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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We have an abundance of fun specials for you to choose from today! We have our Local Carolina Bison Short Ribs brined and smoked pastrami style with 2 sides and cornbread! Next is our Smokehouse Chicken and Veggie Soup as a side or in a bowl. Third in line is our Smoked Fatty, a house made pepper jack and roasted garlic sausage wrapped in bacon and smoked over applewood with chips or 2 sides! And to satisfy your sweet tooth, we have Lamar Bars with a pretzel crust, peanut butter filling and a chocolate ganache top layer! Fewf! That’s all for now, folks! Happy Friday! #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver
Let’s SLIDE into the second half of this week with our slider to-go special! 3 Sliders with Chips for $6 is sure to please! Choose from pulled pork, pulled chicken or chopped brisket or choose one of each to complete the perfect triple threat! This deal ends next week so come and grab this awesome deal from 4-6PM only at both locations! #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver
Come and get yourself a Smoked Fatty! This delicious special is a pepper jack and roasted garlic sausage wrapped in bacon and smoked with cherrywood. Grab a thickly sliced serving and add some color to your plate with 2 sides and cornbread for $11! We are still serving our Smoked Mushroom Casserole side and Chicken and Veggie Soup! We also have a few slices of our Granny Apple Cake with Maple Butter Glaze to top off your meal! Come take your pick today at the River! #12bones #12bonesribs #12bonessmokehouse #12bonesbbq #asheville #nc #bbqlife #bbqlovers #bbq #visitasheville #avleats #tenderbuttsandsweetracks #lowandslow #12bonessouth #5foundy #12bonesriver