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Pigman's Bar-B-Que

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1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
11:00 - 21:00
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

If you love BBQ, this is THE place! Busy all the time but service is quick and efficient. The interior is clean and user friendly, self service drinks, utensils and condiments. Don't forget to get your picture taken with the "pigs"!

Thank Jane R
North Carolina
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

There's plenty of variety on this menu (pork, beef, chicken, turkey and seafood)! Our order was Stew and Que and a Jumbo Beef Sandwich. Lots of meat on the sandwiches (sauce on the table) and the Brunswick Stew was great. Fast and friendly service, it was definitely a great buy for the price.

Thank Amy B
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
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128 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly service, good BBQ. We liked the beef plate a little better than the pork plate. Beans were okay. Good Cole slaw.

Thank kfl51
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191 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Good BBQ. Great fries. Good sides. A bit expensive for the quality. Definitely a great place to stop for lunch when headed South.

Thank Bill B
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We were told by a local this place has the best BBQ... nope.. the bbq was fair at best and greasy..the ribs were just horrible in taste, preparation and appearance. will not go back or recommend other then the brunswick stew..maybe i'll bring some to them next time to taste real BBQ

Thank finelaub
Waynesboro, Virginia
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We kept passing this place, looking for another recommended restaurant. We were fools. This place has a very tasty selection of barbecued meats. The table sauces are really good, too!

Thank Amy L
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thank you Amy for your kind words! We appreciate your business and hope you will come back to see us again soon! Travel safe! Love, The Pigman More 

Northern Virginia, Virginia
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98 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Located centrally in OBX at Kill Devil’s Hill, right off of the main drag in OBX, it meets the criteria listed by a successful realtor, in that it has three great things going, location, location, location. For my first visit to OBX, I wanted to try authentic North Carolina BBQ – well, I did, and I will be looking for... More 

Thank nakamark
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Hi Nakamark! Thank you for visiting Pigman's BBQ during your last OBX visit! Please let us know when you are back in the area - want to make sure you have the best BBQ experience Pigman's has to offer! Safe travels! Love, Pigman More 

Newport News, Virginia
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93 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Use the Honey Butter with the hush puppies! Haven't tried any thing but BBQ (pork), cuz I know it will be good! Friends enjoy Pigman almost as much as I do...

Thank Greenakrz
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Hi Greenakrz! We will have your hush puppies ready for you on your next visit! Please come see us again soon!!! Love, Pigman More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We come to Pigman's every single year when we visit OBX. Always delicious sauces and great food. I ordered their pulled pork sandwich boat. It came with fresh medium thickness crispy fries, amazing hush puppies, and small side of coleslaw (I believe for possibly putting on your sandwich). I don't eat a large amount and usually bring home a box... More 

Thank Kyle M
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Hi Kyle! Thank you for your kind words! We look forward to your next visit! Love, Pigman More 

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
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178 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

The food here is Eastern Carolina at its best. A few different sauce styles and the hush puppies are great. Overall solid BBQ compared to the greats across the state.

Thank Wolfpacker88888
Pigman1985, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thank you Wolfpacker! We appreciate your business and hope you come back to see us again soon!!! Love, Pigman More 

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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
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 2522020638
Pigman's Bar-B-Que is the premiere barbeque restaurant on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For over 16 years, we have been serving up 'Que to tourists and locals alike. We have won multiple awards including "Best of the Beach" in the BBQ category in 2012 and BBQ Showdown OBX "Best Ribs" in 2013! We offer many varieties of BBQ with signature sauces to go along with it! We have all the fixings you can imagine and we also do catering.At Pigman’s Bar-B-Que, we take all the necessary steps to make our BBQ unique as well. For example, all of our signature BBQ’s are cooked on site by smoking. We cook this way for two reasons: To cook the meat slowly to retain the natural juices, and infuse it with oak flavor. Then we add our signature sauces, thus creating BBQ. Every BBQ option we sell is hand-crafted, and has some sort of vinegar-based sauce added to them. Although our vinegar-based BBQ options are delicious, we have discovered that there are many different palates out there to please. As a result, a few of our BBQ options have ketchup and an additional blend of proprietary spices to give our customers a “tomato based” option, also known as “ketchup based”.

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