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Lexington Barbecue

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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101 W Center Street Ext, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
+1 336-249-9814
10:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch on Saturday but the place was still packed. Nothing fancy but very friendly people and a comfortable "make yourself at home" atmosphere. We both had the coarse chopped plate and it arrived very quickly, fresh, and piping hot. The pork was absolutely perfect - tender, sweet, with just the right amount of tangy dip.... More 

Thank Ken A
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the South, I consider myself a connoisseur of BBQ. I've had pig 100 ways to Sunday. This is decent BBQ. I had the chopped plate and the portions were large. But, the BBQ was a little watery. The BBQ slaw was great, fries were good, hushpuppies were good. My son ordered onion rings and they were excellent. Service... More 

Thank Wendy M
Pinehurst NC, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard nothing but great things about this restaurant, but was not happy with it. Hush puppies were great (crispy and corny!), french fries were great (crispy!), barbecue was "wet." Tasted watery and flavorless. Place was full of people, and many takeout orders were obvious. We must have had a bad batch!

Thank CVC J
Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is the hand down best barbecue you will ever eat. Always tender and juicy. Delicious doesn't come close. The sauce is tangy with just the right amount of "bite". The friendly staff will keep your cup filled and they truly act as though they are delighted to serve you. Never had a bad experience or bad food. Always tables... More 

Thank crissyking11
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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119 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

ate lunch at this restaurant because it was recommended by locals. Food was good service quick but waitress was not. Had to ask for straws for our drinks and utensils which we never received. We did order a sandwich but still needed utensils.

Thank Lou C
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Had the opportunity to visit this fine institution of BBQ delight while visiting family in High Point. The BBQ, hush puppies, slaw and sweet tea were just perfect. This is North Carolina BBQ at its best. While the parking lot and restaurant were packed, the line moved and tables turned over in a reasonable fashion. The wait staff was cordial... More 

Thank HK87
Pickens, South Carolina
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I am visiting a friend in Lexington, and she introduced me and my kids , and it was a huge hit! The Bbq was amazing, as were the baked beans! The service was great, and the wait time was non existent, even though they were busy! Definitely recommend this place to anyone!

Thank crystal g
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Moist tasty pork BBQ sandwich. This is the best I've had in the Carolinas. Very quick service even with long lines waiting. Will definitely stop again when in area.

Thank fireman54Charlotte
Lexington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We visit this restaurant frequently. The service is good. The food is always great at Lexington Barbecue and the portions are big. Try the course chopped barbecue tray, delicious!

Thank appgirl8387
Bethesda, Maryland
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92 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

The selection of food is broad with a variety of cuts to the meats. I just asked to waitress for advice and she steered me right! I had the thick cut plate with lots of pork, fries, slaw and hush puppies. I just couldn't finish it because there was so much food! The meal was delicious - the kind that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Center Street Ext, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-9814

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