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Richard's Bbq

522 N Main St, 522 N Main St, 28144, Salisbury, North Carolina, Salisbury, NC 28144-4350
+1 704-636-9561
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible12%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“hush puppies” (7 reviews)
“fries” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
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522 N Main St, 522 N Main St, 28144, Salisbury, North Carolina, Salisbury, NC 28144-4350
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always loved their Barbecue but this last trip the barbecue was very dry even my sisters was dry. I even had mayo on my sandwich. We both had to keep drinking more drink. It is never been like this; not sure what happened....More

Thank Enjoyyourlifetothefullest
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This restaurant has good food and good service every time I've been which is often. Their hot dogs are as good as I've had.

Thank ZaztheOne
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I have eaten at Richard's BBQ in Salisbury many times but for the first time at breakfast. The breakfast was plentiful for the reasonable price. The service was friendly and fast as was getting the meal HOT! I don't usually order grits out because being...More

Thank Pamela C
Reviewed 19 July 2017

was visiting the Salisbury area recently and was treating my mom to lunch. We went to a familiar BBQ restaurant, and it was closed. So my mom suggested, "Why don't we try Richard's?" I had not been to Richard's since the early 1980s, but remembered...More

Thank kyle h
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We usually eat here once a week. Their selection is not huge, but they are a typical old school barbecue restaurant. Their barbecue is good, but in a class all it's own. No one else in Rowan county has barbecue like Richard's. There's only two...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Have had the pleasure of enjoying Richards BBQ for over 40 years and his BBQ has been outstanding every time I have had it. Was a time when I lived in Florida and required family to bring some to me when visiting. My brother actually...More

Thank Chad E
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Found Richards on internet before we came to Salisbury. Now we are here. We all had BBQ Sandwiches and French Fries. I didn't detect any BBQ flavor. Had to put ketchup on it. Fries were great. Service was quick.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 March 2017

First time at this local restaurant. Very friendly staff. Food was served quick. The quality of the food was great. Really enjoyed the lunch. Unfortunately, was in a rush and forgot to take pics.

Thank Lauraleeee
Reviewed 2 March 2017

I used to be a regular at Richard's when I lived in Salisbury 20 years ago and always enjoyed it. I was back in town with my family the other day and decided to eat there for the first time in years. Like I said...More

Thank scottsE5847EG
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

A local hang out where our waitress Shanna could not have been nicer or more adorable and everyone was friendly. We had good vinegar based BBQ, slaw and hush puppies.

Thank Lengthy2013
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
6:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 522 N Main St, 522 N Main St, 28144, Salisbury, North Carolina, Salisbury, NC 28144-4350
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Salisbury
  • Phone Number: +1 704-636-9561
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