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Allen and Son

5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
+1 919-542-2294
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good38%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (9 reviews)
“hush puppies” (36 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to Allen & Son for many years, but I sometimes forget how good it is, until I stop in for a BBQ sandwich (with cole slaw), sweet potato waffle fries and an oversized cup of iced tea. Not to mention the hush...More

Thank vlblv
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was great! But waitress was awful! We watched her play on her phone for 15 minutes while we waited on drink refills and a box! My husband had to go ask for what we needed!! And she wasn't busy- only had one other table...More

Thank CarolinaGirl939
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While in town I wanted some real vinegar based BBQ sauce and so I asked around and was told to Allen and sons. My pork sandwich with slaw on top was big and yummy! The Brunswick stew was great!!!

Thank Mary L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As fine a BBQ or Flounder dinner or sandwich as one can find at a reasonable price. Rustic Environment. Fast service. Eat in or take out. We eat there frequently when we are hungry for Eastern NC barbecue and colorful country environment.

Thank Hugh Y
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Stopped by Allen & Son's one afternoon to get a "Late Lunch" and tried (for the first time) "Fried Pickles" with a Cheese Burger... Turns out to be a great choice! ;-)

Thank Daleandann
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Being new to the area, I heard from several people that Allen & Son in Pittsboro is the place to go for true NC barbeque. We were certainly not disappointed! Just off 15-501, Allen & Son is the real deal. The food is good, cheap,...More

Thank karamcnamara1
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Pulled pork with Eastern NC vinegar based sauce, fried okra, baked beans, hush puppies, and sweet tea, all for $12! This place is authentic North Carolina at its finest. Even the ambiance is 100% BBQ joint. If you want great BBQ and sides, you cannot...More

Thank jerry t
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped by on my way home for a very late lunch. Just wanted a bbq sandwich to take with me. This sandwich was enormous; overflowing with chopped bbq and the right amount of slaw. I could only eat half and will enjoy leftover for another...More

Thank TarHeel071
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

So, this place is where you go to get a good park sandwhich. And maybe some hushpuppies and that's about all. People love it. We keep going because it's all that's here. It's sort of become "comfort food."

Thank Pleasant3boymom
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The sandwiches were Man sized! Very good BBQ...I give the slaw a 7 on a scale of 10 because i like my slaw with a little more mayo. Very good slaw over all...french fries could have been a little warmer and more crispy! The service...More

Thank nctripper2016
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-542-2294
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