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Parker's Barbecue

2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
+1 252-237-0972
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“corn sticks” (80 reviews)
“cole slaw” (49 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (103 reviews)
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09:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
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Reviewed yesterday

We are from MD where we have ribs, pork and brisket (w/ sauce!) While traveling, we were directed to Parker's with "The best BBQ you have ever eaten." !!! By a local in Wilson.After a long day of towing our RV's we decided to eat...More

Thank Fran F
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place has very good barbecue and fried chicken. It is cafeteria style so you serve yourself. All you can eat. It is one of my normal dinner stops while I am in Wilson on business. Note that it doesn't take all credit cards.

Thank Rugbywing13
Reviewed 4 days ago

A 1/4 fried chicken dinner with two sides and unlimited cole slaw, fritters and cornbread was $6.06. It was some of the best fried chicken I've had in years; it reminded me of the incredible chicken my mother used to make every Sunday. We also...More

Thank schindlr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We've been to Parkers several times and never been dissapointed. You won't be either. Get the combination plate,chicken and bar b q. They bring you a choice of 2 sides and hush puppies. Ice tea is excellent. Wait staff are very quick to get your...More

Thank Rosemary P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent barbeque, corn sticks and cole slaw. Excellent service. Always favorite place to go when visiting.

Thank Ed T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slightly above average barbecue. Recommend it over other barbecue in town. Fast service. Building could use an update to look cleaner.

Thank RascalNC
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at lunch time and the parking lot was full; however, staff greeted us immediately and directed us to a table. Our server was super friendly and offered suggestions with enthusiasm. The food was on the table within 5 minutes. The BBQ was excellent. This...More

Thank barry b
Reviewed 1 week ago

Parker's here in Wilson is the best . I Live in Farmville 12 miles to Greenville and 22 miles to Parker's in Wilson . 10 miles fouther to Wilson but well worth the extra miles . even the Greenville location is the only original Parker's...More

Thank jgbigdad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We used the Our State BBQ app and found Parkers. We did take out and sat outside and enjoyed the great BBQ and hush puppies. Definitely a great stop for BBQ .

Thank ericlper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Absolutely the perfect oasis for weary travelers from the Corning, NY -Elmira, NY area. This runs parallel to I-95 on Rt. 301 and heading south take a right out of Parker's onto 301 South and connect with I-95 in Kenly, NC..NO TIME LOST. The absolute...More

Thank Steve B
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Questions & Answers
21 August 2017|
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Response from john j | Reviewed this property |
They do not.
22 May 2017|
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Response from wanda r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if there are gluten-free options.
22 May 2017|
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Response from Ken L | Reviewed this property |
This is a true eastern NC country restaurant where everything is fried. Great ENC pork BBQ and fried chicken.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: +1 252-237-0972
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