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College Barbecue

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117 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144-2311
+1 704-633-9953
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
“hot dog” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
117 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144-2311
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a great place for BBQ sandwiches, BBQ plates, BBQ salads and all the sandwiches and daily specials are very good too. Quick service , everyone works together as a team and the food is always hot. The only downside is that when u...More

Thank mcduffey1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Go though drive-thru at least 2 to 3 times a month. Have never had an order wrong. Always still hot when go to eat. Really great food.

Thank jripz
Reviewed May 1, 2017

The smell coming from the chimney at college makes me want to stop every time that I pass. I've wanted to try their other food, but when I smell that barbecue I have to have some. Great barbecue!

Thank Brian S
Reviewed December 1, 2016

Great BBQ, Great Burgers, but the chili cheese fries and hot dogs are the win! Don't miss out on trying this joint out

Thank Timothy B
Reviewed October 19, 2016

I eat here at least once every time I am in Salisbury. The service is always top notch and the BBQ just about as good as you'll get anywhere in the Carolinas.

Thank smblackwell1
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We never considered that Salisbury was high on the NC BBQ charts. But a visit to College Barbecue changed that opinion and may warrant more visits to Salisbury. The chopped BBQ plate was plentiful and the BBQ was very moist and flavorful. There is a...More

Thank Eng-Lib
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was our first time visit to College Barbecue for lunch. We both enjoy good barbecue and was not disappointed. The chopped sandwich was ample and delicious. The barbecue had a smokey flavor and moist. The hush puppies were large and crisp on the outside....More

Thank cherie51
Reviewed July 14, 2016

I've eaten at most of the local bbq spots and, like some others, Jay sticks to the old ways and puts a lot of love in his 'que. The chopped pork with slaw was tasty - nice portion, good chop and not too much "dip"...More

Thank MoBBQ
Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

Love College BBQ's food! Cheeseburgers, hot dogs, BBQ, salads, etc... they are all delicious! They also have delicious breakfast options too. One of my favorite restaurants in town!

Thank TravelingAngelaDawn
Reviewed October 25, 2015 via mobile

Been here several times with company reps. The bbq sandwiches are delicious. Never had a bad meal. Also, the help is friendly.

Thank Daniel P
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Nearby Attractions
Salisbury National Cemetery
53 reviews
.32 miles away
Rowan Museum
29 reviews
1.50 miles away
Piedmont Players Theatre
27 reviews
1.61 miles away
Dr. Josephus Hall House
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1.40 miles away
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 117 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144-2311
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-633-9953
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