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Charlie's BBQ & Grille

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American, Barbecue, Grill
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8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
+1 919-934-0093
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Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Clayton, North Carolina
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For years I would drive by this place barely noticing it was there. One day I was meeting my daughter for lunch at school and decided to bring something from here. They serve pulled pork, brisket, BBQ chicken and burgers. The sides are really good, especially the baked beans, collards and mac & cheese. I have never dined at a... More 

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Thank John W
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you, sir, for taking time out of your day to provide positive feedback, regarding your experience at Charlie's BBQ and Grille. My staff and I look forward to seeing you again real soon. More 

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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

As a local resident, I always look forward to going here! The food is amazing and the owner is very personable and always likes to interact with the patrons! A+++

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Thank Joe P
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your recent review of our little place. My staff and I appreciate your positive feedback, and we look forward to seeing you real soon. More 

Clayton, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

I love Charlie's BBQ! We actually have them cater for Christmas for our family! Some of the best brisket I've ever eaten!!! The people at Charlie's are very sweet and helpful! I will continue to eat at Charlie's over and over again! Yum!

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Thank cdharris94
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your review of our restaurant. Comments, such as yours, help us determine how we are doing to meet the needs of our customers. I appreciate the time you have taken to provide your input, and we hope to see you again real soon. All my best, Charlie Charlie's BBQ & Grille More 

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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

All of the food here is delicious!!! This is my favorite barbecue!!! I love the pulled pork, fried yellow squash, ad Cole slaw. Charlie's sauce is my all time favorite!! It is unique and he created it based upon the different sauces that he tried all over the state during his law enforcement career. Charlie takes great pride in making... More 

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Thank Lisa R
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for providing your review of our restaurant. Comments, such as yours, help us determine how we are doing to meet the needs of our customers. I appreciate the time you have taken to provide your input, and we hope to see you again real soon. All my best, Charlie Charlie's BBQ & Grille More 

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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

The owner is very nice good food definitely something new to try very good service everything is good here will definitely tell others about this place will go back when I am in the area

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Thank Rgaspar39
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to review our restaurant. I am so pleased that your experience with us was a positive one. At Charlie's, my staff and I attempt to make certain that your visit brings you back. We use guest comments to guage how we are doing. Thank you for taking time out if your busy day to provide... More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Down home southern hospitality, combined with the best BBQ in the south! Great family environment, Excellent BBQ Sandwich, and Ribs. Highly Recommend to anyone in the Raleigh Area. Also Charlie BBQ provides local BBQ Catering.

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Thank Vance M
Clayton, North Carolina
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Went tonight, goy.sick afterwards, and stomach rumbling.5 hours later. Ribs were burnt, hush puppies were raw inside, BNQ was yesterday's warmed over. Too expensive and.not worth it. Now I remember why I haven't been n 3 years.

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Thank Chris A
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

It is unfortunate that you experienced a less than positive review of our restaurant. On June 3rd, 2016, Charlie's will begin it's 9th year of operation, and a review such as yours has never been lodged. Charlie's adheres to a strict regimen for cleanliness, and we strive to meet our customer's expectations. As an opportunity to make am mends for... More 

Garner, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Great food. The BBQ is Eastern NC style. Charlie is the best. Be sure you get there in time to try some homemade cake.

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Thank William S
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our little place in the Cleveland School area of Johnston County. Comments such as yours help us to guage how we are doing in the eyes of our customers. We attempt, at Charlle's BBQ and Grille, to listen to our customer's needs, in hopes that we provide an overall expectation of excellence!... More 

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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

Charlie's did not disappoint. I heard ffcffffso many people talk about how great the food and service was. Charlie came out introduced himself and gave me a hug. What customer service. I felt like I was sitting in my kitchen. The food was wonderful.

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Thank Kim B
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments regarding Charlie's BBQ & Grille. We pride ourselves in serving the best BBQ & service North Carolina has to offer. Thanks again for taking the time to report your dining experience. Charlie More 

Benson, North Carolina
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

People are friendly. The price is reasonable. Charlie's is always clean. It is a nice place to bring family and friends too.

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Thank Delma H
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing our restaurant. Customers like you help us to gauge how we are performing to our customer/our family. Thanks again for your positive comments! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-934-0093
Description
Charlies BBQ and Grille The best BBQ experience in the best of a good old North Carolina tradition!

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