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The Pig

630 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1479
+1 919-942-1133
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (19 reviews)
“coleslaw” (17 reviews)
“hush puppies” (38 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
630 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1479
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What two wonderful meals we enjoyed!! My wife had the pork ribs, I had the beef brisket with cole slaw, beans and hush puppies on the side. Both were fork tender and totally luscious. You stop and order at the counter and they deliver it...More

Thank kamikaze316
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband grew up on Eastern Carolina barbecue, and this place did not disappoint. As a vegetarian, I was also not disappointed with options like barbecued tempeh and country fried tofu. The fried okra was delicious and as were the brussels sprouts and shrooms (the...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

I wanted eastern nc bbq. It was not good. Did not seem fresh. The fried green tomatoes were like hockey pucks. Most dishes way salty. Hush puppies look like funnel cake and are greasy. Staff very pleasant. They get the 2 stars.

Thank lora g
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The chopped pork had many large hunks of fat and gristle, which I despise! It was obviously roasted in a gas fired oven, giving it very little flavor. The 3 sauce choices were: one that was mostly vinegar (to sour), one that was mostly molasses...More

Thank Dianna C
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

You will not find better "Eastern" (vinegar-based) BBQ; we know, we've tried just about all the establishments out to the coast. The "sauce" itself is particularly good and they use it to just about the right amount. There's more on the table and there's some...More

1  Thank UglyBuffalo
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The BBQ is decent but there is certainly better around Chapel Hill. The sides however are great. The people there are really nice, however.

Thank Jacob R
Reviewed 10 July 2017

I was in town for a concert and looked up BBQ joints to hit. This place seemed to be the favorite so off I went. I was there on a Saturday afternoon. Wasn't too busy. Handful of seats inside, more outside, also counter seating. Order...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

We are from out of town and wanted some BBQ and The Pig had good reviews. The reviews weren't wrong!!! It's a small place, with a casual (do it yourself) flare. You walk up to the counter and order and then they bring you your...More

1  Thank naturalhealth_plexus
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Good selection including vegan items. Generous portions. Variety of sides and beer selections. Casual atmosphere. Outside seating. Service is efficient.

Thank dakini1969
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

Can' t go wrong with good BBQ. This place has been a fixture in north side of Chapel Hill. A BBQ plate includes pork, hush puppies,slaw and more. Price is appealing. Small plate will satisfy most adults; large plate for hungry appetites. Staff friendly and...More

1  Thank Grayendo
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Doug W
14 October 2015|
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Response from Scotch27 | Reviewed this property |
I believe it is Lonerider Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen. I'd call The Pig just to be sure. The website for the brewing company is Loneriderbeer.
16 March 2015|
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Response from Chris K | Reviewed this property |
I also do not know and would contact the restaurant to ask. Good luck.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 630 Weaver Dairy Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-1479
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-1133
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