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Cooper's Barbecue & Catering

109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
+1 919-832-7614
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good32%
  • Average17%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“hush puppies” (42 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (11 reviews)
“fried chicken” (19 reviews)
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109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Had to stop once again a Clyde Cooper’s BBQ in downtown Raleigh. The Eastern Carolina BBQ is very, very good, not the best of the trip but right up there in the tops. The chopped pork sandwich was piled high. We made one big mistake...More

Thank chefluee
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

My daughter and I were in Raleigh for the day and wanted to eat at a local establishment instead of a chain restaurant. Must say that I was disappointed in our choice of Clyde Cooper's. Although the actual barbecue was very good, not much else...More

Thank Amy E
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Been trying to get to Cooper's for a while and finally made it. Had a combination plate with chopped BBQ and brisket. Very well done, with brisket very tender (tough to do for amateur's). Served with hush puppies, 2 sides and pig ears (pork rhines)....More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

I'm gong to get slaughtered like a pig (no pun intended) for this one, but there is alot of hype surrounding this place, mainly because it is classic Raleigh.....but.... honestly...I think "the pit" is better. This used to be better, but something happened...for me- it...More

Thank RaleighMama
Reviewed 19 May 2017

My dining partner ordered a pork dish and was completely satisfied. I, on the other hand asked the seemingly seasoned waitress if the beef brisket was l lean and she replied without hestiation that it was "extremely lean". What arrived on my plate was the...More

Thank Blizzard1000
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

In business since 1938 (I think) this place has a fun nostalgic atmosphere with goo home cooked BBQ. Menu offers sandwiches, dinners with sides and lunch specials. Totally delicious and generous portions. Cash only -- no cards or checks do be prepared!

Thank GraceofGod
Reviewed 25 April 2017

My friend saw this on the Travel Channel so she wanted to try it. We walked in at 5 PM and took a seat. The waitress came right over and got drink orders while we looked at the menu. I ordered a combo of friend...More

Thank GottaTryNewEats
Reviewed 31 March 2017

I went with my wife: we are both carnivores to the extreme and wanted to try some southern fare. My wife finished her ribs and was crying. Literally. This is the most honest, authentic southern food you will find in an area famous for BBQ's....More

Thank Roberto_Stock
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Authentic eastern style pork Bar-B-Que comes with excellent deep fried pork rinds and some of the best sweet tea you'll find anywhere.

Thank Chickenman2016
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Saw this restaurant on a TV show and had wanted to try it. While in Raleigh recently, we went and found it and was glad we did. While waiting for our order, I talked with the owner, Debbie, who was on the TV show, and...More

Thank Paul S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 E Davie St, Raleigh, NC 27601-1805
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Raleigh
  • Phone Number: +1 919-832-7614
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