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Parker's Barbecue

2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
+1 252-237-0972
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“corn sticks” (90 reviews)
“cole slaw” (52 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (114 reviews)
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9:00 AM - 9:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My husband and I visited a good friend in NC over the weekend of May 12,2018. Our friend said he wanted to take us to Parkers....the best bbq around. He was right! The service was fast....food was family style...very good food.....employees were all very nice....More

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here for lunch on our way to South Carolina. The food was average but the service is quick and friendly.

Thank 6,709,481
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont know if anyone's been to any of the three Parker's in Greenville NC...where you slide your tray around and get your own beverage... Plus the food sucks... I know it part of the family tree...but more and more distance. Wilson's Parker's with Don at...More

Thank johnnyquest111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Service super fast and staff super courteous and friendly. We had North Carolina Style bar b q and fried chicken.

Thank D8901USjulien
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can't get faster service! The waiters literally run! The chicken, oh my goodness is crisp and still juicy. You can get Brunswick stew, corn sticks and just puppies and other sides. The main star is the chicken. Even carry out, th only wait a...More

Thank Cathy W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Parker's are the Standard in the world of BBQ. Great Food, Service,and Value. I am always pleased with Parkers.

Thank Trueeasterner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a well oiled machine. Food was great, service was quick and efficient! It was packed and still no waiting. I was truly amazed how they kept people moving in and out with such ease. Loved this place. A must go if your...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Over-rated. The chicken was dried out. The chicken wings are much better at Hooters. Found out at the time to pay the bill they did not accept credit cards. Smuggly told there was an ATM around the corner.👎

Thank Terry A
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Wow! It is like stepping back in time to eat at Parker's, all the staff have pressed white shirts, black pants and paper hats. The menu is simple but excellent. Everything I have ordered at Parker's is good. Love the Brunswick Stew. Priced so the...More

Thank kimsjoy
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

A bit of a letdown. Family style Authentic but probably overrated. I don’t usually care for fried chicken but theirs was exceptional. Barbecue was fine but the sauce was just so so. Do NOT Get the boiled potatoes. No dessert.

Thank dayjeffreya
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9 November 2017|
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Response from Rosemary W | Reviewed this property |
I believe they started out in Rocky Mount but than Wilson location took over. All local RM people say Wilson is the original now. We've only been to Wilson location and the food is really really good and very reasonable... More
22 August 2017|
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Response from john j | Reviewed this property |
They do not.
23 May 2017|
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Response from wanda r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure if there are gluten-free options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2514 US Highway 301 S, Wilson, NC 27893-8588
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Wilson
  • Phone Number: +1 252-237-0972
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