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Allen & Son Barbecue

6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
+1 919-942-7576
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
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“cole slaw” (17 reviews)
“nc bbq” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love barbeque and they make it just right. Comes ins a sandwich with coleslaw in it. The vinegar based sauce is amazing on it and the barbeque has a great wood smoked flavor. Also the bread pudding is to die for.

Thank Jacob R
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped by because a friend recommended Allen and Sons. Wasn't a fan of the BBQ. Staff was friendly though.

Thank canseeora
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Thai BBQ place was wonderful! Food came super quick after we order. I loved everything we ordered. Try not to miss!

Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I live in Vermont so was excited to visit a southern BBQ place. I visited for lunch. The place is NOT fancy. I`m OK with that. The place is not expensive. I`m OK with that as well. The food was good. Had a pulled pork...More

Thank Ilerdon M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Traditional NC BBQ...nothin' fancy, just good food. North of town. Well worth the short trip. Very enjoyable and good service.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I have not been to Allen's and sons for quite a while so I stopped in to get lunch to go. Greeted by a staff member that was grumpy. The food came up quickly but when I opened it at my destination the order was...More

Thank pam c
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I have eaten here several times and wanted to take my wife by on the way to Pinehurst. Sunday they are not open. Food is great, but not today.

Thank Alex H
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

92.5 rating. Food was left something to be desired!!! Should not be on BBQ trail!!! The BBQ was dry - the coleslaw was decent - the hush puppies were greasy and over cooked - the brunswick stew was made with canned corn & Lima beans...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I love BBQ, and have enjoyed in it Texas, Kansas City, Memphis, the Carolinas, and lots of other places. The best places in all of these areas serve carefully slow cooked, well trimmed, top quality meat. I've always ranked Allen and Son among the very...More

Thank gkay64
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Our 6th stop along the NC BBQ Trail. Service was efficient but not overly friendly. Prices were significantly higher than a lot of the other BBQ stops I've been to. Two BBQ plates, water, and one pie with ice cream was $40 after tip. Now,...More

1  Thank Josh H
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-7576
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