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Gary's Barbecue

620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
+1 704-857-8314
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunswick stew” (14 reviews)
“banana pudding” (35 reviews)
“hush puppies” (32 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gary's catered an event in NC and the food is pretty good. Could not complain with the quality of food and service

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank engineerpat5290
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place they have the best bbq in town and my 2 small children can always get goid yummy food as they say.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Lalita W
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Been going here for years. BBQ is great, love their hushpuppies and chili too. Gary's offers curb service, just blow your horn.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Aundrea H
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

Traveling through North Carolina and wanted something quick, but not your typical fast food on the interstate! This was a real treat and we were not disappointed! The sliced barbecue with slaw was delicious as well as the hush puppies! Loved the retro theme, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank beckyb341
Reviewed July 25, 2018

My parents, while living, had a home in China Grove. It was always a treat to drive 450 miles from Maryland, knowing that I would be eating at Gary's that evening. Extremely friendly and helpful staff, (as always), and the BBQ, slaw,and hushpuppies are to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank dnmurph303
Reviewed July 9, 2018

There ae two BBQ places inn town and both have good Q. Gary's however has great and friendly service while the other place...not so much.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank gramps-nanna
Reviewed June 19, 2018

I love the hometown diner in China Grove. It's filled with memorabilia and reminds me of a 50s diner. Food is good and service is great. Only thing to remember is they only accept cash.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Donna C
Reviewed April 14, 2018

We stopped in Gary's while on a trip in the area. We love the chopped BBQ sandwich with slaw on a bun. The BBQ is delicious and the slaw is very finely chopped. We usually add some extra sauce that is located on each table....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Slick5276
Reviewed April 8, 2018

My favorite BBQ joint of all time! Everytime I visit family in Mooresville, NC, I make the trip to Gary's. So good! The pulled pork is the best and hushpuppies are delicious. I even buy the BBQ sauce to take home each time!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank TakeMeToWV
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We live in Harrisburg and drive here for the best bbq we have had. The prices are great and you get decent portions. The food is just so good and it is family friendly. We have always had excellent service as well! Love Gary’s!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank crenne02
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July 25, 2018|
Response from gramps-nanna | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a complete and diverse menu.
November 3, 2016|
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Response from dnmurph303 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I'm not sure. Give them a call !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  China Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 704-857-8314
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