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Suggestions on BBQ places

Leaving tomorrow to head to Eggtoberfest from Annapolis Maryland, any suggestions of BBQ places to stop at to try ? I will be traveling down I-85 and making a stop in Charlotte.


  • HicHic Posts: 350
    Once in Atlanta, try DBA BBQ or Fox Brothers, both are very good.

    Large, medium, small and a mini. Egg'n, golfing, beer drinking, camping and following football and baseball.
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  • Hic said:
    Once in Atlanta, try DBA BBQ or Fox Brothers, both are very good.
      +1 on Fox Bros in Atlanta! 

    1238 Dekalb Ave
    Atlanta Ga 30307
    McDonough,Ga   Large & Small BGE  Dawgs, Falcons and Bravos!
  • AcnAcn Posts: 2,548

    There were some recommendations from guys in the Raleigh/Durham/Chapel Hill area in this thread:


    Pikesville, MD

  • 3sheets3sheets Posts: 81

    There is a Jack's Old South BBQ in Brasleton, GA just a little ways off I-85.

    (and +1 for Fox Bros in Atlanta)

    Location 33.537588, -83.969298 (33.5 miles and 41 minutes SE of the Mothership)

  • RaleighGuyRaleighGuy Posts: 207
    edited October 2013

    Here are some for NC.

    I will start you off in the order of places you will hit going down I85 to Charlotte. There are more, but these are ones I like.

    -Bullocks BBQ
    3330 Quebec Dr Durham, NC 27705
    (919) 383-3211

    -Hillsborough BBQ Company
    236 S Nash St Hillsborough, NC 27278
    (919) 732-4647

    -Hursey’s BBQ
    1834 S Church St Burlington, NC 27215
    (336) 226-1694

    -Lexington Barbecue (Lexington is the Capital of Western NC style bbq)
    101 West Center Street Extension
    Lexington, NC 27295
    (336) 249-9814

    -Midwood Smokehouse
    1401 Central Ave Charlotte, NC 28205
    (704) 295-4227

    Must-stops on this list are Hillsborough BBQ Company, Lexington, and Midwood. Be sure to bring cash-some do not take plastic.


    Raleigh, NC

  • Thanks for the info

  • fljoemonfljoemon Posts: 755
    Some suggestions in the Atlanta Magazine:
    LBGE & Mini
    Orlando, FL
  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 5,433
    +1 on Fox Bros. and also Heirloom BBQ

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    Peachtree Corners, GA
  • This place is just off of 85 about 20 minutes from Charlotte.  Just a hole in the wall, cash only, limited parking and seating.

    Kyle Fletcher's BBQ & Catering
    Address: 4507 Wilkinson Blvd, Gastonia, NC 28056
    Phone:(704) 824-1956


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    Belmont, NC

  • nealcr1nealcr1 Posts: 181
    Fox Brothers in ATL...hands down
    Mini Max, Medium BGE, Large BGE, Lodge Cast Iron Sportsman, Digi Q II, Woo 2, AR with Oval setup
  • Not far off of I-85, both Hillsborough BBQ Company (in Hillsborough, NC) and Hursey's BBQ (in Burlington, NC) get my vote.  
    Burlington/Alamance County, NC
  • I ended up stopping at Midwood Smokehouse, food was awesome !

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