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Cook's Barbecue

366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
+1 336-798-1928
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (8 reviews)
“potato salad” (5 reviews)
“hush puppies” (20 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good variety of meats and sides. Staff is friendly service was quick. Location is a little hard to find - tucked at the back of a neighborhood. I will be going back.

Thank tleonard89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called and ask them what time did they close tonight they said 8 p.m. We got there at 7:45 in the door was already locked this is not the first time it's happened

Thank tinatriad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a good drive out in the country and easy to miss the turn. The only reason we went is our friend wanted to go. Ladies were very friendly and fast service but it was nothing great that would make me go back.

Thank anderson70
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking for a down home place to eat BBQ, this is it. Disappointed by the reviews vs. the quality of food however. Our waitress was very nice but the food proved to be dry and the bbq sauce was a pork juice...More

Thank ingrid s
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

This place is a little hard to find and it's located outside of downtown Lexington by a good ten minutes but it's so worth the trip. They've got all the BBQ staples you'd expect and a wide variety of other options including steak, chicken and...More

Thank Sal_Paradise767
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Off the beaten path but wort the trip to get there. Had a carry out Grilled Turkey which was great and their fries are also very good. Worth a trip to try it.

Thank Lakeman76
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The BBQ was ok but the service was really slow. We visited at 2:00 pm on a Sunday. We sat immediately. Most of the church crowd had left but it still took 40 minutes for our food to arrive. We understand the wait but the...More

1  Thank msmcsetx
Reviewed 7 August 2017

This restaurant is closer to Southmont than Lexington, but it is worth the drive. We both had the chopped BBQ and it was great. It has a little sweeter taste instead of the tangy vinegar kick you normally expect and it is a nice change...More

Thank pjkiss
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Even with our GPS we missed the turn onto Valiant Drive from Rockcrusher, across from the huge Cook's BBQ sign, so we turned around and came back to the sign, and figured out where we needed to go. We quickly found a booth and drink...More

Thank Dan556
Reviewed 30 June 2017

The family was gathering and that meant around 25 hungry adults plus several kids. Logistically, Cook's was up to the challenge. They provided pans of delicious pork BBQ; more hush puppies than even our crowd could eat, delicious baked beans and green beans. Cook's upholds...More

Thank goatguy46
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
3:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 366 Valiant Dr, Lexington, NC 27292-8195
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Lexington
  • Phone Number: +1 336-798-1928
Description
336-798-1928
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