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Backcountry Barbecue

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4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294
336-956-1696
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 3
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mmmm mmmm good!

Knew this place must be good when we arrived about 2pm on a Sunday and got the only table left. There was a continuous flow of patrons including those who came in for take-out. The barbecue was delicious! Best baked beans I've ever had. Boyfriend said the green beans were excellent, too! Waitress... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
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concord, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Knew this place must be good when we arrived about 2pm on a Sunday and got the only table left. There was a continuous flow of patrons including those who came in for take-out. The barbecue was delicious! Best baked beans I've ever had. Boyfriend said the green beans were excellent, too! Waitress was friendly and service was quick. Highly... More 

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Sliced and chopped bbq were fine; fries and hush puppies were quite good. Slaw was overly sweet and lacking the horseradish tang expected from NC BBQ. Restrooms were a bit sketchy and not air-conditioned.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There are many places in Lexington, NC to get good barbeque, but Backcountry tops the list. Their BBQ chick is hands down the best in town, the pork is excellent....and their potato salad? Let's just say I save it for dessert. A lost art in many Lexington BBQ restaurants is the slaw and hush puppies; both here are delicious. No... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

Great place to eat and friendly folks too. Welcome to Lexington. Gotta try the steak for two - it's really good. So are the burgers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The chopped BBQ was good, not much of a smoke flavor, but the meat was moist. THE BEST HUSH PUPPIES WE'VE EVER HAD! They were smaller so you got more of that cripsy yumminess from the outsides. Very friendly and fast service, and can't beat the prices!!!!

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Blowing Rock, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

I go to Restaurants for the food. Lexington Barbeque is world famous so I had to ask the hotel manager, a local, where he ate barbeque. He steered me to this restaurant off the beaten path and I was not disappointed! It is rustic but it was packed with locals, not tourists. That is its best endorsement! The food was... More 

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Matthews, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

I stopped in for lunch today based on reviews from a few different websites. I couldn't be more satisfied with the meal, service, prices, or location. It's right off I-85 just inside Lexington city limits.I had the chopped BBQ special and my children had the burgers (one small & one large) they ate their meal, then the rest of mine!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I live in Lexington and this place is a staple. Best BBQ in town as well as the best steak. The steaks are always juicy and you can't beat the price. A must try for everyone!!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013 via mobile

This was simply the best barbecue we've ever had. We decided to stop by for lunch on our drive home from Charlotte after reading about it in Our State Interstate Eateries by DG Martin. We both had the chopped plate with the slaw and french fries. It was fabulous! The pork was so tender and moist...with a flavorful tangy sauce.... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

Yet another Lexington joint, with excellent BBQ and very little ambiance, actually it probably has the least ambiance of any BBQ joint in the state, except Snook's Old Fashion BBQ in advance, and the late Simp's BBQ in Roper. This place very well may have been a country store at one point - and it is small, no more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 336-956-1696

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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

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