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Parks Mill Barbecue

21405 Parks Mill Road, Abingdon, VA 24211
(276) 628-9191
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Ranked #19 of 74 restaurants in Abingdon
Cuisines: Barbecue
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86% Recommend
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Phnom Penh, Cambodia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I can understand it's frustrating to drive over and find out they are closed. I did it once myself. These days they seem to be open from Friday to Sunday, and I think it was 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM. You can find their telephone number on various restaurant sites, so if in doubt, call them first. But back to... More

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Bristol, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

ALL of the information I could find on the internet, on SEVERAL websites, claim that the restaurant is open today, right now. After risking life and limb in a terrible rain storm, traveling from my town to this town, we find that the restaurant is only open on Friday Saturday, and Sunday. ?????????????????????????????????????????????????????????????? My only experience has been torture and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

I love the beans. They were my meal today. Everything is great though. It's close to town. Love the location.

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

I arrived for dinner a little early and there were only 2 other people in the restaurant. A young lady took my order, never made eye contact, never smiled, told me to take my ticket and I'd be called when it was ready. The food arrived quickly and the ribs and potato salad were very good. The place is a... More

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Bristol, Tennessee
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I have eaten at many BBQ places but parks mill is the best hands down. We look forward to spring coming because we know that's when we can get the best BBQ ever. Dave is an awesome owner and cook. Highly recommend everyone to try it.

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Wichita, Kansas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

We were just out for a Sunday drive and got hungry found parks on the phone and used the phone gps to find it and thought when we saw it as we pulled up crock pot bbq. OMG what a total and complete surprise it was AWESOME and so good we all loved it and the people were great we'll... More

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Ashland, Massachusetts, United States
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Went to Parks Mill Barbecue this past week. It's a little bit of a drive out of downtown Abingdon but it is so worth it. Beautiful setting with the old mill and stream. Picnic tables along the water, and the best pulled pork sandwich I have ever had. It was moist and smoky and just great. You can eat inside... More

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Abingdon, Virginia, United States
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45 reviews 45 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

Great BBQ if you like flavor! These ribs are totally moist and you definitely don't need any kind of knife to dig in - they're slow cooked right there where you can see them. Beans are spectacular and can be a meal by themselves - lots of pork, red bell pepper, onions. Good stuff!

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West Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

First of all Parks Mill BBQ is about 5 miles out of the way, not near anything in Abingdon and you will wonder if you are going the right way. However once you get there it is in a really pretty area. The grounds are very pretty, along a little creek or stream, and they have outside picnic tables along... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013 via mobile

I'm from NC so I take my BBQ serious and since moving to the Tri cities I've been consistently underwhelmed by the pork BBQ in the area.....until I found this place. The pulled pork here is the real deal and is not only by far the best in the area it's the best I've ever had at a restaurant.

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