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Red Chimney Bar-B-Que

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817 N Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220
+1 575-885-8744
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The catfish was supposedly the best, although I found it a little tough, but the mac and cheese was AMAZING and the beans were good. The hushpuppies were very spicy. Overall, very good!

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Thank Elizabeth B
Tool, Texas, United States
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, home spun. Country cuisine. Meat, chicken, cornbread, beans. Food is good, hot and served happy.

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Thank Debra B
Houston, United States
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

OK, I've eaten GOOD BBQ all over Texas and THIS aint IT. Sorry, but I wanted to like this place and got a mix plate with brisket, ham, and turkey.....3 slices of each with a green salad and 'smoked' mac and cheese. Dry and almost tasteless, the mac and cheese was meh, at best. The salad was fresh and crisp.... More 

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Thank Scott S
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There arent many eateries in Carlsbad, this isn't bad for the location. Worthy of a casual meal. Enjoy!

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Thank Sabina R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family of 4 had dinner here awhile back . Food was good . Could use a Lil more flavor but the BBQ sauce made up for it . Our waitress was kaitlyn and she was amazing, brought our 9 month old crackers and our 3 year old a paper to color on . Very interactive and made us feel... More 

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Thank monkeymomma77
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Called ahead to let them know we had 5 adults and 10 kids. They were ready for us, really nice, quick and he good was yum! Would recommend for families

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Thank Allison P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lizzie was very attentive and made our dinner awesome! She has a great attitude! She made sure to get my son a coloring sheet and crayons (which I love!)

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Thank Kelsey K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great. I had the fried catfish. I tasted my husband's brisket....soooo tender. Lizzy gave great service. If we're ever back on Carlsbad we'llbe back to eat.

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Thank Sherry G
FAYETTEVILLE
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Our hotel suggested Red Chimney and one other favorite location. We opted for Kentucky style BBQ. What a great choice. The brisket plate, mac and cheese, cole slaw and beans with a BIG glass of tea hit the spot. Service was wonderful, decor was marvelous and the service was super. Price... three of us filled our bellies for a little... More 

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Thank tuppie
California
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3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

The brisket supposedly pit bbq'd had NO, zero flavor. The brisket sandwich served on a bun, contained just brisket with a sour bbq sauce on the side. Do not let the busy parking lot fool you into thinking this is a great place to eat. The KOA campground we stayed at had far superior bbq than this place.

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Thank Bernie C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
4:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 817 N Canal St, Carlsbad, NM 88220
  • Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Carlsbad
  • Phone Number: +1 575-885-8744

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