The Best Little General Store This Side of The Haw River

Located in the historic mill town of Haw River, NC, Rambling River Mercantile brings the best of North Carolina together in one quaint little shop! From authentic NC BBQ and other smoked meats and scratch made southern sides, to delicious hand crafted coffee drinks made with locally roasted beans. Pair your coffee drink with one of delectable, homemade baked goods or desserts ~ we have something for every palate!

Browse our shop and find gifts, home décor, snacks, dry goods and much more – All made in the USA and many made right here in North Carolina!

We feature Dickie-Do’s BBQ – some of the best BBQ in the Piedmont! All of their meats are slow smoked on site here at the mercantile with real wood in our own uniquely designed smokers. You’re sure to get the freshest, most flavorful Pulled Pork, Beef Brisket, Ribs and BBQ Chicken. Come taste the award-winning, True-Cue Certified flavor that Dickie-Do’s is famous for!

We invite you to come and make yourself at home! Sit and relax in our cozy café or out on our decorated patio while you enjoy a cold, locally brewed beer – and let us treat you to some good old fashioned Southern Hospitality!