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The Barbeque Exchange

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102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
540-832-0227
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Reasonable BBQ. Sides are not great. Prices are on the high side. If you are hungry and happen to be driving by it is probably the best place within 10 miles to eat.

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Thank Jeff Z
San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband has a friend from the area who told him that this place has the best BBQ. Period. My husband didn't care about the plastic silverware, paper tablecloth and the, um, "authentic decor" he just wanted awesome pork belly. He got awesome pork belly and was very very happy. I ordered the pulled pork and it came room temperature.... More 

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Thank misanthropicdreamer
Culpeper, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best reason to go to BBQ Exchange on a Sunday is to savor the maple bacon donuts. These set the standard by which all others should be judged. The ratio of maple frosting to crumbled bacon is nothing short of perfection. And the donut itself is utterly mouth-watering. I'll be there early because the supply is limited. After all,... More 

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Thank pameladolgin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressive, exactly what you expect and want from a bbq establishment. Just wish there was more like this back home in Pittsburgh.

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Thank Kyle B
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My family and I were pretty eager to come here having read all the positive reviews. I'm convinced that because of the rural area, all the hype is merely due to the limited variety of restaurants in the immediate area. The atmosphere is more of a family-style eatery which we loved. The service was great (sole reason for 3 stars)... More 

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Minnetonka, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always on the lookout for food BBQ and the BBQ Exchange doesn't disappoint. Picked up take out for a family dinner and everyone was thrilled with the meat and sides. The cornbread was moist and flavorful and the sauces are outstanding. If you're in the area pick up some take out and bet your BBQ on.

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Thank Gwen S
Wilmington, Delaware, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was expecting a restaurant style place, instead you ordered and then went to the tables yourself. That being said the food was excellent. Everything we had was well made and tasted very good. Service was fast and the line never went down while we were there.

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Thank C6156NUdaves
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while vacationing at Shenandoah Crossing resort which is probably about 10 mins away from this restaurant. The BBQ is great, and the sides are wonderful. There is limited seating. I think this may be due to the large crowds from the resort. TI believe me and my husband paid around $25-$30 for the both of our meals... More 

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Thank Katina W
East Lyme, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here for lunch and thought the food was great! My husband loved trying the different variety of bbq sauces on the table. My daughter got the bbq chicken and absolutely loved it. The sides were also very good including the Mac and Cheese which both of my children loved, the only thing that we didn't like were the... More 

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Thank ACappon
Newnan, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Let's start with the fact that I typically smoke my own meats and make my own bbq sauces. Now let's discuss The BBQ Exchange .... WOW! There were 3 of us and between us we have pork, chicken, ribs, sauage, and pork belly .... no one complained about anything. The sides of mac -n-cheese, homestyle cole slaw and collar greens... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gordonsville
  • Phone Number: 540-832-0227

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