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Grady's Barbecue

3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
+1 919-735-7243
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Barbecue
3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

I am from North Carolina, and I have been to many places on the North Carolina Barbecue Trail. I was really excited to visit Grady's, especially since my best friend had been before and said it was the best barbecue he had ever had. We...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Family members recommended this restaurant. This place was filled with grandmas. The sweet tea was excellent. Banana pudding was looked so good, I ate it first. IT WAS WORTH IT! The food was old school. My husband got a BBQ sandwich all the way. He...More

Thank rainy1982
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find in this remote part of eastern North Carolina. Don't let this small building fool you. Inside you will find bright cheerful sincere smiles serving some of the best eastern style barbecue you will ever taste. This order at the counter with...More

Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Being from Georgia and Louisiana, I'm used to bbq being sweet and tangy. This place uses vinegar based sauce and I was skeptical... Glad I was wrong! This itty bitty mom and pop place is fantastic! The chopped bbq pork is mouth watering! The banana...More

Thank patrbarnes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I'm on a BBQ Quest to visit many of the restaurants listed on the NC BBQ Map. Today my wife and I visited Grady's BBQ. Growing up in Eastern NC and having cooked many whole hogs over wood coals (oak) with my dad, Grady's brought...More

1  Thank ahinesjr
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Don't let looks deceive you! While it's not much to look at on the outside, or the inside for that matter, finding this place on google maps is worth it!! The BBQ is top notch, 10/10, juicy, creamy, and delicious. It is complemented by the...More

Thank Josh H
Reviewed 24 August 2016

There are at least two things that draw me back to Grady's BBQ. One is the old timey barbecue cooked on wood coals. The smoke fills the meat with that good cooked outside flavor. The other items are very good, also--collards, home made Cole slaw,...More

Thank Glenn F
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Outstanding!!! Hole in the wall but local flavor. Like eating at Grandma's house. BBQ, chicken and cabbage can't be beat!

Thank Rich C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We read about this in the New and Observer and found that it was only about 30 minutes from our house, so my wife and I took off on a Saturday morning to try their Que. It was easy to find. Nothing to write home...More

Thank Lyndon F
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

So decided to go for a ride on my Hatley and chose Grady's as the destination. They are out in the middle of almost nowhere, but they don't disappoint. For $11.75 I got half lb. of BBQ, coleslaw, hush puppies and a large sweet tea....More

Thank DonnyFivefingers
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Stacey L
Does Grady's serve Brunswick Stew?
13 July 2016|
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Response from DonnyFivefingers | Reviewed this property |
No they don't.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Dudley
  • Phone Number: +1 919-735-7243
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