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Jakes Smokehouse BBQ

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1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
757-721-7850
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 14
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Just "OK" BBQ

I had the pulled pork and brisket 2 meet platter. Pork was OK but brisket a little tough. Had hush puppys and fried okra and I would guess they both were not made fresh.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dining on a budget
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

I had the pulled pork and brisket 2 meet platter. Pork was OK but brisket a little tough. Had hush puppys and fried okra and I would guess they both were not made fresh.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

Bought a voucher on Groupon.ordered the family feast,the ribs was tough, th chicken wasn't cooked the fries looked old and oily.was really disappointed

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virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

I know it was slow season but the food and service was great. I pigged out! Awesome! There was more food than I could devour.

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3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Went here for lunch at the weekend and was greeted with a mouthwatering smokey BBQ smell! The ribs were delicious as were the baked beans! I'd say if you're looking for a casual BBQ meal you can't go wrong here.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Jake’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que was recommended by a friend for lunch. Unfortunately, I was under impressed with the quality of food and service. I ordered the Sliced Beef Brisket Lunch Special with Hush Puppies and Fried Okra. I thought the brisket was ok, but everything was under seasoned. The prices were reasonable, but I really wished the quality was better. My... More 

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Savannah
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122 reviews 122 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We returned to Virginia Beach and Jake's again this month - this time with our two children. Out of all the places that we have been stationed from FL to NY, we have yet to find a place that can match Jake's. We visited on a Friday night and much to my children's delight there was a magician who made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Great service, clean and inviting!! Try the brisket for a smoky, savory treat!! Pulled pork is wonderful too!! Early bird specials are an excellent value. We come here everytime we visit the area.

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Virginia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Savr yourself the time and get something else. This was our second time eating here and honestly I expected much more. It took 10 minutes for us to get greeted and another 7 before we got drinks. (Our appetizer came out before the drinks did!) Their pulled chicken was cold and drowning in sauce and their mac and cheese is... More 

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Virginia Beach
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51 reviews 51 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Came here on a Sunday afternoon after pumpkin patch trip down in Pungo based on the great reviews. Waitress was not interested in serving us, even though only 2 other tables were occupied. Never came back to refill waters or tea. Never volunteered any info about menu or specials. The food was edible, barely. I had the BBQ chicken salad.... More 

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Middle Grove, New York
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

My husband and I love BBQ and we never get enough living in upstate NY. Whenever we go on vacation especially somewhere in the south we look up BBQ restaurants in the area. Picking up some VB travel guides I read about a local place "Jakes Smokehouse" which I decided would be good to try. Thanks also to some trip... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: 757-721-7850

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?