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The Q Shack

4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
+1 919-786-4381
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Overview
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good22%
  • Average23%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (15 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
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1 - 10 of 80 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went in thinking a rack of St. Louis style ribs. The place was empty and the cashier discouraged the ribs saying they only sell a few orders a week. So I went with smoked turkey. Uninspired, it had zero smoked taste and came out lukewarm....More

Thank joeworf
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was quite possibly the worst BBQ I've ever eaten. The pulled pork was far too fatty and didn't taste like BBQ. I'm guessing the community feels the same way considering we were the only ones in the joint a week before Christmas.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

The food here was pretty good. I like the Cobb salad a lot, it was very good. I didn't get the brisket on it, but the Turkey in it was more than enough. The Jalapeno deviled eggs tasted good. My friend enjoyed her ribs and...More

Thank 843TBOOGIE
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after seeing this place several times before and decided to try it out. Like others have mentioned, there were only two other patrons when I walked in. decided on the brisket since it is a barbeque place. Something that is definitely missing is...More

Thank djremosnyc
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cool establishment with tables outside with heaters. Good BBQ, fantastic sides, including, creamed corn, creamed spinach, French fries, mac and cheese, baked beans. The coleslaw was not that great. BBQ pork was good, beef brisket was a little dry but had good flavor. Only two...More

Thank Newdoll
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Exactly what you expect from good southern BBQ. Brisket comes chopped or sliced, pork sausages are delicious without being too spicy. We had a big group so we tried a bunch of things, and the sides are fantastic; the fried okra was our favorite. Even...More

Thank rcrichmond
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Must try if in the area. Parking and seating are limited and usually very busy but worth it. Delicious BBQ, hushpuppies and Mac& Cheese. Highly recommend!

Thank pburr
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here when I found out the restaurant I was going to had just closed. You order at the counter and they call your name and you pick it up. The front counter guy was very friendly. Had Smoked Turkey Sandwich a side and hush...More

Thank Don N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Place was not busy at all at 630 on a Friday and I know why. Bad BBQ=no customers. Had the ribs as did my wife and most of them were extremely dry like they had been pre cut much earlier even the sauce did not...More

1  Thank Philip C
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

The only thing more boring than my meal was the unenthusiastic lady that took my order. I should have known better when The Q Shake only had 8 people in it during the peak of lunchtime. With so many other places in this area, I...More

Thank SeaHawk14
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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