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6552 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-7156
+1 919-436-3995
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Seattle
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61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know eating Texas BBQ in North Carolina is probably taboo, but sometimes this Texas transplant needs beef brisket not pork! And it was great: smokey, tender, flavorful ! Sauce on the side served warm-a nice touch. Sides: fried okra was very good, mac and cheese on the salty side. Skip the pecan pie-not at all like homemade! Great staff... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Why bother? This is one of the great BBQ areas, and this place uses an indoor electric smoker. The food is fine, but not outstanding.

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Thank Karl F
Alexandria, Virginia
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43 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Today was our first time eating here. The customer service was average but the food was delicious. I had the rib plate came with hush puppies plus two additional sides. The ribs were good and tender and the potato salad was tasty. I was satisfied with my portions and would be going back soon. My husband had the pull pork... More 

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gates
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64 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

The BBQ here is delicious and the beef brisket was good as well. Along with having delicious eats, they get an extra plus for having their sauces heated to go on your BBQ. What a nice surprise as well as a rare touch. It is only BBQ placed that I have visited that does that. Thanks so much. The place... More 

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Westfield, Indiana
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42 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

First time visitors to Raleigh, we were hesitant of a chain place for Q. We had intended to go to the Pit downtown Raleigh, but a bike race prevented us from getting there, and we ended up on the north side of town. We had some shopping to do, so when we were done with that, we felt close was... More 

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Dublin, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016 via mobile

First time here. Polite, friendly service. Large portions and food was prepared perfectly. Our sides were the correct temperature and again, large portions. We had the 2 meat and the 3 meat combination plates. Very pleased with our meal.

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Thank CobaltConnection
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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130 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Excellent deals and great BBQ. Staff is top notch and always smiling any day of the week. Something for just about anyone (except maybe those vegans and veggie killers).

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Thank Shelby B
Singapore, Singapore
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59 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Being a fan of Texas bbq, I know iminthe wrong part of the country to expect Texas bbq, so even having it on the menu is a plus. The sides here aren't great. The fried okra is ok but a little too greasy. Mashed potatoes have the texture of those that come outplayed box. Sweet tea is good. The free... More 

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Thank subdude57
Mineral, Virginia
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Great food. The ambience isn't much, but the food is so good, who cares? The brisket was melt-in-the-mouth tender with good flavor. All of us thought the hush puppies were super! In fact our party of four didn't have a single negative comment.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015 via mobile

The food was fresh, warm, and tasted great! Service was good and speedy but I did go in an off hour.

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Thank Carl L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Fast food
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6552 Glenwood Ave, Raleigh, NC 27612-7156
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-436-3995

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?