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Charlie's BBQ & Grille

8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
+1 919-934-0093
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Overview
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good8%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (9 reviews)
“brisket” (15 reviews)
“hush puppies” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Grill
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Charlie's smokes their own 'que'. Hand patted burgers House made vegetables. It's all good. We found this out of the way restaurant after it was featured on " Tarheel Travelers". Definitely worth the effort. Charlie greets all customers and makes you feel right at home....More

Thank garyanddeborah
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Great bbq I had the Duke.plenty of food great people and owner. Always welcome there and great Atmosphere. You will not be disappointed.

Thank John M
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Service was friendly and very speedy. Bbq Chicken was perfertly cooked. Location was clean and other patrons were friendly.

Thank Allegra W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We have made Charlie's one of our favorite stops for lunch or dinner. Fantastic BBQ! Charlie knows and recognizes everyone. This is home! We have had him cater a large party and it was done to perfection with guests range about the food!

Thank marjeant2017
Reviewed 28 March 2017

I went to this restaurant with my husband in late Feb. 2017. The general hygiene of the dining room was very poor, and it was obvious that the gum-smacking teenager running the cash register was too interested in her phone texts to clean up the...More

Thank allureid
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Everything that occurs or does not occur at Charlies BBQ and Grille rests on my shoulders, and I personally take responsibility for our successes and short comings. One's first reaction to a review such as yours is concerning since it pulls away from the very...More

Reviewed 17 March 2017

Charlie does a great job with delicious food and old fashion hospitality! Everything is fresh! Recommended highly!

Thank danswebs
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2017

Thank you for providing your positive experience when you visited Charlie's BBQ and Grille. It is reviews like yours that helps us to gauge how we are doing.

Reviewed 25 February 2017

Charlie does a BBQ that is a combination of several styles. He is a very nice man and always speaks to his customers and makes them feel welcome. The food is very good. They do catering as well.More

Thank tammiew101416
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your kind review of Charlie's BBQ and Grille. It's customers like you that provide my staff and me with insight on how we are doing. You are important as an honest gauge to help us serve our customers at the highest level....More

Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

The barbeque is really good here. We also enjoyed the iced tea and excellent kids menu. Charlie came out to greet is and check on our meal... and stayed for some conversation.More

Thank thomashU1893CX
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne. This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and seasoning....More

Reviewed 25 January 2017

Ordered the pulled pork and brisket platter knowing I would have leftovers to take home. Tender can't even begin to describe the fall apart brisket! Best I've ever had anywhere! The pork is also perfect and the smokiness is just right. Doesn't even need extra...More

Thank AroundEveryCorner
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

We drove a bit off the beaten track for this BBQ but it was well worth the extra few miles. I had the hungry man combo of ribs and pulled pork and my wife had the brisket. It was delicious. The best hush puppies I...More

Thank Taggart D
charlie_carden1, Owner at Charlie's BBQ & Grille, responded to this reviewResponded 22 February 2017

See all reviews “Kissed By Smoke and Hugged By Flavor” Reviewed Sep 30, 2016 by Wayne M This is my third visit and each time I'm more impressed. Outstanding service and even more incredible BBQ. The pulled pork has the perfect blend of smoke and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8948 Cleveland Rd, Clayton, NC 27520-7139
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Clayton
  • Phone Number: +1 919-934-0093
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Description
Charlies BBQ and Grille The best BBQ experience in the best of a good old North Carolina tradition!
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