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Hursey's Bar-B-Q

1834 S Church St, Burlington, NC 27215-5554
336-226-1694
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English first
Burlington, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Hershey's Barbeque has great barbeque three ways-chopped, sliced, pulled. They also have broasted chicken which is wonderful. You can get the regular sides like slaw and French fries, or you can get green beans and potato salad and other choices. This is served with hush puppies. This is a good buy for the cost of the meal.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

I went here for dinner after being told it was the best BBQ and they had won awards. First of all there were only two BBQ items on the menu, ribs and pulled pork. I asked if the "broasted" chicken was smoked also and the waiter said no. I ended up ordering the chicken anyway and the waiter brought me... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

wait staff is good but food is yuk! I had unidentified "things" all through my BBQ. Gross! I only finished 1/2 and it just grossed me out so much I couldn't eat anymore. I understand having some fat here or there but this was cartilage, gristle, and bone fragments. Not good.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Great smokey BBQ. Braised chicken is really yummy. Coated fries, homemade hushpups. Everything tastes freshly made and flavorful. Friendly staff.

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Burlington, North Carolina
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49 reviews 49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I wasn't a huge fan of Hursey's when we first moved to NC from VA, as I had a favorite BBQ place in VA, and in my mind, nothing could compare. But...we recently ordered take-out from Hursey's and it was much better than I remembered it being. (So good that we ordered it again the following week!) The BBQ has... More

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Beaverton, Oregon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We went looking for great BBQ while in Burlington and this is where we were directed. The food was for real, ample servings and honest to goodness Carolina BBQ taste. The chopped pork was excellent, as was the fried and BBQ chicken. This is not a chain operation Loved every minute while there.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Never had a bad meal from them. Our entire family loves the food there. Little know item is their shrimp which is liked also

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Burlington, North Carolina
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5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

This was my first visit to Herseys. I thought the food was subpar and extremely dry. The service was okay but I dont think I will go back

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Bartlett, Illinois, United States
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73 reviews 73 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

Having just returned from Pittsburg, Kansas, the bar was pretty high as far as bro asked chicken goes. Hurseys fell a bit shirt there, primarily due to the average crust. Chicken was juicy and tender though. The BBQ and hush puppies, on the other hand, were fantastic. We will be back next time through town

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Burlington, NC
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130 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I took the family (plus my mother-in-law) to Hursey's BBQ for lunch --- and it was, once again, just a fantastic experience. The restaurant has a definite "family, home-owned" feel to it - as several Hursey family members are always there working. The place was very busy, as it was prime lunch time - and yet our waitress was always... More

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