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Ron's Barn Barbecue & Seafood

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3122 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332
919-774-8143
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Good food

It was a buffet on the night I went. Good bbq and fried shrimp. The buttered potatoes were solid as well. A love for fried food is probably a must for Ron's....although I'm sure they have something other than fried food, even though I didn't have any. Overall a nice eat for a good price.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2014
Chris C
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was a buffet on the night I went. Good bbq and fried shrimp. The buttered potatoes were solid as well. A love for fried food is probably a must for Ron's....although I'm sure they have something other than fried food, even though I didn't have any. Overall a nice eat for a good price.

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North Carolina
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152 reviews 152 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The food is usually good for cafeteria style and I have eaten here many times and always been pleased. It is just what you would expect from a country style place where your go through a serving line. My most recent visit has convinced me that I will never be back. We had two couples (family visit from out of... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

Have eaten there a few times. The food, while good, doesn't stand out in any particular way. Quantities are adequate, but staff seems a little bored.

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SANFORD
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

Got Barbq & chicken, chicken was too greasey. But it overall the meal was ok. The iced tea is the best around and the slaw is really goood.

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Sanford, North Carolina
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128 reviews 128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

We were a bit confused walking in but managed to find our way to a line. Took a few minutes to be seated but, all tables were full. Hostess said "Menus or Buffett?" And we explained it was our first time there. She explained how it works.... The buffet is an all you can eat but, you are served by... More 

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Sanford, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

This is a great. Place to eat in Sanford, n.c. You need to like pork barbecue, it is the best, and the rest of the food is great too, the candied sweet potatoes are really good, the country style steak is good also. The chunky mashed potatoes are good. We go there often. You won,t be disappointed.

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

This is southern cooking at its best and you best loosen your belt before you eat here.They have great bbq,chicken and dumplins,mac n cheese and the best shrimp in town in my opinion!!!The atmosphere is great it takes you back to the southern roots NC was founded on displaying machinery and farm tools.If you wanna get your home cookin on... More 

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Fayetteville, North Carolina
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94 reviews 94 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

That's what I felt like while I was there. Like I was eating out of a trough. I suppose the fine folk of Sanford will stuff their gullets with anything, because this poor excuse for a restaurant left quite a mark on my wife and me. The atmosphere is cutesy with a dusty wagon wheel and all. But when the... More 

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Bear Creek, nc
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Great food but just a little on the high side. The best bang for your buck is when they have the nighttime buffet.

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Ft. Campbell
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

The food was rather bland. Sides tasted more pre-fab than freshly made.

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  • Address: 3122 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: 919-774-8143

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood

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