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Hillbilly's Barbeque & Steaks

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720 McAdenville Rd, Lowell, NC 28098-1622
+1 704-824-8838
11:00 - 21:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:30
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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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277 reviews
232 restaurant reviews
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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40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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336 reviews
302 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
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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3 restaurant reviews
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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

This nice little place was outside of Charlotte. It was right off the highway. It was delicious. 3 kinds of sauces yummm! Easy to find. Great staff!

Thank Mary B
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70 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

I like this location better than the Gastonia location. The service is decent, and the food is reasonably priced. The lunch specials are pretty good during the week. It is a nice place to grab some BBQ.

Thank Robert W
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

Easy in & out from the freeway! Delicious, ribs, chicken, friend okra & iced tea. The hush puppies are a yummy welcome! ALL OF THE STAFF & COOKS WERE SO FRIENDLY!

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

Thank you so much for your business and glad you enjoyed your meal with us. I will definitely pass on the encouraging comments to the staff. Hope to see you soon and we will have the hushpuppies ready. More 

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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
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, 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 28098-1622
  • 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?