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Tipton's Bar-B-Que

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1840 Winkler St, Wilkesboro, NC 28697-2271
+1 336-667-0669
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Trenton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I picked up a large family dinner to go. I told that is was to go to a family who was grieving. They were very accommodating. They offered me tea while I was waiting. Very caring and food was great.

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Thank dhawkins0523
North Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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52 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Difficult to find gluten free options. Salad bar could use some additional choices. Wait staff doesn't seem to be educated in food allergies, but they tried. Food is o.k., but nothing special.

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Thank IrishTravler
Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not originally from NC and don't usually like Southern vinegar based BBQ but this place is really good. Restaurant itself isn't fancy and could use an upgrade but the food is good.

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Thank traveljunkie6567
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was very pleasant & helpful. Service was friendly and prompt & waitress kept check on our needs.

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Thank RAYMOND W
NC
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Always good with respectable prices. Friendly staff. Good location. Good variety to choose from: BBQ, Chicken, Burgers, Sandwiches.

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Thank zebnc
Boone, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

So I travel thru Wilksboro regularly, and this restaurant is one place everyone I travel w always agrees with. I'm a BBQ lover and they do a great job; however I usually get the burgers. My issue is last night, again I ordered my burger medium rare. My boss also ordered a burger; his medium well. Both burger's arrive medium... More 

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Thank R D B
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped into Tipton's for lunch while shopping in Wilkesboro. They're known for barbecue (which looked good, BTW), but I chose a Chicken Cesar Wrap with steak fries. I was quite surprised by how good it was!! Fries were made perfectly, too. Large portions, relatively inexpensive, friendly staff. Will definitely return when I'm in the area!

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1 Thank Mendegirl1
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Always a favorite place to stop for lunch or dinner when traveling to or from the mountains and Blue Ridge Parkway. Oops, I meant to take a picture before we started eating, ;-)

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Boston, MA
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64 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

The brisket is just perfect. We absolutely loved it and definitely will come back. Service is good and friendly. The right place for a good, casual meal.

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Thank NewEnglandTraveler22
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Not a great place for barbque if you are used to real good barbque. Just not the the taste of good barbque.

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Thank Hotdog49

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1840 Winkler St, Wilkesboro, NC 28697-2271
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Wilkesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 336-667-0669

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?