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Flip's Bar-B-Que House - CLOSED

5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
+1 910-799-6350
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good14%
  • Average30%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible28%
Oct 19, 2014
“Unfortunately it is out of business”
Sep 30, 2014
“Flip's has closed”
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5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
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Reviewed October 19, 2014

Unfortunately it is out of business and their wonderful North Carolina barbecue is no more. I don't know what else to write to meet the 100 character minimum.

Thank Caleb42
Reviewed September 30, 2014

Closed. It has closed it's doors. Apparently, city of Wilmington declared it's 50 year old sign was too big and not conforming to code. Rather than replace the sign, the owner shut his doors.

Thank man44a
Reviewed June 14, 2013

We went there because of the very positive review on Roadfood.com, but were pretty disappointed. The place was completely empty at the height of lunchtime. The owner seemed disengaged and disinterested. While the BBQ itself was pretty tasty, it was thrown on a very average...More

Thank sailsequoyah
Reviewed June 7, 2012

Flip's was definitely the eating highlight of our trip. We arrived shortly after 11am for an early lunch. I can't say I'm a BBQ aficianado, but this was the best I'd ever had -- I am partial to NC style, though. Hubby had the ribs...More

Thank Magnificat2005
Reviewed March 17, 2012

Flips BBQ was a Wilmington institution when operated by Flip. There were a few BBQ choices in Wilmington, and each had differing flavors and methods of preparing BBQ., but we always seemed to end back up at Flips. My most recent visit was my first...More

4  Thank Harry P
Reviewed February 15, 2011

After reading a few reviews on the 'net', my visitors decided to give Flip's a try wanting to fully experience North Carolina cuisine. This is an older '50's style building and was clean. The staff was fine. We tried the following items: deep fried mac...More

Thank bseashore
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Reviewed August 21, 2008

This is the barbecue I grew up on. I still like it quite a bit, but now that I've been out and tried barbecue in other parts of the country, I'm not as enamored with it.

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$5 - $10
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5818 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403-4769
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-799-6350
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