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Ole Time Barbecue

6309 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606-1148
+1 919-859-2544
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (43 reviews)
“pulled pork” (14 reviews)
“cole slaw” (10 reviews)
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06:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
6309 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606-1148
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great barbecue, add those hush puppies and you are having a wonderful meal. We had the okra, mac and cheese as well as sweet potato fries. Highly recommend.

Thank MattandLaura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my parents after reading reviews on trip advisor for a casual dinner. The three of us ate for $30 and had leftovers. It's a small place but the food is great and very reasonably priced. If you like country cooking this...More

Thank 2froggy4u
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Drove by and noticed a full parking lot of locals. Only 10 tables and a counter. Awesome hushpuppies and pulled pork. Great coleslaw and i loved the cheesy mac and cheese. My wife loved the greens. Its a small hometown place but WE'LL BE BACK!

Thank D_N_T_01
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We go at least once a week! The folks are so nice and the food is amazing-have to get there early before the lunch crowd. Cannot go wrong with the bbq and alllllll the sides. Love the veggies there

Thank jfrye0316
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Don't go for the decor as this is what I call one of those hole in the wall places and everyone knows these are some of the best places to eat. It is small so you may have to wait for a table but it...More

2  Thank Steve W
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Really small hometown comfy place with about 8 tables and several dinner style counter seating. The waitress is a funny grumpy on your butt character. The food is awesome, some of the best bar-b-q I've had in a long time. It's hit or miss to...More

2  Thank Bob J
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We had not been here is over a year and stopped on Saturday. I can say it is really nice to see some things don't change. This is one of the best places to get Eastern Carolina style BBQ. If you are not familiar with...More

Thank Nyrken
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I have had some wonderful barbecue during our travels, but I will always prefer Ole Time Barbecue. North Carolina bbq has a more vinegar based flavor, but that just means it has more flavor, period. Plus the sides are great and any time you can...More

Thank RedRover2017
Reviewed 18 May 2017

From the outside it didn't look like much, and inside it took me back to my youth with the atmosphere of a country diner. However, within seconds after taking a seat at the counter (no booths were available) a generous basket of hushpuppies was plunked...More

Thank smithnewland
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This place is a fixture in the area. It has great Country food and vegetables. The hush puppies and to die for.

Thank Alan27605
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 20:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6309 Hillsborough St, Raleigh, NC 27606-1148
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-859-2544
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