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Little Richard's BBQ

455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
+1 336-783-0227
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (51 reviews)
“hush puppies” (71 reviews)
“nc bbq” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We just had one of the best BBQ meals ever. While visiting Mt. Airy we stopped and ate at Little Richard’s Lexington BBQ. We had a Brisket tray with Cole slaw and hush puppies. and a loaded brisket baked potato. The food was phenomenal and...More

Thank stephcramer
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everyone there was extremely friendly and accommodating. I had the ribs and chopped pork. The ribs were pretty standard, and a bit dry, but the chopped pork was totally worth it, especially when you add more of the Lexington style BBQ sauce to them. BBQ...More

Thank MrFrump
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I will often get a full rack of rib dinner and share it. I enjoy a couple of hush puppies but only a few. The coleslaw is essential. Get the ribs dry and try each of the sauces or combine them into...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent waitress. Pulled pork, slaw, and hush puppies were very good. Big servings. Quick service. No complaints

Thank kristimelodirae
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Great barbecue and fixings Love to try the different sauces Great place to take family and friends My grandkids love to eat here

Thank Tammy H
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

In true NC style Little Richards provides both great Lexington style (NC style BBQ) BBQ with outstanding service!! This is a “must-go” when in the Triad area!

Thank emblair85
Reviewed 13 January 2018

Little Richard's is so good, we go a bit out of the way when driving by to stop in. First, the brisket sandwich is the best ever. It's covered with onions and a perfect touch of sauce. I recommend smothering it in their gold sauce!...More

Thank professorroyhinkley
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I've always been at lunch and at prime time, it's hard to find a parking place. That said, it would be worth the wait... This is easily some of the best BBQ and sides I've ever had. I tried the onion rings last time and...More

Thank dougogle
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We eat bbq all the time because we do bbq competitions all over the US. We were visiting my daughter and she just said it was the best place. I agree. The BBQ nachos were awesome. I had the wings and they were cooked just...More

1  Thank Tina H
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We stopped here on a road trip from New Jersey to South Carolina. This is exactly the venue you want for great BBQ, with great service at a great price. I still could not believe how low the bill was for 6 of us, including...More

Thank NP27
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12 April 2018|
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Response from Fred460 | Reviewed this property |
Best advice would be to call and ask. The staff at Little Richards are very customer friendly and would be happy to answer any questions.
Mary C
11 June 2017|
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Response from Tia G | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how hungry you are, I would say the average cost is between $7 and $10.
19 September 2015|
Response from Michael S | Property representative |
We do have some menu items which are gluten free. Our Lexington Sauce is Gluten Free and is our most popular sauce. Also, we have a Barbeque Slaw which is Gluten Free and compliments the Barbeque. Our Barbeque is Gluten Free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:30 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: 455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-783-0227
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