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Bill Spoon's Barbecue

#409 of 1,890 Restaurants in Charlotte
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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5524 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217-4120
+1 704-525-8865
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10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thu - Sat 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Wilkesboro, North Carolina
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Went here after a long day on the road. Food was hot and tasty. Best barbecue we have had in a long time. Service was speedy and friendly. Restaurant was clean.

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Thank traveljunkie6567
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I had high expectations for this establishment. Service was very good and the food came out fast. Alas, the food did not live up to the expectations. The ribs were falling off the bone, but flavor wasn't special. The mustard coke slaw was interesting. The BBQ simply did not have much flavor. Nothing was bad, not nothing was really special... More 

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Thank Stephen R
Dallas, TX
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Really wanted to love this, but no. My husband gives it a better rating, but I did not care for the texture of the pulled pork....overly "pulled" almost mushy. Guess I just like my "Q" less processed.

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Thank cclee
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

Sorry guys, but I have had a meal that had some flavor. As hungry as I was, this just really took away my desire to have barbecue. The slaw was unlike anything that I can recall having consumed before. I could never walk in for this meal again. No way!

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Thank John S
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 1, 2016 via mobile

It's not bad, but it's anything but special. To be honest it reminds me of the Pulled BBQ they used to serve when I was a child in grade school. If you're looking to be awed then this isn't the place. If you're looking for a quick lunch spot it's the ticket.

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Thank JakeLafrance
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

First, this is one great family run resturant! We have heard so much about Spoon's and passed it on South Blvd for years-so finally stopped in for lunch- Not fancy, but good BBQ, hush puppies and good choices of side dishes- everything we ate was good! If you want a good olde fashion (been in business since 1963 I believe... More 

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Thank Scott B
Dallas
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109 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

An institution on South Boulevard since I don't know when...likebfor ever. Que is done right, not greasy, and served with slaw on your sandwich unless you are on the sex offenders registry or some other kind of pervert. This is how bbq sandwiches are done here, period. It is like ordering hot tea for.lunvh vs sweet tea. Just plain wrong.... More 

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Thank PrimalEater
Charlotte, United States
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016

Stopped by and got a to-go order! Love Spoon's BBQ. Very friendly staff and the wait was minimal. Will definitely go there again.

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Thank Dianne W
Palm Beach, Florida
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 17, 2016

We were just passing through Charlotte on a recent college road trip. After visiting Davidson College, my husband remembered that he had been here years before and really enjoyed it. So we made it a point to get there before they closed for the day. It sits next to a Taco Bell off the beaten path, but you should go.... More 

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Thank alotoftravelbug
Laurinburg, North Carolina, United States
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51 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2016

We ordered delivery from our hotel and when the food arrived it was only ok! The order wasn't correct and the food wasn't that good. The food wasn't prepared as I requested and the overall appearance wasn't good either.

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Thank Frances M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5524 South Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28217-4120
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-525-8865

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?