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Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge

2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
+1 704-482-8567
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good21%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hush puppies” (118 reviews)
“pork” (25 reviews)
“banana pudding” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of our favorite BBQ places to go. Often there is a line out the door, but the tables turn quickly. Love the hush puppies!

Thank Kim H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the top-rated barbeque places in the USA. IT has been rated in the top 10. They have a vinegar based sause that is unique and delicious.

Thank KatRose86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love BBQ. We have some great places in Shelby but this is my favorite. The hush puppies are always perfect. The BBQ is great. Ate this as a kid and love it as an adult. Friendly staff and that old fashioned service. The sweet...More

Thank Trinitygreene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had good service here. We should have either shared a plate or gotten less. The barbecue pork was very good although if you aren't used to lots of vinegar in your sauce it takes some getting used to. Some of the best fies I've...More

Thank zfilly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I ate here back in the day when I was went to high school in a neighboring townin the 70's. Took my son there recently and I swear the place has not changed the decor since then. The BBQ is just average. Nothing great, but...More

1  Thank Dennis S
Reviewed September 11, 2018

Stopped in thanks to a recommendation from the front desk worker at the hotel we stayed at. It was definitely worth the 30 minute detour on our way from Boone, NC to Charlotte, NC. This had to be the best BBQ I have ever eaten,...More

Thank Oaktravels1989
Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

Food was bland. Only thing worth eating were the hush puppies. Service mediocre. Didn't even check to see if everything okay.

Thank LisaBuckeye
Natalie R, Owner at Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded September 1, 2018

I am so sorrry to hear you didn’t enjoy. I also am sorry you weren’t taken care of but we will definitely check into that. Again we’re sorry!

Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

This place has a good reputation, and the BBQ is good. But don’t expect good execution on take out orders for several people. We drove there to place the order in person, figuring it would be too difficult over the phone. With a fairly simple...More

Thank TravelsEveryWeek
Reviewed August 7, 2018

They are clean nice friendly people waiting staff are clean nice n polite quick to serve you delicious food all around

Thank rubyd d
Reviewed August 7, 2018 via mobile

Great place if your wanting Bar B Q just wish they had more sauces to try on your bar b q over all nice place to eat.

Thank Melissa W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2000 E Dixon Blvd, Shelby, NC 28152-6958
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-482-8567
  • E-mail
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