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Hillsborough BBQ Company

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236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
+1 919-732-4647
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
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Huron, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here numerous times and every time is wonderful. Food is always great as is the service and atmosphere. Smoked turkey is especially delicious! We make a point of eating here whenever we're in the area.

Thank Pam R
Springfield, Ohio
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164 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Hillsborough BBQ Company is a nice little, out-of-the-way, BBQ. It is a block or two off of the main drag, but it is so worth the drive. It looks like one of those spots that would be on "Diners; Drive-ins, and Dive," as it is in a small row of businesses. But -- "WOW" -- when you get inside and... More 

Thank Carl A
Mebane, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant Takes their time to slow cook the food and you can tell. Everything is very tender and full of flavor. It is off the main roads but should be on your list to go to.

Thank Wally H
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pork, chicken, catfish and sides are all pretty good but the Brisket is what I go here for. Smokey, tender, awesome! Also a nice selection of local beers.

Thank Dan D
Cowpens, South Carolina
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52 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Felt BBQ checked tripadvisor and gave this place a shot. Nice little place, service was good. Food, Hushpuppies were awesome! Pork was good, Brisket was a little too fatty especially for the price. Catfish was good just wish there was more of it. Ribs were sold it which stinks but guess gotta get here earlier for them. Good place overall.

Thank DOTDamian74
Apex, North Carolina
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192 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Hillsboro BBQ Company on a Sunday as they were opening at 11:30. There is inside seating in air conditioning or outdoor seating on picnic tables right outside the front door. All 3 of us wanted to try 3 different meats so we ordered a meat plate each - one ribs, one brisket, one pulled pork. Each was delicious... More 

Thank ggthor
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016

From pulled pork to smoked turkey, everything is great. Wonderful crisp green beans, great Mac and cheese. It's all delicious! Great place for take out, as well.

Thank Pat L
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

They continue to offer great food and service. Great local company to support for your business or personal needs.

Thank Chad K
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I have traveled across the USA often and have samples every type of regional BBQ. While BBQ in Kansas City and Texas as a whole are both fantastic, "non-eastern NC" BBQ and particularly Hillsborough BBQ remains my hands down favorite.

Thank John L
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016

By far a wonderful dining experience. Food is great and helpings are generous. They also have the BEST Maple Old Fashioned. Love eating here when I am in town.

Thank MJF416

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-732-4647

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?