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Skylight Inn

4618 Lee St, Ayden, NC 28513-7275
+1 252-746-4113
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“cornbread” (67 reviews)
“pork” (28 reviews)
“nc bbq” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
4618 Lee St, Ayden, NC 28513-7275
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I like BBQ and Skylight has one that is as basic as it comes. Meat, smoke, and a light seasoning. Maybe because of the reputation it has, I was expecting to have my taste buds be blown away, but it was not to happen. First...More

Thank Siegfried F S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My pals and I take a yearly golf trip. The traditional lunch on the road is BBQ. Last years stop was extremely unsatisfactory so we did some research when we got home. According to the experts the BEST BBQ in North Carolina is at the...More

Thank 557markabbott
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

His is our 8th stop on the NC BBQ Trail and it didn't disappoint. The line out the door moved quickly. It was reasonably priced at $7 for large pig plate with slaw and cornbread. The cue had a pretty good flavor with portions of...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I lived for years in what's considered to be the BBQ capital (Lexington, NC area). Tried Skylights today and it very well may be the best that I have EVER had...basically pork with a great smokey taste...no need for all those extra spices. My husband...More

Thank L K
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Good 'Q.... ✅ Sickening sweet coleslaw.... ✅ Heavy, dense, oily, un-leavened cornbread.... ✅ Having driven 2½ hours out of our way to eat here (after seeing it featured on national TV), we were expecting some really good eats. 1 out of 3 edible items served...More

Thank ladams1221
Reviewed 26 August 2017

I grew up in Eastern NC, but now live in Maryland. When I come back for a visit, I must get me some real Eastern NC BBQ. This place is celebrating 70 years of always delivering great BBQ. Whole hog on wood coals. And the...More

Thank garris3404
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

The BBQ here is Eastern NC style and DELICIOUS! Cole slaw is sweet and perfect with the BBQ. Very good banana pudding. Service is fast. Super clean dining area.

Thank ds5324
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

This is the best BBQ I've ever had in my life family owned the cashier is so nice and they chop the pork right in front of you at the register I highly suggest chopped pork with lots of sweet BBQ sauce

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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stopped, having heard rave reviews, and we were not disappointed. The chicken and BBQ combo plate gives you chicken, chopped Pork, baked beans, slaw, and corn bread. See your pork chopped in front of you! Try the banana pudding!

Thank drleo2
Reviewed 12 August 2017

This restaurant serves excellent whole hog barbecue and it is delicious! We ordered two meat,slaw and bread plates for $13 each. When the young man handed me my food, the barbecue was packed in a Styrofoam cup (with lid), the coleslaw was the same and...More

Thank Lovebeingnana
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4618 Lee St, Ayden, NC 28513-7275
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Ayden
  • Phone Number: +1 252-746-4113
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