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Gary's Barbecue

620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
+1 704-857-8314
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunswick stew” (13 reviews)
“banana pudding” (33 reviews)
“hush puppies” (26 reviews)
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10:00 - 21:30All hours
American, Barbecue
620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has the best bbq in town. The BBQ is cook at the restaurant. They have a pit right behind the restaurant. Try many other great dishes too when you come here.

Thank AENG72
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Garys bbq is a staple in the small town of China Grove. We love it. The food and the atmosphere are very satisfying.

Thank ADreamTrip
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

The onion rings are fabulous! The barbecue is great, too. The homemade barbecue sauce is spicy and delicious. They even have diet Cheerwine!

Thank Shelby K
Reviewed 7 October 2017

If your looking for awesome BBQ and great wait staff, then look no further. Try famous Gary's BBQ located in China Grove NC for not only there outstanding BBQ but other great food on the menu.

Thank timothyhN320ME
Reviewed 2 October 2017

All the locals know where to go for great barbecue....Gary's. The hush puppies are incredibly crispy on the outside but tender, moist and delicious on the inside. The home-made banana pudding is a perfect ending to a great meal. The only problem you will have...More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I was told this was the best around so of course we had to try it. All I can say is wow what good food they have. The BBQ slaw is good. Try all of the local made sauces. Save room for the chocolate pie....More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Gary's Barbecue has been a traditional place to go for as long as I can remember. Gary has always had a great product and consistent!!! There's nothing like going to a high school game and then eating at Gary's❤️

Thank carla82168
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I am fortunate enough to live in China Grove, NC where the world famous Gary's BBQ is. A few weeks ago (I drive for a living) I was in Wyoming. When a fellow at the gas station saw that I was from China Grove, NC,...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 20 July 2017

I love it all! The BBQ, chicken, banana pudding. This place is a landmark in our community. Been here as long as I've been alive. Family owned business. Lots of memorabilia from the past cover the walls. Closed on Sundays. Better bring cash. There is...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinneron oir way back to Charlotte...great service, everyone was extremely nice and the barbeque was good as well. We both had the combo platter, chicken, pulled pork, cole slaw, fries and hush puppies and everything was excellent..and the mustard based sause is also...More

Thank Nancy T
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3 November 2016|
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Response from Levon M | Reviewed this property |
They do have fish. I have never had it but my wife has and she thought it was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  China Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 704-857-8314
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