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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service

Menu

SOUPS
Vegetable Beef
Dine In USD 3.5
Take Out USD 3.85
BBQ Soup
Vegetable Beef Soup with Q
Dine In USD 5.75
Take Out USD 6.1
Pinto Beans
Dine In USD 3.5
Take Out USD 3.85
Chili-N-Beans
Pintos w/chili
Dine In USD 3.85
Take Out USD 4.2
SALADS
Salads contain Lettuce, Cheese, Tomatoes. Salad Dressings: Ranch, Italian, Thousand Island, French, Oil & Vinegar, Blue Cheese, Honey Mustard, Fat Free Ranch, Italian, Thousand Island
Tossed Salad
USD 4.15
Ham (Chef) Salad
USD 6.75
Turkey Salad
USD 6.75
Barbecue Salad
USD 6.75
Grilled Chicken Salad
USD 6.75
Marinated Chicken Salad
USD 6.75
Barbecue Chicken Salad
USD 6.75
Chicken Tender Salad
USD 6.75
Buffalo Chicken Tender Salad
USD 6.75
KIDS MENU (10 & UNDER)
Served plain with Fries or Chips. All Kids Meals Will Cooked Well Done
Hotdog
USD 5
Hamburger
USD 5
Cheeseburger
USD 5.5
Grilled Cheese
USD 5
Chicken Tenders
2 Pieces USD 5
Corn Dog
USD 5
WINGS & MORE
Chili Cheese Fries
USD 5.5
Chicken Tenders*
4 Pieces USD 7.1
Buffalo Chicken Tenders*
4 Pieces USD 7.1
Hot Wings*
6 Pieces USD 9
10 Pieces USD 12
20 Pieces USD 21
PIT - COOKED BARBECUE
SANDWICHES
Served with Red Slaw
Chopped
USD 4.6
Sliced or Coarse Chopped
USD 4.95
TRAYS
Served with Red Slaw and HP or Rolls (No Substitutes)
Chopped
Small USD 6.7
Large USD 9
Sliced or Coarse Chopped
Small USD 7.7
Large USD 10
PLATES
Served with Red slaw, Fries, and HP or Rolls
Chopped
USD 9.5
Sliced or Coarse Chopped
USD 10.5
BBQ CHICKEN PLATES
Available Wednesday-Saturday
1/4 Dark
USD 7.4
1/4 White
USD 8
1/2 Chicken
USD 9
1/2 Chicken All Dark
USD 8.35
1/2 Chicken All White
USD 11
COMBO PLATES
1/4s and 1/2s Available Wednesday-Saturday (Served with 2 sides and HP or Rolls)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We travel monthly from Virginia to South Carolina to visit family. Almost every time we travel, we stop at the BBQ Center for their BBQ chicken. It’s tender, juicy and we love the dipping sauce. I also love their sweet potato fries. Great service too....More

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed June 28, 2020

Try the Black Cherry. I had a cup. It was amazing! The milkshakes are just as good. We’ll definitely be back.

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 8, 2020

I'm not sure why the reviews are good or why this is #1 on Trip Advisor. The place is nice and clean, but the food was very disappointing. The coarse chopped BBQ tasted like something out of a Crock-Pot that hadn't been cooked long enough...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed June 8, 2020 via mobile

Worst BBQ plate I've ever had. I'm not sure why the reviews are good or why this is #1 on Trip Advisor. The place is nice and clean, but the food was very disappointing. The coarse chopped BBQ tasted like something out of a Crock-Pot...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed November 10, 2019 via mobile

The Best in town! Great staff, reasonable prices and generous portions! Try the chopped plate with the red slaw and crispy fries! The banana split is a tradition among the locals. Feeds 4 unless you are brave enough to try on your own.

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

Every time people come to Lexington. This and Lexington Barbecue is the first thing on people's tongues. However theblocals have various off the wall places that are definitely more reasonable and better tasting barbecue. Yes they have have the best banana split in in the...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 8, 2019

Saw the reviews and went there to see how it was. waitress were very friendly. Took our drink order when we sat down, brought them in a timely manner. Took our food order and within 10 minutes, the food was at our table. Would go...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed November 6, 2019 via mobile

Our niece was visiting with her kids so we decided to take to get some bar-b-q and treat them to a banana split. The food was so good. But when they brought out the banana split the look on my niece's face was priceless. It...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed October 10, 2019

Very homey NC barbecue restaurant. Sweet tea was good, sliced pork bbq was excellent and the bbq chicken was great. Good smoke flavor, but not over powering. Great service.

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed September 15, 2019

Great menu, several different options of BBQ, fries are crisp and delicious. ANd to top it all off with the incredible banana split - oh my!! We take all of our friends and family here who visit us from out of state. Always a winner!

Date of visit: September 2019
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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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