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Wilkes Bar-B-Q Co

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3700 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669-4216
757-722-4240
Today
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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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
    3 of 5 stars
Great barbecue not so great area

I have been going to Wilkes for years the barbecue is really great. When I want barbecue in this area this family owned business is the first place that comes to mind. The guys are friendly considering the heat that they have to work in. The area not so good its pretty small and if you blink you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2014
Angie M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

My fiancee loves this place! Every time she comes here is quick and friendly customer service and the order is made to perfection every time. The price in my opinion is a little to high for one sandwich but hey, the taste makes up for it...overall a great place to check out

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I have been going to Wilkes for years the barbecue is really great. When I want barbecue in this area this family owned business is the first place that comes to mind. The guys are friendly considering the heat that they have to work in. The area not so good its pretty small and if you blink you may miss... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

If you need a quick bbq sandwich this is the place. Minced bbq with a little smokey taste. They also serve up ribs, I have not tried them yet, stuck on the sandwich.

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Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2013

I grew up in Hampton and I used to live right down the street from Wilkes.' Every time I go home to visit, we get Wilkes. The pulled-pork BBQ is delicious - nice spice, Carolina-style shredded pork. My parents will get a rib dinner w/ potato salad and coleslaw, and they're always more than satisfied. Carry-out only, but you can... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2013 via mobile

The food is really good. I like the fact that this is a locally owned restaurant. There is no place to eat in the restaurant, it is strictly carryout. But that's not a problem because the food is so good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2012

After being stuck in the Norfolk, VA tunnel for what seemed an eternity, my wife and I decided to treat ourselves to Wilkes, in Hampton, which we'd heard about. We arrived as they were closing, but Mr. Wilkes let us in and we let him decide what we'd have. Well, there's no seating, so we waited until we crossed the... More 

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Virginia Beach, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2012

Wilkes is as close to a literal hole-in-the-wall barbeque place as you'll find --- just a storefront walk-up on Victoria Blvd, but the best tasting and most generous pulled pork Carolina-style barbeque sandwiches on the Peninsula. Also great coleslaw. Their menu includes barbeque chicken, and a number of sides in addition to the coleslaw, but that's all I've ever had... More 

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Hampton, Virginia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

The ribs are not good you can fix these ribs at home they are very big an fatty will never return again..the people that voted must not have had good ribs at all..im from the country and these ribs are horrible...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2012

A local treasure for years. If you like Carolina style this is your place. The sweet potato pie is amazing! Take-out at it's best.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

This is a take out place only that has been in operation for a very long time. You can order, sandwiches, meals and sides. Generous portions and delicious.

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Additional Information about Wilkes Bar-B-Q Co

Address: 3700 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669-4216
Phone Number: 757-722-4240
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3700 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669-4216
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: 757-722-4240

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 6:00 pm

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