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Bar-b-q King

#170 of 1,950 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
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2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
+1 704-399-8344
Tue - Thu 10:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Gastonia, North Carolina
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209 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the best place to eat in the west side of Charlotte,NC.The BQ is great,the salads are great. onions rings are to die for ,Poor boy is duper.We really enjoy eating here .The only bad thing you have to eat in car. The tea is last few times was awful I don't no what happened to it.Everyone should come... More 

Thank Randey84
Boston, Massachusetts
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Saw them on DDD and since we were in the area decided to drive in. Old fashioned drive in where you order from your car through a speaker and the food is brought out hot to your car. Fried Chicken was juicy and the shakes were thick, could have used a dipping sauce for the hush puppies.

Thank Bruce S
Charlotte, North Carolina
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great!!! Love the Po Boy! My daughter got the west side burger, she loved it fries were fresh and hot. We will come again

Thank MsMack12
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A friend well versed in diners, drive ins and dives told me to try this place out. Yes! 1/4 chicken dinner was right up my alley. Juicy fried chicken covered in some delicious bbq sauce. And go ahead and get a half dozen hush puppies. You will want more.

Thank TheCapitol127
St. Petersburg, Florida
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198 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

This is a great old fashioned drive in restaurant. I tried the fried chicken and it was very good in the BBQ sauce. Very filling, low prices and a one of a kind experience!

1 Thank Josh T
Savannah, Georgia
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

My family and I stopped at this old drive-in barbecue place. We all loved it stepping back into 1959. The barbecue and hush puppies were excellent the french fries were good.I will recommend this place for good barbecue.

Thank airbus3201
Clover, South Carolina, United States
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143 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We love us some Bbq King . Been coming here since I was a kid back in the early 1960's . Food is awesome , I love their Po-Boys & the Bbq sandwiches . Not sure which is my favorite . Never had anything negative to say about this place in all these years . I love the old school... More 

2 Thank Fefe8187
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106 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Guy reviewed it on DDD and he was not wrong. The bbq dipped fried chicken was quite tasty and the hush puppies were definitely first class! There were no gimmicks, just good food!

1 Thank chefhubaju
Clover, South Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Fried chicken that was dropped into NC style of BBQ sauce....delicious!! Atmosphere may be lacking but the food will bring you back for more.

Charlotte, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I love it. A must have twice a week. Please use your GPS if you miss the big BBQ KING sign.... 1 of Charlotte NC land marks that hasn't changed much in the 50 yrs, I've been eating here

1 Thank rogerherron1964

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?