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Phifer's Hot Wings & Bar-B-Q

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1023 Shelton Ave, Statesville, NC 28677-6728
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Best wings in Statesville. Have been going here religiously for years !!! Love the fried catfish as well.

Thank Melissa B
Cornelius NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

It was one of those rare occasions were we had to work otherwise I would not have been in Statesville. Snowy day which may had contributed to reduced traffic but I decided to go to Phifer;s and it was almost deserted. During the week, you can't get in but part because of the crowd but part of the crowd comes... More 

Edenton, North Carolina
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

I met up with an old friend at this place. He is from the area and suggested it. I probably would not have stopped here on my own since it looks pretty drab from the road. I got the 10 hot wings and broccoli cheese casserole. The wings were good, much larger than you find at Hooters or BWW. The... More 

Thank Fourester
Statesville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

These folks are the best in the business! Not only are they kind/good/dear people, they know their stuff!! IF you really want wings , I mean REAL and delicious...this is the place. I am a local teacher and have worked in 3 of this district's schools. At each school I hear from teachers, parents, and community members..."If you want wings...go... More 

Thank Diana28677
Statesville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

If you like spicy bar-b-que chicken give this place a try.I always eat the half chicken and can only comment on that.However my son says their pork sandwich is really good.My wife loves the vegetables as well.We ate there once and once we got home my wife realized she had left her purse at the table.I was afraid we would... More 

Thank Charles I
Claremont, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I wished they had homemades sides to go with the good chicken and bbq. Its sad when you have great meat on your plate along side of store bought sides. Also I think they can do better with customer service. over-all this place is average.

Thank April W
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

We chose it due to proximity to I-40 and it was open on a Sunday. Got the recommended half chicken spicy plate, regretfully. It was fried chicken with Texas Pete sauce poured all over it. I didn't know what I expected, but that wasn't it. Sides of onion rings were fine. Skip the mashed potatoes. My husband had the large... More 

Thank tnt718
Charlottesville, VA
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109 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

Finding bbq on a Sunday in Statesville is a tough task. Found this spot on yelp and it was not to bad. Would I return? Yes, if it were a Sunday. Had chicken and pork. Pork was the winner, had a good amount of hot red pepper that added a nice kick. Chicken while cooked well lacked a spark. Kind... More 

Thank Stadiaguy
Port Charlotte, Florida
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196 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

This is a family owned and operated establishment and there is little doubt that the local people know exactly what they are getting - delicious home made food at reasonable prices - we arrived to place an order for wings to go and were told - this is not a fast food place - and it will take about half... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1023 Shelton Ave, Statesville, NC 28677-6728
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Statesville

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?