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Lexington Barbecue

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101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
+1 336-249-9814
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork” (63 reviews)
“hush puppies” (158 reviews)
“fries” (51 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stop by for dinner on trips back to Charlotte following NC State football games. The coarse cut bbq is our favorite. However, be sure to try the smoked turkey sandwich if you don't want pork. The staff is super friendly. The sweet tea is...More

Thank Lynn P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the Lexington bbq you have been looking for. Light vinegar, smoke flavor and hot sauce. Lots of different dish configurations from sandwich to salad. I liked it a lot. Just not my favorite bbq style. But still very good. Served with quintessential red...More

Thank SupperLenny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Barbecue is great and the hushpuppies are awesome. It gets a little crowded with license plates from all over the east coast. But it's very good

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fabulous eastern style North Carolina barbecue - coarse cut pork hickory and oaked smoked for 12 hours - served with hush puppies and cole slaw - lots of food small price - hello to Kathy at the cash register and the cool guy in the...More

Thank justshelleyknows
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food has never faltered in the 20 years I've been visiting. Everything on the menu is always good, service is fast and polite, and you'll get the best of Lexington barbecue you'll ever find.

Thank Logan F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Coming from the Midwest I was surprised everyone did not cover their smoked pork with thick sauces The meat was tender and well flavored and did not require any sauce. The menu is simple- pork shoulder. Served with good hush puppies and slaw it was...More

Thank jjdblzg52
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to eat with amazing food!!! The owner goes out of his way to be a good steward of the community. He helps sponsor the local 4-H in the community and gives back. He treats his employees very well as I have known several...More

Thank Allie16
Reviewed August 8, 2018

If you are looking for a regional dish that is tasty and reasonably priced - you can't go wrong with Lexington BBQue

Thank Rita T
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a popular location for the locals, but in my visits, it’s very average. My first complaint is they use frozen hush puppies, second the BBQ chicken is as dry as dust. Third, the potato salad is not made on site, their red slaw...More

Thank DocCP
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

They hands down are the local favorite for bbq. If you want to try bbq Lexington is known for this is your place. And don’t forget dessert their peach cobbler with ice cream is amazing!

Thank Jessica L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Center Street Ext, Smokehouse Lane, Lexington, NC 27295-1548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-9814
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