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Allen & Son Barbecue

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6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
+1 919-942-7576
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“cole slaw” (17 reviews)
“nc bbq” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
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81 - 90 of 206 reviews

Reviewed February 14, 2015

It is a special place that you need to try. Check there menu and on what days they are going to do ribs.

Thank Mikevac
Reviewed January 14, 2015

Because our church had used this place to cater our picnics, when my sister came to town, I thought I'd treat her to NC Barbecue. We were immediately turned off by the restaurant as it looked dirty and poorly cared for. But sometimes a hole...More

2  Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed January 8, 2015

Allen and Son Barbecue has the best barbecue in the Triangle, maybe the universe. A barbecue sandwich from Allen and Son is truly one of the most delicious foods on this planet: the meat is smoky and tender, the slaw crunchy, refreshing and slightly sweet...More

Thank jh555
Reviewed December 24, 2014

We had family in from out of town and wanted to make sure the restaurant would be open when we arrived. Even the day before they said they would be open. We arrived after driving from Raleigh and they were closed. We were very disappointed...More

1  Thank Pat Y
Reviewed December 11, 2014

I've been eating here since I was a student in the 70's, even when I moved west, but sadly will not go again. The barbeque is now way more expensive than it was just a few years ago and the quality is much worse. Yes,...More

1  Thank michael t T
Reviewed November 7, 2014

We haven't had southern BBQ in years. So when we stopped in North Carolina to visit a friend we ask about a good BBQ joint. He said Allen & Sons has good BBQ, so we met him at the restaurant. We noticed some of the...More

Thank Paul T
Reviewed November 6, 2014

This is what NC barbecue is all about. The sandwich has thinly sliced pork with a vinegar based BBQ on a soft bun and topped with cole slaw. The fries are crispy, salty, and complement the sandwich. They have additional menu choices but their BBQ...More

Thank Scotch27
Reviewed November 3, 2014

If you enjoy delicious North Carolina Barbecue, Allen and Sons will not disappoint. We got takeout barbecue and coleslaw, and made several meals out of it. Just delicious!

Thank Nini807
Reviewed November 1, 2014

If you don't like the east coast vinegar based bbq you probably won't like this. It is loaded with vinegar just the way we like it. The hush puppies were awesome but neither of us could eat the slaw because there was so much pepper...More

1  Thank cheryl h
Reviewed October 14, 2014

I had heard of Allen & Son's from some TV show and had it on my must stop list for North Carolina barbecue. I wasn't disappointed. Pork, slaw, hushpuppies & sweet tea, all of it was very good. They have a variety of sizes of...More

Thank JStarkey2
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-7576
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