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The Q Shack

#667 of 1,174 Restaurants in Raleigh}
€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
+1 919-786-4381
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good21%
  • Average24%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
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“brisket” (12 reviews)
“fried okra” (4 reviews)
“mac cheese” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Place was not busy at all at 630 on a Friday and I know why. Bad BBQ=no customers. Had the ribs as did my wife and most of them were extremely dry like they had been pre cut much earlier even the sauce did not...More

Thank Philip C
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

The only thing more boring than my meal was the unenthusiastic lady that took my order. I should have known better when The Q Shake only had 8 people in it during the peak of lunchtime. With so many other places in this area, I...More

Thank SeaHawk14
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Can get busy at lunch but there's seating inside and out. You order at the counter like Subway. The Brisket Sandwiches are delish! Baked beans good but had a pretty good spicy kick, if you like that..great hushpuppies and mac&cheese, and sweet tea!

Thank sa b
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Was told by a few locals to try it out.........They nailed it!! This place is "Thumbs up" from the time you walk till you leave. The atmosphere is what I expect from a BBQ place. The food is absolutely AMAZING!!! Thanks guys for the great...More

Thank Terry L
Reviewed 13 February 2017

My date and I have eaten here a couple of times in the past four months. The food is excellent and the service, prompt and friendly. I like the comfortable restaurant space, mostly booths. (There is a fitness club upstairs, so from time to time...More

Thank Brent A. P
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Really great food. This is the second year that we had our Thanksgiving Dinner catered from Q-Shack...Turkey was the best ever and all the sides including the dessert got raves from the whole family. Love it!!!!!

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Q Shack last weekend while shopping at North Hills. We both ordered the pulled chicken sandwiches with sweet potato fries and fried okra as our sides. The pulled chicken was ok, but the vegetables were very good. The Q Shack is...More

Thank guestspeakers
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Expected more. Of the 4 meals we purchased, only one of us was happy. Food wasn't bad, but wasn't anything special. We won't go back.

Thank Karen G
Reviewed 18 September 2016

The food overall was fine, I suppose. My biggest complaint were the onions in the macaroni and cheese. Is that a thing? Because it's a gross thing.

Thank heavyheartedlove
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I came here on a friend's recommendation. I ordered the sandwich combo which comes with coleslaw, hush puppies and a side. The pulled pork sandwich was fine, the French fries were a little over spicey, cole slaw was not well flavored and the hush puppies...More

Thank elandja
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-786-4381
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