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Cooper's Barbecue & Catering

109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
+1 919-832-7614
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (45 reviews)
“butter beans” (8 reviews)
“pork” (17 reviews)
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109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My dining partner ordered a pork dish and was completely satisfied. I, on the other hand asked the seemingly seasoned waitress if the beef brisket was l lean and she replied without hestiation that it was "extremely lean". What arrived on my plate was the...More

Thank Blizzard1000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In business since 1938 (I think) this place has a fun nostalgic atmosphere with goo home cooked BBQ. Menu offers sandwiches, dinners with sides and lunch specials. Totally delicious and generous portions. Cash only -- no cards or checks do be prepared!

Thank GraceofGod
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend saw this on the Travel Channel so she wanted to try it. We walked in at 5 PM and took a seat. The waitress came right over and got drink orders while we looked at the menu. I ordered a combo of friend...More

Thank GottaTryNewEats
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I went with my wife: we are both carnivores to the extreme and wanted to try some southern fare. My wife finished her ribs and was crying. Literally. This is the most honest, authentic southern food you will find in an area famous for BBQ's....More

Thank Roberto_Stock
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Authentic eastern style pork Bar-B-Que comes with excellent deep fried pork rinds and some of the best sweet tea you'll find anywhere.

Thank Chickenman2016
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Saw this restaurant on a TV show and had wanted to try it. While in Raleigh recently, we went and found it and was glad we did. While waiting for our order, I talked with the owner, Debbie, who was on the TV show, and...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I had been a craving some fried chicken and hush puppies. While in the downtown Raleigh area some friends recommended Cooper's barbecue. The restaurant is very charming. The customer service is not up to par. The waitress seemed afraid to bring us anything extra that...More

1  Thank HotMimi911
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had just parked the car one afternoon and were walking down the street when this place caught our eye. We were met by the nice staff and seated immediately. Drinks were served promptly and our order was taken. We thought the...More

Thank macsterling
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Recommended by a local as having the best BBQ and also fried chicken. Stopped in for a late lunch. Excellent fried chicken,brunswick stew, potato salad etc. large lunch for 2 with a drink for each was under $20.00. Service was excellent and friendly - would...More

1  Thank mbf1128
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is my spot down from my job. When you on a budget and want something fulfilling, this is the place to go. The snack includes 2 pieces of chicken, hush puppies and skins for 4.50. I will be going again this week

1  Thank schortey
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-832-7614
  • E-mail