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Allen and Son

5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
+1 919-542-2294
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (36 reviews)
“pulled pork” (15 reviews)
“nc bbq” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stopped by on my way home for a very late lunch. Just wanted a bbq sandwich to take with me. This sandwich was enormous; overflowing with chopped bbq and the right amount of slaw. I could only eat half and will enjoy leftover for another...More

Thank TarHeel071
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So, this place is where you go to get a good park sandwhich. And maybe some hushpuppies and that's about all. People love it. We keep going because it's all that's here. It's sort of become "comfort food."

Thank Pleasant3boymom
Reviewed 1 June 2017

The sandwiches were Man sized! Very good BBQ...I give the slaw a 7 on a scale of 10 because i like my slaw with a little more mayo. Very good slaw over all...french fries could have been a little warmer and more crispy! The service...More

Thank nctripper2016
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I am not an NC barbecue aficionado but do like BBQ now and then. I was heading to Pittsboro when I saw the sign and since I have heard of Allen & Son from many barbecue addicts I decided to turn around (divided highway) and...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 24 May 2017 via mobile

I got some take from here while visiting friends. The BBQ was solid. Great flavor, cooked just right. All of the sides were ok, but nothing to write home about. Banana pudding was really good.

Thank Justin Q
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Very good barbecue plate. However inside restaurant needs to be a bit cleaner. Floor kind of sticky.

Thank John F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Heading south on 15-501, you'll pass Allen's, but a turnaround is close. It's usually packed with tradesmen in large vehicles parking on the other side of the highway. I found this location to be better then the one north in service and food quality with...More

Thank Barnetjb123
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Talk about excellent food!! No matter what I order, it is always delicious and plentiful! From the b-b-q, to the coleslaw, hot dogs, cheeseburger steak sandwich, ribs, fish ALL of it is ALL GOOD!!! Thanks Allen and Son for being so delicious. I am now...More

Thank JAHunter2008
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Great place to pick up some good BBQ. Friendly Staff. Not a sit down restaurant but there are a few tables outside.

Thank Carrie R
Reviewed 1 April 2017

We stop here periodically to get a taste of good barbeque. We both had the tray which is barbeque, slaw and hushpuppies. The barbeque was moist and well cooked, the slaw was good and the hushpuppies were crisp and fresh, sweet with a hint of...More

Thank stevene254
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-542-2294
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