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K & L Barbecue

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5 Cavalier Sq, Hopewell, VA 23860
804-458-4241
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
you'll think your mom prepared your meal !

chicken & dumplings are really great - prompt service - prices moderate - try their home made rice pudding !

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 3, 2015
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Petersburg, Virginia
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Plainfield, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Went here with my army brother and it seemed like he was not welcomed. First many people stared and then our waitress was pretty rude. She was very nice to my 85 year old grandpa but to everyone else she was rude. The food however was very good. I ordered the pork biscuits and they were very cute and very... More 

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Colonial Heights, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Lunch, June 3rd, 2015. K&L is a Hopewell institution. Been eating here for many, many years. Always a crowd at meal time, but never have to wait for a seat. Huge seating capacity. Friendly servers, some with very entertaining personalities. Famous for BBQ, but menu is extensive. Great example of down-home country cooking. Fresh homemade deserts. Never a disappointment. Today,... More 

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Petersburg, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

chicken & dumplings are really great - prompt service - prices moderate - try their home made rice pudding !

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Hopewell, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

K&L Barbecue has great barbecue, ribs, barbecued chicken, grilled chicken, chicken livers, pork chops and many other items. Their fried chicken is some of the best around, it takes 20 minutes to cook, but it is worth the wait. Their staff is friendly and is ready to get you whatever you need quickly. The plate is full of food and... More 

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Forest, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Ate here all the time, to go usually. It was an everyday place when I was pregnant. The prices are too good. Quality of the food is fantastic. I love it. I like having Teresa as a waitress

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Hopewell, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This Is One of the Most Popular Places to Eat in Hopewell...The Food & Service is Class A ...Best Barbecue around by far...For the Price , Quality & Service...U Can't Touch this...A Must for Visiting People...

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Hopewell, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I stop in here at least once a week sometimes more often. The food is predictably good quick and inexpensive. I always see people I know (I am also a local business owner) having a good time enjoying good food in a pleasant atmosphere. Their desserts are worth saving room for if you can

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Altavista, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

K&L BBQ is a great dining location here in Hopewell They are opened only Mon-Fri and closed the weekends. The staff is always friendly. The food is very good and varies and not just BBQ. There pricing is very affordable and don't forget to save room for their many types of desserts.

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Prince George, Virginia, United States
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Cowlings BBQ is the best in VA. When I want BBQ and don't want to drive, I head to K&L. Love their slaw and sweet tea.

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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

If you love fruity sweet barbecue, this is a great place. I had 1/4 rack of ribs cooked to perfection with plenty of both kinds of the k & l barbecue sauce on the side to slather each bite in. Add in the biscuits, hush puppies, beans, and corn and I was too filled up to sample their desserts. Include... More 

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Additional Information about K & L Barbecue

Address: 5 Cavalier Sq, Hopewell, VA 23860
Phone Number: 804-458-4241
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
Open Hours:
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
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5 Cavalier Sq, Hopewell, VA 23860
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hopewell
  • Phone Number: 804-458-4241

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
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

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