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Bar-b-q King

2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
+1 704-399-8344
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“bbq chicken” (14 reviews)
“onion rings” (21 reviews)
“hush puppies” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

It was Bar-B-Q King tonight for dinner. It’s an old favorite of mine since high school. Back then it was one of the major hangouts on the Westside of Charlotte. It is an old school drive-in restaurant and you eat in your car You place...More

Thank terrec
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have passed this place a 100 times and never gave it a second thought of stopping to eat ? Me Dummy ! Co worker was walking in the the door with a bag from them, told me I wouldn't regret it and he was...More

Thank Southerntraveler9
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This place is popular for a reason. They've been here forever, they've been on Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives and they have repeat customers for decades. It's fun - come on, who doesn't love a drive in? The food is great and the service quick and...More

Thank John W
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

I'm not one to give bad recommendations, but at this point, I'm thinking that Diners, Drive Inns, and Dives recommendations are a pay to play scheme. We both ordered the BBQ chicken plates. Our first impression was "wow, that's a lot of food" but it...More

2  Thank Mark K
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Drive in joint that has been delicious forever. Po-Boy burger plate. All I ever get - but with onion rings and a cherry lemon sprite. You don't survive in the restaurant business for 50 years by being average. More like a Charlotte icon now than...More

1  Thank Boyd-NC
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

I haven't eaten a full meal in my vehicle since I was in college, nearly half a lifetime ago. This place is worth the time and effort to find it. There were three in our party. Each of us chose the quarter BBQ chicken. It...More

1  Thank Michael Y
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is the best place to eat in the west side of Charlotte,NC.The BQ is great,the salads are great. onions rings are to die for ,Poor boy is duper.We really enjoy eating here .The only bad thing you have to eat in car. The tea...More

Thank Randey84
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Saw them on DDD and since we were in the area decided to drive in. Old fashioned drive in where you order from your car through a speaker and the food is brought out hot to your car. Fried Chicken was juicy and the shakes...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

This place is great!!! Love the Po Boy! My daughter got the west side burger, she loved it fries were fresh and hot. We will come again

Thank MsMack12
Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

A friend well versed in diners, drive ins and dives told me to try this place out. Yes! 1/4 chicken dinner was right up my alley. Juicy fried chicken covered in some delicious bbq sauce. And go ahead and get a half dozen hush puppies....More

Thank TheCapitol127
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 10:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2900 Wilkinson Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28208-5624
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Charlotte
  • Phone Number: +1 704-399-8344
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