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Bad Wolf BBQ

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510 Victor Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24012-3707
(540) 362-9095
Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 6
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  • 4
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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
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Okay

Good BBQ! Mixed the two sauces on the sandwich! More that enough for my 6-7 frame to eat. Added beans and was full! Prices okay and food okay. Setting is old and dated but you come to eat anyway.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2014
Matthew B
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18 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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137 reviews 137 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Good BBQ! Mixed the two sauces on the sandwich! More that enough for my 6-7 frame to eat. Added beans and was full! Prices okay and food okay. Setting is old and dated but you come to eat anyway.

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Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

I've never had vinegar based sauce and think for first time this was very good. My son loved his food and prices were very good. I've had better bbq but this was SE Virginia not exactly a mecca of bbq. The building was empty and dark and service was not very good but in general food was good and vinegar... More 

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Coral Gables, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

From the moment you walk in, you are surrounded by the heavenly smell that is BBQ. This is a super casual place with one waitress and great food. We decided upon the BBQ rib platter and the BBQ pork platter. Each comes with slaw and hush puppies and in addition you can pick 2 other sides, so you end up... More 

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Perhaps it's my upbringing in the Piedmont North Carolina land of Lexington-style barbeque, but I was thoroughly disappointed by the tasteless offering at Bad Wolf. Service was sweet and efficient, but for anyone seeking the restaurant's signature offering I'm sure there must be better places, even in Virginia.

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Richmond, VA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We had the Pork BBQ Sandwich, Fries and Slaw. The Q was ok, but not great. Prices were very reasonable and the service was good.

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Rocky Mount, Virginia, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

What can you say, Their cue is better than your average fare. I like my bbq a bit to the smokey side,and Bad Wolf delivers. With good BBQ, you should have smoke flavor in the meat. Bad BBQ has no smoke flavor other than in whatever sauce they put on it. Bad Wolf BBQ does it right. That being said,... More 

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14 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

The food here is amazing, from the burgers bbq and fries, everything is phanominal, highly recommended for anyone who loves American cuisine. very reasonably well priced as well.

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Roanoke, Virginia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2013

Our car club has its meeting there each month and I look forward to returning each month for their great food!

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Monroe, New Jersey
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79 reviews 79 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2012 via mobile

Very nice people. Good southern charm. Pricing is very fair too. Being from NJ i am used to paying a lot more more food. The low prices scared me but everything was fantastic. I had a burger and chicken strip salad. Atmosphere was depressing and it looked like half the restaurant was shut down. Overall, give this modest place a... More 

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Rocky Top, Tennessee
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136 reviews 136 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

We like it. They have both tomato and vinegar based BBQ so we tried both, and both were good. A little more 'shredded' than we're used to, but the flavors were there. The BBQ sandwich comes with slaw on it - a good southern standard. Good hushpuppies with a slight onion taste, cole slaw was spot on, probably the best... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 510 Victor Ave NE, Roanoke, VA 24012-3707
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Roanoke
  • Phone Number: (540) 362-9095

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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