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Pik N Pig

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194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage, NC 28327-6317
+1 910-947-7591
11:00 - 15:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Tue - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Pinehurst NC, United States
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Great "pulled" pork, along with effective fixings. Never been let down, whether for lunch or dinner. If you don;t like pork, the chicken or brisket is just as good if not better. Fun place if you visit when planes are flying and customers "drop in" for a bite!

Thank CVC J
Charlotte, North Carolina
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163 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

OMG! I ate the barbeque naked (without sauce, not without clothes) and it was so tender! They also have jalapeno butter to go with the hushpuppies. I will definitely eat here again. I wasn't as impressed with the Brunswick stew. Our waitress was very nice and helpful with ordering. Prices are reasonable, and this is a down home place, so... More 

Thank Kelly H
Cary, North Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Pik N Pig is a great place to grab some delicious Eastern NC BBQ and is just a short drive out of Carthage, NC. My wife and I stop by whenever we are on a day trip that takes us in that direction. The 'Q is always good, smoked on site over a wood fire. The sides are typical Southern... More 

Thank TheKinseyReport
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32 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

Good brisket, pulled pork and chicken. My wife loves the salads. The smoked pork chop has great flavor, but is overcooked. It is very lean and probably needs less time in the smoker. The cornbread muffins, beans and coleslaw are very good. Atmosphere is pretty funky, but fun!

Thank Cal C
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108 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

It's a hidden gem. Located in private airplane runway. Militaries in the aircraft often stops by to have lunch here. So exciting to see different private places. There's an RV park next to it and many of those campers enjoy this place. Was my first time here and I was pleasantly surprised. Be sure to check it out if you're... More 

Thank Destiny U
Los Angeles, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

A blast from the past! This little place is located in a beautiful, scenic setting next to a rural private airport where you can watch the planes come and go. And if you love Southern BBQ (which is more vinegar based), this is the place for you. Brisket! Pulled pork! Hush puppies! I always order the combo plate who gives... More 

Thank hlkjx4
Chantilly, Virginia
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

Inside and outside tables, long waits for dinnertime but the menu, choices, quality and service are worth the wait. Sits just off the runway at the Carthage Airport with a museum quality P40 with monuments explaining the historical significance.

Thank wolfmand1
Conover, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Great fun and great food. The smoked chicken was perfect and the hush puppies were the best I've ever had! I've lived in NC all my life and eaten lots of hush puppies. We ate outside and watched the planes take off on a nice fall evening. It was a fun atmosphere and the service was outstanding.

Thank 5ofusNC
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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483 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Interesting BBQ restaurant along a short paved runway in rural North Carolina. We arrived for a late lunch on a beautiful sunny day and ate outdoors, so there were at least four small aircraft that finished up lunch and departed down the runway for parts unknown. The service was very good and the atmosphere was relaxed. You'll see the smoker... More 

Thank Tom H
Raleigh, North Carolina
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440 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

The restaurant is located next to a small airport landing strip so you can eat great BBQ while watching the planes coming and going! Fun experience!

Thank Linda B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194 Gilliam McConnell Rd, Carthage, NC 28327-6317
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Carthage
  • Phone Number: +1 910-947-7591

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