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High Cotton NC BBQ

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5230 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5934
+1 252-255-2275
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 19:30
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a wonderful bbq dinner. True southern bbq. Sides were awesome. Staff were helpful and friendly. Owner says hi and inquires about you. More than enough food for 2 people on one plate. I recommend that if 6ou are ever near Kitty Hawk NC stop in for dinner. You will not regret it.

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Thank Sandy C
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

There wasn't anything wrong with the BBQ. Just nothing special. The veggies were def from cans, which was a disappointment. Cole slaw was good. Waitress and staff were very friendly. I would go back for a quick bite.

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Thank Brian S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband & I picked up take out & everything was delicious, except for the fact that something was missing from our order. After several phone calls, they did credit my account. I'd give them another shot, just check your bag : )

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Thank Barbara K
Henrico, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is great to have a real BBQ place on the OBX. Being a Rocky Mount , NC BBQ junkie, I always have to visit High Cotton when at OBX. Great food and service at a decent price. It can't get any better than that!

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Thank ejshearin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I go to the Outer Banks every year and I go to High Cotton every year. The baked beans are awesome, I love the fried okra, and I have tried every type of meat and loved it. The pulled pork barbecue is one of my favorites, but I had the smoked chicken plate today and that was delightful and juicy.... More 

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Thank Jennifer S
Penn Laird, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here - good BBQ sandwiches with cole slaw. Service was speedy and friendly. Recommended.

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Thank Dave D
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed their food and relaxed atmosphere. They also will cater your event! Easy to find right around the corner from the Hilton Garden Inn.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for an eat-in dinner and it was excellent. I had a combo plate of Southern Fried Chicken with collard greens, cole slaw and hushpuppies. My wife had sandwich plate of Pork Barbecue with cole slaw, hushpuppies and Brunswick Stew. All the food was delicious. We placed our order and our food was delivered to our table within five... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it the second we walked in. The staff couldn't have been friendlier. They were so very nice! We liked the staff and the food so much, we decided within five minutes to use them for a son's wedding rehearsal dinner. I highly recommend!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch - we ordered our food and received it within a few minutes. I had the pulled pork and fried chicken combo with baked beans and cabbage, it was a massive amount of food and could easily have fed two of us. The same went for the kids meals, both kids couldn't finish it, but it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 18
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:00 - 19:30
Saturday
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5230 Virginia Dare Trl N, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949-5934
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kitty Hawk
  • Phone Number: +1 252-255-2275
Description
Authentic. Simple. Delicious. High Cotton Barbeque has been well-known on the Outer Banks for over 10 years for their Eastern North Carolina Style Barbeque, Famous Fried or Slow Smoked Juicy Chicken, Melt in Your Mouth Ribs and Texas-style Beef Brisket. As Tarheel natives we want to share the flavors and aromas unique to Eastern North Carolina Barbeque. Consistent temperatures and long hours of smoking with hickory coals produce the characteristic pink coloring and sweet outside brown meat of our famous pork barbeque. Combined with our traditional side dishes and a glass of sweet tea and you're in High Cotton, Outer Banks Barbeque at its very best.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?