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4172 Us Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
919-778-5218
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 64
    Very good
  • 34
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
BBQ beef special on Thursday

Thursday special is barbecued beef with two sides, banana pudding and tea for 9 dollars. Good Carolina BBQ and Wilber's is off the bucket list...

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Rome, Italy
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Mount Olive, North Carolina
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115 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015 NEW

Wilber's has very good wood-pit cooked eastern NC BBQ. I have driven by this restaurant many different times of day and you can often see the wood smoke from US 70 as you drive by. Besides BBQ, the restaurant has good side dishes including the hush puppies, cole slaw, and the banana pudding. During the week, Wilber's also offers daily... More 

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Best BBQ in town. Great slaw, fries, hush puppies and more. Fantastic Banana Pudding. Quick service, friendly servers. All at a great price.

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Rome, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Thursday special is barbecued beef with two sides, banana pudding and tea for 9 dollars. Good Carolina BBQ and Wilber's is off the bucket list...

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wilber's is a legendary restaurant in the city of Goldsboro!! It has hosted President's, Governor's, Senators and more!! The Barbecue and Fried Chicken combo is my favorite!!! Wilber's is a MUST STOP for anyone traveling through Goldsboro!!!

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Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

To look at the outside you would not be impressed but when you notice that ANY time of the day the parking lot isbfull, you know they must be doing something right. Their bbq is well know in the area and delicious. I had the pig bbq which is cooked in a slightly spicy vinegar mix. I was visiting with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Wilbur's is Nationaly known for his famous BBQ. People from all over have visited, all kinds of famous dignitaries have stopped in to eat. Nothing like good ole southern BBQ and Wilbur's is where you will find it!! When your passing through Goldsboro, NC on Hwy 70 be sure and stop at Wilbur's Famous BBQ!! You'll be glad you did!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Southern BBQ at its best! BBQ chicken and gravy with hush puppies is sooooo....good! Chef salad is huge.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015 via mobile

Been here for a long time, convenient to Hwy. 70. Friendly waitress, "hometown" atmosphere. Barbeque is okay, but plain - not a distinctive flavor. Very good hush puppies. Would probably drop by for a sandwich again if passing at lunchtime, but wouldn't go out of my way to return.

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Hartsville, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Average food but not to bad if you just want bar-b que but Macalls across the street is much better all around southern cooking and down home hospitality

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Our recent visit to Wilbers was not our first disappointing meal there. On this visit, two of us ordered the BBQ chicken special. The chicken was awful. It was over cooked and very dry, difficult to cut with a knife and even hardened in some places. Won't ever order that again. We have had at least one other time when... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4172 Us Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Goldsboro
  • Phone Number: 919-778-5218

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?