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Cook's Barbecue

366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
+1 336-798-1928
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef bbq” (4 reviews)
“potato salad” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It's not the "famous" barbecue joint in Lexington but it's better. Very low key but consistently our favorite. The chopped bbq and the basket of hush puppies are the way to go.

Thank Zosonic
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have eaten here several times. Food always good, has salad bar, Cheerwine in the bottles, which is a must for husband. My thoughts were that is an item was a special on a given day, it would be readily available. Waited 35 minutes for fried...More

Thank Jonezgrl
Reviewed 18 April 2018

Recommended! Quaint, out of the way location, with very good food. You just can't beat a barbecue plate for the money.

Thank ELexington
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We enjoy going to Cook's for their chopped barbeque. We also like that they have a variety of sides to choose instead of the standard slaw and beans. The staff is friendly and the prices are reasonable. It is an out of the way spot...More

Thank KarenTom1982
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

My negative review is based on two factors from my meal last night: 1) sixty percent of the NY strip steak was fat AND 2) when I mentioned my disappointment at check out I was told “That’s too bad”. I feel I should have been...More

Thank Pack D
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Good variety of meats and sides. Staff is friendly service was quick. Location is a little hard to find - tucked at the back of a neighborhood. I will be going back.

Thank tleonard89
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Called and ask them what time did they close tonight they said 8 p.m. We got there at 7:45 in the door was already locked this is not the first time it's happened

Thank tinatriad
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

This is a good drive out in the country and easy to miss the turn. The only reason we went is our friend wanted to go. Ladies were very friendly and fast service but it was nothing great that would make me go back.

Thank anderson70
Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you are looking for a down home place to eat BBQ, this is it. Disappointed by the reviews vs. the quality of food however. Our waitress was very nice but the food proved to be dry and the bbq sauce was a pork juice...More

Thank ingrid s
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a little hard to find and it's located outside of downtown Lexington by a good ten minutes but it's so worth the trip. They've got all the BBQ staples you'd expect and a wide variety of other options including steak, chicken and...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-798-1928
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