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Terry's North Carolina Barbecue & Ribs

4688 Long Beach Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8799
+1 910-477-9187
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“pulled pork” (7 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4688 Long Beach Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8799
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Great place for favorite BBQ offerings. Friendly fast service providing quality offerings. Terrific brisket.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank dham109
Reviewed August 14, 2018

Having eaten Terry's barbecue at several events hosted within my community, my girlfriends and I traveled to the actual restaurant to enjoy a meal. Honestly, the food at the events was better. Most interesting, the ribs served at the restaurant were not good. In several...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank smholst
tlcaugh, Owner at Terry's North Carolina Barbecue & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded August 16, 2018

So sorry to hear this if you are still in town I would like to refund your cost or replace, please let me know

Reviewed July 2, 2018

Got takeout...pulled pork, mac and cheese and baked beans. The baked beans were the best I've ever had. Mac and cheese delish and the pulled pork was fat free. So tasty! Definitely will go back.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank golfrkb
Reviewed April 11, 2018

I'm not going to insult anyone by saying they don't know what bbq is, because we all have different ideas of what bbq really should be. But one universal thing we can usually agree on is if the food tastes good or not, or if...More

Date of visit: September 2017
2  Thank RokWall
tlcaugh, Owner at Terry's North Carolina Barbecue & Ribs, responded to this reviewResponded April 12, 2018

Sorry to hear about your thoughts of my " joint ", if the " dinning area" did not meet your standards I had one strike against my even before you tried the food. My staff and I check and recheck with each and every guest...More

Reviewed April 10, 2018

My wife and I ordered a bbq plate each ( close to $30 ) and sat down in the "dining room". We took one bite, looked at each other and without a word carried the food over to the trash can and dumped it in....More

Date of visit: October 2017
4  Thank Robert W
Reviewed March 31, 2018

We stumbled upon this place a few summers ago and have been back each year. My kids (who are very picky) all love the food. The memphis ribs are consistently delicious. The brisket is too. The sides are all terrific. Portions of everything are generous....More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank czafonte1
Reviewed February 22, 2018

I just ate it for my first time and it's really good defiantly telling my friends about it and to the people that haven't ate there you should

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Lunchboxgremlin G
Reviewed February 16, 2018

Purchase 2 time slab of ribs just to see if improvements were made from the first visit here. No improvement, ribs were full of fat had to throw 80% of them in the garbage.

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank wayne t
Reviewed January 25, 2018

We love stopping here for a great lunch that will not break the bank. This is not a glamorous place it is clean, friendly and very delicious.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank 141LeeB
Reviewed January 20, 2018

We have been driving by this restaurant thinking it was carryout only. Then friends from Wilmington told us they do have tables, and also said the barbecue was very good. We decided to take some to friends house to try it. It was fabulous! I...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank JoAnn E
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Robert W
April 12, 2018|
Response from wayne t | Reviewed this property |
I don't know, however, I would advise against it. Much better BBQ places in Southport on Howe Street and on Oak Island.
George S
August 17, 2015|
Response from Swench2015 | Reviewed this property |
I honestly can't answer that. I am not from the area. We stopped there for lunch while on vacation. I would suggest giving them a call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $25
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4688 Long Beach Rd SE, Southport, NC 28461-8799
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Southport
  • Phone Number: +1 910-477-9187
The finest Hickory smoked Carolina Pork, Texas Beef Brisket, Memphis Spare Ribs and Barbcued Chicken along with Side of Mac and Cheese, BBQ Baked Beans, Country Green Beans, Red Slaw, White Slaw, Potato Salad and Cornbread. Award winning sauces and "The Greatest Ribs in America" (Rib America Cook-Off Cleveland, OH.,"Peoples Choice", Memphis, TN (Memphis in May, Memphis, TN)
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