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Hillsborough BBQ Company

236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
+1 919-732-4647
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (85 reviews)
“hush puppies” (58 reviews)
“fried okra” (24 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
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Reviewed yesterday

This is not a fancy place, but it's clearly loved by the locals, and with good reason. Both chopped pork and chopped brisket are very moist and smoky. Portions are generous, especially the hush puppies appetizer; there must have been two dozen hush puppies in...More

Thank RobinL270
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has the best BBQ and brisket! All the dishes are delicious and the specials made from foods grown locally are wonderful (especially the fried squash). I have one friend who always eats the turkey and says it's some of the best he's ever...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Newly moved to the area... everyone said that we had to try Hillsborough BBQ and so we did! We had the pork nachos for the appetizer and I'd recommend it again! The server was great with her recommendations about the coleslaw (which to pick: white,...More

Thank kabra06
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped traveling through to mountain vacation...lunch was wonderful...BBQ was smoky, collards were earthy, macaroni and cheese was loved by toddler the most. Beef brisket was ok...good flavor but not best ever. Atmosphere casual and welcoming. Service was not best...kept having to ask for tea, etc.

Thank Caytoncristy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Since we are split in our food happiness, this is where the 3 rating comes from. Beer prices: good! Appetizer prices: high Appetizer quantity: not very much for the price. I really liked it, but expected more for the money. Dinners: I did the Brisket...More

Thank Brianne T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped here and boy am I glad we did. I think the BBQ sandwich is awesome. The meat is tender, the serving size generous, the price - more than fair. The mac and cheese is amazing - really fresh and cheesy. I also love...More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When this restaurant opened a couple of years ago, the food was great, so was the service, the family and friends atmosphere was enjoyable, and overall, prices were fair, it was a place to look forward to for lunch or dinner. No such luck now,...More

1  Thank Jon H. A
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We come each time we are in Hillsborough and always liked our food. It is nice to sit outside--weather permitting. My husband likes the beer selection. I love the collards and pecan pie when they have it. My only complaint this time was the flies...More

Thank Saxonburg
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch visit. The pictures were so fun...pictures of old time BBQs. The location is away from most everything, but the building was nice. Fried mac and cheese was so-so, the BBQ pork the southern kind with vinegar. I loved the slow roasted...More

Thank Brenda M
Reviewed 30 May 2017

If you are looking for beef bbq, this is your place! A generous amount of super tender and flavorful brisket came with two sides. i tried the yellow slaw which is white slaw with a little mustard. Super! Also had collards which were fresh for...More

Thank Ginny B
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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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