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Carolina Bar B Q

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213 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28677-5936
+1 704-873-5585
11:00 - 20:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Syracuse, New York
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Down home southern BBQ, great for families, laid back atmosphere, great food, friendly staff and the hush puppies are seriously to die for. I took 6 with me for our 12 hour trip home and they were gone before the 6 hour mark. These things were twice the size of a golf ball.

Thank Mianellasmom
Radford, Virginia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The BBQ meat and sauces had a really good flavor. We had the hush puppies, corn fritters, and okra were also awesome. Its worth the drive off of the interstate for the good food they have.

Thank grgparker
Vinton, Virginia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you enter, you step back in time, This place hasn't changed for at least 30 years. Charming down home atmosphere. We had pulled pork BBQ sandwich with slaw and fries. The fries are awesome, the kind you use to get 30 years ago. The BBQ sauce was delicious, real similar to Scotts. Service was fast and excellent, we even... More 

Thank needabrakk
Willow Spring, North Carolina
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40 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is out 7th or 8th stop on the NC BBQ Trail. We had high hopes given the high quality of the other tour stops, but unfortunately this was not up to par. BBQ plate was very very dry. There was also a complete lack of smoking flavoring. Interestingly, they don't put any sauce (or 'dip) on the BBQ during... More 

Thank Josh H
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57 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, good price, nice people, good service. Hush puppies outrageous! A real Carolina BBQ, there over thirty years.

Thank Alison717
Statesville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
Reviewed 13 March 2017

just real good "western style" bbq down home folks and great service. for you folks that like "eastern style" give this a try. I think you'll like 'em both!

Thank Jerrold. S
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Some friends and I were heading from Raleigh to Asheville and found this little gem! Everything was DELICIOUS!!!!!

Thank Mandy R
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

My spouse and I were there for dinner. Our service was very good. All of the food was very good especially the BBQ chicken. The atmosphere was very friendly and cordial. All of the meal was very good. I had baked beans, cold slaw, pulled pork BBQ, BBQ pork chop and chicken. I thought the BBQ chicken was exceptional. Tender... More 

Thank tswheeler
North Carolina
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

I had high hopes but after three visits over a year or so I won't be going back. Poor service and the BBQ and sides are nothing to write home about.

Thank trm1745
Statesville, North Carolina
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The food here is decent. But for the price I think its a lil too high. Customer service is OK. Most of the time you will only get little convo

Thank Deidre S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28677-5936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Statesville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-873-5585

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