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At Bare Bones, we’re bringing meaningful and delicious meals to you. We are southern food and down-home cookin’ that's made to enjoy on any occasion. Our dinner menu features Market Style Smoked Meats and Shrimp n Grits.

Shared Plates

Hot Link Corn Dogs

our hot links cornbread battered & fried


Fried Cornmeal Pickle Spears

smoked jalapeno and dill creme fraiche (v)


Black Pepper and Cheddar Cornbread

whipped maple butter


Sweet Potato Tostones

corn relish, avocado crema, and cotija cheese (v)


Burnt Ends "Fritos"

spiced tortillas with our cheese sauce, smoked brisket pieces, lettuce, pico de gallo,candied jalapenos, and avocado crema (gf)


General Tso's Pork Belly

pork belly and broccoli in an Asian style Cheerwine sauce


Meat and Cheese Plate

ask server for our daily offerings


"Hot" Wings

1 lb. lightly breaded wings, spiced chili oil, with buttermilk ranch


Crab Dip

Old Bay breadcrumbs and fried pita


Smokehouse Fries

black peppercorn-BBQ demi, pulled pork, and white cheddar cheese




romaine lettuce, smoked bleu cheese, turkey pastrami, cured sorghum ham, cherry tomatoes, and shaved egg yolks with red cider vinaigrette (gf)



asiago, pickled red beets, and cornbread croutons with preserved lemon-peppercorn dressing (v)



romaine, grape tomatoes, chorizo spiced black bean and corn salsa, shredded white cheddar, in a crispy tortilla with avocado dressing



watermelon, feta, shaved red onion, and candied pecans with lemon poppy dressing (v)


ADD: Chicken Salad $4, Grilled Chicken $5, Shrimp $6, Yellowfin Tuna $9

Craft Burgers

accompanied with fries
Our cooked-thru burgers are a house-ground beef blend of chuck, short rib, and brisket (70/30). GF buns available.

Beef 1/4lb.

Single $7
Double $10
Triple $12

Turkey 5oz.


Veggie 5oz.


Bare Necessities

Comes with lettuce, tomato, onion
Add pepper jack, smoked provolone, brie, bleu, gouda or cheddar...$.50
Add bacon...$1

The Oso + $3

pepper jack, candied jalapenos, pico de gallo, and avocado

Jellystone* + $3

cheddar, bacon, and a sunny side up farm egg

The Grizz + $3

gouda, pineapple jezebel sauce, and pit smoked ham

Bear Claw + $3

brie, cherry mostarda, and bacon


accompanied with fries


smoked pork, pit smoked ham, pickled fennel, honey dijonnaise and smoked provolone cheese on pressed bread


Chicken Salad

pulled smoked chicken, cranberries, pecans, and celery tossed with mayonnaise on toasted ciabatta bread



sliced smoked turkey pastrami, gouda cheese, pink peppercorn aioli, and red cabbage kraut on grilled pumpernickel bread (contains nut allergen)



roasted Roma tomatoes, marinated mozzarella cheese, and pecan pesto on pressed ciabatta bread (v)


Club Wrap

pit smoked ham, smoked turkey pastrami, swiss cheese, lettuce, bacon, and sun-dried tomato mayo in a whole wheat wrap



dinner only

BBQ Spiced Salmon

toasted farro, kohlrabi, and roasted sweet potatoes with harissa yogurt


Shrimp and Grits

leek and tasso ham gravy with sauteed shrimp atop white stone ground cheese grits (gf)



ground short rib and brisket, garlic mashed potatoes, BBQ-peppercorn demi, and sautéed green beans


Smoked Vegetable Pot Pie

tri-color potatoes, pearl onions, corn, carrots, and garden peas in bechamel cream sauce topped with puff pastry (v)
- add Smoked Chicken $3


Pan Seared Strip Steak

mixed potato and mushroom hash with ancho chile gravy


The Block

feeds up to 8
1 Whole Smoked Free Range Chicken
4 Hot Links
1 Rack Pork Ribs
4 Medium Sides
Pickles Vegetables & White Bread


Market Style Smoked Meats

Our meats are smoked with pecan wood, served with our pickled vegetables and white bread. Availability may vary throughout the night. For the “Other Meats” section, we recommend 1⁄2 lb. per guest. Try one of our tasty housemade sauces!

The Bones

Pork Rib
1/4 rack $8.50 | 1/2 rack $15.50 | 1 rack $24.50
Beef Short Rib
(available Friday and Saturday only)
$22.50 per rib - avg. rib weight 1.5lb

Other Meats

Free Range Chicken
1/2 $8.50 | Whole Chicken $16
Our Hot Links
$5.50 ea.
Featured Housemade Sausage
$6.50 ea. Ask your server!
Sliced Brisket
1/2lb. $10 | 1lb. $16
Pulled Pork
1/2lb. $7.50 | 1lb. $13

The Sauces

Piedmont Red
Tomato & Vinegar Base - sweet and tangy with a kick
Texas Rouge
Tomato & Molasses Base - sweet and spicy
SoCo Gold
Mustard Base - tangy with a blend of spices

Daily Features


$.50 Smoked Wings
minimum order of six wings


Taco Tuesday
Chef’s Featured Taco Trio, comes with three tacos, toppings and lime


Fried Chicken
½ fried chicken with two sides


Chef Feature


NC fried fish with coleslaw and hushpuppies


$2.25 serving
$8 medium (3-4 ppl)
$12 large (5-6 ppl)

Red Bliss Potato Salad (v, gf)
Cider Braised Greens (gf)
Coleslaw (v, gf)
House Cut Fries

$3 serving
$10 medium (3-4 ppl)
$13 large (5-6 ppl)

Loaded Garlic Mashed Potatoes (gf)
Mac and Cheese (v)
Baked Beans (gf)
Sweet Potato Tots
Broccoli Salad
Jalapeño Cream Corn (gf)

gf - gluten free| v - vegetarian
*These items are served raw or cooked to temperature. Consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood, shellfish, or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness. Please inform your server if you have food allergies or special dietary requirements and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Bake Sale

$6 each

Oatmeal Cream Pie

marshmallow buttercream

Banana Pudding

vanilla wafers layered with vanilla custard and caramelized banana

"Peanut Butter Cup"

flourless chocolate cake with peanut butter semifreddo and spiced peanut agrodolce

Key Lime Icebox Cake

key lime mousse layered with graham crackers and toasted marshmallow

Strawberry Shortcake

buttermilk biscuits with macerated strawberries, lemon mascarpone cream, and pistachio crumble