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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

smoked bbq butter and chow chow


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


Street Corn

charred baby corn with cotija cheese and spiced lime mayo (v, gf)


White Cheddar Pimento Beer Cheese

coated in smoked pecan with bacon jam, pickled vegetables with house saltine crackers


"Hot" Wings

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




romaine lettuce, buttermilk bleu cheese, turkey pastrami, cured sorghum ham, cherry tomatoes and shaved farm egg yolk with red cider vinaigrette (v, gf)



asiago cheese, pickled red beets, cornbread croutons, preserved lemon-peppercorn dressing (v, gf)



blueberries, spiced walnuts, feta and citrus- poppyseed vinaigrette (v, gf)


Add: Shrimp $6, Chicken Salad $4, Turkey Pastrami $5

Craft Burgers

with Hand Cut 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 sorghum cured ham

Bear Claw + $3

brie, cherry mostarda and bacon


with Hand Cut Fries


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


Chicken Salad

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



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



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


Beef Hot Link

our hot link, chow chow and beer mustard in a hoagie roll



dinner only

Hoppin' John

Carolina Gold rice sauteed with black eye peas, peppers and okra topped with sweet and sour tomatoes (v, gf)


Shrimp and Grits

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



ground short rib and brisket, loaded garlic mashed potatoes, sauteed long beans with bbq- black peppercorn demi


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
Turkey Pastrami
1/2lb. $10.50 | 1lb. $18
Our Hot Links
$5.50 ea.
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


Sloppy Joe
House ground beef in a sweet and tangy tomato sauce served with hand cut fries


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


Fried Chicken
½ fried chicken with two sides


Chef Feature Entree


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)
Pasta Salad (v)
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

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 bananas and vanilla custard

"Peanut Butter Cup"

flourless chocolate cake with Big Spoon Roasters Peanut Pecan Butter semifreddo and spiced peanut agrodolce