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Paulie's Pig Out

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7376 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Afton, VA 22920-3101
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West Friendship
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We got the pulled pork dinner - plenty of pork with 4 rolls - added the coleslaw. Paulie's never disappoints - well cooked, moist and the perfect balance of sauce. We also grabbed some hot sauce - it is hot but very good. Try the coleslaw - not overpowering - jus a perfect balance

Thank 644dann
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Paulie's is never going to win a contest with décor and ambience as criteria. But the barbeque is to die for. Five years ago my wife and I bought a second home at Wintergreen Resort and we passed Paulie's several times before finally stopping. Now we stop at every opportunity. Why? Paulie's pork barbeque is just the tastiest ever. There... More 

Thank Wade M
Severn, Maryland
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

YUM YUM YUM !!!!! can't say enough about this little place .. should be on Diners, drive-ins and Dives ... passed it on way to a destination came back passed it and turned around .. the minute you hit the door the aroma is tantalizing.. twelve hours later we still could taste and smell the yummy goodness on our hands... More 

Thank Sally S
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74 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016

Very basic but good. Nothing fancy or cutting edge. Just a metal smoker burning wood and pork shoulder and chicken in aluminum pans being smoked. The pork BBQ is pulled and then mixed with a ketchup-based BBQ sauce as is typical in Virginia. The chicken is roasted and smoked with sauce served on the side. They have cole slaw, macaroni... More 

Thank tkent1234
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181 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 3, 2016

We stopped here on a bit of a whim. The exterior looks really run down, but the smells coming from the Bar-B-Q were amazing. One of those "it is either going to be great, or not..." places to be sure. The BBQ sandwiches were top-flight. Absolutely delicious. Service was friendly and quick. We would certainly stop the next time we... More 

Thank hmdpa
Southern Maryland
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94 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

My husband and I were driving along some backroads outside of Charlottesville, and happened to pass Paulie's as we were heading to a nearby antiques barn. Even though it wasn't quite 10am, they had the smokers fired up and smelling great as we drove by. We made a point to make sure we came back by for lunch. We split... More 

Thank crookedhalo
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015

Paulies's Pig out is a little place where you go and pick up some delicious Bar-B-Q. Paulie cooks all of his meats out front in a big barrel grill. You can smell the delicious smokey smell as you drive by. His portions are big and his food is delicious. Don't be fooled by the outside appearance. Paulie is very friendly... More 

1 Thank Pat_Tom1
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2015

Worst customer service experience I have ever had. We are locals who used to frequent Paulie's, but we will not be back again. Realized it was getting late on a Sunday, so we called just to make sure we would make it before their closing time. Arrived ten minutes before closing just hoping to grab a quick scoop of BBQ... More 

Thank Kshaffe4
Vienna, Virginia
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33 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 20, 2015

Others have covered the limitations of the premises but this place is all about the food. We've stopped in a few times traveling between Waynesboro and NC and always left thinking this is worth a destination drive. They serve some of the best BBQ ever. Located in a beautiful area worth a scenic drive. Feel like you're communing with nature... More 

1 Thank Roger2101
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2015

This is the best BBQ I've had in a while. Very authentic and friendly vibe! The pulled pork is to die for!

1 Thank Rachel S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7376 Rockfish Valley Hwy, Afton, VA 22920-3101
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Afton
  • Phone Number: 434-361-2001

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