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Sooey's BBQ

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3919 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9279
+1 252-449-6465
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Allentown, New Jersey
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2016

Nice people and a local atmosphere. However the ribs are not very flavorful. They were actually dry and hard in spots! The chicken was no better than KFC!. The Mac and Cheese side was a bowl of mushy mac and commercial cheese. The coleslaw was good BBQ Slaw and the collards were nice. I would not recommend it if you... More 

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Thank 2killamockingbird
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

As you can see from our reviews, we are known for our delicious ribs, NC BBQ and fried chicken. We are very sorry you were not happy and we would love the opportunity to serve you again. More 

seattle, wa
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

We stopped in for a post-sailing snack -- my husband had seen that they have banana pudding. Guess what -- they were out, but we still stuck around and shared some ribs and cornbread. WOW -- spectacular! is all I have to say. Will gave us wonderful service, as well, and made sure my husband's to-go cup of sweet tea... More 

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Thank raincitygirl
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Great food AND great service is what we like to hear! Thanks for stopping by! More 

Milton
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49 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We were told frequently how great the food was here and maybe it is if you have no expectation of Carolina barbecue. However, as longtime residents, we know what good barbecue tastes like and this is not it. They don't smoke their meat. They cook it on an electric smoker, which ensures that the meat tastes nothing of the smoke... More 

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Thank Stahlko
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

We are very sorry to hear this. All of our meat IS smoked in our on-site smokers. We would love the opportunity to feed you and your family again. Please feel free to stop in ANY location, mention this review and we will try again, this time on us! More 

Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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75 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Staff was okay, wait was not long even when busy, but food was less than average. Probably would not eat there again.

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Thank KSTravers
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

We are so sorry you had a poor experience. As you can see from our reviews, we strive for excellence. Please stop in again, mention this review and let us make it right! More 

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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visited OBX for vacation this yr and had to get some Carolina BBQ. Sooey's didn't disappoint. Large family tried a little of just about everything and all was excellent. Pulled pork and beef brisket were favs. Corn bread and hush puppies are a must. Huge s/o to William for the outstanding service. Definitely will be back for more next yr!

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Thank James H
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you for posting a review! Come back soon! More 

NCCO, Delaware
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Never miss a chance to stop in here if you are looking for good spicy vinegar laced Carolina style Pulled Pork BBQ! I swear by the sandwiches and know how good they are, so this year decided to mix it up. Getting a 1/4 rack of ribs and fried chicken. Both were just as amazing as the sandwiches in flavor... More 

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Thank DEbeachgirl
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Wow what a great review. We are so glad you enjoyed everything! More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Went while I was on vacation. Had the Carolina BBQ and fried chicken. It was the best comfort food. I also had the cornbread it was so good I had to get another order. Rest of the family had the pulled pork and the greens and Mac n cheese were soooooo good. The rack of ribs were coming off the... More 

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Thank Antwan N
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words! More 

colorado
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016

This was easy BBQ. the ribs are decent, the pulled pork was super juicy and tender and the best hush puppies and corn bread ever. It was a super hot day and the server made sure we had to go cups and filled the, all up with fresh ice and tea before we went back to the beach. Nice touch

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Thank holcolorado
SooeysBBQ, Owner at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Glad we were able to keep you refreshed and full! Come back and see us again soon! More 

Henrico, Virginia
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179 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

NC BBQ. Not fancy but good .Fast service. Coupons are for large take out orders. Guess you can see the ocean from the 2nd floor. Outside and inside service.

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Thank Baileyh0
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Come back soon! More 

Richmond, Virginia
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We visited Sooey's for the first time and were very impressed by the beef brisket and the fried chicken. The pulled pork was good but very spicy. The ribs were average. Service was great. We'll be back for the brisket and fried chicken. Try the sampler plates.

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Thank Steven D
SooeysBBQ, Manager at Sooey's BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you we are glad you enjoyed! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3919 S Virginia Dare Trl, Nags Head, NC 27959-9279
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Outer Banks  >  Nags Head
  • Phone Number: +1 252-449-6465

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