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“Great barbecue, great value!”

Old Carolina Barbecue Company
Ranked #14 of 60 Restaurants in Fairlawn
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: A passion for great barbecue inspired two former high school buddies to start a competition barbecue team in 2003. Travels across the country led us to discover the rich traditions of Carolina-style barbecue. During many road trips across the region, second and third generation pitmasters shared their closely guarded secrets and decades-old recipes. It wasn't long before those recipes started earning Old Carolina trophies on the barbecue circuit. Best sauce. Best ribs. Best pulled pork. Fans of Old Carolina demanded a regular outpost they could visit every day of the week. And, in 2006, the first Old Carolina Barbecue Company restaurant opened in Massillon, Ohio. Over the years, a focused effort to serve extraordinary barbecue with genuine hospitality has helped Old Carolina grow into multiple restaurant locations. More importantly, the fan base for authentic slow-smoked barbecue continues to grow throughout Ohio and beyond, leading Old Carolina to be named one of the 10 Best Barbecue Chains in America.
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Description: A passion for great barbecue inspired two former high school buddies to start a competition barbecue team in 2003. Travels across the country led us to discover the rich traditions of Carolina-style barbecue. During many road trips across the region, second and third generation pitmasters shared their closely guarded secrets and decades-old recipes. It wasn't long before those recipes started earning Old Carolina trophies on the barbecue circuit. Best sauce. Best ribs. Best pulled pork. Fans of Old Carolina demanded a regular outpost they could visit every day of the week. And, in 2006, the first Old Carolina Barbecue Company restaurant opened in Massillon, Ohio. Over the years, a focused effort to serve extraordinary barbecue with genuine hospitality has helped Old Carolina grow into multiple restaurant locations. More importantly, the fan base for authentic slow-smoked barbecue continues to grow throughout Ohio and beyond, leading Old Carolina to be named one of the 10 Best Barbecue Chains in America.
Harvard, Massachusetts
Level 5 Contributor
68 reviews
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“Great barbecue, great value!”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Went to Carolina barbecue in Fairlawn, and was pleasantly surprised! The food was fantastic! Chicken was delicious and moist. Ribs were tender, meaty, and deliciously smokey. The brisket was tender and beautifully smoked. They had chicken fingers and hot dogs for the kids too. This is a family place so no alcohol but they had a good addition of soft drinks. The only down point was the mac-n-cheese. It was bland at best. The fries were excellent. Definitely be back! The barbecue was excellent!!!

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