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Wilber's Barbecue

4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
+1 919-778-5218
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“potato salad” (44 reviews)
“nc bbq” (39 reviews)
“hush puppies” (83 reviews)
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07:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I've lived here my whole life but haven't eaten at Wilber's -- which is considered by many as the holy grail of BBQ -- in years. Now, I remember why. We sat down at the bar. Ordered sweet tea. Took one sip and almost choked...More

Thank Linda K
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stopped by Wilber's for some Barbecue for lunch when visiting the Air Force Base this past weekend. Feel like you stepped into a time capsule, because it seems like it is still from the 60's. Waitress super nice and helpful with what to choose. Both...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Wasn't really hungry so had the Large Q sandwich. It was large. Piled with cole slaw. That and some sweet (is there any other kind) tea and I was good to go. Not too spicy. Fine chopped and dry. It's pretty apparent the décor has...More

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Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

My wife grew up in Goldsboro and insists we eat at Wilber’s each visit. I don’t argue, even though the decor is stuck in the Sixties, you go for that vinegar based barbecue & sauce, the best in eastern NC.

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Reviewed 12 December 2017

A lot of food for a fair price. I'm not a big fan of NC vinegar based bbq, but this was darn good. The chopped whole hog was mostly tender. The vinegar level was fine, but a tad too many red pepper flakes for me....More

Thank CWnut
Reviewed 9 December 2017

While making a quick trip to Carolina Beach, we made a detour to Goldsboro to try Wilber's. As a N.C. native, I had never eaten there. We were greeted by a server who was very friendly and the Southern hospitality that reminded me of my...More

Thank JimH_Tarheel
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Wife and I stopped in on our way to Kinston. Very good Eastern NC BBQ. Smoked, chopped pork with a vinegar based sauce on the side, Cole slaw was typical Eastern NC. minced without mayo. Both were good. But, the place is dated and dark...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

The always had business meetings here in the back room...but I rather coming in to Wilbers on a cold wet nasty day and sit at the bar and order something piping hot... Good place to eat and everyone knows it...

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I am a fan of vinegar based whole hop eastern barbeque and Wilbers has it. This restaurant is a landmark located on hwy. 70. Can't go wrong here.

Thank SoilDoctor
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Awesome pulled pork and the sauce is the wonderful pepper vinegar. Slaw and potato salad are good, not wonderful but the pork, chicken, sweet tea, and hush puppies are the best! I grew up vacationing in Goldsboro and have always LOVED Wilber's. Beware however...The restrooms...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Goldsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-778-5218
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