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Backcountry Barbecue

4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294-0001
+1 336-956-1696
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“steak” (7 reviews)
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4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294-0001
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Everything is delicious and service is swift despite being packed for lunch. If you desire to try their famous ribs please visit by Wednesday, cause they simply run out. They run out of ribs...that says a lot! Worth driving an hour from Charlotte!

Thank Artem S
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This place is out of the way, but a find. There are sooo many b-b-q places around here that we jus' stumbled on this one for lunch on the way home from the lake one day. Food was hot and tasty...got the dip on the...More

Thank Donna Anne Gard... B
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Best sweet tea of all BBQ places in Lexington. Friendly service, great atmosphere. Good food, great prices.

Thank Dwayne C
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I was driving down to Charlotte from Richmond and searched the Internet for "BBQ places along the I-85". Most of the places were closed but Backcountry BBQ was not only open but had great reviews on the site I was on. I stopped by for...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I'm in Charlotte, my son is in High Point. We usually meet in Salisbury, but this time I checked with Trip Advisor for some good barbecue in Lexington. We were pleasantly surprised! Backcountry is very convenient to and from I-85. The restaurant was clean and...More

Thank Jimfromclt
Reviewed 23 August 2016

They ground their own beef for hamburgers. Plus they hand cut their steaks. Not a fancy place, but don't think the food isn't!

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This place is a little hole in the wall, but the food and service are great. Located 1/2 mile right off exit 88 on I-85N or left I-85S. The BBQ and sweet tea are good and the service is great. I have only had the...More

Thank schmackdaddy_1
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Huspuppies are a lost art in the barbeque business. Back Country still does it right, cranking the batter out into the deep fryer. Next comes the slaw; the red slaw that is a famous as Lexington-style barbeque. Not too sweet, with a good helping of...More

Thank DocCP
Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

Have been eating here all my life. Not only is the BBQ awesome, but there fresh ground burgers and in house cut steak are always good. Nice salad bar too.

Thank David H
Reviewed 9 February 2016

The BBQ was tender, juicy with very little fat. The hushpuppies are as good as you'll find. The girls that work there are very attentive and friendly. I will surely return.

Thank Rob S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294-0001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-956-1696
  • E-mail