 mile drive from Chicago, proximity to our hotel, Quality Inn & Suites Biltmore East, was a key consideration. That said, a good meal was a necessity. Little Pigs was the perfect answer for us. The food was excellent. The pulled pork was tasty and moist. The chicken (we had a combo) was crisp on the outside, nicely... More 

Thank WineauxChicago
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70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My wife had broasted chicken breast with potato salad baked beans and hush puppies I had the pork and chicken combo coleslaw baked beans hush puppies the food was cooked just right and piping hot we enjoyed every bite this place is nothing fancy but has great food and a very friendly staff

Thank Gary R
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Simple place. Paper plates and great take out. Many people eating here when we did, but the line kept moving. Staff checked on diners throughout dinner. Whole family enjoyed the food.

Thank 262Familyof4
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Was tired and hungry and it was a busy Saturday downtown so after seeing all the crowds in the restaurants (and mind you it was 1:30 in the afternoon)we saw this place while at a stop sign. BBQ was good but the sides ordinary. Was a good value and hit the spot at the time. No reason not to stop.

Thank 250saffy
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I get food to go. The BBQ tastes great , the sauce is tasty and the fried chicken is awesome :) Very friendly employees .

Thank Michael C
Level Contributor
110 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Had the pleasure to eat here on a February Saturday evening. Asheville is such a high profile foodie town, a down home joint like this can be squeezed out. But if you're seeking true NC BBQ done proper to its cultural significance, this is the place in Asheville. Friends that grew up there tell me it hasn't ever changed, and... More 

Thank Gary A
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped here last November while in town from Atlanta. Just by chance we lucked into the best hushpuppies and broasted chicken I've ever had. Great customer service and prices. If you visit Ashville and get the chance, do stop by for a 4 piece plate (white meat chicken).

Thank Kelli P
Darien, Connecticut
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2017

Ordered the ribs and bbq plate with cole slaw and baked beans. I was so pleased the cole slaw wasn't too sweet nor too creamy. Beans were good and had a bit of kick. Po boys were like Dunkin Donuts plain munchkins with added sugar...so tasty dipped in either of the two bbq sauces on our table. The rib meat... More 

Thank Laura J
Western NC
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248 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

But ordering chicken at s BBQ restaurant seemed risky. Not so. Chicken was fresh, crispy, and NOT greasy. A 1/2 chicken with 2 sides (potato salad and beans) was a bargain at $10.50. Loved it, the iced tea was homemade, the hush puppies sweet, not oniony, and I can't wait to go back to try the 'cue. Off the beaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
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
Very mediocre. Not advised for true BBQ lovers. The chopped pork was mundane, very little smoked flavor, could have been oven roasted instead of smoked or fire roasted. very ordinary, Beans were terrible, tasted like they were straight from the can. Sauce was not very good. Best thing on my plate were the Hush Puppies. They were really good. I won't be goung back

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