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Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge

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2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
+1 704-482-8567
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“hush puppies” (109 reviews)
“banana pudding” (20 reviews)
“pork” (24 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
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Reviewed 1 week ago

No doubt the food was good, but from the ratings I expected more. The atmosphere in the restaurant was not really good, plastic plates, no alcohol served.

Thank Simon K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Red Bridges BBQ is legendary in NC. It is a destination and a must-visit if you are driving on Highway 74 West to the NC mountains. Bridges BBQ is a barbecue-smoking, selling machine! The place is always packed and the food is fresh and delicious....More

Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

We ate here twice going to TN and then return home back to SC! The barbecue is to die for! The best vinegar base barbecue I had in along time! More food than you can eat! I

Thank Gammiedrose
Reviewed November 25, 2017 via mobile

You could tell this was the place when you saw cordwood piled up at the smoker. Simple menu. Awesome chopped pork barbecue ( available sliced as well). Super service, fast and attentive. I liked the fine chopped vinegar slaw. Really good sauce. This was our...More

Thank James W
Reviewed November 12, 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ in Shelby! some of the best Carolina BBQ anywhere. It's a local favorite as well as popular with those visiting! It's been featured in magazines and it's been around a long time! We love it!

Thank TINA E
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Bridges has the best BBQ and hush puppies. Very kid friendly. They have a very friendly staff that makes sure everything is great.

Thank 624KathyH
Reviewed November 7, 2017

If you want a lot of food for a great price, this is the place. Crowded as all get out, but man oh man, the food was good, service was fast, had leftovers. One of the best BBQ joints I have eaten at in a...More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed October 23, 2017

I am a first timer here, but a long time BBQ connoisseur. This place was amazing. The service was great and super friendly. The food was amazing. We live about an hour away and were travelling out of town and stopped here, next time, this...More

Thank DreadPirate4
Reviewed October 22, 2017 via mobile

We love trying new bbq places and this didn’t disappoint. Driving back to Charlotte from the mountains and had to stop for lunch. Got a ton of food for a good price. Delicious hush puppies and the sweetest tea you could imagine. We chose chopped...More

Thank Mom2clt
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Family owned and run for 70 years. Daughter of founders and her 2 children are hands on in the restaurant every day they are open [Tuesday - Sunday 11 - 8 or when they run out]. This personal supervision of food and staff shows in...More

Thank Jim J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-482-8567
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