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Parker's Barbecue

2514 Us Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
252-237-0972
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Ranked #3 of 130 Restaurants in Wilson
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

This BBQ lover has traveled far and wide, and I will say this joint offers seriously good cooking. Served so fast there is hardly time to think about waiting. The pork dinner was eastern NC style, tangy vinegar basted chopped BBQ. It very meaty, almost no fat. The portion was ample, and the sides were authentic made there food. Brunswick... More 

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Lynn, Massachusetts
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153 reviews 153 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

you are greeted by Eric, the perfect host. By the time you leave, he's your best friend! The food is outstanding and the prices so reasonable. The only negative feature may be the service. Our waiter was extremely polite and brought our orders efficiently. However, if you wanted more tea or had a question. Forget it!!! Could never get him... More 

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Acworth, Georgia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Wife is from Memphis and I wanted her to try real East Carolina BBQ. I have been here many times. Not bad this go round but way to moist and mushy. I am used to chopped BBQ. Maybe just a off day for them. Loved the flavor. Will be back.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The BBQ was mush sort of ground up, I did not feel that I was eating pork bbq (did not see fibers) and the moisture level was was too high

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Richmond, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My family and I are in Wilson for a boy scout merit badge program and had to visit a few places from my childhood. Parker's is the same ole same ole great homestyle BBQ restaurant. There were 4 of us and we went Family Style which includes 2 pieces of fried chicken per person and all the BBQ, brunswick stew,... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We have been stopping here off I-95 for many years--a North Carolina treasure --barbecue, green beans, and corn sticks!! Thank goodness some things never change!!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This restaurant has been serving great eastern NC barbecue since 1946. My cousin remembers going to Parker's for the first time that year: he was 7 years old!! Now he comes all the way from Florida to visit and take home some barbecue. Nothing fancy at this restaurant; just good southern cooking. Delicious Brunswick stew, slaw, boiled potatoes, other good... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

If you want to try the typical Southern Food in the area Parker's will be a perfect fit. The fried chicken and the hash puppies are excellent. The staff is friendly. You feel like eating at home with your family. Really nice experience.

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Crisfield
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41 reviews 41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

All the waiters are all clean cut polite young men. They wear white shirts and the old fashion white paper hats. They seat you with a big smile . Food comes to the table very fast and was great. Plan to stop on the way back and get some to go.

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Wilson, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

Parker's BBQ service is very quick & efficient. The food is excellent, especially the BBQ. Many friends & clients want to go to Parker's BBQ when they come to Wilson.

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Additional Information about Parker's Barbecue

Address: 2514 Us Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
Phone Number: 252-237-0972
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilson
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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