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

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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
Always good

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
molarman26
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Hopewell, Virginia
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Forest, Virginia
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72 reviews 72 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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246 reviews 246 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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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3 reviews 3 reviews
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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60 reviews 60 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Hopewell
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Just good country cooking! Friendly and efficient staff. I like the BBQ but one of my favorites is the fried chicken livers and the biscuits! A winter favorite is Chicken and dumplings on Thursdays! This is a favorite local restaurant so I eat here often, lunch or dinner, and pick up take out as well!

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Hopewell, Virginia
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246 reviews 246 reviews
152 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

I enjoy eating here cause the food is always dependable. Nothing fancy just good and quick. I also enjoy running into old Hopewellians. They still don't take charge. So bring your cash or check.

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Leavenworth, Kansas
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75 reviews 75 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The "sub-title" on this restaurant's business card is "Where Friends Meet to Eat". I can certainly see why. Prices were great, which I noticed at first glance, but when they brought my food, I couldn't believe how much food! I actually was only able to eat half of it. Take-home carton, please. I had the BBQ beef dinner, with a... More 

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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

If you're a big BBQ fanatic like me, this isn't the place for you. I had a BBQ pulled pork plate and the pork didn't have any smokey flavor and was dry. Also, the carpet smelled of mildew. I will not return there. It wasn't all bad, the baked beans there were fantastic and the prices are very cheap.

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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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