Mouthwatering BBQ in Pilot Mountain, NC

While our region may not be considered a BBQ hotspot, Hot Rods BBQ Shack has a strong reputation throughout our hometown of Pilot Mountain, NC, for offering the area’s most satisfying, finger-licking, sauce-dripping, mouth-watering, smokey BBQ-smothered meats that any town east of the Mississippi has had the pleasure of serving. Smoked to perfection, you’ll enjoy incredible meals in a family friendly atmosphere. Complete with appetizers, entrees, salad options, and desserts, we have items the whole family will love.

We serve up the best smoked brisket, ribs and chicken in town. Whether you’re drawn to the smoky flavors of Memphis or the spice-rubbed and slow-smoked flavors of Kansas, you’ll find your flavor here.

At our restaurant, we work hard to create the perfect atmosphere for you and your family to enjoy a good meal. From our servers and support staff to our professional pitmasters, every member of our team is dedicated to their craft and works diligently to make sure you receive superior service and delicious food. 

Whether you’re stopping in for lunch, dinner, or looking to place an order for carry-out, we have affordable menu options to accommodate any meal for any sized party. For the best brisket, ribs, smoked meats, and savory sides, visit us in Surry County for real food and real service at real prices.

Beef Brisket
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Hot Rods BBQ Shack is the Best Barbeque in Town!

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We Offer

 Beef Brisket

 Dry Rubs

● BBQ Sauces


Quality:  We take the time to ensure our meat reflects the true culture of BBQ from across the U.S. Using locally sourced, top-choice cuts, we slow-cook our meat until it has reached the perfect tenderness, and we use quality sauces and dry-rubs on all of our dishes.

Affordable: We believe everyone deserves to eat like a king no matter what their budget might be. That’s why we offer 5-star quality plates and meats at budget-friendly prices that any income can enjoy.

Experience: We take pride in our food and atmosphere. While we may do things casually, we have friendly staff, a clean facility, and offer families and outings of all styles a place to sit back and unwind. 

Contact Us Today!

Whether you’re too tired to cook, the local fast food eateries don’t satisfy, or you simply want some good, hardy, southern comfort food, visit our location and see why we’re quickly becoming the area’s favorite place for barbecue. If you have questions about our menu, hours, or location, call us today at (336) 368- 0200

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Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Thursday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Friday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM
Sunday 11:00 AM-9:00 PM