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Gary's Barbecue

620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
+1 704-857-8314
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunswick stew” (13 reviews)
“banana pudding” (33 reviews)
“hush puppies” (26 reviews)
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620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If your looking for awesome BBQ and great wait staff, then look no further. Try famous Gary's BBQ located in China Grove NC for not only there outstanding BBQ but other great food on the menu.

Thank timothyhN320ME
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All the locals know where to go for great barbecue....Gary's. The hush puppies are incredibly crispy on the outside but tender, moist and delicious on the inside. The home-made banana pudding is a perfect ending to a great meal. The only problem you will have...More

Thank Sylvia S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was told this was the best around so of course we had to try it. All I can say is wow what good food they have. The BBQ slaw is good. Try all of the local made sauces. Save room for the chocolate pie....More

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Gary's Barbecue has been a traditional place to go for as long as I can remember. Gary has always had a great product and consistent!!! There's nothing like going to a high school game and then eating at Gary's❤️

Thank carla82168
Reviewed 4 August 2017

I am fortunate enough to live in China Grove, NC where the world famous Gary's BBQ is. A few weeks ago (I drive for a living) I was in Wyoming. When a fellow at the gas station saw that I was from China Grove, NC,...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 21 July 2017

I love it all! The BBQ, chicken, banana pudding. This place is a landmark in our community. Been here as long as I've been alive. Family owned business. Lots of memorabilia from the past cover the walls. Closed on Sundays. Better bring cash. There is...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinneron oir way back to Charlotte...great service, everyone was extremely nice and the barbeque was good as well. We both had the combo platter, chicken, pulled pork, cole slaw, fries and hush puppies and everything was excellent..and the mustard based sause is also...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food, great service, great atmosphere, and just a step back in time. Family-owned and operated - standards chain restaurants do not understand. Can't go wrong eating here!

Thank DJ-Doctor-D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a exciting stop. We drove by and the parking lot was full, so it had to be good. Love the decorations with over 40 years collecting signs. Food was great! BBQ, hushpuppies and banana pudding.

Thank PonyMan132
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Gary's puts out some of the best BBQ in the area. Great flavor of fine cooked pork. Came thru Charlotte area and was wanting some pork! Had some really good places to stop at from Charlotte to Lexington. I have had Gary's before and knew...More

Thank jhais28374
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4 November 2016|
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Response from Levon M | Reviewed this property |
They do have fish. I have never had it but my wife has and she thought it was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  China Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 704-857-8314
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