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Gary's Barbecue

620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
+1 704-857-8314
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am fortunate enough to live in China Grove, NC where the world famous Gary's BBQ is. A few weeks ago (I drive for a living) I was in Wyoming. When a fellow at the gas station saw that I was from China Grove, NC,...More

Thank Randy K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love it all! The BBQ, chicken, banana pudding. This place is a landmark in our community. Been here as long as I've been alive. Family owned business. Lots of memorabilia from the past cover the walls. Closed on Sundays. Better bring cash. There is...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped for dinneron oir way back to Charlotte...great service, everyone was extremely nice and the barbeque was good as well. We both had the combo platter, chicken, pulled pork, cole slaw, fries and hush puppies and everything was excellent..and the mustard based sause is also...More

Thank Nancy T
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Great food, great service, great atmosphere, and just a step back in time. Family-owned and operated - standards chain restaurants do not understand. Can't go wrong eating here!

Thank DJ-Doctor-D
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What a exciting stop. We drove by and the parking lot was full, so it had to be good. Love the decorations with over 40 years collecting signs. Food was great! BBQ, hushpuppies and banana pudding.

Thank PonyMan132
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Gary's puts out some of the best BBQ in the area. Great flavor of fine cooked pork. Came thru Charlotte area and was wanting some pork! Had some really good places to stop at from Charlotte to Lexington. I have had Gary's before and knew...More

Thank jhais28374
Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

This is southern BBQ at its finest, the atmosphere is great for family dining. The food is amazing, One of the best BBQ sandwiches I have had!!!

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Some of the very best BBQ in NC. Leave time to look at all advertising sign covering the walls. Staff are the best and quickest.

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We pulled off US 40 to grab some lunch on the way to Charlotte when we saw their sign. It's a short drive from the exit but was easy to find by the full parking lot. An expansive interior disguises the original Gulf Station and...More

Thank EddiePapa
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

The BBQ, the Brunswick Stew, hot dogs, hamburgers and the banana pudding is the best around Southern Rowan County if not all of North Carolina. Give it a try, you will be a regular.

Thank Timothy H
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4 November 2016|
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Response from Levon M | Reviewed this property |
They do have fish. I have never had it but my wife has and she thought it was good.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 Hwy 29 N, China Grove, NC 28023-2616
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  China Grove
  • Phone Number: +1 704-857-8314
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