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Bar-b-q King

2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
+1 704-399-8344
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“bbq chicken” (14 reviews)
“onion rings” (21 reviews)
“hush puppies” (18 reviews)
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
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Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I love the old fashioned appearance and it did feel strange to pull up to a drive in with a rental car but I did. Everything was delicious and the hush puppies are to die for! The pork barbecue was really good!

Thank Jose J
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

So I had been hearing a lot about this place and I was totally excited but to be honest I was underwhelmed because the food was fine but not transcendent or life-changing and I wish it had been better

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Eddie Z here again. If you follow my reviews you'll see how happy I was to find some previously mentioned chicken and BBQ restaraunts.Today I found one that is at the top of the BBQ list and that place is bar b q King. From...More

Thank Ed Z
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Finally had a chance to check out this old school drive-in!! Tried the Po Boy Hamburger. Enjoyed it. Tasted very good. Fries were a bit wimpy. Next time will try the B-B-Q Chicken!

1  Thank John K
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We got BBQ and shrimp, with sides, took it home and wow, much better than other local NC BBQ so far. We will be back.

1  Thank sundiskred
Reviewed 25 August 2017

It was Bar-B-Q King tonight for dinner. It’s an old favorite of mine since high school. Back then it was one of the major hangouts on the Westside of Charlotte. It is an old school drive-in restaurant and you eat in your car You place...More

2  Thank terrec
Reviewed 19 August 2017

I have passed this place a 100 times and never gave it a second thought of stopping to eat ? Me Dummy ! Co worker was walking in the the door with a bag from them, told me I wouldn't regret it and he was...More

1  Thank Southerntraveler9
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place is popular for a reason. They've been here forever, they've been on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and they have repeat customers for decades. It's fun - come on, who doesn't love a drive in? The food is great and the service quick and...More

1  Thank John W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not one to give bad recommendations, but at this point, I'm thinking that Diners, Drive Inns, and Dives recommendations are a pay to play scheme. We both ordered the BBQ chicken plates. Our first impression was "wow, that's a lot of food" but it...More

2  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Drive in joint that has been delicious forever. Po-Boy burger plate. All I ever get - but with onion rings and a cherry lemon sprite. You don't survive in the restaurant business for 50 years by being average. More like a Charlotte icon now than...More

1  Thank Boyd-NC
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Princess P
24 December 2017|
Response from John W | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do but it's not a wing joint. So many other choices that will keep you coming back though (you HAVE to try the BBQ fried chicken and onion rings)
Thomas V
30 May 2017|
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Response from MsMack12 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-399-8344
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