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Stameys Barbecue

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2812 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408-2704
11:00 - 21:00
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Attleboro, MA
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50 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was in Greensboro for business and wanted to try a good NC barbeque restaurant. Stameys was recommended by one of the local residents so I decided to try it. I had the chopped pork and chicken plate. I am by no means a barbeque expert, but I found the food to be only average. The pork was tender but... More 

Thank TonyC1959
High Point, North Carolina
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The place is an institution, and I am fortunate enough to live in town. Drop in for a quick lunch, chopped pork BBQ sandwich, or BBQ plate. They also do chicken but the pig is the staple here. Smoked right out back. Don't forget to order yourself some cobbler too!

Thank MJarman
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3 reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I've been to stameys hundreds of times during my life. I think it's delicious! Their barbecue is spot on every time and I love their hot dog chili. This last time I was even lucky enough to buy some shirts to commemorate my visit!

Thank Lindsey C
Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 December 2016

The Stamey's on Gate CIty Blvd. used to be the place where my mom and I spend special time together. I went in there today, and let tell you, it was SO BAD!! The brunswick stew was watery and the barbecue was hard and crunchy. Wasted my time and money.

Thank crissyking11
Lynchburg, Virginia, United States
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98 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Scarily fast service, decent food. Can't say I was blown away, but also can't say I was disappointed.

1 Thank Ethan P
Greensboro, North Carolina
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54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stamey's Barbecue is good ole North Carolina barbecue with red sauce, slaw, and Texas Pete for that kick of flavor. You can order it in a hamburger bun or sliced and chopped with french fries and hush puppies, so yummy. Stameys also has barbecue chicken and brunswick stew, great on those cold nights. The very best part of tis restaurant... More 

Thank Martha53
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Restaurant was clean. Wait staff was friendly. Food came fast. Not the best barbeque I have ever had but the prices are fair and the food is good. Kids meals are a great value. My son loved the barbeque dog. (Chopped barbeque inside a hot dog bun). Was easier for him to eat. He gobbled it down in no time.

Thank cclappnc
Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016

I grew up on Stamey's. They have the best BBQ that you will ever put in your mouth. Their slaw is a little spicy and pairs perfectly with the BBQ and the Lexington style BBQ sauce. As the winter months roll through, I find myself craving their wonderful Brunswick Stew. It is purely divine. This is the only place to... More 

Thank Mandy1NC
Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

When a place has such a limited menu you'd think they could do all of those things well. Not here. The BBQ sandwich is decent, as is the chopped bbq, but the Chicken-que was so bland. The fries are mediocre as well. Cheap and fast, but better bbq elsewhere.

Thank df938
North Carolina
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180 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Walking in this restaurant is like taking a step back in time. Older decor and lots of southern hospitality. Delicious BBQ that is also available for take out. The prices are so reasonable for the quality and taste of this food! They also have great hotdogs and delicious Brunswick stew. I eat the stew all year round, it is so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2812 Battleground Ave, Greensboro, NC 27408-2704
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Greensboro
  • Phone Number: 13362889275

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