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2716 Grovelin St, Godfrey, IL 62035-3348
+1 618-467-9999
11:00 - 19:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:30
Sat 10:30 - 19:30
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Grafton, Illinois
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63 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

The BEST BBQ in the area. Meat is served either dry our sauced. The loaded potato is the best. Easy access. Great parking. Also catering available.

Thank 4cory
Godfrey, Illinois
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Carter's has very delicious Bar-B-Q Sandwiches (pulled pork. )they also sell racks of ribs. Among other items ! They sell a great bag of pulled pork for family style to take home ! Prices are reasonable!

Thank Nancy B
Alton, Illinois
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

We eat here regularly for Saturday evening dinner. We usually order the pulled pork sandwich and sides, but lately we've been going for the pork steak, which is tender and tasty. I've also been known to go for the brisket platter. Whatever you select here, you can't go wrong. The service is also friendly and efficient.

Thank msv57
Godfrey, Illinois
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

Good BBQ and great service. All of the sides are good and your glass is always full. Service is fast for both carry out and dine in. Their corn on the cobb is great when they have it.

Thank keithesherman
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

they were a little rough a couple years ago, but have shown great improvement. good service. Decent amount of food for the money. Sides aren't that wonderful, and never seem to have sweet corn. But the meat makes it worth it.

Thank Janet G
Godfrey, Illinois
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This small place has a good reputation and solid business. The environment is very clean and welcoming. My visits are frequently for take- out. The pork meat is juicy and has no fat! The seasonings are solid and not overwhelming. The shop makes their own sauces , which I buy to have on hand. The menu is nicely varied whether... More 

Thank Mary G
Godfrey, Illinois, United States
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Their BBQ is very good, even my daughter likes it. Especially like that you can put what ever kind of sauce on it you like, mild or spicy.

Thank SMT211
Saint Louis, Missouri
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122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

We've enjoyed Carver's exclusively for take-out in order to server medium large gatherings of 20-40 people for events like home-owners association meetings. We get a mixture of beef, pork, and chicken, and all the sauces. The food has always brought compliments and "Wow, where did you get this?" questions. I can't recommend Carver's enough for the kind of take-out we... More 

Thank Richard_StL
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

A fairly good selection of BBQ items, Chicken and Beef, Excellent Chili, and the Pulled Pork salad is very good...

Thank donlanier
Godfrey, Illinois
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015 via mobile

Carvers has a great variety of BBQ. Pulled pork sandwich and Cole slaw are excellent. The sauce has a nice little kick. The best BBQ in the area!

Thank clabs1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
10:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2716 Grovelin St, Godfrey, IL 62035-3348
  • Location: United States  >  Illinois (IL)  >  Godfrey
  • Phone Number: +1 618-467-9999

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