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Ralph's barbecue

1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
+1 252-536-2102
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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Open Now
09:00 - 20:30All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I suspect this kind of food is a matter of taste, we were hungry and it was recommended in the 95 guide and I think in Road Food. Pleasant people, barn like atmosphere. Unappetizing buffet, my wife tried it ... very disappointed, too much sugar,...More

Thank LSDArt
Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went to Ralph's on the recommendation of some people we knew. They have a buffet as well as food on the menu. The buffet was very disappointing and it was not extensive as I had experienced at another restaurant in the...More

Thank cy026
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good Souther BBQ buffet. Nice wait staff and a great in house made vinegar sauce. The buffet could have been a little larger,but well worth the stop.

Thank ThoughtsofRS
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been there probably 30 times over past 20 years, but this time we decided it's time to stop Ralphing. The buffet, which is 12.95 on weekends, plus drinks, was still good if you want to pig out on BBQ, either NC style chopped on sweet...More

Thank trhlgolfer
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pretty average buffet and food. The fried fish was seasoned very well! I would have liked to see more cooked vegetables to balance all of the fried and baked choices of meat.

Thank CustomsCutie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My go to place for Brunswick Stew, hushpuppies & sweet tea. So far have never been disappointed with the Stew - always hits the spot.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at the buffet for a business meeting late lunch. Their pulled pork was soggy wet and needed a knife to cut up the chunks however the pork that was chopped very fine was very good (interesting in that it was probably from the...More

Thank visionsindigital
Reviewed 14 May 2017

I unfortunately am comparing this to a bar-b-que we had in Georgia last night. The food was good not great. The Brunswick stew was delicious as was the pulled pork. The other food we had was just average nothing special. Our server was very accomodating...More

Thank grantham353
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Love coming to Ralphs. The east carolina style bbq is the best. Grab a couple of sandwiches, hush puppies and some sweet tea and your all set. It's our first stop as we drive down to Myrtle Beach every year.

Thank Snookums25
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

To see this place with its very large parking lot tells you something is right about this place. We arrived just before the church crowd, and let me tell you this place is a hit - some of the best pulled pork and fried chicken...More

Thank Christopher S
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Cheryl B
Do they serve beer or wine for dinner
4 January 2017|
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Response from Gloria R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I took so long to get back to you, but I cannot answer that question because I don't drink. I only drink water.
are there gluten free options?
24 November 2016|
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Response from UnclePen | Reviewed this property |
I have never had a gluten, but they sound delicious. in all seriousness, barbecue yams green beans and such do not have glutens. You should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Weldon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-536-2102
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