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Backcountry Barbecue

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4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294-0001
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016 via mobile

Have been eating here all my life. Not only is the BBQ awesome, but there fresh ground burgers and in house cut steak are always good. Nice salad bar too.

Thank David H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The BBQ was tender, juicy with very little fat. The hushpuppies are as good as you'll find. The girls that work there are very attentive and friendly. I will surely return.

Thank Rob S
lexington nc
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

My husband and I split the 20 ounce sirloin....and took some home and it turned into four meals. It is a yummy steak, and the hushpuppies are wonderful. For good food at a low price, try this restaurant. The restaurant is very dated with vinyl floor and old timey booths. Kind of like going back in time......The wait staff wears... More 

Thank ELexington
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015 via mobile

Hush puppies are excellent and the highlight of the meal. The coleslaw is unique recipe, not off the shelf, it was ok. The barbecue didn't have much flavor which was disappointing.

Thank hallercf
Abilene, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Each year I try to return to this area to visit family and old friends. Another goal is to find barbecue which has the flavor and quality I remember from my youthful past. I left there over 45 years ago, and most of the current big name establishments don't seem to spark my memories. I was beginning to think either... More 

Thank JR J
Easton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

A very friendly barbecue restaurant , service was awesome , food was awesome , when we first pulled in I was sceptic ... But turn out to be fantastic food

Thank brenda v
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Arrived at about 6 pm on Saturday, and the place was packed. Ordered the chopped BBQ plate with fries and sweet (white) slaw and hushpuppies. Also a side of baked beans. BBQ was tender and moist. Fries were unremarkable (to be expected). Slaw was very good. Beans were excellent with some sweet seasoning and plenty of bacon mixed-in. Hushpuppies were... More 

2 Thank Mike H
concord, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Knew this place must be good when we arrived about 2pm on a Sunday and got the only table left. There was a continuous flow of patrons including those who came in for take-out. The barbecue was delicious! Best baked beans I've ever had. Boyfriend said the green beans were excellent, too! Waitress was friendly and service was quick. Highly... More 

Thank enigma_ConcordNC
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Sliced and chopped bbq were fine; fries and hush puppies were quite good. Slaw was overly sweet and lacking the horseradish tang expected from NC BBQ. Restrooms were a bit sketchy and not air-conditioned.

1 Thank DrNickatNite
Lexington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There are many places in Lexington, NC to get good barbeque, but Backcountry tops the list. Their BBQ chick is hands down the best in town, the pork is excellent....and their potato salad? Let's just say I save it for dessert. A lost art in many Lexington BBQ restaurants is the slaw and hush puppies; both here are delicious. No... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 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, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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: 4014 Linwood Southmont Rd, Lexington, NC 27294-0001
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: 336-956-1696

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