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Grady's Barbecue

3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
+1 919-735-7243
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pork” (8 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
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Reviewed 2 days ago

OK, so Grady's isn't really on the way, but it is well worth the effort to go. Yes, the building is small and sits at a crossroads out in the country, but do not judge this book by its cover. We have been making the...More

Thank Pat D
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Gradys in Dudly NC Arrived on Thursday around 230p. This place is out in boonies of eastern NC. This got us pumped. The place is inconspicuous as it is small with only 8 booths, no flair. Cash only. We ordered two small plates with chopped...More

2  Thank Ed K
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We like to try BBQ when we travel throughout the southern US, and we had read high praise for Grady's. The trip from Raleigh for lunch was well worth the drive! We had pork sandwiches, black-eyed peas, hushpuppies, slaw and sweet potato pie. Everything was...More

Thank TJandTR
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Grady's is a fantastic not so hidden gem. They serve a great eastern North Carolina pork with some cracklings mixed right in with a side of creamy slaw. They have a few seats inside to eat and enjoy the company of all the friendly staff.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Next stop on personal Eastern NC barbecue tour. First of all, you've got to be looking for Grady's to find it; it's in middle of nowhere. And after reading some rave reviews, I was slightly disappointed by 'cue. It's a little too coarsely chopped and...More

Thank 68TarHeel
Reviewed 21 April 2017

I am from North Carolina, and I have been to many places on the North Carolina Barbecue Trail. I was really excited to visit Grady's, especially since my best friend had been before and said it was the best barbecue he had ever had. We...More

Thank Andrei S
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Family members recommended this restaurant. This place was filled with grandmas. The sweet tea was excellent. Banana pudding was looked so good, I ate it first. IT WAS WORTH IT! The food was old school. My husband got a BBQ sandwich all the way. He...More

2  Thank Lorraine T
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

What an amazing find in this remote part of eastern North Carolina. Don't let this small building fool you. Inside you will find bright cheerful sincere smiles serving some of the best eastern style barbecue you will ever taste. This order at the counter with...More

Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Being from Georgia and Louisiana, I'm used to bbq being sweet and tangy. This place uses vinegar based sauce and I was skeptical... Glad I was wrong! This itty bitty mom and pop place is fantastic! The chopped bbq pork is mouth watering! The banana...More

Thank patrbarnes
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

I'm on a BBQ Quest to visit many of the restaurants listed on the NC BBQ Map. Today my wife and I visited Grady's BBQ. Growing up in Eastern NC and having cooked many whole hogs over wood coals (oak) with my dad, Grady's brought...More

1  Thank ahinesjr
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3096 Arrington Bridge Rd, Dudley, NC 28333-6140
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Dudley
  • Phone Number: +1 919-735-7243
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