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“Inside of restaurant nasty”
Review of Ro's Barbecue

Ro's Barbecue
Ranked #26 of 256 Restaurants in Gastonia
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I have been going to ROs Since I was a child back in the 70s. I and my family have always loved their fish sandwiches with their awesome slaw! But for the last few years they have let the dining room and at least the womens restroom get so nasty I can't go back there to eat inside. The bathroom wall is caving in and it smells bad all the time. They haven't even replaced the mirror that you really can't even see in it. The cabinet is peeling off and it is just disgusting. There is sauce splashed all on the walls and you can see where people have put their hands on the sides of the booths with greasy hands. It never looks any different so they are not cleaning it ever. It looks like as much as they have expanded their business, they could afford to put some money into the building to upgrade it. Someone must be pocketing a lot of money. Also the main man that I guess runs the place is extremely unfriendly! I will not go back!

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Thank Patti W
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Recommended by locals for their chopped barbecue sandwiches with RO’s Sauce.

We went with friends to try.

Barbecue sandwiches were wrapped in wax paper, and pressed flat. RO’s Sauce was gooped on.

The Sauce...yech! A concoction of thousand island dressing, spices, and other “stuff”. About as original as MacDonalds secret sauce.

There are better barbecue restaurants.

Thank Strowd1
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

RO's is a Gaston county institution. The retro neon, curb hops, and BBQ with their signature dipping BBQ slaw makes it a special trip. Add a cherry lemon Sundrop for a complete experience!

Thank Kathy B
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

So disappointed in the barbecues. Not very much meat and the slaw they use to have is more like a sauce now. I grew up eating RO's Barbecues and they are not the same. Not worth getting to bring home.

Thank Hazel P
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

That have the best food in town!!! If you love bbq or bbq slaw this is your kinda place. Homemade cherry lemon Sundrop is the best here as well

Thank Ashley W
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