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Allen & Son Barbecue

6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
+1 919-942-7576
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible9%
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“cole slaw” (18 reviews)
“nc bbq” (13 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We live near the Allen and Son Restaurant in Pittsboro and have eaten there several times to include using their catering service for a large gathering. We have never been disappointed. We have wanted to try the one in Chapel Hill as we were told...More

Thank BuckyandChris
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only been eating here since 1964 (53 years), so not sure if that qualifies me as an expert, but IMO there is no better NC 'que on the planet. Now, this is a natural product and some days are even better than perfect,...More

Thank RichardO946
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bad service. Began when my wife asked the waitress to bring the slaw, which comes with the BBQ, on the side. She told my wife that if she did that, she would be charged for a side item. Wow. They do not have a fountain,...More

Thank jbrooksws
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch here on a recent trip to Durham. Allen and Son barbecue is among the best I've ever had. The meat is delicious, the sauce is nice and peppery. The slaw is the perfect accompaniment. The hush puppies were also delicious. The service...More

Thank Debbie T
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I love barbeque and they make it just right. Comes ins a sandwich with coleslaw in it. The vinegar based sauce is amazing on it and the barbeque has a great wood smoked flavor. Also the bread pudding is to die for.

Thank Jacob R
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Stopped by because a friend recommended Allen and Sons. Wasn't a fan of the BBQ. Staff was friendly though.

Thank canseeora
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Thai BBQ place was wonderful! Food came super quick after we order. I loved everything we ordered. Try not to miss!

Thank Juripanda
Reviewed 14 June 2017

I live in Vermont so was excited to visit a southern BBQ place. I visited for lunch. The place is NOT fancy. I`m OK with that. The place is not expensive. I`m OK with that as well. The food was good. Had a pulled pork...More

Thank Ilerdon M
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Traditional NC BBQ...nothin' fancy, just good food. North of town. Well worth the short trip. Very enjoyable and good service.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I have not been to Allen's and sons for quite a while so I stopped in to get lunch to go. Greeted by a staff member that was grumpy. The food came up quickly but when I opened it at my destination the order was...More

Thank pam c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6203 Millhouse Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-8101
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chapel Hill
  • Phone Number: +1 919-942-7576
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