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Absolute BBQ - CLOSED

7422 Old Centreville Rd, Manassas, VA 20111
571-208-0790
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Hours:
Thu 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Southwestern, Sandwiches
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9 reviews from our community

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English first
Midway, Georgia
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70 reviews 70 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Smokers are never running, food is microwaved and served off of a basic buffet line behind the counter. Not what i call BBQ. If you have ever eaten real pit bbq from the south, don't waste your time. pork is sitting in hot water to keep it moist.

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Manassas, Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

In a not so nice neighborhood is one of the best barbecue restaurants ever. The pulled pork and beef brisket along with pork and beans and jalapeno cornbread simply sublime.

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Manassas, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

Best tasting beans green and baked that I have ever had for long time. The food, and lunch buffet will surely please you as it tastes as if your mother has been cooking all this fine food for you. Open only few days a week and offers live country music at night on Fridays and Saturdays. They cook and prepare... More 

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Fairfax, VA
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73 reviews 73 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2013

Now why haven't I found this place earlier? As a BBQ aficionado, I've searched the country for good BBQ and know my own way around my own smoker (having never found much suitable in NoVa). I've traveled throughout Texas, Kansas City, the Carolinas, Tennessee, and eaten my share of smoked whatever. Needless to say, I've never found much to match... More 

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Manassas, Virginia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

Out of the way but alway good taste, music on some nights, but I just like the food, best baked beans ever, and buffet lunch time has lots of home made food that you will really like, hard to find good bbq, they have some interesting toppings too.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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153 reviews 153 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2013 via mobile

This is the real thing - barbecue the way it's supposed to be. The whole hog barbecue is cooked for 24 hours, the brisket for 17. Sides, including wonderful fried okra, are all homemade. The place is a little hard to find, but trust your GPS. It's worth finding. I just wish it were open more than two days a... More 

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Clifton, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

Just read the scoring in the NVA magazine BBQ competition! Absolute, aka Ben's, is the current run away winner! And, it is in a log cabin and next to a trailer park--how can BBQ get any more realistic than this?

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Manassas, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2012

We had a backyard reception after our out of town wedding and Absolute BBQ did a great job, supplying more than enough of everything. Food is always delicious and well priced.

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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58 reviews 58 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2012

I can't believe anyone would give this place less than a 4 star. It has great prices; beer 2-2.75, fantastic pulled pork and brisket for about 4.50; lots of other good eats, and the staff is extremely friendly and work hard to please. It's open from Thursday to Sunday, and there's free music every night. It gets packed quickly so... More 

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Additional Information about Absolute BBQ

Address: 7422 Old Centreville Rd, Manassas, VA 20111
Phone Number: 571-208-0790
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Manassas
Open Hours:
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Southwestern, Sandwiches

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