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Wilber's Barbecue

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4172 Us Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
+1 919-778-5218
07:00 - 21:00
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All hours
Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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23 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Plenty of meat on your sandwich. The service is acceptable but could be better. Nothing really sets them apart from the rest. It is a matter of preference.

Thank Barb S
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the special, pork BBQ sandwich, fries, and a Coke. Awesome Carolina flavors, quaint atmosphere (probably hadn't changed in 20yrs). We ordered the hush puppies for a starter, they are out of this world. I probably ate too many of those. My wife enjoyed her southern fried chicken. A nice stop

Thank Joel S
Apex, North Carolina
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153 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Oh how I love stopping here on my way to the beach. Stepping back in time to the days when there were no fast food chains and the only restaurants in Eastern NC were pork bbq, seafood and hamburger joints. Restaurant atmosphere was not what was important, it's the feeling of being welcome, being comfortable, good service, plenty of food... More 

Thank Rhjones69
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate lunch here with friends on a weekday. Ordered the pork plate and was not disappointed. Lots of meat, fairly chunky, good taste. The potato salad was so/so, mac/cheese was very good, and hush puppies were great. Atmosphere was NC BBQ place.

Thank porkman
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A staple of Goldsboro, this is a good place for BBQ, a typical BBQ restaurant nothing bad nothing great, if you're hungry for eastern BBQ this fits the bill

Thank Bobby G
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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This place used to be one of my favorites, as I grew up in the area and remembered it to be "THE BEST" for barbecue; however, I was disappointed on my last visit. I wanted to introduce my husband to one of my childhood favorites. The quality of food has declined and the cleanliness of the restaurant can be improved... More 

Thank Pamala J
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stopped in for a BBQ sandwich to go and a cup of Sweet Tea -- Awesome quick cheap lunch. The staff is very friendly.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

I don't know what the hype is about Wilber's. their menu is super basic. You can only get pulled pork and chicken I think. No other options. The coleslaw was gross and tasteless. The free hush puppies also lacked flavor and way too many for two people. I dont really like Carolina BBQ but this place was not good.

Thank Ginger E
Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

Wilber's barbecue always reminds me of my childhood. Great NC barbecue ,with hush puppies, cole slaw and sweet tea. Life does not get better.

Thank wgwoodard
Mooresville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We decided to stop here for lunch on our way to the Outer Banks. The barbecue was East Coast vinegar based style but more moist than those I have tried before. The hush puppies were also really tasty.

Thank angelaohedgepeth

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4172 Us Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Goldsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-778-5218

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