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JJ's Meat Shak

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1607 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3201
+1 540-261-1489
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good45%
  • Average10%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible5%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (7 reviews)
“potato salad” (4 reviews)
“seafood” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1607 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3201
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I wouldn't eat here. Every time I do they get my order wrong. Also a friend of mine found maggots in the food.

Thank Pete P
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Can you say BBQ?? Get ready for some amazing tongue teasing flavors and amazing meals. Great food, fun atmosphere and great time. Do Not Miss this. Your tongue will slap you silly if you put some of their BBQ on the back of your neck

Thank Don S
Reviewed April 25, 2018 via mobile

We have visited and re-visited a few times. Pulled pork is a favorite but all the smoked meats are great. Had the pity-smoked turkey sandwich with grilled onions and provolone cheese. It was just as good as it sounds. Open fire in the fire place...More

Thank Katbmkc
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Very informal dining (counter service). My husband had the pit beef with 2 sides (slaw and mac&cheese) and I had the pulled pork with 2 sides (slaw and potato salad). Everything was very good - the Boss Sauce is awesome. Slaw was finely chopped, sweet/vinegary....More

Thank adr1971
Reviewed March 14, 2018

you can get a pizza with bbq meat or go for a plate with the usual sides - beans are ok, pork was good brisket was good but got spoiled at other places - but worth a stop to have a wood fired bbq pizza

Thank erik f
Reviewed January 23, 2018

This is real food, smoked chicken breast is my favorite, but their baked beans, cole slaw and other sides are made in house and excellent. All sorts of other things from ribs to pizza should be sampled. I usually get a take out of a...More

Thank Dennis D
Reviewed January 21, 2018

Got several different dishes, and they were all good. A very helpful staff member brought us out coleslaw for free to go with our plates. So nice to have this restaurant that we can visit when we're in town, and we're from North Carolina where...More

Thank TravlinFool336
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Great food. I have a red meat allergy but they had wonderful turkey. My husband had the pork. He said it was very tender. Clean restrooms and wonderful ambience.

Thank peb1976
Reviewed October 14, 2017 via mobile

I had the beef brisket. It was loaded with fat, the meat was tender but lacked flavor. The BBQ sauce is too mild for my taste. The place is clean and the staff is friendly. This is not a pit master's stop, it's not a...More

Thank zb55
Reviewed September 6, 2017 via mobile

Pulled pork good. Cole slaw obviously bought by the gallons fro distributor. okay at best. Husband, who is easy to please, couldn't eat his brisket. Hamburgers seemed okay but were eaten by Rats from VMI and this was their first trip off post. ANYTHING would...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1607 Magnolia Ave, Buena Vista, VA 24416-3201
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Buena Vista
  • Phone Number: +1 540-261-1489
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