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Lexington Barbecue

101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
+1 336-249-9814
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good22%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (59 reviews)
“hush puppies” (147 reviews)
“nc bbq” (37 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arrived at 2:30 and a nice steady crowd. Service is swift and courteous. I ordered sliced bbq; generous amount of pork, along with fries and salad and hush puppies! Delicious

Thank Emilie G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely southern BBQ. Great staff and very friendly service. The place could be pretty crowded during lunch or dinner time and they don't accept advance reservations, so go early to avoid having to wait with a hungry stomach..

Thank Rayexpeditions
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten here but I don't like their barbecue sauce. I try other foods. I like their skins. The service is great.

Thank myopen41019
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There many types of BBQ. Texans like Brisket cooked low and slow. In Memphis it Ribs. Here in North Carolina, its pulled pork hickory smoked pork. Lexington BBQ has been voted one of the best in the nation. They take great pride in cooking this...More

Thank SHarveyNC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ordered barbeque plate and hush puppies, food was great and service was good. staff was attentive and kept our drinks full, continued to check-in and ask if we were okay. suggest that you go early, it gets crowded. only compliant is that staff at checkout...More

Thank jen m
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have driven by on several occasions and this place is always packed, so thought we’d try. Oddly, they have a tiny menu and not much is BBQ! They had chopped & sliced beef and that was about it - no sausage, ribs, or even chicken....More

Thank meblakesf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smell that hickory smoke when you drive up. Awesome bbq. I always come back here when in town. This is not a place we have in Canada. Simply authentic. Pork shoulders magically become chopped bbq. Try a tray of each offering. The coleslaw is authentic...More

Thank JCTOR0850
Reviewed 6 February 2018

In NC, we are always fighting the barbecue wars: Eastern-style VS. Western-style. Eastern-style NC barbecue is cooked with vinegar and pepper, while Western-style NC barbecue adds in ketchup or tomato-based sauce. This red sauce is also used in the cole slaw. We have been on...More

Thank charliespr
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Genius restaurant idea: cook and serve world class NC pork barbecue and the masses of humanity will come. This place sits many but is frequently packed at meal time. Their menu is simple: hickory smoked pork: chopped, coarse chopped into chunks, or sliced served with...More

Thank Pack D
Reviewed 27 January 2018

Wonderful restaurant.....great service. A must visit if you love BBQ. I also purchase several gift certificates to give as Christmas presents or Birthday presents throughout the year.

Thank TripAvdisor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-9814
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