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Allen and Son

5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
+1 919-542-2294
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (36 reviews)
“nc bbq” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped by Allen & Son's one afternoon to get a "Late Lunch" and tried (for the first time) "Fried Pickles" with a Cheese Burger... Turns out to be a great choice! ;-)

Thank Daleandann
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Being new to the area, I heard from several people that Allen & Son in Pittsboro is the place to go for true NC barbeque. We were certainly not disappointed! Just off 15-501, Allen & Son is the real deal. The food is good, cheap,...More

Thank karamcnamara1
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Pulled pork with Eastern NC vinegar based sauce, fried okra, baked beans, hush puppies, and sweet tea, all for $12! This place is authentic North Carolina at its finest. Even the ambiance is 100% BBQ joint. If you want great BBQ and sides, you cannot...More

Thank jerry t
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Stopped by on my way home for a very late lunch. Just wanted a bbq sandwich to take with me. This sandwich was enormous; overflowing with chopped bbq and the right amount of slaw. I could only eat half and will enjoy leftover for another...More

Thank TarHeel071
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

So, this place is where you go to get a good park sandwhich. And maybe some hushpuppies and that's about all. People love it. We keep going because it's all that's here. It's sort of become "comfort food."

Thank Pleasant3boymom
Reviewed 2 June 2017

The sandwiches were Man sized! Very good BBQ...I give the slaw a 7 on a scale of 10 because i like my slaw with a little more mayo. Very good slaw over all...french fries could have been a little warmer and more crispy! The service...More

Thank nctripper2016
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I am not an NC barbecue aficionado but do like BBQ now and then. I was heading to Pittsboro when I saw the sign and since I have heard of Allen & Son from many barbecue addicts I decided to turn around (divided highway) and...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

I got some take from here while visiting friends. The BBQ was solid. Great flavor, cooked just right. All of the sides were ok, but nothing to write home about. Banana pudding was really good.

Thank Justin Q
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very good barbecue plate. However inside restaurant needs to be a bit cleaner. Floor kind of sticky.

Thank John F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Heading south on 15-501, you'll pass Allen's, but a turnaround is close. It's usually packed with tradesmen in large vehicles parking on the other side of the highway. I found this location to be better then the one north in service and food quality with...More

Thank Barnetjb123
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5650 US Hwy 15 501 N, Pittsboro, NC 27312-7782
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Pittsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 919-542-2294
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