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Ole Carolina BBQ

1011 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054-5524
+1 704-215-5293
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average22%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1011 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054-5524
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I do not speak or look like a southerner. And was treated as such. I really believe they didn't like my kind. I was polite, they were not. Waited annoyingly long to submit our order. And after the third time, for refills, the waitress ignored...More

Thank giocco7
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I was drinking a sip of water using the straw when suddenly a SNOT came out.. The straw was wrapped, therefore the SNOT must have been in the water.. I told the waitress , she did not seem to care just asked if I wanted...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

They have by far the best BBQ around! Good prices, and selections, (even salads for those non meat eaters) Love the fries, hush puppies and sauce. Wed, is 55+ day. special prices. Get there early. They are VERY BUSY on WED. but well worth the...More

Thank Mawmaw59
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This is a family oriented business and they treat you as such. The hamburger steak with onions is my all time favorite. My husband loved the ribs. They were meaty and the sauce was excellent. The hamburger steak was cooked to perfection and their portion...More

Thank Jacinta T
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We have eaten here many times and its alway very good. They offer a good variety on their menu. I really love their sauce and slaw. They offer both pork and beef bbq. They also offer party packs for any amount of people you are...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 22 August 2017

The strength of this restaurant is good food quick. It's both a family and casual business restaurant. There's a lot of locals who love its history too, of being restarted after having been sold, and now what it is with the original owners. Drawbacks would...More

Thank sundiskred
Reviewed 21 July 2017

There were 10 in our party and we were seated promptly and received our hush puppies (which were the best ever) before we picked up our menus. The service was ourstanding. We had a leisurely dinner, joking with the waitress who seemed to anticipate our...More

Thank Alyce R
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Stopped in today for take out and purchased a family pack, was not disappointed at all. Everything was delicious and fresh and well worth the price for fresh pork.

Thank malinda m
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Always enjoy the BBQ at Ole Carolina. Love the sauce they use, which they make. Never had a bad meal here! The only thing I would change is their slaw. I'm not a fan of vinegar based slaw. I would much rather have a cream/...More

Thank Ernest B
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Always good food and service! Can't go wrong! Never a wait and food is pretty quick! We always visit when were are in visiting family.

Thank kristybest
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Gregg C
9 June 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1011 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054-5524
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-215-5293
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