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Pigman's Bar-B-Que

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1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
11:00 - 21:00
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Midlothian, Virginia
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253 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stopped for lunch, and as usual, the food is consistently good. I had the pulled pork sandwich and my husband had the chicken platter, both were delicious. This is a no frills, good food place with friendly people.

Thank VAlovetotravel2
St Helena
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super place to taste Carolina barbecue. Both ribs and chicken available. Number of sides including baked beans, cole slaw and potato salad. Take out is available. Right on main highway.

Thank arlenec2017
Diana L, Owner at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by and giving us a great review. Look forward to having you back again. More 

La Plata, Maryland
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stopped yesterday and got a carry out for lunch. I had the tuna-que platter - came with hush puppies, cole slaw and sweet potato fries. My husband had the pulled pork bbq - came with cole slaw, baked beans and hush puppies. The employees working were very courteous and helpful. And, the food was good. The only issue was... More 

Thank deb2210
Diana L, Owner at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping by! Glad you had a good experience! Look forward to having you back. More 

Cleveland, Ohio
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148 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Maybe they do barbecue different in North Carolina. The pulled pork had no flavor on its own, so I put some sauce from the table. It tasted like pure vinegar. The service was very fast, and the atmosphere was fun.

Thank Bill K
Clemmons, North Carolina
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for some Eastern NC BBQ but was not impressed. It seemed overcooked and dry. The color was a brown and overdone look. The vinegar flavor was not too bad. The eastern BBQ didn't seem as Western NC BBQ.

Thank belkmant
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40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pigman's Bar-B-Que has great ribs. Other than that it is just an average BBQ joint. Their hush puppies were dry and hard shaped like little moons. There are better places on the Outer Banks.

Thank Daniel C
Richmond, Virginia
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134 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whenever I come into North Carolina, I always make an effort to pick up some Carolina style BBQ. On my most recent trip to the Outer Banks in early April, I stopped in for lunch. I had the Jumbo Pork BBQ Sandwich Combo with fries and hush puppies. Everything was excellent. While I love BBQ of all styles, I am... More 

Thank KenS9
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65 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good quality Carolina Bbq at reasonable prices. It was the best of the three places I tried. (The other two were High Cotton and Sooey's in Corolla.) Tender ribs and plentiful pulled pork. Priced the same as other nearby Bbq places. Kids meals available. Take out available too. Whole slab plate $21.99, whole slab a la carte $18.99. Pulled pork... More 

Thank garyk880
Diana L, Manager at Pigman's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us! Glad you enjoyed. More 

North Carolina
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97 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came over to the beach on a Sunday to scout out some RV parks down by Cape Hatteras. Most place down there aren't open yet or have shorter hours than we're used to. We have found a lot of eateries have trouble staying around for multiple years in a seasonal economy...so the selection of places is always changing. We... More 

Thank USCGRetired
Virginia Beach
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We came to the area for the day. We had checked trip advisor and decided to try Pigman's. I was happy we did. The place was clean. The staff was very friendly. We each had the pork bbq boat. The sandwich was one of the best I have had. It was a generous amount. The cole slaw was very fresh.... More 

Thank Debbie0162

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
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: 1606 S Croatan Hwy, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948-8921
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Kill Devil Hills
  • Phone Number: 2522020638
Pigman's Bar-B-Que is the premiere barbeque restaurant on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. For over 16 years, we have been serving up 'Que to tourists and locals alike. We have won multiple awards including "Best of the Beach" in the BBQ category in 2012 and BBQ Showdown OBX "Best Ribs" in 2013! We offer many varieties of BBQ with signature sauces to go along with it! We have all the fixings you can imagine and we also do catering.At Pigman’s Bar-B-Que, we take all the necessary steps to make our BBQ unique as well. For example, all of our signature BBQ’s are cooked on site by smoking. We cook this way for two reasons: To cook the meat slowly to retain the natural juices, and infuse it with oak flavor. Then we add our signature sauces, thus creating BBQ. Every BBQ option we sell is hand-crafted, and has some sort of vinegar-based sauce added to them. Although our vinegar-based BBQ options are delicious, we have discovered that there are many different palates out there to please. As a result, a few of our BBQ options have ketchup and an additional blend of proprietary spices to give our customers a “tomato based” option, also known as “ketchup based”.

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