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White Swan Bar-B-Q and Fried Chicken

2500 West Fort Macon Road, Atlantic Beach, NC 28512
252-726-9607
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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- Jun 24, 2014
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Randleman, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

The place is small in appearance, but the service was outstanding and the food was great! Located beside a gas station it could easily be overlooked. We went in the early afternoon so it was not busy and we had the place to ourselves for the most part. We ordered the Fried Chicken which was great. Nice and crunchy on... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

My family of 3 went for dinner in the early evening. We were the only patrons and the waitress was so nice and friendly. I ordered fried chicken and it was yummy but the baked beans were absolutely delicious! My husband got ribs and said they were outstanding. My picky daughter had pulled pork and said it was very good.... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We walked in 5 minutes before closing, not realizing they closed at 2pm off-peak season. We ordered and started eating in before we realized it. We offered to pack up to go, and were refused. After eating we were able to chat with the staff even longer about our visit and hometown. Friendly folk to say the least. The BBQ... More

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4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Never hit our spot...especially did not Ike the fried chicken....BBQ was just ok...can never tell when it is open..will close early?

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Atlantic Beach, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013 via mobile

Good food at a reasonable price. Friendly atmosphere and efficient, prompt service. There sausage is particularly good.

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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233 reviews 233 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

This restaurant is connected to a Sunocco gas station and is not imposing from the outside. But when you enter, the restaurant is immaculate and the manager very friendly. We shared a plate of eastern NC BBQ, onion rings, cole slaw, and baked beans. The BBQ had just the proper spicy taste. And the price is very reasonable. Limited seating... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

This looks like a dive--part of a service station. But it has great eastern NC BBQ --that means vinegar and not tomato--as well as Brunswick stew. Sausage in sausage biscuit is homemade and hand-pattied. Four tables--nothing fancy but good basic food.

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Columbus, Ohio
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

We always stop by Atlantic Beach to pick up a tasty egg, bacon and cheese sandwich! It's not fancy and prices match it...

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

White Swan is no different than many eastern North Carolina barbecue joints. Expect vinegar-based pork barbecue with slaw hush puppies and the like service is fine moderately priced. There are other selections like hot dogs and chicken. It is not a diverse menu but they do the things they do well.

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Stoneville, North Carolina, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is our favorite stop for breakfast when we're in Atlantic Beach. We've had many breakfasts here and they are always tasty. Staff is always friendly!

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