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Charlie's BBQ & Grille

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$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Grill
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8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
+1 919-934-0093
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11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Thu 11:00 - 19:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The barbeque is really good here. We also enjoyed the iced tea and excellent kids menu. Charlie came out to greet is and check on our meal... and stayed for some conversation.

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Thank thomashU1893CX
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne. This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are home... More 

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80 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ordered the pulled pork and brisket platter knowing I would have leftovers to take home. Tender can't even begin to describe the fall apart brisket! Best I've ever had anywhere! The pork is also perfect and the smokiness is just right. Doesn't even need extra sauce, although it is offered and is good. Loved the fried yellow squash. Charlie explained... More 

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Thank AroundEveryCorner
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are... More 

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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We drove a bit off the beaten track for this BBQ but it was well worth the extra few miles. I had the hungry man combo of ribs and pulled pork and my wife had the brisket. It was delicious. The best hush puppies I have ever had. The place was impeccably clean. The service was great. Charlie is full... More 

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Thank Taggart D
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are... More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Had the cat fish at a BBQ place, delicious , light ,moist, flaky, just darn good I will be back. Collards were also excellent .

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Thank David H
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are... More 

Chesterton, Indiana
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72 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this place. The owner introduced himself with a handshake before taking our order. Charlie is very friendly and such a nice guy. The other employees were friendly and professional as well. The restaurant is clean and cheerful and casual. The BBQ is delicious and everything else was amazingly good also. We loved the ribs, BBQ chicken, the... More 

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Thank MCA2241
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are... More 

Greenville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning. The brisket will melt in your mouth. Sides are all great and desserts are home made. Regardless of where you live, this is worth the trip. And yes, Charlie's a real... More 

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Thank Wayne M
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Offering a hickory-fired BBQ experience for our restaurant guests, only encourages me when I read reviews like yours. At Charlie's BBQ and Grille, we attempt to never disappoint our patrons, and we do so, day after day, as a labor of commitment to excellence. Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant, and I hope you will visit... More 

Pembroke Pines, Florida
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

If you are live by here or passing through, make sure you visit this unique BBQ Restaurant, the food was great and the owner Charlie made you feel right at home. We walked into the place and Charlie came up and greeted us and explained how service works there and also give us menus and introduced himself, sat down with... More 

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Thank ANDYSNOVEL
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent visit to Charlie's BBQ and Grille, and thank you for your kind words of review in reference to your experience. It is for customers like you that my staff and I consider our roles as servants to improve one's culinary horizons, as most important. Thank you for taking time to provide your perception of our... More 

Rock Hill, South Carolina
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I always try to stop in for a BBQ platter, with okra when I'm in town. The quality and friendly service is always consistent. Charlie always welcome me or my family every time, like we are best of friends.

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Thank Philip W
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Every morning, I am excited to get the restaurant up and running, and it's because of customers like you that my staff and I offer the best BBQ experience possible. Thank you for your visit and your kind words of review. More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Charlie is friendly and customer focused. He gives back to his community with love and his customers apparently love his restaurant.

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Thank Marjorie D
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. Feedback is so important to us, and I appreciate your valuable time. Charlie More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

I just did the final walkthrough of the house I'm buying and stopped here because my son-in-law said it was great. I ordered BBQ pork with cabbage and collard greens. Wow, it was excellent and I'll come back at least once a week since I'll be living so close. I also enjoyed talking to Charlie who is very nice am... More 

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Thank Walter H
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you, Mr. Hess, you are very kind! I, too, enjoyed our conversation. My staff and I welcome you to North Carolina, and we look forward to seeing you again in the near future...Charlie More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
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
Description
Charlies BBQ and Grille The best BBQ experience in the best of a good old North Carolina tradition!

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