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Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks

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720 McAdenville Rd, Lowell, NC 28098
+1 704-824-8838
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had to pull over due to traffic... and I'm so glad we did... the smell of the smoked meats alone was worth it.. ribs, pork, Turkey... delicious!! Staff was amazing and sweet!! Will stop here on purpose next trip!

Thank Liesbeth B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I ordered the monster burger " well "... needless to say once I bit into it... blood red raw looking... it immediately made my stomach turn.. I showed it to waitress.... her response let's cook you another one....why ???? if you cannot make it to request the 1st time what would make anyone think you could do it right the... More 

Thank michael h
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We first visited their other site, but it was so good we came to this location. Their ribs are great and always perfectly smoked. I prefer a slightly more spicy bbq sauce and theirs is just right. The sides as OK, but the meat is always the true reason for visit.

Thank Margo L
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

My wife ordered medium rare steak came out medium. Was so looking forward to the brisket but they are very dry. The Ribs are awesome!! Staff are very friendly but could use a few more waitresses.

Thank Koob V
Greenville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

The best ribs around ... always stop and get me rib fix while in the area . Excellent smoked ribs with a little sauce but it doesn't need anymore ... taking a couple of pounds back when I return home

Thank Furlough
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place has really good food and the prices are reasonable. The service was pretty good. Only thing is they were out of salad plates and we had to wait to get one. This place is great for the whole family

Thank Dixie M
Barbeque1989, Owner at Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks, responded to this review

Thank you for your business, we are very happy you enjoyed your dining experience. We want people to be able to come out with their family but at a reasonable price. More 

kings mtn nc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Can't go wrong ordering a family pack from Hillbilly's. Pork, chicken, slaw, baked beans, fries or potato salad, hush puppies and tea to feed a family of six for less than thirty dollars.

Thank dougspookie
Barbeque1989, Owner at Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks, responded to this review

We are very glad you enjoyed the deluxe family pack. We also have the family pack for a family of 4. Thank you for your business. We try to make it affordable whether customers get a takeout or dine in. More 

Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Called in an order for a hamburger (ATW with slaw), baked potato, and side salad. Took 30 minutes to get burger, it was mid afternoon and restaurant had like two diners, then the salad wasn't even made yet, so had to wait on that, they knew I was getting perturbed so the salad was thrown together. Should have looked in... More 

Thank Kusmaul
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

Very conveniently located off Interstate 85 outside of Charlotte, the ambience is much like any other barbecue establishment. Service was very friendly. Their Brunswick stew was a yellow color, and lacked flavor, more puréed than chunky. Hush puppies were outstanding, and not at all greasy (as with some other recently reviewed places in the area). Most importantly, though, the pulled... More 

Thank mjmccoymd
Barbeque1989, Owner at Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks, responded to this review

Thank you for the great review! We appreciate your business. At the Lowell location, we get to meet people from all over as they travel. We are glad you enjoyed your dining experience and hope to see you soon. More 

Lowell, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Good bbq and smoked ribs. Casual atmosphere, friendly staff, convenient for travelers on I85 near Gastonia right off the exit at Lowell and McAdenville....I live nearby.

1 Thank Jn627

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 720 McAdenville Rd, Lowell, NC 28098
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lowell
  • Phone Number: +1 704-824-8838

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