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Parker's Barbecue

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2514 Us Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
+1 252-237-0972
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a local BBQ place we don't frequent enough. Great food, home town feeling, fast service. And they have take out, just make sure you bring cash since neither indoor or take out accepts debit or credit cards.

Thank Ken L
Wilson, N. C.
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Best barbecue and fried chicken and try the seafood. You will enjoy anything you eat at Parkers. They have been serving Wilson, since 1940s

Thank annWilson_N_C_
Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located about 10 minutes from the Fairfield Inn. Great Barbecue. If you are looking for atmosphere, this is not the place for you. Large restaurant with a very friendly staff. Paper plates, and they only accept cash. An extra large BBQ with fries and hush puppies plus a soda is under $ 10. Can't beat it.

Thank sspeter
Pleasant View, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My first visit and I'll be back. Loved the bar-b-que and slaw. Casual atmosphere and more food than you can imagine for the price. Unbelievable.

Thank Betty4697
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever in the area always stop in. Great food, great service and awesome prices!! Hardworking guys!!

Thank Jenny E
Huntington, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This not only is good Barbeque, it is great Barbeque! The prices here are cheap for what you get. Yes, it is a big cafeteria type place but the food is incredible, service great and with a big smile. I particularly like their coleslaw and hush puppies alongside a large portion of pulled pork....so good we ate here twice! We... More 

1 Thank marie s
Bloomington, Indiana
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing like this place where I come from in Indiana. I was with family who live in Wilson (lifelong) so they had been there many times and ordered for me. The small plate combo consisted of a chicken thigh and pork BBQ and 2 sides (green beans and boiled potatoes for me). The fried chicken was crispy and... More 

Thank dessac3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

We love eating at Parker's! The food is always so good. Tried the barbecue chicken this week and was not disappointed. Looking for good food, great prices, and that feeling of being at home - look no further!

Thank elizabeth w
Chester, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

The last time i was here was for a business lunch in 1998. The atmosphere was subdued then, but the food and the service was great. On our way home from the beach, I made it a mission to have Sunday lunch here. It was pushing 2 O'clock when we saw the parking lot - literally hundreds of cars and... More 

Thank John C
Beaufort, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Love Eastern NC BBque, this an old restaurant over 70 years in business , quick , courteous service, side are very good , I would skip the corn sticks, even though off the beaten track on hwy 301, worth the rip

Thank tombrady127

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 Us Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: +1 252-237-0972

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?