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Little Richard's BBQ

455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
+1 336-783-0227
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (49 reviews)
“hush puppies” (67 reviews)
“fried okra” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my family went to the Mount Airy location for lunch. We sat down and waited a long time for someone to come to our table. When the the waitress eventually spoke, she was very rude. We didn't see the sign that stated wait...More

Thank Dale H
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant! I had the chopped pork, coleslaw, tater tots and hushpuppies. My lady had the brisket, baked beans and potato salad. The pork was tender. I asked for a little burnt ends mixed in and they did not disappoint. The sauces were...More

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Everything was awesome! It was our first time there so I could not make up my mind as to what to order. The plates came with so much food! Our server was so awesome, she gave me many options... I ended up getting a BBQ...More

Thank Sherry B
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We saw the reviews on Trip Advisor and once again, we were not disappointed. We ordered two sandwiches and fries to share. It was all perfect and delicious. The brisket sandwich was one of the best I have ever had. Lots of sauce and grilled...More

Thank loveavacation123
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Yummy. Road trip with family. I had bbq sandwich it was delicious food. The sauces are different from other bbq joints. Slaw was amazing. Which is weird for me because it isn't usually somthing I like. Overall service was great.

Thank Halona S
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The original Little Richards close to Peace Haven in Winston Salem is the real deal! They have real smoked BBQ not propane tasting fat.

Thank butera2017
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I had the pork bbq plate with string beans and okra with hush puppies. The hush puppies are awesome and they give you a lot of them. There are different sauces of the table you can add to your meat. My husband had the brisket....More

Thank Sunny0807
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We just had another wonderful meal at Little Richard's. My husband is a big eater and he leaves full. If I get a plate it is enough food for 2 meals. I got the bbq drumsticks with 2 sides and hushpuppies. Everything is good. Our...More

Thank bowmannicole
Reviewed 5 August 2017

The food was good, you get a lot of it at a reasonable price. Service is great, very friendly & helpful.

Thank tconner41
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

One of two places specializing in BBQ in town. Wonderful hushpuppies, corn fritters are amazing, good sonker/cobbler. Closes after lunch on Sundays.

Thank lesliel954
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Questions & Answers
Mary C
10 June 2017|
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Response from Tia G | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how hungry you are, I would say the average cost is between $7 and $10.
18 September 2015|
Response from Michael S | Property representative |
We do have some menu items which are gluten free. Our Lexington Sauce is Gluten Free and is our most popular sauce. Also, we have a Barbeque Slaw which is Gluten Free and compliments the Barbeque. Our Barbeque is Gluten Free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
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: 455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-783-0227
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