1. Acre 121, DC
Acre 121 is the newest edition to Columbia Heights’ bustling bar scene. Their barroom and low country bistro brings the full flavor of southern barbecue to the eclectic nightlife of DC.
2. BBQ Exchange, Gordonsville
The Barbeque Exchange in downtown Gordonsville VA features hickory-smoked and slow-roasted pork shoulders and spareribs. The meats are dry cured with secret ingredient rubs and then cooked in a specialized wood-burning cooker, but don’t leave there without trying some of their homemade sauces!
3. Ace Biscuit & Barbecue, Charlottesville
4. Due South BBQ, Christiansburg
Stop in and enjoy the Due South BBQ taste and experience! Due South BBQ has a rich homemade taste and a great live music scene.
5. Pork Barrel BBQ, Alexandria
Pork Barrel BBQ’s fresh, barbecued meats are dry-rubbed and slow-smoked using their in-house smoker. They use a mix of oak and hickory logs to smoke the meat, which gives it a deep, robust smoky flavor that leaves you wanting more.
6. Alamo BBQ, Richmond
Alamo specializes in authentic Texas style BBQ, including their award winning beef brisket. They also offer rich comfort food and fresh Tex-Mex like fish tacos and grilled burritos.
7. Frankie’s Ribs, Va Beach
Frankie’s offers some of the best ribs and home cooked dishes in the Hampton Roads area. They also have homemade cornbread and angus steaks!
8. Blues BBQ Co., Roanoke
Blues BBQ Co. doesn’t smother their BBQ in sauce, they complement it with sauce. At Blues BBQ Co., the flavor of the meat is paramount.
9. Butcher Block Buffet, Stephens City
Butcher Block Buffet features Traditional Southern and American comfort foods. They have a carving station offering hand carved ham, turkey, roast beef and brisket, and their Southern American Bar features pot roast, fried chicken, pork loin and stuffing, chicken livers with onions, St. Louis ribs and many other delicious eats.
10. Jakes Smokehouse Bar-B-Que, Va Beach
There’s no cookin’ like slow cookin at Jake’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que in Virginia Beach. Their great barbecue comes from hours of slow cooking over a real hardwood fire which creates that unique mouth watering flavor. Go and taste for yourself why people from all over the Hampton Roads area rave about the barbecue at Jake’s.
11. Log Cabin Barbecue, Elkton
Log Cabin Barbecue serves down-home food with exceptional quality and southern hospitality. They pride themselves on delivering outstanding barbecue with their own original sauces, fall-off-the-bone ribs and large portions of homemade sides to fill the hungriest of customers.
12. Dixie Bones BBQ Post, Fredericksburg
Dixie Bones BBQ Post’s real pit barbecue, homemade fries, coleslaw, baked beans and fresh brewed iced tea make it a BBQ lover’s dream.
13. Buttz BBQ, Charlottesville
Buttz BBQ is not your traditional Memphis, Texas, North Carolina or Kansas City BBQ. In fact, they’ve combined the best of all regions into their BBQ.
14. Cupid’s BBQ & Grill, Lynchburg
Cupid’s BBQ & Grill is a nice warm, cozy feeling restaurant. The food is outrageously good and the prices are superb.
15. Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que, Williamsburg
Pierce’s Pitt Bar-B-Que has been a Virginia tradition for almost 44 years. Try one of their homemade desserts!
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