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Little Richard's BBQ

455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
+1 336-783-0227
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (51 reviews)
“hush puppies” (71 reviews)
“nc bbq” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Headed for Mt Airy after tennis match. Saw the reviews for Little Richard’s in TA. I had 2 very meaty ribs that were very tender with beans and corn fritters. Hubby had a pulled pork plate with garlic mashed potatoes and slaw. Not used to...More

Thank Badgelady
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to Little Richard’s On a recommendation and was not disappointed. I was on a business trip from the UK and this is the best place I’ve eaten in my 3 weeks here. The food was deliciously prepared and flavoured. I was completely satisfied...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our server was very sweet but the food was scary awful. I can truly say I’ve never had brisket this bad. I’m a little afraid; the meat had been parked somewhere drying out. It was almost impossible to cut it. No taste at all! Wow,...More

Thank johnpP194TF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best we had this trip. Definitely worth stopping if in Mt Airy NC area. Try Cow-Pig Showdown you like it!

Thank Jim S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ate here Sunday for lunch. Luckily we arrived before the crowd! This was our first time here. We read the reviews prior to visiting Mount Airy & picked this restaurant based on the reviews & food selection. Staff is great--very prompt & attentive. Portions are...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came to eat here two years ago and compare all BBQ to Little Richards. None I have eaten at compare. The best smoked and BBQ chicken, coleslaw was simple and homemade but so good, and the hush puppies are excellent and they don’t skimp on...More

Thank Lora D
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We just had one of the best BBQ meals ever. While visiting Mt. Airy we stopped and ate at Little Richard’s Lexington BBQ. We had a Brisket tray with Cole slaw and hush puppies. and a loaded brisket baked potato. The food was phenomenal and...More

Thank stephcramer
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Everyone there was extremely friendly and accommodating. I had the ribs and chopped pork. The ribs were pretty standard, and a bit dry, but the chopped pork was totally worth it, especially when you add more of the Lexington style BBQ sauce to them. BBQ...More

Thank MrFrump
Reviewed 4 April 2018

My husband and I will often get a full rack of rib dinner and share it. I enjoy a couple of hush puppies but only a few. The coleslaw is essential. Get the ribs dry and try each of the sauces or combine them into...More

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Excellent waitress. Pulled pork, slaw, and hush puppies were very good. Big servings. Quick service. No complaints

Thank kristimelodirae
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11 April 2018|
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Response from Fred460 | Reviewed this property |
Best advice would be to call and ask. The staff at Little Richards are very customer friendly and would be happy to answer any questions.
Mary C
10 June 2017|
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Response from Tia G | Reviewed this property |
Depending on how hungry you are, I would say the average cost is between $7 and $10.
18 September 2015|
Response from Michael S | Property representative |
We do have some menu items which are gluten free. Our Lexington Sauce is Gluten Free and is our most popular sauce. Also, we have a Barbeque Slaw which is Gluten Free and compliments the Barbeque. Our Barbeque is Gluten Free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 455 Frederick St, Mount Airy, NC 27030-5643
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Mount Airy
  • Phone Number: +1 336-783-0227
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