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King's Barbecue

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2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
804-732-0975
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Seating, Takeout

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  • 28
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Just pork, beef and chicken!

Cant go wrong here! Very simple BBQ done in the Carolina style. Good vinegar based BBQ sauce and tangy. They do three meats, chicken, beef (sirloin..not brisket), and pork. We loved the Beef! Perfect. The cole slaw was surprisingly good, it come on a bit strong at first but settles well with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
SamanthaMc47
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Kusel, Germany
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Kusel, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cant go wrong here! Very simple BBQ done in the Carolina style. Good vinegar based BBQ sauce and tangy. They do three meats, chicken, beef (sirloin..not brisket), and pork. We loved the Beef! Perfect. The cole slaw was surprisingly good, it come on a bit strong at first but settles well with the meats. The mini biscuits are a nice... More 

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Stony Creek
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's always good BBQ. I really enjoy it and never had a bad meal here. Bbq is really good and the sides are pretty good also. The little biscuits are great and the service I also good. It's just a good place to eat period, I enjoy it and my family does as well.

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Thank M B
New Jersey
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I go to BBQ restaurants all over North Carolina and other parts of the country. I want to find a place better than this but I have not been able to. Everyone is very friendly and you can take as much or as little time as possible. Very highly suggest the minced BBQ sandwich and definitely try the sauce.

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Thank HungryHungry_Phoenix
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

My wife and I live in North carolina and have sampled several places over the years, So we know Bar-B-Que. I ordered the Bar-B-Que beef sandwich and a side of Macaroni salad with a drink. My wife ordered the chicken livers plate with potato cake and slaw with a drink. The beef sandwich was good because you can order the... More 

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Thank robert l
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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112 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

Was looking for a local Resturant off of 95 while we were traveling and stopped here-the parking lot was full. The fried catfish was the best we have had. The hush puppies were wonderful- they had a great flavor on the outside. The roast chicken didn't have much flavor, it needed bbq sauce or seasoning. The prices are good and... More 

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Thank SDL248
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41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

We don't live in the area, but have been visitors for years. After several years absence, we hoped to recreate the fun of Kings. Service was ok. The food was very disappointing. The meat (pork) was lacking in flavor, and the cole slaw was uninspiring and mayonnaise based. The pecan pie was no better than a Sarah Lee, which isn't... More 

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Thank jjudetravels
Richmond, Virginia
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358 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

We got together with some friends for a birthday dinner and we were really impressed with the establishment, the staff and the food. Very clean restaurant with a friendly staff. Our friends had eaten here many times and knew most of the staff but it was the first time for us. My wife ordered fried shrimp with potato salad and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Pulled pork was tender and moist, waitress was personable and the overall atmosphere was very nice. all in all, a great place for lunch, but bring an appettite because the portions are generous!

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Thank Steven B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Traditional, old school joint with an open smoking pit. Good food and tangy sauce. Worth checking out!

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Thank CW B
Southern NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Good barbecue at a very reasonable price. Amazed at the quality of food and just the right amount for only a few bucks. Pick up a bottle of their sauce to bring home. Separate restaurant and take out area.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: 804-732-0975

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8
  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?