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Jackson's Big Oak Barbecue, Wilmington, North Carolina

Updated: Aug 1, 2021

920 S Kerr Ave Wilmington, NC 28403 (910) 799-1581

Outside, the 500-year-old live oak is the star. Inside, it's the eastern North Carolina style pork and home-made sides. Jackson's slow-cooks and hickory smokes their pork shoulders nightly. I had a chopped pork plate with mac/cheese, barbecued potatoes, slaw (mustard based sauce) and hushpuppies. My chopped Q and sides were all very good. However, my light and crispy hushpuppies and banana pudding were both excellent. Enjoy!

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