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Tipton's Bar-B-Que

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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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STARTERS‏
4.99
Warm Blue Cheese Chips
3.99
Seasoned Chips w/ Ranch
4.19
Pork Skins
When available
8.99
Buffalo Bites
Tossed in sauce
7.99
Bacon Cheddar Fries
6.99
Onion Rings
6.99
Crispy Corn Nuggets
4.49
Hush Puppy Basket
8.99
Famous Wings
3.99
Chips & Salsa
PLATTERS
Hickory smoked slowly for fourteen hours.
Regular- 1 side, slaw, hushpuppies 8.49
Large-2 sides, slaw, hushpuppies 9.49
BBQ Platter
Chopped, sliced or pulled
Regular- ½ rack, 1 side, slaw, hushpuppies 12.99
Large- full rack, 2 sides, slaw, hushpuppies 19.99
Rib Platter
Regular- ¼ chicken dark or white, 1 side, slaw, hushpuppies 7.89
Large- half chicken dark or white, 2 sides, slaw, huspuppies 9.49
Chicken Platter
10 oz. Cut 13.99
14 oz. Cut 18.99
Hand Cut Ribeye
Our USDA select ribeye, cut when you order it, char broiled to perfection. Served w/ a side of your choosing, salad bar & toast. (After 5 pm)
Regular- BBQ, ¼ chicken, ¼ ribs, 1 side, slaw, hushpuppies 13.99
Large- BBQ, ¼ chicken, ½ ribs, 2 sides, slaw, hushpuppies 19.79
Combo Platter
SANDWICHES AND ENTREES‏
All of our sandwiches come w/ lettuce tomato, onion & mayo. Your choice of a side
7.99
BBQ Chicken Sandwich
You get‏ a 5oz chicken breast w/ cheddar cheese, bacon, grilled red onions, topped off w/ our chipotle BBQ
5.79
BBQ Sandwich
You can get it chopped, sliced, or pulled topped w/ BBQ slaw
5.59
Big Dog
A quarter pound hot dog grilled served on a butter toasted hoagie comes w/ mustard, chili, slaw & onions
7.99
Prime Rib Sandwich
Sliced prime‏ rib w/ sauteed mushrooms, onions, peppers. On a hoagie w/ swiss & au jus.
15.99
Tipton's Glazed Salmon
Wild caught atlantic salmon w/ a sweet glaze. Served over risotto, w/ salad bar & a side
7.79
Grilled or Cajun Chicken Sandwich
5oz chicken breast w/ monterey cheese & mayonnaise, cajun comes w/ honey mustard on side
7.79
Grilled or Cajun Grouper Sandwich
6oz of fresh grouper w/ lemon pepper seasoning, cajun comes w/ honey mustard
5.49
Pulled Chicken Sandwich
Our smoked chicken, pulled from the bone, & topped w/ white slaw & our pit sauce
10 0unce cut 14.99
14 ounce cut 18.99
Hickory Smoked Prime Rib Dinner
Includes salad, butter toast & one side. Friday & Saturday nights only
GOURMET BURGERS
All burgers come w/ mayo, lettuce, tomato, & onion. Your choice of a side
6.99
Smoked applewood bacon +0.99
Original
This is a 8 oz beef patty made to order you make it how you like it
7.49
Smoked applewood bacon +0.99
Black-N-Bleu
8 oz beef patty w/ cajun seasoning & bleu cheese crumbles
7.99
Smoked applewood bacon +0.99
Western Burger
8 oz beef patty w/ southwest seasoning, spicy mayo, chipotle sauce, cheddar cheese, smoked bacon & an onion ring
7.99
Smoked applewood bacon +0.99
Bacon Cheddar
8 oz beef patty w/ bacon & cheddar cheese
7.99
Smoked applewood bacon +0.99
The Big Sloppy
8 oz beef patty w/ chili, slaw, red onions, mustard, pickle chips, american cheese
Make it a double for 2.50
SIDES‏
Fries
Chips
W/ranch
1.50
Onion Rings
1.50
Salad Bar
Fresh Fruit
Baked Beans
Mashed Potatoes
Slaw
White or red
0.99
Bleu Chs Chips
Baked Potato
After 4
MAMA NICHI'S PIZZAS
Marinara & our 4 cheese blend
4.99
Cheese Only
Indy
8.99
Cheese Only
Medium
11.99
Cheese Only
Large: +1.25
6.99
5 Top Special
Indy
11.99
5 Top Special
Medium
18.99
5 Top Special
Large
SPECIALTY PIZZAS‏
All pizzas come w/ a 4 cheese blend
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
BBQ Chicken
Pesto sauce,‏ roma tomatoes, chicken, garlic cloves, caramelized onions, topped w/ our chipotle BBQ sauce
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
Spicy Chicken
Pesto sauce, roma tomatoes, grilled chicken, roasted red peppers, caramelized onions, roasted garlic cloves, minced jalapeno
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
The Maui
Honey, ham, pineapple, & scallions
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
Margherita
Marinated tomatoes & lots of basil. The original pizza
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
The Junior
Marinara, beef, pepperoni, sausage, peppers, onions, mushrooms
Indy 8” 6.99
Med 12” 11.99
Large 16” 18.99
The Bomber
Marinara, pepperoni, sausage, ham
DINNER SALADS
7.49
Gorgonzola Walnut Salad
Salad mix, sliced roma tomatoes gorgonzola cheese, walnut pieces sun dried tomatoes, onions, tossed w/ balsamic vinaigrette
7.99
Grilled or Crispy Chicken Salad
Salad mix, sliced roma tomatoes, chicken, cheddar cheese, croutons, onions, & your choice of dressing
Large 4.99
Small 2.99
Caesar Salad
Romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese & croutons
6.99
Crunchy Broccoli Salad
Leaf lettuce, broccoli, sliced roma tomatoes, served w/ our crunchy topping, tossed w/ a sweet red wine vinaigrette
One trip 4.99
As a meal 6.99
As a side(with entree only) 2.99
Garden Salad Bar
Try our delicious & always fresh salad bar w/ all your favorites. We use only north carolina grown produce
PASTAS MELTS AND WRAPS‏
6.99
Pasta & You Pick It
A heaping plate of angel hair pasta, tossed in your choice of either: marinara, alfredo, or basil cream sauces
6.99
Chicken Caesar Wrap
Leaf lettuce‏ tossed in caesar dressing w/ roma tomatoes, red onion, & grilled or cajun chicken, w/ a side.
7.99
Godfather “Melt”
Crispy fried chicken layered over pomodoro topped w/ alfredo sauce, mozzarella cheese & sweet basil pesto. Toast on the side.
7.29
Cajun Wrap
L eaf lettuce w/ roma tomatoes, red onion, honey mustard & cajun chicken, w/ a side.
CHILDRENS MEALS
(Includes a side & a drink/12 & under/2. 00 extra for adult
3.99
Mac & Cheese
3.99
Hamburger
3.99
Corn Puppies
3.99
Chicken Tenders
3.99
Hot Dog
3.99
Barbecue Platter
3.99
Cheese Burger
3.99
Pizza
No side
3.99
Grilled Cheese
About
We're temporarily closed for remodeling.
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

Best brisket ever, just like you get in Texas! The service is fast and the food is always hot and delicious.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank 68russellw
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Great Food and Service to Welcome North Carolina's Grand Master of Masons and other representatives from our charities. Thanks to the staff at Tiptons

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Michael K
Reviewed January 17, 2019 via mobile

Tipton’s had good BBQ and the catering service for events was very good. The restaurant has closed, not for a lack of business but the owner of the building wishes to change the venue.

Date of visit: December 2018
3  Thank TorchRedMach
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

TIPTONS has really good Pulled pork BBQ, I really like their slaw and other sides. But my favorite is the Beef Briaket And we also love the BBQ Chicken

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mikerhoulas
Reviewed September 27, 2018

Hadn't been to Tipton's in a while because it was just so-so but wanted to give it another shot. I had a BBQ pork sandwich and my husband had a brisket sandwich. We both were pleasantly surprised; the flavor was good and meat was plentiful....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank travelingK1951
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Service was great, and the BBQ ribs were generous and very tasty. I had the broiled fish and it was a huge size as well. the Hush puppies were the typical NC goodness. Can't go wrong eating here as menu is something for everyone who...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MargieK91
Reviewed August 9, 2018

I have eaten here many times but this last trip something was wrong. The BBQ was very, very salty, almost to the point of being inedible. Usually the food is exceptional but certainly not this visit. Only bright spot was our waitress, she did an...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank Dennis M
Tiptonsbbq, Owner at Tipton's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Dennis. Sometimes if you get a lot of bark on the meat. There is quite a bit of salt on it. very sorry for that. Next time ask for no Brown and I think you'll find it's probably what you're used to

Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Got the pulled pork platter. Meat was tasteless and watery. Sauces on table were all runny and vinegary. Evidently this is Carolina style BBQ. Not my style. Baked beans were good. Friendly staff. Clean. Cute decor. Good prices.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank retiredcatlady
Tiptonsbbq, Owner at Tipton's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

Jan I would say that if you don't like vinegar sauces yes ma'am. Lexington style pork is just smoked with a thin tomato vinegar sauce on top but we do have some thicker sauces most notably the regular sauce which is on the table. Thank...More

Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

We should have known from the empty parking lot on a Saturday night. The hostess was rude, we had to ask to be seated. Took about 15 minutes to even get our drinks. Our server was nice but gave us false hope that our food...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tngirl727
Tiptonsbbq, Owner at Tipton's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded July 16, 2018

Hannah, It sounds like we dropped the ball here maam. There was a big event downtown which is where it seems everyone was on Saturday night, but it is no excuse for your poor service maam. We are so very sorry. All of our sauces...More

Reviewed July 7, 2018

Stopped in on the 4th of July, lucky that they were open. Service was quick and friendly. We had heard that this was "The BBQ joint to eat at". I had the special, bbq chicken and side with a cake. The flavor of the meat...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank MikeS5988
Tiptonsbbq, Owner at Tipton's Bar-B-Que, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2018

Thanks Mike for the great feedback. The little debbie cake is a tradition here in wilkes with chicken Q's, which we are trying to recreate on Wednesdays. I hope our board did not deceive. I thought we always put snack cake on it, but if...More

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