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Kepley's Barbecue

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1304 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262-3129
+1 336-884-1021
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08:30 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 08:30 - 20:30
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Kernersville, NC
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Kepley's is small BBQ Diner serving eastern style BBQ. I realy have several other local or at least close BBQ places that I prefer. The have great service and nice portions of food. If you like the vinegar base NC Eastern style BBQ you will be OK with Kepley's. Even with the sauce I still eat there periodically.

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Thank papawman
High Point, North Carolina
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kepley's is a quaint restaurant with really great BBQ. Has been around for year's and the owner still works there. Food is reasonably priced and the hush puppies are the best around!

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Thank Tammy R
Naples, Florida
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64 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Passing by High Point on interstate and wanted some good North Carolina BBQ. Found Kepley's online as close to interstate so checked it out - what a great find! Has been in business since 1948 and still uses original vinegar based BBQ sauce recipe that is amazing. The hush puppies were the best I have ever had. The slaw was... More 

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Thank Hugonaples
New York
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

There is no barbecue better than that of Piedmont N.C., and Kepley's is the best of the best, with a vinegar base. The slaw is also wonderful. Don't be put off by the shabby building. It is just part of the package.

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Thank Paul P
Summersville, West Virginia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

I have been coming here since I was a little kid and this is still my standard for traditional Carolina pulled pork. I advise to use their special sauce along with a little Texas Pete. You can also buy by the pound to take home (which I do as I live in PA now).

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Thank tattooed1
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

We've dined there since we moved into the area. A small place but with great food at very reasonable prices. They offer homemade cherry, peach & blackberry cobbler that is fantastic.

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Thank Zeke T
High Point, NC
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

A true wood smoked pork shoulders restaurant. Chopped pork sandwiches, plus hot dogs. Since 1948, talk to Bob who worked for and took over from original owner. Small silver diner from the past. Great place.

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Thank mcmail
Columbia, South Carolina
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

When I was a young person, my parents and I would periodically visit my grandparents and aunts who lived in High Point. For me, eating barbecue at Kepley's was worth the visit. My grandparents and parents died long ago and I recently went to High Point for the funeral of my last surviving aunt. As has been my practice for... More 

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Thank Hayes M
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210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Ate here for lunch and was dsappointrd in the cue. Found it to be dry and tasteless,also had hard bits of meat mixed in. The slaw had too much vinegar. Service as always was very good.

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Thank Wallypm
Barrigada, Mariana Islands
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

I grew up in High Point and Kepleys BBQ has been there since I can remember. Best BBQ, slaw and hush puppies in the South. Unique flavor that is hard to duplicate. Can't get enough. Family owned and operated.

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Thank TomFromGuam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 20:30
Monday
08:30 - 20:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 20:30
Thursday
08:30 - 20:30
Friday
08:30 - 20:30
Saturday
08:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1304 N Main St, High Point, NC 27262-3129
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  High Point
  • Phone Number: +1 336-884-1021

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