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Cooper's Barbecue & Catering

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109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
+1 919-832-7614
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (46 reviews)
“butter beans” (9 reviews)
“chopped pork” (13 reviews)
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109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was visiting a friend in Raleigh and she talked this place up like it was the end all to be all of barbecue joints. Well, it isn't. I've had barbecue 1000 times better in Michigan of all places (for example, US 31 Bar-B-Q in...More

Thank valeria l
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

5 reasons not to eat at this dump 1. They served us pork that was bad. It tasted bad, it smelled bad and after I decided not to eat it I see the cook and owner talking about bad pork in the kitchen less Tha...More

Thank Tom D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good East Carolina BBQ and Fried Chicken. Hush puppies, Cheerwine baked beans, and Mac n' Cheese were all delicious. Not legendary BBQ but very good southern food. Service was great!

Thank Paul K
Reviewed March 1, 2018

I had high hopes for this place but the chopped BBQ pork sandwich was literally the worst BBQ sandwich I've had in North Carolina. It smelled awful and tasted worse. I could not eat the sandwich and I was really hungry. I hate to write...More

Thank carolinapine
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Stopped in after not having Cooper's for several years and it was just as good as I remember. I had the chopped pork, fried chicken, fried okra and cole slaw. All fantastic! Hubby also had chopped pork, fried chicken, potato salad and corn and butter...More

Thank Corgimom06
Reviewed February 3, 2018

If I worked or lived in downtown Raleigh, I'd eat at Clyde Cooper's Barbecue a couple of times a week. Atmosphere-wise, it's not fancy, but it's cool and fun. There are pictures and artifacts from years ago hang on the walls. There are stuffed pigs,...More

Thank pfafftonian
Reviewed January 6, 2018

Somewhat of a historic restaurant in downtown Raleigh, currently in their 3rd location. Kind of cool inside, as it looks like they have kept pieces and parts of the 2 locations which preceded it. Lots of memorabilia on the walls, and interesting place to eat....More

Thank mike b
Reviewed January 3, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner tonight since my dad is in town and we wanted some good BBQ. We had been to The Pit in the past and some coworkers advised that we try Clyde Coopers instead. I'm so happy that we were able...More

Thank Coadifer
Reviewed December 18, 2017

This used to be one of my favorites at the old location. On my last trip I was less impressed. The pulled pork was a bit dry and not as good as I remembered it. The ribs were tough and not to my liking at...More

Thank robert w
Reviewed December 16, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place to eat and the pig at the door caught our eye. The atmosphere is quaint and old timey. Everyone is friendly and the place was really clean. I mean really clean so when you have a kid who likes...More

Thank Kristin A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-832-7614
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