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Hillsborough BBQ Company

236 South Nash Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278
(919) 732-4647
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Ranked #6 of 50 restaurants in Hillsborough
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Most recent review
- Aug 16, 2014
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has really good food. The barbecue is excellent. They clearly start out with good pork and they know how to cook it right. The sides are incredible. I'm particularly happy that they offer Lexington style cole slaw as an option - many places here and further east don't.

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Greensboro, NC
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73 reviews 73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

We have eaten here several times, and it was always wonderful. Service great, food fantastic, pricing reasonable. But after an absence of a little over a year, we went there last night and were quite disappointed. They have become just one more restaurant that was great and then slid downhill for whatever reason. First clue was when we arrived at... More

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Mebane, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We have never been disappointed with anything here! They have the best brisket and green beans!! My husband loves the catfish and my dad ( who is very picky) loved the BBQ!

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Hillsborough, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The BBQ Company is to be commended for helping revitalize west Hillsborough. It's a very friendly, comfortable spot and the outdoor seating makes the whole block seem more approachable. I like the brisket and most of the sides. They don't do as well with pork as other places in the area though. It's a convenient spot if you're in the... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014 via mobile

I attended a wedding that served Hillsborough BBQ for the reception. We had pork, brisket, green slaw, Mac n cheese, and corn bread. It was all wonderful and all but the last 2 items were gluten free. Highly recommend this restaurants excellent food.

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Raleigh
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Came to Hillsborough to visit a recommended pet shop and found this place next door. We sat outside at the picnic tables with our dogs and had an enjoyable lunch. Good BBQ with your choice of sauce on the side to customize it just the way "you" like it. Friendly and attentive wait staff. Will likely stop here again the... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

While traveling around North Carolina with my son, brother and cousin we stopped at my daughter's home in Hillsborough. When lunch time came around we visited this restaurant at her suggestion. After seeing rave reviews I was somewhat disappointed. Way over priced for what you get. I had the leg and thigh chicken platter with slaw, hush puppies and fried... More

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Roanoke, Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We stopped here on our way to Wilmington based on a trip advisor review. It was a great bet. Not located on the beaten path, but worth the side trip. The food was great and the people were too. One of the dishes of the day was a side of mango lime slaw. Good stuff. I would recommend it if... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Always so good! REAL barbecue is hard to find ... But this smoked brisket, turkey, chicken, ribs, AND pulled pork is to die for! Even the salads have a great smokey grilled taste! Can't beat the bar and friendly servers! I HEART Hillsborough AND it's barbecue!

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Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This is a very good BBQ restaurant in the area, especially if someone has not tried a lot of different styles of BBQ. There is pork, beef and chicken. I have never had a dried out experience and a word of warning- the beef brisket goes fast!! It is delicious. The sauces come on the side so you can try... More

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