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Joe's Old Fashioned Barbecue

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1702 S Madison St, Whiteville, NC 28472-4934
+1 910-642-3511
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“ribs” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1702 S Madison St, Whiteville, NC 28472-4934
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Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

They have a very good buffet there everything was fresh and good if you had never benn there go and try it !

Thank Lacey T
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This was dynamite. The fried chicken and catfish was delicious. The ribs were also amazing. Service is great. It's a faced paced moving restaurant with a hometown feel. Great!!

Thank 126amberg
Reviewed January 19, 2017

Joe's is well known for his NC style (vinegar based) BBQ. But, their buffet is also excellent. And, the service is second to none in town (though Hwy 55 is close). The waitresses and cheerful atmosphere make Joe's a favorite for locals and visitors alike....More

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Joe's is a family owned restaurant with a great down home atmosphere! The food is great, and the service is excellent! Prices are well within reason. The ice tea is to die for!

Thank vagreer
Reviewed January 12, 2017

We ate the buffet today and it was good. Food selection was good. Quality and temperature of food was very good. The manager stopped by twice to see if we needed anything. Wait staff was attentive. We will return.

Thank Bogeyjoe
Reviewed December 24, 2016 via mobile

This place have the very best food and is always fresh and hot when you order it and always clean place to go and eat .

Thank Lacey T
Reviewed December 9, 2016 via mobile

From the basic Barbeque sandwich with slaw to the 'pound with' (pound of Barbeque, slaw, and hush puppies), you can't beat this Barbeque. They also have a wonderful country cooking lunch buffet. On Friday and Saturday nights their buffet is a family favorite.

Thank pm9raw
Reviewed November 30, 2016

Love this BBQ. they also have a great country buffet. Sweet ice tea. Ribs are really good. All the staff is very friendly. They are really fast. Your order is on the table almost as soon as you place the order. Make sure to stop...More

Thank Denise B
Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Joe's old Fashioned BBQ is a great place to eat in Whiteville North Carolina! What a great pulled pork BBQ that is the essence of eastern North Carolina Barbecue flavor! This is a very casual atmosphere Restaurant with casual dining. Great Southern food off the...More

Thank Mr M
Reviewed November 2, 2016

Our party had the buffet. There was plenty of southern food including BBQ pulled pork, pork ribs, fried & roasted chicken, Brunswick stew, popcorn shrimp, greens, green beans, fries, baked beans, butter beans, salad bar, cakes & scooped ice cream bar by a server. The...More

Thank Sligolass2015
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1702 S Madison St, Whiteville, NC 28472-4934
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Whiteville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-642-3511
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