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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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 6
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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If you want southern cookin at an affordable price with friendly service...K & L is the place to be. Good menu, good BBQ, good service and great prices!

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

If you want southern cookin at an affordable price with friendly service...K & L is the place to be. Good menu, good BBQ, good service and great prices!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Nothing fancy but food is good. Big portions and good service for very reasonable price! Staff very friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 177 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

This may be number 2 as Hopewell goes but that ain't saying much. We got a sampler of everything including the bbq beef, bbq pork, half a bbq chicken, some ribs and some biscuits. In order of what was best to worst: ribs (quite good), biscuits, bbq pork, bbq chicken and lastly the bbq beef which was tough. The "minced"... More 

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Prince George, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This place is famous local for its bbq. Its a NC type of bbq and not the Kansas City type that we like. The atmosphere hasn't changes since the 1950s it seems but its clean and the food is good

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Hopewell, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

You can not find better food if you like home cooking and the service can't be beat. Most of the people working in K & L have worked there since it opened up and that says a lot for any business. Where can 2 adults get a full home-cooked meal and drink for $10.00 plus tax today. Drop by Monday-Friday... More 

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Plainfield, Illinois
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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 21 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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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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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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