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Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que

447 E Rochambeau Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2145
+1 757-565-2955
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Ranked #65 of 349 Restaurants in Williamsburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Indoor seating as well as picnic tables outside, lots of parking.
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  • English first
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English first
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This place use to be good but now the only thing good is the pulled pork. The ribs were small, dry, cut wrong and over priced. So sad! We use to love the food.

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USA
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152 reviews 152 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

The last three reviews were spot on. Either this place "was" good at one time or Williamsburg doesn't know BBQ and don't mind paying a lot for not very much. I was advised to go here for some really good BBQ, being the carnivore that I am I went. On arriving and looking at the menu I thought, wow, pretty... More 

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United States
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214 reviews 214 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We were visiting Williamsburg and Pierce's came highly recommended by friends, so we wanted to try. What a disappointment!!! Our friends must have been there on Pierce's one exceptional day a year, because we did not have a good experience. To start, the wait was extremely long, and we were only getting carry-out! I could see having to wait for... More 

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Yorktown, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The ribs were not very good. They r very dry. And the size for a half a rake was small and they did not remove the membrane when they cooked them. They were overcooked. Sauce was just not good....presentation sucked because they put your order in a bag. The staff was not really helpful and not really friendly since we... More 

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Cincinnati
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We thought we try this place based upon reviews on trip advisor. Some of the reviews just raved about this place. I have to say it was just ok. The sauce is on the spicy side (which ok by me) but nothing special. The meat and sides were nothing great either. I have had much better BBQ.

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Newport News, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We were in Williamsburg and decided to stop in for lunch and we were very glad we did. The service was fast despite a large crowd and the food was all clearly made fresh. I am not a fan of BBQ and ordered a burger which was just okay (they are known for BBQ, not burgers). The french fries however... More 

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Andrea H, Guest Relations Manager at Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review and the 5 stars. We appreciate both! Andrea Hutchinson Director of Operations Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que More 

Richmond, Virginia
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302 reviews 302 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
256 helpful votes 256 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My family stopped to eat at Pierce’s BBQ in Williamsburg, Virginia on New Year’s day 2015 (1/1/15). It had been about seven years since our last trip to Pierces and we were hoping it had improved. It hadn’t!! We arrived about 1pm and they were very busy so we decided to get our meals to-go. First off, my wife and... More 

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Andrea H, Guest Relations Manager at Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to come see us and to write a review. I will talk with the employees in the kitchen about the amount of sauce put on the barbecue. We would have hoped that your visit was more to your liking. More 

Christiansburg, Virginia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The meals at Pierce's have always been a favorite part of our trips to Williamsburg, Unfortunately, something has changed about the sauce. It now has a smokey molasses taste, which some might enjoy. Neither my son, nor I did. Go back to the tradition!

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Andrea H, Guest Relations Manager at Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

I appreciate you letting us know. We have not changed the recipe at all. I am really at a loss as to what the problem could be! Andrea Hutchinson Director of Operations Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que More 

Virginia Beach, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

on our way home from the beach we decided to stop at Pierces. The staff are so friendly and the service is very quick. Love the pork bbq sandwiches with cole slaw. They have great hush puppies as well. It is located directly off the highway and there are plenty of signs to guide you to their door. I will... More 

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Andrea H, Guest Relations Manager at Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

Thanks so much. We appreciate your taking the time and writing such a great review. Andrea Hutchinson Director of Operations Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que More 

Princeton, New Jersey
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

VA is a wonderful place to visit, we just can't believe, as other reviewers have said, that this place serves the best bbq in the state. Maybe we went on an 'off' day? I'm all for trying great food even if the atmosphere makes you feel like you are on candid camera (is this for real?). Even if it WERE... More 

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Andrea H, Guest Relations Manager at Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

We appreciate your point of view. As we all know, not everyone's taste is the same. Andrea Hutchinson Director of Operations Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que More 

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Additional Information about Pierce's Pitt Bar-B-Que

Address: 447 E Rochambeau Dr, Williamsburg, VA 23188-2145
Phone Number: +1 757-565-2955
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Williamsburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Monday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 am
Average Prices: USD 0 - 30
Cuisine: Barbecue

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