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John Boys B BQ and Dairy Bar, Inc.

796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
+1 336-835-4711
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (6 reviews)
“flounder” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We frequently stop in Elkin when traveling along I-77 in the Carolinas. We were happy to find a recommended BBQ restaurant. This restaurant is extremely popular locally. We hoped that pulled chicken would be served but it is not and we ordered a fried fish...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here before doing some wine tasting. The food was fine but seemed a little slow in service once order was placed. I tasted my friends BBQ but not to my taste as I prefer a vinegar based sauce! It is a busy place so...More

Thank marjea11
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This BBQ joint is like something out of the sixties! No pretence, just fast service, slightly greasy cooking, no credit cards accepted and uplifting pictures on the wall. A big yellow menu board above the counter offers a huge range of options (and look for...More

Thank Rodhake
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Best flounder ever and Great price. Great daily specials. Very good service. Always love eating at John Boys.

Thank bhuffman103
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We love to go to John Boys and get their shrimp plate. It is a quick, affordable meal at night when you don't have time to cook. Thanks John Boys for keeping meals good and affordable!

Thank kayadkin
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Love the food here. Understand it is greasy & fried & they give you plenty. A very busy spot. Order at the counter (just pick a line), then pick up your food. Be sure to check the specials list because they are great deals and...More

Thank ncmttravelers
Reviewed 7 February 2017

This place stays packed for a good reason. The food is reasonably priced and so good! Another Elkin restaurant that has a great variety on the menu! Cash only but again well worth a stop at the ATM prior to your visit!

Thank Ro256
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Ribs were great! Friendly and helpful service! Perfect local atmosphere and Christian presence! It certainly is a place we would love to stop at again!

Thank kahorrom
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

This place is an absolutely wonderful stop for a nice, quick bite to eat! I have eaten here on several occasions and have always thoroughly enjoyed myself. I would give this place ten stars of I could!

Thank jada l
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

This is a local hotspot, for people that seem to have been in this area for a long time. The menu is pretty good, but everything I've even there has been so greasy. Maybe it is A regional thing, but not for me!

Thank smithie17
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Elkin
  • Phone Number: +1 336-835-4711
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