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Lexington Barbecue

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
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101 W Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
+1 336-249-9814
10:00 - 21:30
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 21:30
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Lexington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

In my opinion, best BBQ in Lexington. They have a 'mini' tray which is perfect for those with smaller appetites. AND the wait staff never let's you run out of southern sweet tea!

Thank ts402ss
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lexington BBQ is located right off Bus. 85 highway. It's one of the original BBQ restaurants in Lexington and has been open for decades. To have authentic, NC BBQ, stop by. It's a no-frills atmosphere with delicious food.

Thank jkoonts
Lexington, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

In a town with unlimited barbecue choices, this one is the one that most of us locals go to when we are in the mood for barbecue. Expect to wait in a line for a table, but the food is excellent. If you aren't a barbecue fan, try their turkey sandwich. Awesome stuff. Their sweet tea is a southerners dream.

Thank Ashley S
Lexington, North Carolina
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food and great service, we eat there at least 2 times a month. You must try the hush puppies and their very on sauce (smokehouse)

Thank Paula B
Walnut Cove, North Carolina
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82 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped for a late lunch on Saturday but the place was still packed. Nothing fancy but very friendly people and a comfortable "make yourself at home" atmosphere. We both had the coarse chopped plate and it arrived very quickly, fresh, and piping hot. The pork was absolutely perfect - tender, sweet, with just the right amount of tangy dip.... More 

Thank Ken A
Mount Airy, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Being from the South, I consider myself a connoisseur of BBQ. I've had pig 100 ways to Sunday. This is decent BBQ. I had the chopped plate and the portions were large. But, the BBQ was a little watery. The BBQ slaw was great, fries were good, hushpuppies were good. My son ordered onion rings and they were excellent. Service... More 

Thank Wendy M
Pinehurst NC, United States
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Heard nothing but great things about this restaurant, but was not happy with it. Hush puppies were great (crispy and corny!), french fries were great (crispy!), barbecue was "wet." Tasted watery and flavorless. Place was full of people, and many takeout orders were obvious. We must have had a bad batch!

Thank CVC J
Greensboro, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This is the hand down best barbecue you will ever eat. Always tender and juicy. Delicious doesn't come close. The sauce is tangy with just the right amount of "bite". The friendly staff will keep your cup filled and they truly act as though they are delighted to serve you. Never had a bad experience or bad food. Always tables... More 

Thank crissyking11
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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120 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

ate lunch at this restaurant because it was recommended by locals. Food was good service quick but waitress was not. Had to ask for straws for our drinks and utensils which we never received. We did order a sandwich but still needed utensils.

Thank Lou C
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

Had the opportunity to visit this fine institution of BBQ delight while visiting family in High Point. The BBQ, hush puppies, slaw and sweet tea were just perfect. This is North Carolina BBQ at its best. While the parking lot and restaurant were packed, the line moved and tables turned over in a reasonable fashion. The wait staff was cordial... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
10:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 W Center Street Extension, Lexington, NC 27295
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-249-9814

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