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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
Closed now
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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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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
GREAT FOOD

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
David P
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Herndon, Virginia
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Herndon, Virginia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

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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79 reviews 79 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Ashburn, Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Consistently great BBQ with the traditional sides (beans, slaw, mac & cheese) all being well above average. Not fancy, yet great BBQ for eat in or take out.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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249 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This converted general store is the perfect venue for this place, rough tables, wide plank floors are the proper settings for this barbecue. You can get pulled pork or chicken, have the usual sides, baked beans, cornbread, potato salad and a glass of sweet tea to go with it.

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Ashburn VA
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56 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Carolina brothers is just really good fresh BBQ. The place is warm and friendly and has a nice outside seating area right on the bike path. The sides are also great. My family loves the baked beans. Go enjoy!!

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

In a wood-floored country store, this very simple place serves really good pulled pork NC style BBQ. Sides are limited in choice, but the cole slaw was fairly good (a little too sweet but fixed with a splash of the vinegar BBQ sauce). The daily vegetable was green beans, and they were well seasoned and flavorful (and not overcooked). Only... More 

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Restaurant Details

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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