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Carolina Brothers

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20702 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, VA
703-729-7070
Today
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Fri - Sun 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 13
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious authentic BBQ!

Yum! Fantastic BBQ at a great price. It was a great family-friendly atmosphere and the food was authentic and fresh. I had the pulled pork with slaw, the macaroni and cheese, and the green beans. We washed all our meals down with a Cheerwine, which made it seem even more like we had ended up in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
Christine C
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Herndon, Virginia
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New Hampshire
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is located off the beaten path. It has somewhat limited parking and the meal is served cafeteria style. You line up and give your order, pay at the cash register, then sit down at tables or benches of various sizes. The menu is pretty typical Carolina BBQ served as sandwiches, even the ribs, along with the usual sides... More 

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Virginia
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Looking for some great Carolina BBQ, look no farther than here. The BBQ is very good and very authentic to Carolina style. All the food here is very good. Come during the lunch hour and expect to wait in line for around 10 minutes. The menu is simple and your food served on disposable plates. All drinks are sold bottled.... More 

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Herndon, Virginia
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Yum! Fantastic BBQ at a great price. It was a great family-friendly atmosphere and the food was authentic and fresh. I had the pulled pork with slaw, the macaroni and cheese, and the green beans. We washed all our meals down with a Cheerwine, which made it seem even more like we had ended up in North Carolina! The only... More 

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Westchester County, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

For a casual Sat lunch, this is the place to go. If it's too busy to stay, then get your food to go. Everything reheats very well. Be sure to read the specials on the board--always something a little out of the ordinary.

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Herndon, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My family visited Carolina Brothers over this past weekend and we were not disappointed. Set up in an old country store type atmosphere, the ribs were some of the best I have had to eat. The cornbread (warm) and beans were delicious but I wasn't a big fan of the coleslaw. We will be visiting again.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This little bbq joint is located right along the W&OD trail. They have an area to sit outside as well as a large dining area inside. This is a super casual place, as you would expect with authentic bbq. Wednesdays and Saturdays they have a brisket which is really good. Don't miss the corn bread! It's the best!

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Alexandria, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Located in "old Ashburn" in a former general store (I think) this place has the best BBQ I have ever eaten, and believe me, I have eaten a LOT of BBQ! My favorite is the pulled pork with 2 sides. I usually get the macaroni and cheese baked to perfection, and whatever is the vegetable of the day. These can... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Stopped in here for a late lunch on a Tuesday afternoon. Had the half-rack of ribs with two sides - baked beans and mac and cheese. The portion was large - at first I though they gave me a full rack but it was actually a half. The sauce was delicious and the meat came off the bone easily. My... More 

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Ashburn, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We have been patronizing Carolina Brothers for years. Their pulled pork BBQ is awesome, and their sides (baked beans, slaw, etc.) are also excellent. Their pork ribs have only disappointed me once (a little dry), but every other time have had great flavor and came off the bone easily. The only thing I don't like is that when I go... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place is tasty! Being from Texas I do like BBQ... This is not Texas BBQ but good in it's own way! Love the pulled pork and the sides are amazing!

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Additional Information about Carolina Brothers

Address: 20702 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, VA
Phone Number: 703-729-7070
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20702 Ashburn Road, Ashburn, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Ashburn
  • Phone Number: 703-729-7070
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm

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