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Hank's Smokehouse Southern Grillery

49 Bloomer Springs Road, McGaheysville, VA 22840
540 289 7667
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $8 - $19
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Steakhouse, Grill
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Hank's Smokehouse is unique casual contemporary barbecue and steakhouse. We offer a contemporary atmosphere suited for individuals, couples and families. We have separate full service bar with 10 Craft Beers on tap, local wines and beers and creative specialty drinks. We have daily specials that include: Happy Hour everyday from 4-6pm, All U Can Eat Barbecue, Our Famous Prime Rib and more.
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English first
London, ON
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42 reviews 42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

We stayed in Harrisionburg and drive 20 minutes to Hanks. We're glad we did as the meal was excellent and the service was fast and friendly. I had the ribs and brisket and my wife had ribs and catfish. It was an all around good quality roadhouse meal. I especially appreciated the extensive beer menu with some local micro-brewery choices.... More

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Fairhaven, Massachusetts
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Took the family. Average pricing. Excellent BBQ had Hanks sampler and it was the best. The ribs are great. Good menu has a child menu. Staff is extremely helpful and very pleasant. A must try for everyone

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sanbornville
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

We own at Woodstone at the Massanutten Resort in September. We return every year and have family members with us. Hank's is a definite stop on our list. If you love BBQ this is the place. Their half price appetizers are a meal unto themselves. The staff is excellent. The prices are great.

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Manassas VA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The hostess dies not make eye contact, places menus hard on table (almost slams) walks away and says over shoulder that your waitress will be right with you. I watched this several times- not one smile or friendly word! Drinks did not appear until way after bread. Food was not very good - neither of us liked it. And it... More

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Fall off the bone, melt in your mouth and make you smile. Different BBQ sauces for everyone. We always get the Dry rubs and add our own sauce since not one can agree to the same sauce. I will say the Whiskey BBQ is my personal favorite. A bit spicy with a smidgen of sweet. Baked beans are amazing, not... More

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Dover, Delaware
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This place is off the beaten path but wow the food was great. Not a very large place, nice atmosphere, friendly staff and quick service. My husband and I went here for dinner while vacationing near the Skyline Drive. And it's very close to Massanutten Resort. The food was really good. We both had BBQ spare ribs. The seasoning was... More

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Miami, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Came here early sunday afternoon and had a great experience. I had the Texas brisket w/ whiskey sauace, it was great. The wife and younger son had roast beef /gravy, also was very good; tender and tasty. Other dishes were wing's and salmon and all were very good. Must have their baked beans and mash with skin on, very good.

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Johnstown, Pennsylvania
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Get the Sampler or the Combo! The Dry Rub is great paired with a DB Vienna Lager. For sides, we liked the baked beans, cole slaw, red skinned mashed potatoes & definitely the Blackberry Pear Crisp for dessert!

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Ruckersville, Virginia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Stopped for a late lunch here and found a place to come back to for dinner.Decent local beer selection from Micro-brews as well a a full bar. WE ordered Ribs for two, choosing the Whiskey BBQ ( will order these again) and the Dry Rub ( just Dry Rub Sprinkled on top of the Ribs, different but not what I... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We come here every year and this time we were very disappointed. We walked in and the host asked us how many in our party and then asked if we had reservations. We told him no and then he said not sure if we can seat you. If all the years that we have been coming here we never made... More

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