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Varsity Bar-B-Q & Ice Cream

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1907 S Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-6107
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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All hours
Mon 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2016

Choose the Deluxe Burger for a good hand pattied burger! The others on the menu do not taste as good as this one. We are addicted to the Grilled Chicken Bacon Swiss Sandwich! The fish and fish sandwich are AWESOME! If you don't want fries, there is a variety of sides to choose from...cakes in the bakery rock, also!

Thank cnewtonnktown
Kannapolis, North Carolina
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

The foot long hot dog special on Saturday's is a family favorite. Great burgers and onion rings as well. Great locally owned establishment with good service.

Thank MikeVinNC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

These folks have wonderful service and outstanding seafood plates and sandwiches. I have never been unsatisfied with any item that i choose off of their menu.

Thank SouthernDew
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

this is a great little place to have lunch or dinner. The variety of food is great. Burgers, baked chicken, fish, BLT and so on. Plus it is attached to a delicious bakery! If you are in the area, you've got to pull into the Varsity!

Thank rdh5221
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Last Summer (this review is very late), I had lunch at this local family owned restaurant by chance. I was picking up a birthday cake for my daughter at the bakery that shares the building space. I planned to grab the cake and head out but when I got back to my car, it wouldn't start. While I waited on... More 

Thank Kim28124
Charlotte, North Carolina
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

If you like meatloaf, then you will love the meatloaf from Varsity. They have it on the menu every Wednesday. Come with a healthy appetite, because you get a very big serving. Do not wait too long, because they do sell out fast.

Thank Cassie P
Newport, Oregon
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

This is a home-owned restaurant. The folks are friendly. The food is consistently great - and huge portions. Fast service. They have a drive-through for pick-ups. We eat in, and take out. Every family gathering - our kids, who live out of town, love the food from this place. Our favorite barbecue spot in the area. Great cakes as well,... More 

Thank Doug S
Sunbury, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This place is a little off the beaten path, hole in the wall, locals eatery that was exactly what I was looking for. The food is pretty good and the service was great. Seeing BBQ, Ice Cream, seafood, bakery is quite the interesting combo. It's worth checking out if your in the neighborhood

Thank PoliSciGuy24
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

I can't speak toward the "sit down" dining experience, but I have experienced the carry out. Our family purchased 4 lbs of pulled pork bbq and was underwhelming. Tastes like it was baked in an oven---could not get any hint of smoke at all. (I live in the area and have never smelled meat smoking ever) Legit BBQ joints close... More 

Thank Bluesdaddy
Mooresville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We love this place!!! BBQ is good, atmosphere is excellent! My wife loves their Oyster Stew! We always get all of our Birthday cakes from the Bakery also!!

Thank jrietman72

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1907 S Cannon Blvd, Kannapolis, NC 28083-6107
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Kannapolis
  • Phone Number: 704-932-4400

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