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Hillsborough BBQ Company

236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
+1 919-732-4647
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (81 reviews)
“hush puppies” (56 reviews)
“fried okra” (23 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a late lunch during the week so the restaurant was not very busy. Service was prompt and attentive. Our food came quickly and was very good but not outstanding in my opinion. The restaurant itself is very comfortable and spacious with a bar.

Thank grump51
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quality just not what it used to be. When they first opened, food was delicious but seems to have declined over the years. Their brisket is generally very good but they were out.

Thank rodneya395
Reviewed 1 week ago

Their ribs are my favorite! My favorite BBQ place in the area, great staff and service. They always offer my dog a bone or water bowl :)

Thank Jessie E
Reviewed 18 April 2017

As indicated by the name BBQ is the dish of choice. It doesn't matter which plate you choose it will be delish!! Multiple choices of Slaw and they're all excellent. Great selection of beer and wine to compliment any meal. The wait staff, especially Jazzeriel,...More

Thank callenzen
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Good as usual, but somehow lost it's 5 star spark. Maybe it was the server who was not having a great day, but they just opened. The brisket was great as usual. The Brunswick stew was a little off.

Thank dpcrph
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The food was ok. The barbecue was fine, but we have had much better! The sides we got were brunswick stew (made with canned Veg-all) fried okra (prepackaged frozen) and yellow slaw (traditional slaw with mustard added) The choice of two barbecue sauces were eastern...More

Thank Deedeeoftn
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Delicious!! Server Sara guided us to pork nachos with heavenly lime sour cream & 1/4 brisket plate with hush puppies, Brunswick stew, corn pudding with sliced cucumbers in sweet & spicy vinegar. Sooo good! Grilled Texas toast, good rub on Brisket- real smoke flavor (not...More

Thank Susie S
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I've been here for lunch several times, and the food has always been good. The ribs were excellent and the sandwiches are good also. One time I shared the nachos with a friend, and that was perfect for lunch.

Thank mld7
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Even though in my past reviews I gave this place 4 stars, our last visit kept us away for two years. We went for lunch on a Sunday afternoon. It was evident from the get go that the hostess was not able to handle the...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 17 February 2017

The barbecue is incredible, coming from someone who doesn't typically enjoy barbecue, that's a feat. On the table, you will find different sauces catering toward your taste, so there's something for everyone. My personal favorite on their menu is those delectable, finger-licking ribs of theirs...More

Thank Warm C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-732-4647
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