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Whispering Pines BBQ

1421 US Highway 52 N, Albemarle, NC 28001-2601
+1 704-982-6184
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good27%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“chopped pork” (3 reviews)
“hush puppies” (11 reviews)
“onion rings” (2 reviews)
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10:00 AM - 9:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
1421 US Highway 52 N, Albemarle, NC 28001-2601
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Very nice, small and friendly local restaurant to eat at. Only accepts cash, so be sure to have some on you. I had the smoked turkey salad and it was delicious. It had hush puppies all the around the huge plate that it was on.

Thank Lisa T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

On the advice of locals and from these reviews visited this BBQ place today. Not sure why the slaw is red perhaps this is a N.C. thing like the vinegar BBQ sauce, an acquired taste?? We both found it rather different. But the chopped pork...More

Thank floridagal970
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

I've been eating at this place for 15 years ever since I started coming here with my husband to visit his family. It is very small and is a very small menu but if you love good North Carolina barbecue, wood smoked then this is...More

Thank feminist
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We decided to stop for lunch today after driving by many times and was pleasantly surprised! The chopped barbecue platter was what we had come to expect from nc pit cooked barbecue. Portions were large and our waitress was pleasant and attentive.Hush puppies were good....More

Thank cherie51
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Not a bad place, but I was kind of disapointed! I may have just hit on a bad day, but my food was way to salty! Might have just been a slip on that day, but been shy to go back because of!

Thank gckhd55
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

BBQ had no flavor and the pulled BBQ had the consistency of mushy baby food. Even the fries had no flavor or seasoning. And the roll that comes with the meal, is just a hamburger bun. Very disappointing.

Thank Dnpball
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Whispering Pines BBQ is a great classic BBQ restaurant that's been in Albemarle for as long as I can remember. The BBQ is excellent!!!! They have a "recipe" that they've used for decades, and it's stayed the same. High quality meat, excellent slaw, tasty fries...More

Thank mlowder500
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I have lived in stanly county for 41 years and have eaten at and enjoyed pines for 41 years until recently when i visited another bbq place in concord nc. I would liken it to the difference between eating dollar store chocolate and good quality...More

1  Thank thornburg2
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Best bbq around. Baked beans are great. Id love to get the recipe. We go often. Its always consistent.

Thank Wynter S
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most favored barbecue places in Albemarle. Put smoked barbecue floats in the air from the fires that cook the meat. They also have delicious chicken tender plates that are one of my favorites. You can get a tray if you're...More

Thank Sandra A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1421 US Highway 52 N, Albemarle, NC 28001-2601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Albemarle
  • Phone Number: +1 704-982-6184
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