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Old Carolina Barbecue

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4326 Kent Rd, Stow, OH 44224-7040
4195290680
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10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hudson, Ohio
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138 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time at this chain and we were impressed. Clean, well run, efficient service. Thought the BBQ was very juicy with an excellent flavor. Good portion size too. Wife had the pulled pork which was also good. Neither of us liked the cowboy style baked beans but the mac & cheese was good but not hot. The BBQ sauces did... More 

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Thank James J
Colleen P, Public Relations Manager at Old Carolina Barbecue, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review. Glad you enjoyed your 'cue but it seems as though we fell short in a few areas which we will address with the store. Looking forward to your next visit! More 

Stow, Ohio
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I believe they moved up North because they couldn't make it down South. The food is OK but overpriced. Another typical change store.

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Thank flehner
Lexington, South Carolina
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016 via mobile

Been there before. Love it. And I love bbq. My mother isn't a big bbq fan, but when I visit she mentions going here and loves it too

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Colleen P, Public Relations Manager at Old Carolina Barbecue, responded to this review

Great to hear you and your mom are fans! Thanks for the review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The food is delicious. The Tar Heel dogs are my favorite item on the menu. The fried onion strings are soooo goooood. There is a BBQ sauce station, so you can add your favorite flavor to your meal.

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Thank Wonderwoman03
Colleen P, Public Relations Manager at Old Carolina Barbecue, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! We feel the same way about the Tar Heel Dogs and Fried Onion Strings! We appreciate your business and hope to see you again soon! More 

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62 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been to Myrtle Beach many times and love the AYCE calabash seafood buffets so I thought I'd try it here. The shrimp was okay but the fish was a little strong, way over salted, soggy with grease and not well drained. This is my favorite BBQ place so I'll stick with BBQ next time.

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Thank Ivoryguy36
Tallmadge
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136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is good and service is fast. Oddly, we went twice in the same week and the price of our bill for the same thing both times was totally different. It appears to be run by pleasant enough youth without adult supervision. I'm hoping the pricing thing is just because of that. We'll go back.

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Thank cndyD
Ravenna, Ohio
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

Stopped here on an impromptu late lunch out. We had never been here and didn't know what to expect. This is not a restaurant where you sit down with a menu. You walk up to the counter and place your order (like at Panera's or Chipotle) and then a server brings out your food when it is ready. So, this... More 

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Thank buckeyebear25
Stow, Ohio
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33 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2016

We have done carry out twice lately and have been mostly happy with the food and service. It would be nice if you could buy a small quantity - like a pint - of the excellent pulled pork or brisket, then add sandwich rolls and sides. Being relegated to either a sandwich or a "plate" necessitates deciding if it will... More 

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Thank Dixiecup2014
Naples, Florida
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

Took my son here for a quick lunch with only modest expectations, given that we are in Ohio and the restaurant is in a strip mall. VERY pleasantly surprised - very lean, tasty barbecue, in good quantity, with nice sides as well. A diamond in the rough!

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Thank shamsix
Stow, Ohio
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Excellent BBQ pork. The portions have shrunk but that's probably a good thing for all! The corn bread has changed but it's excellent. My husband had beans and Mac-n-cheese and said they were excellent. He had chicken and ribs and lived both. I had the pulled pork and live their classic sauce. They are a bit stingy on the sauce,... More 

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Thank Robin E

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4326 Kent Rd, Stow, OH 44224-7040
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Stow
  • Phone Number: 4195290680
Description
This is one of five of this chain or restaurants in the northeast Ohio area.

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