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Ole Carolina BBQ

1011 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 215-5293
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English first
Gastonia, NC
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ole Carolina BBQ is owned and operated by the original owners of Carolina Country BBQ from years ago before it was sold and went downhill. We were so disappointed when they sold and eventually closed but we are so so happy they have reopened right down the street from the old location and the food is just as good as... More 

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We are there yesterday, it was very good, as always. Their portions are good for lunch and prices are reasonable. Recommend.

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North Carolina
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14 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Good food. Good service. Good times. This is easily the best barbecue in Gastonia, although they have excellent food besides that also. The chicken tenders, with a loaded baked potato are also something i recommend. The waiters and waitresses are very kind, courteous, and considerate. They hardly ever make mistakes, and if they do, it's always taken care of quickly.... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

My new favorite place, Best BBQ in Gastonia! In fact best BBQ I've ever had! Everything is good there, their sauce, BBQ, beans, hushpuppies....All Excellent! Not to mention their Lemonade is the best I've ever had! Very good prices, and friendly staff. Give them a try, you will be glad you did!

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Gastonia, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

The food is not as good as when it was Carolina Country BBQ. They use to have this great slaw that was so good. Now they just have the plain old stuff you get everywhere else. It's just a average place now. Not bad but still lacking what they use to be.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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125 reviews 125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

I had pork and beef BBQ plate and wife had the ribs. The BBQ was average, will continue to hunt for better. Highlight of the meal was their sauce, sweet and tangy with some heat coming in at the end. Would go back for the sauce but not the BBQ...

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Atlanta, Georgia
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28 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013 via mobile

Stopped for a late lunch based on TA reviews. We really enjoyed our lunch BBQ was VERY finely cut - never had any made this way before, but it was tasty. The sauce was wonderful! The servings are immense - could easily be shared. Onion rings were good as well. Surroundings are OK - it is a BBQ joint -... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We are lucky to enjoy so many good BBQ restaurants in our area! If you want the best BBQ, ribs or chicken & Brunswick Stew, then Ole Carolina BBQ is the best in my opinion! These folks know how to make good BBQ & it is always consistently good as is their Brunswick stew! You can drive all over the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for something local, when passing through town. I wouldn't go out of my way to eat there again, but it did the job.

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38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

The place was packed during our lunch visit. The BBQ was very good. They have the "Lexington or Eastern style" sauce along with the thicker style. They offer pork, chicken, ribs, and various kinds of sandwiches. Our server was very attentive and kept coming by to refill our sweet tea. We will definitely return when in the area.

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Additional Information about Ole Carolina BBQ

Address: 1011 Union Rd, Gastonia, NC 28054
Phone Number: (704) 215-5293
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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