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Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks

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930 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4571
(704) 861-8787
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Kings Mountain
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45 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hillbilly's used to be one of our favorites for barbecue and ribs. What happened? We ordered ribs and steaks. Ribs were thin and small portioned. Steak was better, but thin. Salad bar was picked over. Baked potatoes were undercooked of reheated. Prices have increased. Despite a small crowd at Saturday dinner hour (?) we were seated in the back. The... More 

Thank Strowd1
Gastonia, North Carolina
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hillbillies is a Hometown favorite here and Gaston County. It's very good BBQ with delicious authentic BBQ sauces but they are kind of selfish with their portions and the meat it is rather skimpy whether order BBQ ribs or BBQ chicken. I found a better value to buy there combo meals. I believe they only offer those online and that... More 

Thank JennyNjerry L
West palm beach Florida
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

We visited based upon reviews. The food was great for the value. The chili was not to spicy. The hush puppies were free and tasted great. The chicken was a little over cooked but the chopped steak was great with onions and peppers. The waitress was wonderful and very friendly. Would go again.

Thank Icecreamcake
Austin, texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Fast, friendly service. Very good sweet tea. Maybe I should stop here. I had the pork bbq plate with baked potato, beans, and salad bar. $20. BBQ was more like oven roasted pork shoulder. No bark. No smoke ring. No smoke flavor. Thick, sweet sauce, similar to bottled Kraft BBQ sauce. Maybe OK for Iowa, but completely out of place... More 

Thank stephen s
Gastonia, North Carolina
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Love their senior plates as it's just the right amount for me at a great price. My family prefers Hillbilly BBQ and BBQ chicken for family get togethers.

Thank 1950Max
Gastonia, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

I love the ribs here. They have great BBQ sauce- It is not vinegar based. I like the sweet thicker BBQ sauce. The staff are friendly and accommodating. I believe they have the best tea! Pricing is very reasonable.

Thank sandieb193
Odessa, Florida
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101 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

Went for first time for ribs and chicken. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Ribs were great. Chicken good, maybe a little dry. Hushpuppies were sooo good. Overall, great food and would return.

Thank JCB556
Gastonia, North Carolina
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33 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

My husband and I went here recently for the first time, we only wanted a light meal, and that's exactly what we got. I ordered a pork BBQ sandwich and my husband a small pork plate. The food was excellent, and I reckon I could just about drink a jug of their BBQ sauce.

Thank Aussie_in_KY
Rutherfordton NC, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016

We recently hired Hillbilly's to cater our son's wedding reception dinner for 140 in our barn.They did a fabulous job in difficult weather conditions (torrential rain). Joey sliced the beef brisket as guests came through the line. Both it and the smoked chicken were delicious and we love the tangy sweet sauce. We were extremely pleased with both the food... More 

Thank Caroline E
Gastonia, North Carolina
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49 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2016 via mobile

Steaks are great, salad bar is nice and clean. Fresh lettuce, tomatoes and dressings. The Texas toast is the best...always warm and toasted perfectly. Waitresses are always friendly. Location in Gastonia is not as busy as the one off 85.

Thank Clane1123

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 930 E Garrison Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28054-4571
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: (704) 861-8787

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?