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Hillsborough BBQ Company

236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
+1 919-732-4647
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (90 reviews)
“fried okra” (24 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (20 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first visit here from a recommendation. Everything I tried was delicious. The chicken, the beef and pork.. so moist. The coleslaw was a bit bland, but ok. Banana pudding, perfect. Thank you for a great meal. I will return. 

Thank agoofygrle1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Usually enjoy this town’s options for a food stop while traveling. Cute place, friendly staff, but mediocre food would not bring us back to this restaurant.

Thank Vaflyfisher
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't usually complain about restaurants after having worked in them for 7 years. Hillsborough BBQ is consistently out of regular menu items including BBQ. For a BBQ restaurant to run out of BBQ on a regular basis is a sign of very poor management....More

Thank BrewIT
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Consistently great food. Never had an issue. Even great for take out. And they have a changing table in the bathroom which makes this place even more amazing. I love that I can come here with my family and I don’t have to change my...More

Thank Natalie G
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We have been to hillsborough BBQ several times and my husband loves the BBQ. I am not a huge fan otherwise. I find the wait to be too long and the food to be a bit bland. Lots of fried food and they run out...More

Thank Prettypinkpancakes
Reviewed 27 October 2017

Must admit that BBQ isn't often what I'm looking for when dining out, but I will easily agree if someone suggests going here. This is some of my favorite in the area, and while nothing is overly unique and there are little surprises on the...More

Thank pphunn
Reviewed 22 October 2017

It is great to see an inter action between the staff and the patrons that bring their puppies with them to eat out on the picnic tables. Water for the puppies was supplied "FREE OF CHARGE TOO" Great

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We found this place using TripAdvisor and the reviews were correct. I had the brisket and my husband the chicken. The brisket just feel off my fork - so tender. I loved the Creole green beans and we both enjoyed the yellow slaw. (Never heard...More

Thank MinaHKerr
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Takeout is the way we usually enjoy this restaurant. A pound of beef brisket covers about 6 sandwiches for us. They cook it long and slow. It falls apart just like I like it. It is a nice place for friends to gather. There is...More

Thank clearymartha
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

The bbq was good, the Creole green beans and fries were delicious! Our server Gary was top notch, extremely polite and professional!

Thank codyroberttaylor
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 236 S Nash St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2339
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-732-4647
  • E-mail
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