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Benny's BBQ

3044 Stony Point Road, Suite #23, Richmond, VA 23235
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Ranked #708 of 1,364 Restaurants in Richmond
Price range: $10 - $15
Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American, Barbecue, Dessert, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Our mission is to provide our customers with a delicious all naturally smoked pork shoulder that is chopped to order right in font of the customer. Our appetizers, side dishes and desserts are home made fresh daily along with our signature sauces. Our business philosophy is simple: "Treat others as you would personally like to be treated and provide them with the best quality products and services at reasonable prices." Our restaurant has received the Governor Bob McDonald's award for Best BBQ in Virginia 2010, We have been featured on Virginia This Morning (WTVR Channel 6) as Best BBQ in Richmond. We are the ONLY BBQ restaurant that has been invited to the Governor's Mansion 3 years in a row (4 including this year when the event is scheduled) to showcase our BBQ. At Benny's BBQ we strive to serve you the best BBQ meal we can offer. As a rule since the original owner, Benny Gill owned the restaurant if you are not satisfied with your meal we will gladly make it right for you. All we ask in return is the opportunity to make your dining experience most enjoyable. Our servers are trained to check on our guests several times during your meal to make sure you are happy with your entire dining experience.
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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Can not understand why we were charged extra to use our credit card... In this day and time... Not everyone carries cash on them,especially in that particular part of town...will never return. Also the pull pork was dry and no taste to it.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is my first impression and visit to Benny's and found the BBQ very, very dry. The meat had no flavor and the sides were just subpar. I was not too pleased with the flavor of any of the items and would look elsewhere for BBQ.

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Chesterfield, VA
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137 reviews 137 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My wife, daughter and I made a recent stop into Benny’s BBQ at Stony Point. What a great choice. My daughter and wife ordered the rib sampler and I ordered a pulled pork BBQ platter (sides-hush puppies, greens, mac and cheese, au gratin potatoes, coleslaw). Benny’s offers two types of sauce, one seemed to be a vinegar and mustard base... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The fries were terrible. They charged me a fee to use my credit card. Who does that? I'd never go back. The service was good.

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Richmond, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We really enjoyed our dinner here. They give you very generous portions and everything was very good and fresh. Everyone from the staff was quite friendly and pleasant. It is easy to feel very comfortable here, if you are a fan of BBQ or ribs you need to try this place!

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Richmond, Virginia
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223 reviews 223 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Stopped by for dinner tonight for the first time and I ordered the half rack baby back rib dinner. The seven (7) ribs had a good taste but there was very little meat on the bones. For $20 I expected to be full when I finished my meal. I was glad my wife ordered the fried chicken tender dinner so... More

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Richmond, VA
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

After hearing several people rave about this place I bought a Groupon and finally went there for dinner with my son. 1) Service: Was less than friendly. It took a lot to get the waitress and hostess to crack a smile. But I DO have to give them credit for keeping our water glasses full and checking back several times... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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210 reviews 210 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

The good things about this: nice atmosphere; nice, helpful waitress; ok hushpuppies; decent microbrew selection; large portions. Despite these positives I cannot say that I particularly fell in love with this place. I got the half slab and pulled pork combo and in terms of volume was great. In terms of taste well I can indirect grill pork that tastes... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

First time we went there was when a local band was playing, my husband called ahead to ask if we needed to place reservation for that night and was told no, then we arrive there and told that we should have made reservations. Then the second time we went it was just as bad or worst, we had purchased a... More

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Midlothian, Virginia
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91 reviews 91 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

The first time was a complete disaster but that was two weeks after it opened. Went tonight for pulled pork. Onion rings were tasty and the service was much better. I thing the food is better than average, the sides were ok, but I felt the prices were too high for a local joint. I would go back because it... More

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