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Pigman's Bar-B-Que

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1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Duck, North Carolina
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68 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brown building right off off main road, across from MCD's. (I am not a fan of NC yellow turn signals in summer). We got Take out ribs and fries. The ribs were good, perfect BQ sauce on top, didn't need the few small containers that I got. Fries were good as well. I Read about this on tripadviser, glad I... More 

Thank Donna C
Denville, New Jersey
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

BBQ was decent..Nothing special .....Not as good as High Cotton...Brought the family for dinner. Better places on OBX

Thank Jeffrey L
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey, Please come see us again so we can treat you to the best OBX BBQ experience! Love, Pigman More 

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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

First time eating here. Our group had a little of everything. Their plates have HUGE portions. They offer tuna, pork, and turkey bar-b-q. We were all very happy and full. Give it a go if you're looking for bbq.

Thank Michael H
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Dear Michael! Thank you for the kind words! We are glad you had a great dinning experience with Pigman's BBQ - please come see us again soon! Love, Pigman More 

Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very good BBQ, good portion and delicious hush puppies. Very family friendly. We all enjoyed our choices.

Thank jerlis1399
Center Valley, PA
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113 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I ate an early lunch here in late July 2016. We both had the pork BBQ sandwich and fries and hush puppies. We enjoyed our sandwiches and sides and ate for less than $20. In fact, there was enough left over that we took some back to our cottage where it made one additional lunch. Wonderful flavor... More 

Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place has the best BBQ in the area. They offer casual, family seating. We've tried the pulled pork and ribs - both were great! Some reviews ding the staff and owners but I can tell you that they will do everything within reason to accommodate their guests and resolve any issue. I think anyone who complains about Pigman's service... More 

Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind words!!! We love our customers - please come back to see us again soon! Love, Pigman More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When we walked in there was only one couple and we thought we had made a big mistake. It was a very lucky choice since we both ordered the BBQ plate with baked beans, and hush puppies. Everything was delicious. We arrived just in time because half way thru our meal all the tables were taken and standing room only... More 

Thank johnrmcc
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks Johnrmcc! We hope you come back to see us again soon!! Love, Pigman More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a late dinner - was greeted with anything but a smile. Cashier seemed upset that we walked in and had a bad attitude. There was another cashier that started assisting and she was less aggressive but still short. I chose to skip ordering- my family ordered and seemed ok with the food. Husband loved the country ham... More 

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have ordered take out at Pigman's every year for four years without disappointment. I get the ribs every year and am always pleased. My husband usually orders a BBQ sandwich and devours it. I was surprised to read other reviews that found the sauces vinegary and the ribs fatty. We did not have those experiences. We agree that the... More 

Thank CathyB-So-Md
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For the last several years Pigmans has always been on the must go to list when we come to the OBX. After the experience we had this year, we are done. Last year was just so-so, but we all thought it was a one-off experience. Unfortunately, this year our experience was even worse. The staff are super friendly, however the... More 

1 Thank Halleyjh
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Dear Halleyjh, So sorry your Pigman's BBQ experience was not satisfactory - please let us know when you plan on visiting the OBX again, we truly want to make sure you have the Pigman's BBQ experience you want and deserve! Love, Pigman More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
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 - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 252-441-6803
Pigman's Bar-B-Que is the premiere barbeque restaurant on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For over 16 years, we have been serving up 'Que to tourists and locals alike. We have won multiple awards including "Best of the Beach" in the BBQ category in 2012 and BBQ Showdown OBX "Best Ribs" in 2013! We offer many varieties of BBQ with signature sauces to go along with it! We have all the fixings you can imagine and we also do catering.At Pigman’s Bar-B-Que, we take all the necessary steps to make our BBQ unique as well. For example, all of our signature BBQ’s are cooked on site by smoking. We cook this way for two reasons: To cook the meat slowly to retain the natural juices, and infuse it with oak flavor. Then we add our signature sauces, thus creating BBQ. Every BBQ option we sell is hand-crafted, and has some sort of vinegar-based sauce added to them. Although our vinegar-based BBQ options are delicious, we have discovered that there are many different palates out there to please. As a result, a few of our BBQ options have ketchup and an additional blend of proprietary spices to give our customers a “tomato based” option, also known as “ketchup based”.

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