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mac's Speed Shop

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$$ - $$$
Dilworth
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2511 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203
+1 704-522-6227
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Denver, Colorado
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We accidentally found this place looking for lunch before we had to catch our flight. The barbecue pork ribs was incredibly tasty! Being from Denver and enjoying ribs never had ribs this tasty! Had the hush puppies good, also she gave us coleslaw, as well and the potato salad , my gosh so creamy and tasty as well. Wish they... More 

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Charlotte NC
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Mac's barbecue is touted as being great. Not so. It's passable at best. Service is great. Ambiance is OK. Food is not great and the Q is poor compared to many local places and others around NC. Won't be back unless I cannot avoid it.

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Thank Monty R
Jefferson
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came with friends for lunch. We all had something different. I had the BBQ nachos which was a huge helping. The group had the a cheeseburger with fries, smoked chicken quesadilla and then a pulled pork plater with Brunswick stew and mac & cheese. The prices are great. We will be back for sure.

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Thank Katie B
Willis, United States
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Mac's Speed Shop was recommended by the Hampton Inn manager and he was correct, It serves very good "North Carolina BBQ". Being from Texas we compare BBQ to Texas BBQ and the North Carolina BBQ was a close 2nd. We ordered the mixed platter to taste the various meats. They were all delicious. The wine was good and reasonably priced.... More 

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Thank Ronald J
New Castle, Delaware
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83 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Mac's for lunch. Had the pulled chicken sandwich. The sandwich is served "naked" and you had to add your sauce to it. My preference is to have the sauce cooked into the meat. It was good, but I've had better. Try it for youself, but I don't get the hype.

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Shalimar, Florida
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling from NW FL to DC for the birth of our second grandson and Charlotte was our halfway point....Mac's was recommended by our hotel front desk ...checked it on TAdvisor and headed out...I think they have 4 locations...this being the original, I was told. It was an early dinner on a Monday. We were greeted immediately and seated... More 

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Thank Sean M
Upper Sandusky, Ohio
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to find BBQ places. Mac's is nice. I wasn't a big fan of the rub on the ribs but my husband did. Everything else was great. Service and atmosphere was outstanding. This place is just off I 77. Easy to get too!

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Thank Lisa G G
Palm Coast
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49 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have heard so much about this place and finally visited one day after hitting up some breweries. We ordered the nachos and they were just awful. Nachos are very hard to mess up. It was very busy and crowded (it was a football Sunday). Service was OK...not worth a trip back.

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Thank gcr22
Chicago, Illinois
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35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Macs is a solid place to grab a bite. The roasted turkey or pulled pork are always delicious. Good service.

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Thank Scott P
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I grew up in the south and with a great aunt who owned a BBQ restaurant on the coast, and I can honestly say that Mac's has the best BBQ in town! The mac and cheese isn't too be missed, either! Mac's has a great atmosphere and helpful staff. I've also ordered catering for large parties through Mac's and they... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15
Cuisine
American, Bar, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2511 South Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28203
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte>  > Dilworth
  • Neighborhood: Dilworth
  • Phone Number: +1 704-522-6227

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?