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Ralph's barbecue

1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
+1 252-536-2102
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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American, Barbecue
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1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Pretty average buffet and food. The fried fish was seasoned very well! I would have liked to see more cooked vegetables to balance all of the fried and baked choices of meat.

Thank CustomsCutie
Reviewed 2 days ago

My go to place for Brunswick Stew, hushpuppies & sweet tea. So far have never been disappointed with the Stew - always hits the spot.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 5 days ago

We ate at the buffet for a business meeting late lunch. Their pulled pork was soggy wet and needed a knife to cut up the chunks however the pork that was chopped very fine was very good (interesting in that it was probably from the...More

Thank visionsindigital
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I unfortunately am comparing this to a bar-b-que we had in Georgia last night. The food was good not great. The Brunswick stew was delicious as was the pulled pork. The other food we had was just average nothing special. Our server was very accomodating...More

Thank grantham353
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Love coming to Ralphs. The east carolina style bbq is the best. Grab a couple of sandwiches, hush puppies and some sweet tea and your all set. It's our first stop as we drive down to Myrtle Beach every year.

Thank Snookums25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To see this place with its very large parking lot tells you something is right about this place. We arrived just before the church crowd, and let me tell you this place is a hit - some of the best pulled pork and fried chicken...More

Thank Christopher S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking to stop for food and rather than hit a more average fare of Hardees or some other fast food, we stopped in at Ralph's, and we were glad we did! In the same amount of time it would have taken for fast...More

Thank mmbcde
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Ralphs!!! They have the BEST fried chicken. Good BBQ. Great Chicken Salad. Family has always stopped there coming up or going down 95

Thank Jessica H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up going to this restaurant for barbecue. It has gone downhill in my opinion. Caters to I-95 traffic and has lost its downhome local appeal. Most people get the buffet which includes barbecue and a wide variety of other food for a good...More

Thank Merrill L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place was mentioned in a "Drive I95" guidebook as a great place for BBQ. I'm tossing that guide. Some of the food was inedible and probably unsafe. The dregs of a container of soup were on the buffet and it was totally dried out....More

Thank sarainglenwood
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Cheryl B
Do they serve beer or wine for dinner
3 January 2017|
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Response from Gloria R | Reviewed this property |
sorry I took so long to get back to you, but I cannot answer that question because I don't drink. I only drink water.
are there gluten free options?
23 November 2016|
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Response from UnclePen | Reviewed this property |
I have never had a gluten, but they sound delicious. in all seriousness, barbecue yams green beans and such do not have glutens. You should be fine.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1400 Julian R Allsbrook Hwy, Weldon, NC 27890-1176
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Weldon
  • Phone Number: +1 252-536-2102
  • E-mail