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Ro's Barbecue

1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
+1 704-866-8143
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible12%
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This is an old established BBQ spot and famous to Gastonia. They are famous for their BBQ slaw!!! Yum! The best. My kids moved to CO and they want me to bring them slaw when I come. Their sweet tea is another favorite. Don't miss...More

Thank 34marlab
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

RO's barbecue is a one of a kind restaurant and offers curb side take . The food is great and the employees are great also.

Thank jcbauco
Reviewed 1 January 2017

if they did not have the slaw recipe they would be out of business. The food is sub par but you could take anything and put some of their slaw on it and It would taste good most likely. We rarely go their anymore now...More

1  Thank RCToby
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Well listed by the locals for their barbecue and special slaw. We decided to try it for a late lunch. No impressed. BBQ sandwiches had pork that was not chopped, not sliced, but minced. Somebody trying to stretch out the servings? Meat was also dry....More

1  Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 30 October 2016

They have this sloppy, spicy, delicious slaw with a red hue. They put it on hot dogs, burgers, and BBQ. They will even sell you a sandwich that is only a bun with slaw on it. I had it on a sliced pork Bbq sandwich...More

1  Thank tkent1234
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

This place will never disappoint you! Wonderful food and service. Eat inside very clean facilities or enjoy curb service. Either way it's a must!!!!!

Thank Rebecca R
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Just an observation. Been going to RO's for 30 years. Their sandwiches seem to have gotten thinner, and WHY are they only offering prepackaged BBQ sauce? I only go here now when family from out of town visits because personally, I am a little let...More

2  Thank AmandaGreen64
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

This place is a landmark in the Gastonia area. I have been occasionally eating here for over 50 years. It has good food that is a good value. Their BBQ slaw is legend and is good on a bun without meat.

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 7 September 2016

There are a lot of food conceptions about the Gastonia area. RO's stand among Tony's Ice Cream, long gone Pat A Cake Bakery and the local fish camps of the area. No where else can these food items be seen and anyone who was not...More

Thank zandalee50
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

This place has been in business for as long as I can remember! It gets better & better every time we go. ZTHE staff is very friendly willing to help. Place is always clean. Barbecue is very good Vhesseburgers as great I love there hot...More

Thank Randey84
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Cindy A
Did it used to be called Tom's BBQ?
15 January 2017|
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Response from Randey84 | Reviewed this property |
There was a Tom''s on Myrtle School Road it is gone Now you have RO ''s the very best & Black.on 321 it is not good not owned by same people
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:30
Thursday
10:30 - 21:30
Friday
10:30 - 21:30
Saturday
10:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-866-8143
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