We Are Green River BBQ

Family Restaurant since in 1984 featuring North Carolina BBQ and a variety of fresh sides. We smoke pork, brisket, chicken, Turkey, trout and baby back ribs. 
Large outdoor patio with fans and heaters.

About Us

We have a dedicated team that is very happy to serve you!

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Our History

Green River BBQ is a woman-owned barbecue restaurant by Melanie Talbot, which has been deeply rooted in the Western North Carolina community since 1984.

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Our Specialty

Outdoor dining, pet-friendly, and the sweet smell of hickory smoke, what's not to love?


Saluda, North Carolina

131 West Hwy 176
Main St
Saluda, NC 28773

(828) 749-9892


Monday - Thursday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sunday: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Leave a Review

I've enjoyed Green River BBQ for over 30 years. Not once have they disappointed! The pork is tender, the fried okra is crisp, and their slaw is creamy and perfectly sweetened. We used to drive an hour just to eat there. But we moved closer knowing one of the perks would be a shorter drive. 😉


Saluda, North Carolina

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