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The Barbeque Exchange

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102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
540-832-0227
Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 208
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  • 79
    Very good
  • 32
    Average
  • 11
    Poor
  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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Saw this listed on BBQ places to visit in VA. Excellent food! We tried the pulled pork, brisket, and ribs. You may have to wait based the time you go. The line started going out the door at one point. It was worth the drive and would return again. Lots of options to satisfy everyone.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
rvahipster
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Powhatan, Virginia
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  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Powhatan, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Saw this listed on BBQ places to visit in VA. Excellent food! We tried the pulled pork, brisket, and ribs. You may have to wait based the time you go. The line started going out the door at one point. It was worth the drive and would return again. Lots of options to satisfy everyone.

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Very tender and flavorful pulled pork sandwich. A variety of sauces to choose from on the tables. Friendly staff.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Delicious brisket, generous side portions, yummy deserts. Small, busy restaurant but worth the wait.

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Wichita, Kansas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We were expecting a lot from people we talked to about this place. We were underwhelmed. The service was bad as the service line didn't provide what should have been included with our meals. My wife had a pulled pork sandwich. Although tasty, it was FULL of unrendered fat and greasy. About a third of it was inedible. The side... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stopped here on the way back to Richmond from a weekend hiking. The beef brisket sandwich was very tasty. I didn't even add BBQ sauce because the meat was that good. That is saying a lot coming from transplanted Texans like ourselves! The hush puppies were the best I have had anywhere. I wanted to go back for desert... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Stopped here on the way home to NC from Winchester, VA. Very good pulled pork BBQ: good smoky taste, excellent hot BBQ sauce (hot is our preference but they have milder options); fried green tomatoes were also very good. If you haven't yet tried "North Carolina style" BBQ, try this place. It's not Memphis or Texas or Kansas City or... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

This place lives up to its reviews - definitely excellent. We will be back next time we pass through Gordonsville. It's even worth a detour if we're not passing through. My husband had ribs, which were very nicely done. My pulled pork sandwich was good, and I appreciated that they offered two sizes of sandwich. The smaller was perfect for... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015 via mobile

We were all hyped up on coming here and was told it was featured on the food network. We found that the food was good but did not really wow us. Our 2 year old daughter didn't even like the Mac n Cheese... The pulled pork sandwich was cold. The fries were good.

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Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Stopped for takeout on the way to our vacation and was very impressed! We enjoyed it so much, we went back for lunch later in the week!

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Locust Grove, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Well worth a visit if you are going anywhere near Gordonsville, VA! They offer a wide variety of BBQ including pulled pork and brisket .. All very delicious especially with one of their many homemade sauces offered at each table. And be sure to have a stuffed cupcake. The keylime is my favorite.

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Additional Information about The Barbeque Exchange

Address: 102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
Phone Number: 540-832-0227
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gordonsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue, Bakeries

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gordonsville
  • Phone Number: 540-832-0227

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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