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Carolina Bar B Q

213 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28677-5936
+1 704-873-5585
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average20%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (59 reviews)
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“cobbler” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
213 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28677-5936
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the chicken and the pork and found them to be good, traditional, Southern style barbeque. Tender with some hickory smoke flavor and lightly seasoned letting the meat speak out as yummy! Only two sauces, which were good but I thought a wider variety...More

Thank Rodney P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on our way to South Carolina. Found the place via TripAdvisor and happy we chose a local place over a chain. The owner was there, he made my daughter a balloon dog and chatted with us. My pulled pork was great. The...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were traveling home from our family vacation and ordered take-out from Carolina BBQ. I cannot say enough about how everyone loved the food. The Brisket was great the ribs just as good and the pulled pork was out of this world. Don't forget the...More

Thank Andrew B
Gene M, Owner at Carolina Bar B Q, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the kind words. We hope to see you again soon

Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is down home cooking. you feel like you stepped back in time. I love their patriotism. Military flags, MIA/POW flag all around. I wish I would have left room for thier cobbler. I heard it's wonderful.

Thank mongaandpaka
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Brisket, Ribs, and pulled pork....all excellent. The two sauces they had, a molasses space sauce and a vinegar-based sauce, were excellent. Vinegar-based sauce was listed as hot. A little spicy but not too hot; just the way I like it. Service was great. Can't say...More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Down home southern BBQ, great for families, laid back atmosphere, great food, friendly staff and the hush puppies are seriously to die for. I took 6 with me for our 12 hour trip home and they were gone before the 6 hour mark. These things...More

Thank Mianellasmom
Reviewed 22 April 2017

The BBQ meat and sauces had a really good flavor. We had the hush puppies, corn fritters, and okra were also awesome. Its worth the drive off of the interstate for the good food they have.

Thank grgparker
Reviewed 18 April 2017

When you enter, you step back in time, This place hasn't changed for at least 30 years. Charming down home atmosphere. We had pulled pork BBQ sandwich with slaw and fries. The fries are awesome, the kind you use to get 30 years ago. The...More

Thank needabrakk
Reviewed 17 April 2017

This is out 7th or 8th stop on the NC BBQ Trail. We had high hopes given the high quality of the other tour stops, but unfortunately this was not up to par. BBQ plate was very very dry. There was also a complete lack...More

1  Thank Josh H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Great food, good price, nice people, good service. Hush puppies outrageous! A real Carolina BBQ, there over thirty years.

Thank Alison717
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Is it gluten free
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 213 Salisbury Rd, Statesville, NC 28677-5936
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Statesville
  • Phone Number: +1 704-873-5585
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