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Jackson's Big Oak Barbecue

920 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4311
+1 910-799-1581
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“corn sticks” (10 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (11 reviews)
“fried okra” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
920 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4311
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

All the food was great. Ribs fell off the bone. Hush puppies couldn't be served to our table fast enough. Cheap. Tables are made out of garnished plywood. Not fancy, but food and service was great.

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They know how to bbq. They have left good memories with my family. Was here last time we visited NC. This time first place on our list to eat. Great collard greens. Even if you don't like them this place might change your mind. Ribs...More

Thank Cutejembird
Reviewed 26 August 2017

A place you can go and never wonder if the food will be good, you just know what to expect, good solid food. Whatever you order it is good and hot, and consistent. Service is excellent.

Thank grpandnana
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

While visiting Wilmington my husband and I asked a couple of people where to go for good barbecue. All recommended this place. The food was delicious! The ribs were the most tender my husband and I have ever had. The pulled pork sandwich was also...More

1  Thank CynthiaQ56
Reviewed 17 August 2017

For the must try food of Eastern North Carolina, this is the place! Friendly staff, and lots of yummy sides to choose from. (My favorite is the fried okra!)

Thank mebaneb
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

I keep coming in here and have never been disappointed. The food is great and the portions are adequate and the price is right. And, each time I return, the collards are great. Good tea. Good everything.

Thank mcsgary
Reviewed 28 June 2017

This is the only place I would eat bbq at but after it was sold the food is not as good. They have added other items to menu but nothing to write home about. Employees are nice.

1  Thank lamobe
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

During my stay in Wilmington, I think this was my favorite BBQ place I ate at. The portions are quite large and the prices are pretty good. I had a pulled pork sandwich and fried okra, and they were both exceptional. I also really enjoyed...More

1  Thank Keaton C
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Jackson's for years. It is a great place to get a filling meal for a reasonable price. This is not a linen napkin place, so don't expect a fancy atmosphere, but the place is clean and the staff are friendly. I...More

1  Thank mcsgary
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great Barbecue and fried chicken. Entree plus 2 sides with a wide choice of sides. Also comes with hush puppies and corn sticks, and small hush puppies with a single piece of corn inside. Eastern NC barbecue is prepared with a vinegar based sauce and...More

1  Thank Robert F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
10:30 AM - 8:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 920 S Kerr Ave, Wilmington, NC 28403-4311
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-799-1581
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