Always a stop when we visit home is to Starnes. They have the best BBQ in the world. Also very friendly staff.
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Stopped while traveling from VA to Illinois. Great BBQ, very filling. Can build your own sandwich anyway you want it-with or without sauce, with or without cold slaw. Very tasty with sauce and slaw. Served on toast. Potato salad was great too. Best unsweetened iced...More
I rediscovered Starnes after we started travelling back and forth to Kentucky Lake. While the pork is the big seller there, my wife and I both love the beef! We buy it by the pound and when you open up the butcher paper, the hickory...More
Don't go here expecting a lot of options. This is a no thrills place and that is what makes it unique. You have 5 meat choices (pork, beef, turkey, ham and bologna). They do have small portions of coleslaw and potato salad that they have...More
I've been eating Starnes BBQ since I was just a boy. Hickory smoked pork shoulder with a black pepper hot sauce is a BBQ style unique to this area. Starnes does it the best. Unassuming counter dining is the perfect setting for this smokey, delicious...More
In general, people love the barbecue and sauce from the place they grew up. I'm no different. When I think of a pulled pork sandwich, I think of Starnes pulled pork with plenty of vinegar based sauce between two pieces of toasted bread with a...More
This is a no-frills place with excellent hickory smoked BBQ. Be prepared to wait during peak times at lunch. This place has counter seating only, but the service is fast.
Smoke the fire as you walk up. Wood fired smoked pork, beef, ham, turkey or bologna available either as a sandwich or plain meat with your choice of coleslaw potato salad or potato chips. They've been in business since 1955 and seem from the outside...More