RIVER  

ASHEVILLE, NC

 (828) 253-4499

DINE IN
Monday – Friday 11am–4pm

TAKE OUT ONLY
Monday – Friday 4pm – 6pm

CLOSED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

SOUTH

ARDEN, NC

 (828) 687-1395

DINE IN
Tuesday – Saturday  11am–4pm

TAKE OUT ONLY
Tuesday – Saturday  4pm – 6pm

CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY

Tender Butts & Sweet Racks

Here at 12 Bones Barbecue, we make everything from scratch. Our meats are smoked long & slow over select hardwoods. Our recipes are both old family favorites & new ones we’ve just come up with. We believe that simple ingredients & lots of care in preparation make the best food. Come check out our locations and we’ll see you soon!

To respect our employees and our food, we are open for LUNCH ONLY and take NO RESERVATIONS.

Our NEW River location is now open!  Take-Out available at the River until 6pm.

We believe that simple ingredients & lots of care in preparation make the best food. 

We make everything from scratch, even our sides and cornbread. Our meats are smoked slowly over select hardwoods. Some of our recipes are old family favorites, some of them we’ve just come up with on a whim.

Need a place to party? Cater your next event with 12 Bones.

You can rent our restaurant for your special occasion, you’ll get the whole place to yourself! 12 Bones is a great place to have your casual celebration, whether it’s a rehearsal dinner, anniversary party, or just a kick-up-your-heels event!

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Our creepy Christmas Elf encourages you to place your gift basket orders now! The time is nigh! Come fill your bellies and take care of your holiday shopping as well!! 🎁#onestopshop #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver
It’s cold y’all! Come stay warm for lunch at our River location and let these handsome fellas prepare you some damn good BBQ! These dudes are a vital part of our operation here so while you’re waiting to order today scream “THANK YOU” real loud to make them smile 😊 #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver
It’s time for our BLUE PLATE SPECIAL update for the South location! Today, we’re offering a pulled pork plate with jalapeño cheese grits and collard greens! We also have a special Chipotle Chicken Salad Sandwich! Served on Texas toast and topped with lettuce and tomato! Can’t wait to see all your smiling faces today! #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver