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Parker's Barbecue

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2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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34 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're like me you rarely have cash you should know there is an ATM in the building. Fortunately the prices are very reasonable so you don't have to have much cash to eat here. Food was good and service was outstanding. It's obvious when you visit why Parkers has been in business for so long. Convenient to I-95 so... More 

Thank Chris P
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Anytime I come thru Wilson nc I look for food places. I was down 3 months ago a friend took me to parkers. Food was good and I came back Aug 2016 I had to pay a visit. They have great meals. The fried chicken all you can eat is great. It comes with fries chop bbq veggies etc. The... More 

Thank F4476XLjamesb
Fremont, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All the food is great...fast service, friendly family place to go...order menu items or eat family style and the food just keeps coming!!!

Thank Kim J
Greenville, North Carolina
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

In an area with many barbecue place to choose Parkers is middle of the road. Very well known but several others are better. BBQ is to "vinegary" and slaw is spicy.

Thank fbradham
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

No credit card? Cash only? Does the IRS know about this place? Small table seating. Good service. Great BBQ but the chicken is also good. Brunswick Stew is a local favorite. BE early or be prepared to wait.

Thank davehager
Walkertown, North Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I are always on the lookout for a new BBQ place to try. On our way back from Greenville, NC we were passing nearby Wilson, NC so I did a Google search on my phone and came up with Parker's. It wasn't too far off the highway so we decided to give it a try. Boy, were... More 

Thank Teresa S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm very picky about my BBQ. If you like greasy BBQ with bits of fat & gristle don't come to Parker's, but if you love tender perfectly cooked pork , Parker's IS IT. I live just down the road from Parker's. My uncle from Virginia always wants to eat there and he says the slaw is the best he's ever... More 

Thank Denise S
San Francisco, California
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Wilson, and this place is an institution. I bring a cooler so I can transport the goods to relatives in other parts of NC. IMO, it's cheap eats, too. When you go inside, it's like stepping back into the 1950s. The waitstaff is all young, white males wearing the paper hats. If you want to see... More 

Thank Miners_Lettuce
Wilson, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fast and delicious and country. Waiters are always nice and polite. Quick and easy in and out. Fried chicken. Bar Bque. Cole slaw green beans.

Thank JenniferG2006
Manteo, North Carolina
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216 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved everything about this barbecue place - great food, great service, great sweet tea! They have delicious pork barbecue and on Wednesdays they have turkey barbecue. They have fried chicken and brunswick stew - good country food. You can order sides and get a plate of hushpuppies and corn sticks for the table! YUM!

Thank sweetsugartree

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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: 252-237-0972

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