Check out the best barbecue places in Virginia

Margaret Minnicks
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Virginia has some outstanding barbecue restaurants. Each place has its own barbecue flavors. Virginia residents and visitors to the Commonwealth find their favorite barbecue restaurant and frequent it often. However, they will not go wrong if they tried the other best barbecue places in the state listed below.

Virginia has exceptional barbecue restaurants that offer delicious barbecue from pulled pork to smoky barbecue ribs. This article highlights some of the best barbecue restaurants in Virginia based on the meals, the prices, restaurant ratings, and websites.
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1. Buz and Ned's Real Barbecue - Richmond, VA

I'm starting with Buz and Ned's Real Barbecue, located at 8205 W. Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia 23294 because that's where this writer lives.

Buz and Ned's Real Barbecue has been a Richmond tradition since 1992. It has a reputation for its authentic Southern-style barbecue. The restaurant has an extensive menu featuring ribs, brisket, and pulled pork. The average price per person ranges from $10 to $20. It has a rating of 4.5 out of 5. Visit their website at for more information.

2. The Shaved Duck - Midlothian, VA

The Shaved Duck is known for its flavorful barbecue and cozy atmosphere located at 15408 WC Commons Way, Midlothian, Virginia 23113. Its menu consists of smoked meats, including ribs, chicken, and sausage. The average price per person ranges from $15 to $30, but the quality and taste make it worth the price. The Shaved Duck has a remarkable rating of 4.7 out of 5. Find more details on their website at

3. Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que - Williamsburg, VA

Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, located at 47 E Rochambeau Drive, Williamsburg, Virginia 23188 has been steeped in Southern barbecue tradition since 1971. The restaurant is known for pulled pork and hickory-smoked ribs. The average price per person is approximately $10 to $15, making it affordable. It has a rating of 4.4 out of 5. That's the lowest rating of the restaurants on this list. Check out their website at for more information.

4. Hog It Up BBQ - Winchester, VA

Hog It Up BBQ is located at 692 N Loudoun Street, Winchester, Virginia 22601. It offers slow-smoked meats, signature sauces, and delectable sides. The average price per person is extremely affordable with prices ranging from $10 to $15. It has a rating of 4.8 out of 5. It is the highest rating of the restaurants on this list. Take a look at their menu and get more details at

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