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Wilber's Barbecue

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4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
+1 919-778-5218
06:00 - 21:00
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Buffalo, New York State's West Coast
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50 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly and knowledgeable waitstaff. Fresh food served fast. Loved the hush puppies. The BBQ was excellent.

Thank TravelSpidey
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best barbeque in the state. My parents eat here every Sunday. Love it, usually we do take out but the service is great.

Thank cassandrad336
Wake Forest, North Carolina
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wilber's is the place to go for barbecue in the Goldsboro area. The barbecue is very good, cooked the way it should be, they have the best slaw, and the hushpuppies are excellent. You also have to get some chicken gravy to dip your hushpuppies in, it is awesome.

Thank 105mikee
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a native of Goldsboro for 45 years. I love Barbeque. Many years ago Wilber's was a really great BBQ restaurant . But for some reason thru the years it still has the same flavor which is good but it is really chunky and fat. Which for me is a downside .Now the flavor is excellent . Wilber's has... More 

Thank Randy L
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wilbers always has good food. I especially like their barbecue chicken and broil potatoes with the orange gravy. Good place to eat

Thank islandman2011
Statesville, North Carolina, United States
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146 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had the BBQ Plate with Potato Salad. Choose not to eat the Slaw. BBQ was cooked over a wood fire. Very Good. It is worth the drive out of the way.

Thank Jim C
Jacksonville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Good points; coleslaw and hush puppies were very good. Fresh soft rolls were good. Fast friendly service. Simple clean dining area. Not so good; pork barbecue was minced not shredded and had way too much fat and Gristle. Barbecue chicken came covered in a unattractive tasteless creamy sauce. I was expecting barbecue sauce. This was not anything like any barbecue... More 

1 Thank Elizabeth4251987
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a historic country barbecue restaurant patronized by most of the local residents and those travelling from Raleigh down Route 70 to Morehead City and the beaches. Barbecue is the main entree, but there is fried chicken, catfish, home-cooked vegetables, hush puppies, rolls, banana pudding, etc. They serve all three meals and the prices are real bargains. This is... More 

Thank John A
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Specialize in eastern. NC pork BBQ . I love the BBQ chicken its a little different with a creamy sauce on It . They have a large take out business but can eat in as well . Very casual ,fast service . one of the original restaurants in Goldsboro . serves breakfast too.

Thank kimhZ7518ED
Lexington, North Carolina
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

I always ask where the locals eat, and they tell me in Goldsboro it is Wilber's. A business colleague and I stopped there for dinner. Would I go back? Absolutely! The fried chicken was delicious as were the hush puppies. The potato salad was just okay for me, as was the cole slaw. We ordered a side item of chicken... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4172 US Highway 70 E, Goldsboro, NC 27534-9242
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Goldsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-778-5218

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