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Wilber's Barbecue

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4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
+1 919-778-5218
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06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 07:00 - 21:00
Mon - Sat 06:00 - 21:00
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Brandon, Mississippi
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting family for Christmas.l we decided to eat lunch here. I lived in NC for 8yrs and haven't been back in 7yrs. Definitely missed Eastern NC BBQ. This was very good & flavorful. The slaw and hushpuppies also good I would definitely recommend. The fried gizzards also were good, lightly breaded and seasoned well. Service is not great and it... More 

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Thank Bryan G
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12 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

People rave about Wilburs but in my opinion there are several better places to go in the area. The menu choices are slim. They only offer pork and chicken. The BBQ sauce is Carolina style but it's not even good. The coleslaw was minced into tiny pieces and flavorless. I wouldn't bother and don't know why people like it.

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Thank Ginger P
Hillsborough, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I recently returned to Wilber's after 10 years absence. The food is still delicious. I ordered a barbecue and brunswick stew combo plate. Wilber's barbecue is outstanding. The brunswick stew tasted authentically delicious although it looked chunkier, more rustic than others that I have tasted. My friend ordered fried chicken livers. They were fantastic with a light batter outside and... More 

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Thank Phoodey2U
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24 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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.

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Thank Barb S
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 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

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Thank Joel S
Apex, North Carolina
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163 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 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 

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Iowa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

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.

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Thank porkman
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 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

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Thank Bobby G
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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 

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Thank Pamala J
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 21:00
Monday
06:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
06:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
06:00 - 21:00
Thursday
06:00 - 21:00
Friday
06:00 - 21:00
Saturday
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?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?