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Smoke From Above BBQ

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Landstown Commons, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 499-4959
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Takeout

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    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Perfect Holiday BBQ for our busy family holiday meal!

We picked up BBQ & cole slaw for our Christmas Eve dinner and it was awesome! Fresh, not greasy at all and delicious! I think we just found a new fav BBQ!

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 26, 2013
Helen B
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We tried a 4 meat platter so we could sample all of their items. The result... Pretty average BBQ! Ribs were tasty but very greasy. Chicken was pretty good, with nice flavor. We had a hard time telling the difference between the pulled pork and beef brisket - they were shredded so fine it looked like they were in a... More 

Thank Kenneth J
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I went here hoping to get some good down South BBQ, instead I received a beef brisket that was more like a Roast Beef sandwich with smoke flavoring and BBQ sauce. I have made a better Brisket at home. My girlfriend had a BBQ sandwich that was also subpar. This may be good for some folks but not for true... More 

Thank Tyb728
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We visited while on vacation and will definitely be back on our next beach trip! Great customer service and food finger lickin good yummy! :)

Thank Jesska B
Lillington, NC
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83 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Hidden away from the beach is this great little BBQ place located in the Landstown shopping center. You will find this gem in the street with many restaurants located within the shopping center at the intersection of Princess Anne and Dam Neck. We were visiting in the area and hit this place for lunch. A threesome, we all had pork... More 

Thank NewTarheel
Williamsburg, Virginia
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369 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I had heard a lot about here, and my expectations were set for really GOOD BBQ. I was met with OK BBQ. The ribs were overdone. I like to grab a rib and have the meat still stick to the bone for me to pick it up. I hate using a fork to eat ribs... The "Rib Sauce" needs to... More 

Thank KErickson96
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

All im going to say is I'd rather eat US NAVY ship food with no hot sauce. They should be embarrassed to call them selves a BBQ restaurant.

Thank Daniel R
Ocala, Florida
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I haven't eaten here in over a year and all I can say is "what happen?" !!!! The food wasn't up to the normal standard. I ordered mac & cheese and when I got my food it was fries instead. The beans are super sweet now. I asked for sauce to go since the family meal was to go and... More 

Thank Maria R
Orlando, Florida
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66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Great tasting pulled pork. Very flavorful. Hushpuppies and french fries were cooked to perfection and the baked beans were excellent. Generous portions, fast service, reasonable prices and a clean dining area make this place the best in the area. I highly recommend this place if you love good BBQ. We will be back.

Thank Mr_Objectivity
Suffolk, Virginia
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117 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

BBQ beef, pork, and chicken. Lunch for under $10, and you won't walk away hungry. The meat is cooked right. Flavor is in a variety of bottles on the table, not the sandwich itself. Plates come with your choice of sides.

1 Thank JCKimmer
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2013

We picked up BBQ & cole slaw for our Christmas Eve dinner and it was awesome! Fresh, not greasy at all and delicious! I think we just found a new fav BBQ!

1 Thank Helen B

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Landstown Commons, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 499-4959

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue


Open Hours
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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