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Charlie's BBQ & Grille

8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
+1 919-934-0093
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good11%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Barbecue, Grill
$$ - $$$
8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little place to grab a down home meal! Charlie is the owner and he makes you feel like you are family and friends. I have only tried the flounder and it was very good.

Thank harisd693
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every single aspect of Charlie’s restaurant is top notch. All of the food is absolutely delicious! Everything is made from scratch and is super yummy. His sauce is the best that I have ever had! All of the meats are slow cooked and tender and...More

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

We visited Charlie’s on Friday night on the way to a High School Football playoff game. We ordered bar-b-que sandwiches and plates with several side dishes. The owner “Charlie” greets everyone that visits the restaurant, he offers a personal touch and a warm family atmosphere...More

1  Thank PipeCleaner
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I loved this place. I am not a fan of red sauce, so I couldn't give it a 5 star rating but I could not have asked for better service. The owner even came and sat down with us to chat while we ate. Very...More

Thank SaraP0120
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We read the reviews in trip advisor and decided to try Charlie’s for lunch today the service was very good and friendly place was clean and pulled pork sandwich excellent if we are ever in the area again we will definitely go there to eat

Thank Doug P
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Charlie's smokes their own 'que'. Hand patted burgers House made vegetables. It's all good. We found this out of the way restaurant after it was featured on " Tarheel Travelers". Definitely worth the effort. Charlie greets all customers and makes you feel right at home....More

Thank garyanddeborah
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

Great bbq I had the Duke.plenty of food great people and owner. Always welcome there and great Atmosphere. You will not be disappointed.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and very speedy. Bbq Chicken was perfertly cooked. Location was clean and other patrons were friendly.

Thank Allegra W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We have made Charlie's one of our favorite stops for lunch or dinner. Fantastic BBQ! Charlie knows and recognizes everyone. This is home! We have had him cater a large party and it was done to perfection with guests range about the food!

Thank marjeant2017
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I went to this restaurant with my husband in late Feb. 2017. The general hygiene of the dining room was very poor, and it was obvious that the gum-smacking teenager running the cash register was too interested in her phone texts to clean up the...More

Thank allureid
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Everything that occurs or does not occur at Charlies BBQ and Grille rests on my shoulders, and I personally take responsibility for our successes and short comings. One's first reaction to a review such as yours is concerning since it pulls away from the very...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-934-0093
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Charlies BBQ and Grille The best BBQ experience in the best of a good old North Carolina tradition!
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