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John Boys B BQ and Dairy Bar, Inc.

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796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
+1 336-835-4711
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“flounder” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

John Boy's is a local attraction on Friday night. Locals love the specials - seafood plate, hamburger steak plate, chicken tenders plate. All at an excellent price with generous portions. Sit down and get to know the community while you are there.

Thank Philip M
Reviewed November 15, 2017

John Boys is good food that is fairly inexpensive. They only take cash but you get a very good meal really quick.

Thank Bill O
Reviewed September 13, 2017

Had lunch here today and the food was great. Yes the place looks like it's still set in the 60/70's but the food is good and the staff is friendly. I had a large BBQ sandwich and tater tots and couldn't finish it all. Note:...More

Thank John S
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

We frequently stop in Elkin when traveling along I-77 in the Carolinas. We were happy to find a recommended BBQ restaurant. This restaurant is extremely popular locally. We hoped that pulled chicken would be served but it is not and we ordered a fried fish...More

Thank Anthony M
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

Visited here before doing some wine tasting. The food was fine but seemed a little slow in service once order was placed. I tasted my friends BBQ but not to my taste as I prefer a vinegar based sauce! It is a busy place so...More

Thank marjea11
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This BBQ joint is like something out of the sixties! No pretence, just fast service, slightly greasy cooking, no credit cards accepted and uplifting pictures on the wall. A big yellow menu board above the counter offers a huge range of options (and look for...More

Thank Rodhake
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Best flounder ever and Great price. Great daily specials. Very good service. Always love eating at John Boys.

Thank bhuffman103
Reviewed April 11, 2017

We love to go to John Boys and get their shrimp plate. It is a quick, affordable meal at night when you don't have time to cook. Thanks John Boys for keeping meals good and affordable!

Thank kayadkin
Reviewed March 20, 2017 via mobile

Love the food here. Understand it is greasy & fried & they give you plenty. A very busy spot. Order at the counter (just pick a line), then pick up your food. Be sure to check the specials list because they are great deals and...More

Thank ncmttravelers
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This place stays packed for a good reason. The food is reasonably priced and so good! Another Elkin restaurant that has a great variety on the menu! Cash only but again well worth a stop at the ATM prior to your visit!

Thank Ro256
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 796 Nc Highway 268 W, Elkin, NC 28621-2816
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Elkin
  • Phone Number: +1 336-835-4711
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