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The Q Shack

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4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
+1 919-786-4381
11:00 - 21:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Can get busy at lunch but there's seating inside and out. You order at the counter like Subway. The Brisket Sandwiches are delish! Baked beans good but had a pretty good spicy kick, if you like that..great hushpuppies and mac&cheese, and sweet tea!

Thank sa b
dayton, ohio
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Was told by a few locals to try it out.........They nailed it!! This place is "Thumbs up" from the time you walk till you leave. The atmosphere is what I expect from a BBQ place. The food is absolutely AMAZING!!! Thanks guys for the great meal!!

Thank Terry L
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

My date and I have eaten here a couple of times in the past four months. The food is excellent and the service, prompt and friendly. I like the comfortable restaurant space, mostly booths. (There is a fitness club upstairs, so from time to time diners will hear heavy barbells hitting the floor overhead!)

Thank Brent A. P
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really great food. This is the second year that we had our Thanksgiving Dinner catered from Q-Shack...Turkey was the best ever and all the sides including the dessert got raves from the whole family. Love it!!!!!

Thank Sue C
Spring Lake, North Carolina
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174 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We went to the Q Shack last weekend while shopping at North Hills. We both ordered the pulled chicken sandwiches with sweet potato fries and fried okra as our sides. The pulled chicken was ok, but the vegetables were very good. The Q Shack is ok for a quick lunch, but I wouldn't make a special trip to eat there.

Thank guestspeakers
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Expected more. Of the 4 meals we purchased, only one of us was happy. Food wasn't bad, but wasn't anything special. We won't go back.

Thank Karen G
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The food overall was fine, I suppose. My biggest complaint were the onions in the macaroni and cheese. Is that a thing? Because it's a gross thing.

Thank heavyheartedlove
Apex, North Carolina
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330 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I came here on a friend's recommendation. I ordered the sandwich combo which comes with coleslaw, hush puppies and a side. The pulled pork sandwich was fine, the French fries were a little over spicey, cole slaw was not well flavored and the hush puppies were in a shape I've never seen before. This is counter service -- lots of... More 

Thank elandja
Raleigh, North Carolina
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52 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We have eaten here several times. It is decent fast food BBQ. It's easy to get in and out if you are going to a movie

Thank buildernc
Raleigh, North Carolina
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016

Alright, look: this place is in the high rent district, so perhaps you can forgive them some for being a little on the pricey side. In general, the food is good. Pretty safe bets. Nothing really surprising. Down-home cooking. Portions are good; not huge but good. Might be a little heavy on the salt, but that should not surprise anyone,... More 

Thank King D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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: 4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-786-4381

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?