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Allen & Son Barbecue - CLOSED

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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
FEATURES
Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

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Reviewed November 17, 2016

Went to restaurant based on reviews and on line menu. We had heard that it was not as customer friendly as before and sort of took patrons for granted. We figured that was just one person's opinion. Waitress took soft drink order before giving us...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank FCB-7
Reviewed November 7, 2016

Had a chance to grab take out from this well known greasy spoon - and I do mean greasy! Great pork sandwiches, homemade potato salad and pies. It's a busy place so be sure you're ready to order - especially take out. Warning - if...More

Date of visit: October 2016
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Reviewed October 16, 2016 via mobile

Though it's a mile from the edge of Chapel Hill proper you feel like you're in the country. Typical decor and thankfully typical barbecue too. I ordered the plate and there was plenty of food. Barbecue was very good though not the best I've had....More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank tarheeltraveler367
Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I had delicious barbeque chicken, bread pudding and homemade vanilla ice cream. The girlfriend got barbeque pork, which she liked but didn't rave about; she wished it had more brown sauce. She probably could have asked for it. I wasn't as big of a fan...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank Tommy G
Reviewed September 12, 2016

The BBQ sandwich with fry is a barbecue lovers delight! Fresh, hickory roasted and quickly served with delicious sauce which you add to your taste. On Fridays the banana pudding is worth the trip. I often drive 30 or more miles out of my way...More

Date of visit: September 2016
Thank qmcgraves
Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

Great place for NC chopped (NOT pulled pork, as they will remind you if you order Pulled Pork). The pork is tender and tasty, but not sweet. The sauce is vinegar based. Wonderful if you like NC barbecue, but not everyone appreciates it (my son,...More

Date of visit: February 2016
Thank Michael L
Reviewed August 21, 2016

This place is tiny, and off to itself. The building is nothing special. But the service is very friendly, and the barbecue has very, very good flavor. You can really taste the wood smoke in the meat. The slaw is nice, and the hush puppies...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank docdiamond
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Good service and quality NC eastern style BBQ. This restaurant is easy go get to, has a diverse menu and is a good value. Great place for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Ronald C
Reviewed August 10, 2016

This place is considered the best "locals" BB Que place in Chapel Hill. They make a huge barbeque sandwich with slaw on it that is more than a man can eat. We get the take out about once a month. It is just good basic...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank bruce128
Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Had BBQ sandwich and fries at Allen & Sons BBQ in Chapel Hill. Much of the BBQ was stringy and so tough it was difficult to chew. It had Eastern North Caroluna sauce on it (vinegar and black pepper). The fries appeared hand cut but...More

Date of visit: July 2016
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