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Cook's Barbecue

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366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
3367981928
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 20:30
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Food was excellent! We stopped here on Sunday for a late lunch- we tried the chopped pork plate and the brisket, both were amazing! Hush puppies, BBQ slaw and baked beans only added to how good this food was! Definitely going to try this place again next time we are passing through.

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Thank cbwicks
Terrell, North Carolina
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

For some reason, Trip Advisor won't let me rate the place a 5 -- which it deserves. Cook's is off the beaten Lexington path, but the GPS found it for us in a very rural residential area. We arrived on a Sunday just at opening time and the parking lot was already almost full -- the locals know -- especially... More 

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Thank GerardsofNC
Thomasville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

I love Cook' BBQ I purchase 3 pound special and I pound special. The special includes BBQ hush puppies , slaw and bunds. That was plenty to feed 14 people and had a half pound left over. It was great 👍!

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Thank dsprinkle212016
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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93 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

SSE of Lexington, in the Southmont area, close to High Rock Lake. Not a fancy place but their food is very good, with good portions & great service. Well worth the trip but they're only open Wednesdays thru Saturdays.

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Thank Zeke T
Asheville, North Carolina
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131 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Meat was moist, delicious and smokey, we didn't get the pork though, just dark chicken, red (BBQ) slaw, baked beans, green beans and hush puppies. I was raised on hush puppies, these were exceptional. We call them, puppy pearls. Perfectly round little bites - yummy. Wanted to get ribs, but they only have them on Thursdays. Excellent service, polite, personable,... More 

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Thank AllstaedtX2
north carolina
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A great place for lunch or dinner. Nestled off of Rock Crusher Road, it's easy to find. They have great daily specials and Wednesday's the best. A little dated but but it's a B. B. Q. Hut. The restrooms are clean and the staff are very friendly and eager to assist you. Gotta try their hush puppies as they are... More 

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Thank miller-light-8
Lexington, North Carolina
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Off the beaten path, but well worth the trip!! Good ole NC Bar-b-q at it's best. Bring the whole family!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

My co-worker took me here, I'm new to the area. The aroma of BBQ gets into your pores and clothing, it smells so good in there. There is no bad food in this place. It's dimly lit and you are not there for salad people. The BBQ is fantastic.

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Thank 180wyf
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9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Service was good, prices were reasonable and the portions were large. We had the sampler plate and the chicken pork plate. All were good, and the chicken was fall off the bone good! A little off the beaten path, but worth it.

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Thank travelbugrlf
Lexington, North Carolina
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48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Great bar-b-q, but we also love the thick fried flounder filet on the weekend. Hush puppies are a real treat! Cook's is a family- owned & family-friendly restaurant, off the beaten path, but well worth finding!!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
15:30 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 3367981928
Description
336-798-1928

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