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The Q Shack

4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
+1 919-786-4381
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good21%
  • Average22%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
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“brisket” (15 reviews)
“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“smoked turkey” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

I live in Raleigh and have eaten at the Q shack many times. Their pulled pork and brisket are excellent with both their vinegar- and tomato-based barbeque sauces. Their coleslaw is mostly crispy cabbage and is excellent. Their beans are original and just wonderful, in...More

Thank qualgal
Reviewed 26 April 2018 via mobile

Hadn't been here in approximately 10 years, but was looking for something different. Walked in and the place was empty. Ordered the two meat plate - pulled pork and smoked sausage - with cole slaw and BBQ beans. I enjoyed the cole slaw and sausage....More

Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

Went in thinking a rack of St. Louis style ribs. The place was empty and the cashier discouraged the ribs saying they only sell a few orders a week. So I went with smoked turkey. Uninspired, it had zero smoked taste and came out lukewarm....More

Thank joeworf
Reviewed 25 February 2018

This was quite possibly the worst BBQ I've ever eaten. The pulled pork was far too fatty and didn't taste like BBQ. I'm guessing the community feels the same way considering we were the only ones in the joint a week before Christmas.

Thank Vicki W
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

The food here was pretty good. I like the Cobb salad a lot, it was very good. I didn't get the brisket on it, but the Turkey in it was more than enough. The Jalapeno deviled eggs tasted good. My friend enjoyed her ribs and...More

Thank 843TBOOGIE
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Stopped in after seeing this place several times before and decided to try it out. Like others have mentioned, there were only two other patrons when I walked in. decided on the brisket since it is a barbeque place. Something that is definitely missing is...More

Thank djremosnyc
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Cool establishment with tables outside with heaters. Good BBQ, fantastic sides, including, creamed corn, creamed spinach, French fries, mac and cheese, baked beans. The coleslaw was not that great. BBQ pork was good, beef brisket was a little dry but had good flavor. Only two...More

Thank Newdoll
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Exactly what you expect from good southern BBQ. Brisket comes chopped or sliced, pork sausages are delicious without being too spicy. We had a big group so we tried a bunch of things, and the sides are fantastic; the fried okra was our favorite. Even...More

Thank rcrichmond
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Must try if in the area. Parking and seating are limited and usually very busy but worth it. Delicious BBQ, hushpuppies and Mac& Cheese. Highly recommend!

Thank pburr
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Ate here when I found out the restaurant I was going to had just closed. You order at the counter and they call your name and you pick it up. The front counter guy was very friendly. Had Smoked Turkey Sandwich a side and hush...More

Thank Don N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4120 Main At North Hills St, Raleigh, NC 27609-5753
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-786-4381
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