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Ro's Barbecue

1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
+1 704-866-8143
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good19%
  • Average16%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible11%
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“bbq sandwich” (14 reviews)
“sandwiches” (17 reviews)
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American, Fast food, Barbecue
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1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I have heard alot of rumors about RO's BBQ. I tried it and it lived up to it's name, especially the slaw and sweet tea

Thank Larry P
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love Shelby barbque but i have to eat at RO's at least once or twice a month. Their slaw is completely different from the normal slaw you normally get on a sandwich. Ypu have to try it. I get the jumbo size. Yum!

Thank DonCostner
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have been going to ROs Since I was a child back in the 70s. I and my family have always loved their fish sandwiches with their awesome slaw! But for the last few years they have let the dining room and at least the...More

Thank Patti W
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Recommended by locals for their chopped barbecue sandwiches with RO’s Sauce. We went with friends to try. Barbecue sandwiches were wrapped in wax paper, and pressed flat. RO’s Sauce was gooped on. The Sauce...yech! A concoction of thousand island dressing, spices, and other “stuff”. About...More

Thank Strowd1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

RO's is a Gaston county institution. The retro neon, curb hops, and BBQ with their signature dipping BBQ slaw makes it a special trip. Add a cherry lemon Sundrop for a complete experience!

Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

So disappointed in the barbecues. Not very much meat and the slaw they use to have is more like a sauce now. I grew up eating RO's Barbecues and they are not the same. Not worth getting to bring home.

Thank Hazel P
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

That have the best food in town!!! If you love bbq or bbq slaw this is your kinda place. Homemade cherry lemon Sundrop is the best here as well

Thank Ashley W
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

As always, food is great!!! Always have to make a pit stop when I get into town. Small appetites should NEVER go for the XL BBQ sandwich because I seriously doubt you could eat it all even though it's one of those sandwiches you try...More

Thank saundrao656
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

This is an old established BBQ spot and famous to Gastonia. They are famous for their BBQ slaw!!! Yum! The best. My kids moved to CO and they want me to bring them slaw when I come. Their sweet tea is another favorite. Don't miss...More

Thank 34marlab
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

RO's barbecue is a one of a kind restaurant and offers curb side take . The food is great and the employees are great also.

Thank jcbauco
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Cindy A
14 January 2017|
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Response from wandabroughton1 |
No that was on Bessemer City Road Gastonia. They were best.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 1318 Gaston Ave, Gastonia, NC 28052-2026
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Gastonia
  • Phone Number: +1 704-866-8143
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