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All 15 Gordonsville Restaurants

The Barbeque Exchange

102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
540-832-0227
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Ranked #2 of 15 Restaurants in Gordonsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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English first
Princeton and Charlottesville
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This chef-owned spot is unpretentious and friendly, and serves up some great food. Very eclectic clientele, from bikers to tourists to academics from Charlottesville, and everyone seemed to be enjoying themselves. The bbq and sides were terrific: bbq pork was tender and tasty; sauces were great. We went on New Year's Day, and their black-eyed peas with ham hocks and... More 

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PA-home
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Pretty good smoky bbq. Loved hot take out food that wasn't fast food. Portions were of average size. Enjoyed the BBQ sauces.

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Akron
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Ribs were like jerky---way over cooked! Borderline non-edible! Brisket was just ok. When I order bbq chicken, i dont expect to get a "scoop" of chicken with sauce on it-terrible! Pork mushy and lackluster. Overall thumbs down. Sauces 3 sweet, 1 hot, one Carolina style, 1 bacon flavor --average at best. Another thing, serving sizes were very small. Sides were... More 

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bbqexchange, General Manager at The Barbeque Exchange, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear about your poor experience at our restaurant. We strive to ensure we are serving a consistent, quality product, and it sounds like we dropped the ball on your meal. Our serving sizes are approximately 5 ounces on each side, served in a 6 oz plastic or foam cup. If you stop through here again, please... More 

Dover, Delaware
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Being new to the area and loving BBQ this was a no brainer based on the reviews. Went Saturday (12/27) and it was great. Sure it was loud, crowded, and the ordering process a little chaotic but the food made it worth it. Went back tonight and it was a different place.....the food was nowhere as good. At best it... More 

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bbqexchange, General Manager at The Barbeque Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to post a review on TripAdvisor. I'm very sorry to hear you had a subpar experience on your return trip to our restaurant. Customer service is one of our highest priority, and we certainly did not meet your expectations. Please do consider visiting us again, and when you do, ask for Jaclyn Conlogue, Brooks... More 

Woodbridge, Virginia
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

I had the hog wings--a must have. Absolutely delicious! Their homemade dressing was excellent to dip the "wings" in. My husband had the chicken and the other couple had pulled pork and pulled chicken. The sauces are the best I've had--a rare find outside of Lake Anna!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was there with friends shortly after they opened and had a rather fond memory of it being good. Maybe it was once, but a recent visit was otherwise. Extremely otherwise. Clearly I'm in the minority on this, for the place was quite busy on a Sunday afternoon. I'm good with the server having no conception of who was next... More 

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bbqexchange, General Manager at The Barbeque Exchange, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us feedback about your experience. It's unfortunate that you didn't enjoy your meal - we would have been happy to extend a refund at that moment, had you made mention of your unhappiness with the entirety of your meal. The din is definitely difficult to manage - as a rule, we do... More 

Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Someplace to eat & once again, TA has not steered us wrong! Our friend said he had heard good things & we concur! Bar-B-Q was tender & not dry! Awesome hush puppies

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

I liked everything that i saw.The resort is fantastic.The amenities are unbelievable.I loved the Barbeque.I will be coming back.

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Hampstead, North Carolina
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23 reviews 23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

We were visiting friends in the area, and the last time we were in town, they served Barbeque Exchange take out to us, so this time we ordered it for them. I can't speak about the interior of the place, but the food is good. We loved the cornbread and pumpkin muffins, the pulled pork, pork bellly and sauces. The... More 

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Glen Mills, Pennsylvania
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Great smoked BBQ with different sauces to suit your palette. Friendly and helpful staff. We ate in once and ordered out twice and everything was great each time. We had chicken, brisket, ribs and sausage with different sides such as greens, beans, French fries, cole slaw, and onion rings. Terrific!

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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: Bakery, Barbecue

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