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The Original Q Shack


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Cobbler of the Day
Cake of the Day
Must be 12 years old or under
One Side
16 oz. $1.49
32 oz. $1.95
Fountain Drinks
1 /2 Gallon $+3.00
Sweet or unsweetened tea
Pbr $1.95
Good $2.95
Better $3.95
Bottled Beers
Pbr $10.00
Good $15.00
Better $20.00
6 Count Bucket
S, m, l, xl, xxl $15.00
Youth- m, l $15.00
Q-Shack t-Shirts
My Sauce
A tomato based sauce with a lot of chipotle flavor, and a little hint of sweet and tang made with texas love.
His Sauce
A vinegar based sauce with lots of chilies, garlic and a western carolina heritage twist: a kiss of tomato
One Pound Of Pork
One pound of beef, one and a half pounds of ribs, choice of three medium sides, large hushpuppies, 1/2 gallon of tea feeds 5 to 8 people
Two Pounds of Pork
One pound of beef, one and a half pounds of ribs, one pound of sausage, choice of three large sides, 2 large hushpuppies and a gallon of tea feeds 10 to 14 people
Three Pounds of Pork
Two pounds of beef, three pounds of ribs, one pound of sausage, choice of four large sides, one loaf of bread, two large hushpuppies and 2 gallons of tea feeds 15 to 20 people
Hurry Home Pack
Two‎ pounds of pork or chicken, choice of three medium sides, four buns, and a ½ gallon of tea feeds 4 people
Plates served with two sides and hushpuppies sandwiches served with one side and hushpuppies
Pulled pork plate $7.95
Sandwich with slaw $5.95
Smoked Pork butt
Sliced / chopped plate $11.50
Sliced / chopped plate $10.50
Sliced/ chopped sandwich $8.50
Sliced/ chopped sandwich $7.50
Chile Rubbed Beef Brisket
Pulled chicken plate $7.95
Pulled chicken sandwich $5.95
Smoked Chicken
Plate $9.50
Sandwich on texas toast $6.95
Smoked Turkey
Regular plate with two sides $11.95
Large plate with two sides $17.95
St. Louis Cut Pork Ribs
Plate with texas toast $9.50
Sandwich on texas toast $6.95
Smoked Beef Sausage
Two Meat Combo Plate
Three Meat Combo Plate
Smoked Pork Butt
Smoked Turkey
Chile Rubbed Beef Brisket
St. Louis Cut Pork Ribs
Smoked Pulled Chicken
Smoked Beef Sausage
Potato Salad
Collard Greens
BBQ Beans
Mac and Cheese
Side Salad
Onion Rings
Fried Okra
With All The Fixin’s
Butter, cheese, sour cream, bacon, green onions
With Choice of Meat
Pork, brisket, chicken, turkey, or sausage
1/3 Pound Burger with Lettuce, Tomato, Onion, Pickles, and One Side
Q-Cobb Salad
Romaine lettuce, smoked turkey, beef brisket, avocado, hard boiled eggs, tomatoes, and a choice of chipotle blue cheese dressing or country ranch.
1/2 Pint $2.95
Pint $5.50
Quart $9.95
Beef Brisket Chili
Corn Chip Chili Pie
Corn chips topped with brisket chili, cheese, red onions, avocado, sour cream and jalapenos
French Fry Chili Pie
French fries topped with brisket chili, cheese, red onions, avocado, sour cream and jalapenos
Jalapeno Deviled Eggs
25 wings $+21.95
One Pound
With one side
50 Wings $39.95
75 Wings $59.95
100 Wings $74.95
Pre-Order Packs Notice Needed
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
American, Barbecue
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews creamed spinach brisket hush puppies smoked turkey nc bbq pork butt bbq beans meat platter deviled eggs cole slaw side salad sandwich chilli wings great bbq texas style bluegrass music
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not much for ambience but the food is awesome. Great local craft beer selection we all had smoked pork butt, definitely Carolina style. Great selection of sides. Green beans were my favorite!! Seems like a great hangout for locals.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank 233JulieC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hush puppies are to die for!! They are so GOOD, Me and my Office staff went back the next Day for more

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank nietras
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Southeran vinegar bbq great smoky flavor. Basket instead of plate, Plastics silverware utensils. Very crowded for the shack, might have to share a table with others.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Scott386
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Original Q was recommended and very good food and service. Both the quantity and quality were good. About the only thing I would improve was that their desserts were not home made, they were good...just not on par with their meal which was very...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Cruiser150583
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Ate lunch of pulled pork, BBQ baked beans and hush puppies. Really good with great service and comfortable seating in clean restaurant. Plenty of condiments, great choices on the menu with many local beers to chose from. Outdoor seating but too cold to use right...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank maigolf
Reviewed February 23, 2019

Never had bbq hot dogs before but that was the special the night we were there and they were fantastic. Served with a side of wonderful slaw, it made for a great meal. My wife and daughter both did the bbq chicken and they raved...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank rduinc
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Simple put the best brisket in town. I've been eating here for years and they have always served some of the best barbeque. I love this place.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank dbellace
Reviewed February 17, 2019

Another fantastic recommendation from a friend. Had to have some bbq from the original Q shake and we were not disappointed. We ordered take out so we could watch some basketball but the meal was still hot and flavorful. We decided on a multi-meat plate....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank KevinL41872
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

I do not know enough about the nuances of BBQ to be able to say with any certainty what kind of BBQ this is. What I do know is that the pulled pork sandwich with slaw was outstanding. And pretty inexpensive, too!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank ProfPTJ
Reviewed February 9, 2019

Made it back to this place during a recent visit to Durham. Still as good as ever. Very authentic. Big choice of meats, I had the 3 meat place, with chicken, brisket (to die for) and ribs st louis style. All terrific. For my sides,...More

Date of visit: February 2019
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