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Ron's Barn Barbecue & Seafood

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3122 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332
+1 919-774-8143
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Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I wanted to like this place. Had the 2 meat plate. I chose the fried chicken (which was very good) and the pulled pork (not a fan of their bbq sauce although the meat was good). Service was fantastic and the atmosphere was typical for a BBQ place. Loved our waitress.

Thank thetinman56
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

Just good down to earth Southern cooking buffet food. One of my favorite places but have to limit my visits to maintain a reasonable waist line.

Thank Suzanne C
Sanford, North Carolina
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

I rate this one as No.1 Best Country cooking around! If you want country food and seafood combined, You cannot beat it, period! Their fried chicken and barbecue are the best in town and the best in Any town! Them other chicken places are Not a close 2nd, either. They have a Great selection on the buffet bar and Plenty... More 

Thank byrdman2016
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

We stopped off here on our way through North Carolina. Although this is a cafeteria style restaurant, the food was of good quality and flavor. It was also very affordable. This is a place I would bring our family or for a quick, casual meal.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Raleigh, North Carolina
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250 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here with a group of neighbors. It's like cafeteria style, one price. Little bit of everything. Vegetables were typical country. The coleslaw just sucked. Pork barbecue was uninteresting. Beef ribs were not prepared well. Pies were brought in from somewhere else. All in all very average and not really a good value. Not recommended.

Thank Bizz-Traveler987
Kernersville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Cafeteria style buffet all you can eat for under $12 a person!! When we were there it was Fried Chicken (which wasn't greasy) and Fish and all the southern comfort sides you could think of and then silk pies and banana pudding for dessert.

Thank Bobbie A
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

For all of you wishing for a nice vintage appeal and great food inside an old barn this is the place for you! The only place where macaroni and cheese is a vegetable. The portions were big and filling. The atmosphere and artwork is inviting.

Thank Cameron C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

My family and I frequently visit this place for dinner. The food is good and the value for your money is good as well. It is normally pretty packed on Thursday's as that is when they offer their 2 for $20 special. It is definitely a great deal for buffet. What I also like about this restaurant is that they... More 

Fredericksburg, Virginia
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This place has good for at a very very reasonable price. Cash only, but they have an ATM. Get the burgers and fries.

Thank Michael S
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89 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Ok..we went one time..fried everything. If you don't mind weighing 480 pounds it is ok. If you like fried everything it is ok...once in a lifetime. If you est more often your life will be short. It was also a buffet. Eat as much as you can....ok...

Thank Nick P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Seafood, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3122 S Horner Blvd, Sanford, NC 27332
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 919-774-8143

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