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“Volume but not necessarily quality...”

Parkers Barbecue Restaurant
Ranked #10 of 282 Restaurants in Greenville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed March 5, 2014

Parker's is an institution, and they move a huge quantity of food. When I used to eat meat, this was a regular stop, especially for take-out. They have everyone else beat for speed at large quantities, but for those who want to live to eat another (lots of others) day, I can't recommend it.
The pork BBQ includes the skin and a fair amount of fat, and can be dry. The sauce offered is vinegar-based with red pepper, so at least not sugary. Chicken livers usually overcooked, but priced reasonably. Corn sticks soak up a lot of fat while frying.
Vegetables are pretty much canned and reheated with meat added.
Potato salad is OK, as is the cole slaw.
Sweet tea is about 2 cups of sugar added per gallon. You do the math for whether you want to spend your daily calorie allowance that way.
It was just one of those things.... but now it's over.

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Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is the place that is our "go to" for fried chicken, especially gizzards and livers! They have okra also! Easy to get in and out! My husband loves their sweet tea!

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Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

I am no expert with BBQ, let alone NC BBQ. Having said that, I really enjoyed the taste of the pulled pork and chicken. Our service was great, too. Very good and very inexpensive!

Thank teachersms
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Reviewed January 1, 2014

Great bar-b-que, best I've ever had. But get there early or they may be sold out..... Small place and very minimalist. No big screen tv or mixed drinks, just good food.

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Reviewed December 10, 2013

Average food. Must pay cash no charge cards. Food portions more than adequate. Good value for the money

1  Thank Sligome
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