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Parker's Barbecue

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2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
+1 252-237-0972
09:00 - 21:00
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Clay City, Illinois
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is somewhere we always go to when in the area. This trip we ate there twice. It is not regular barbeque with red sauce, it is finely chopped pork and seasoned with spices and vinegar. The Brunswick Stew is awesome also.

Thank Gayle H
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I grew up in Wilson and whenever I am there I ALWAYS eat at Parkers and usually bring some back with me to freeze. I have also taken orders from barbecue lovers in the neighborhood who appreciate Eastern NC Barbecue. It is delicious, quick, and inexpensive.

Thank john j
Wilson, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I eat here all the time and you just cannot beat the food or the service at this place. They are so fast you don't hardly have time to take a sip of tea that's how fast your food comes to the table. They also have a take out area back in the back. This place is always packed but... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I went for lunch on a Sunday after church. It was incredibly busy but they kept the line moving efficiently. Everyone loved the selections, including my picky niece. I was limited in what I could eat being that I am a vegetarian but I knew that would be the case going in so I can't fault the... More 

Thank Jamie B
Bismarck, North Dakota
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78 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good bbq, everything was delish ,great price all you can eat for 8.88 , quick service friendly staff

Thank EES6864
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great meal & very good service as always. Have been eating Parkers BBQ for many years & always taste the same.

Thank Linda P
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great southern food! Friendly and welcoming. Fried Chicken is delicious! Waiters are very kind---Ask for Trey! He's the best! 😊

Thank Joy G
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent local BBQ restaurant. Highly recommend. Very good service. Classic eastern NC eatery. You are met at door by owners and/or servers upon entry

Thank John T
Wilson, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Being a native Wilsonian, I have been a patron of Parker's since childhood. The best Eastern NC barbecue by far, and fried chicken crispy and perfect every time! People come from all over the world and the sweet tea cannot be replicated! Friendly staff of mostly teenage boys give the fastest service ever. Come visit Wilson and do not miss... More 

Thank Peggy S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Better order more chicken than u think. Sizes of the chicken is pathetic. And when they bag your food the tops of the containers are never closed which ends with soggy bags that give at the bottom. Sweet tea is good. BBQ has too much viniger. But that's what u get when u cook hogs with LP gas u gotta... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: +1 252-237-0972

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?