Ol' Bob's BBQ was established - somewhat out of chance - in May 1998. Throughout the 1990s, Bob Patterson, a retired high school administrator, and his son Eric spent many of their afternoons and evenings over the fire cooking great tasting BBQ for school fundraisers. Upon Bob's passing, Jeff McMahan and current sole-owner Robby Earnhardt, Eric's friends and coworkers at the local Pepsi distribution plant in Statesville, NC stepped in to fill the void. The signature blend of spices and cooking techniques that Bob had shared with Eric throughout the years made the trio's barbeque in high demand throughout the community, as they received an increasing number of rave reviews and catering requests. The friend's experiment and hobby got so time consuming, in fact, that a choice had to be made: either call it quits and focus on their jobs at Pepsi, or leave behind their upper-management positions and start a restaurant. The decision was made & nineteen years later, Ol' Bob's is going stronger than ever!


Owner and General Manager: Robby Earnhardt

Managers: Zach Earnhardt, Ashley Smith, & Parker Holbrook

Online Marketing: Ryan Earnhardt



THANK YOU FOR YOUR BUSINESS!

Western NC Style BBQ

Chicken Wings

Simple Southern Food

Pasta Salad

and Much More!

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Summer Hours


Monday - Friday

6:00am  -  9:00pm

Saturday

6:30am  -  9:00pm

Sunday --  CLOSED!

Breakfast served

6am to 10am (Monday-Friday) &

6:30am to 10:30am (Saturday)



putting great food on your plate since 1998

A LITTLE ABOUT US

Ol' Bob's BBQ and Catering

Statesville, North Carolina - 704.871.1998