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Barbecue Center

900 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-2694
+1 336-248-4633
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“banana split” (80 reviews)
“ice cream” (26 reviews)
“hush puppies” (48 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
900 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-2694
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place has excellent bbq and when you order a banana split you better be hungry it is so large we took 4 people and still could not eat it all, but so good and worth the money

Thank 64mashpotatos
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came in to visit on a short trip and we so impressed with the food and service that we came back for breakfast. The food and service were top notch. Each and every person we came in contact with was friendly and helpful. Carrie...More

Thank nccowgirl1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped for late breakfast/early lunch, actually ordered one of each. Well prepared omelette plate, tasty and ample. Partner ordered a BBQ plate which was very tasty in a town known for BBQ. Enjoyed it so much we ordered some to take home for another meal....More

Thank BlueridgeCharlie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is very old and the prices are to high for what you get . It was clean tho it was old . Food was so so as was the portions

Thank Guz G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group took me out for my birthday. We ended up here. I was challenged to try and eat a Banana Split by myself so all I ordered at first was coffee. The food as it came out looked good and each entrey was enjoyed...More

Thank ZaztheOne
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently got another great banana split at the Bar Be Que center in Lexington, NC. What a treat, the two of us have never been able to consume one totally. We have eaten here many times and always come away from this place with...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lynn and I ate here this week, some TV show was filming so everyone was all pumped up. Maybe it went to their heads but wow, the food really was not good. I had the BBQ and red slaw, it camein a cardboard dish. For...More

Thank dennis c
Reviewed May 7, 2018

The chicken was remarkably tender and filled with flavor.The barbeque was fresh and delicious! Enjoyed the tasty hush puppies too!

Thank Suzanne R
Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

Javing never tried Lexington bbq, we thought we'd give it a try. We had the chicken & pork, both very flavoursome (the hint of vinegar was a perfect condiment!). Hush puppies, slaw and beans were great, potato salad was a little on the heavy side...More

Thank Travelling_Bilbury
Reviewed April 2, 2018

Two trays. Three bones. Barbecue was warmish. Hushpuppies dry. Slaw was very good. Lexington as a whole has probably disappointed me for the last time. My favs are Bibs, Mr Barbecue, and Little Richards in Winston Salem. I live in Greensboro but have not found...More

Thank Mike D
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Deb U
April 1, 2017|
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Response from LexingtonAtty | Reviewed this property |
No. There is only one BBQ restaurant in Lexington that serves alcohol (beer) and that is Smokey Joe's on S. Main St. It just started serving it in the last few months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine
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 - 9:30 PM
6:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 900 N Main St, Lexington, NC 27292-2694
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-248-4633
The Barbecue Center of Lexington, NC specializes in Pit Cooked Lexington Style Barbecue. We are also well known for our Huge Banana Split. We also offer a full early morning breakfast.
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