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Lexington Barbecue

101 W Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
+1 336-249-9814
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (58 reviews)
“hush puppies” (137 reviews)
“fries” (42 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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101 W Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did a lot of research to find a good BBQ place in Lexington because we were from out of town. It is listed as the #1 restaurant in Lexington, #14 on the NYPost's top 28 BBQ places in the nation, on the Washington Post's...More

Thank Dave P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat at the counter just like a previous viewer mentioned and learned about the BBQ culture in NC. The service was so friendly and the our meal was well worth the visit.

Thank ThePowerOfChow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Drove over to Lexington for some BBQ with expectations of greatness. I thought everything was just average. Certainly not bad at all, but not worth the drive from Greensboro. Can’t say I would recommend it.

Thank Wickie_carroll
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On our way home from vacation we had to detour to Lexington for a family medical emergency....after hours on being on the road with no food in our system we decide to stop here for dinner. The waitress came and took our drink orders but...More

Thank Meghan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove 75 miles to check out to world-famous Lexington BBQ. Truly amazing! We sat at the counter & were grateful to be served by the owner. He educated us on NC bbq, the history of the restaurant, & treated us to a few extras as...More

1  Thank EmilyMJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've been to In or through Lexington a few times but never ate there. Heard about how good the BBQ is there. So today, I stopped to try. Was it the best I ever had? Not at all! Was it really good? Absolutely!! I overhyped...More

Thank Scott K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here because the place has been voted Best Of by magazines and other reviewers for its barbeque. Honestly the "Q" was good; shredded pork, no unpleasant fat globs at all, but I can not say it was the best I have ever had....More

Thank 2mdoves
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Found an on-line review from 2014 that listed this as one of the best BBQ places. Went with a friend while traveling in the area. The service was incredibly good. Very attentive team. Although our "regular" waitress was always available, others checked drinks, etc. The...More

Thank Martin G
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Great Que. The chopped pork,red slaw,hush puppies along with fried pork ears and peach cobbler left us pleasantly stuffed to the gills. All washed down with local Carolina favorite CHEERWINE soda . Wait staff all veterans of many years service some for 40 years or...More

Thank Brower M
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Great North Carolina specialty barbecue. Had the pork barbecue, hush puppies and the red slaw. Wait staff comes out to your car to take your order and deliver Friday night the parking lot was packed a local favorite great food great prices would recommend. This...More

Thank Newlife16
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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: 101 W Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-9814
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