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The Barbeque Exchange

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102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Belly-Q has become my go to and it never dissapoints! The collards and pork belly combo are to die for. The brisket has just the right amount of smoke. The hush puppies are perfect. This is innovative and edgy bbq, not just classic offerings. We'll be back!

Thank Jay P
Lancaster, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Maybe because it was busy with a motorcycle group and or maybe it was the screaming kids everywhere, but we did not enjoy it. Maybe it was because the guy who was restocking the pork to the counter who coughed in it. The menu large, almost too large when you are standing in line for the first time. WE got... More 

Thank MBNick
Orange, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

...and everything else. Outstanding homemade garlic pickles, smoked chicken, hush puppies and other baked goodies. We eat here once a month.

Thank Rosaletta_10
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There is bbq and then there is bbq. The Barbecue Exchange in Gordonsville is well worth a stop. Perhaps it's the lack of grease and the quantity of meat. Perhaps it's the unusual quantity and quality of sides. Perhaps it's the rapid service. Whatever. It is an unusually good bbq restaurant, not far off Interstate 64. Worth making the trip!

Thank William S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stooped here to take a break from some wine tasting in the area. What a gem. Probably the best chopped brisket I have ever had - anywhere. Moist, well seasoned and a healthy portion. Traveling companion had the pulled pork. Nice smoke and very moist. Taste through the selection of sauces they offer. You'll find something you like. Good... More 

Thank Floyd P
Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Returning from Wintergreen, we visited Keswick Vineyards (excellent Spanish viognier) where they recommended BBQ EXCHANGE in historic Gordonsville.The excellent ribs were the meatiest we ever had. A rack more than enough for two. The wonderful slaw had barely any sauce or sugar and perfectly compliment the ribs and juicy brisket. 😎🖒

Thank Steve P
Winterville, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Some of the best bbq around. The bbq chicken was excellent. My husband claims the baked beans were the best ever.

Thank Nanette S
Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was an awesome experience.. My wife had the BBQ pulled Chicken and said it was great. I had the best darn Pork Belly sandwich with coleslaw, potato salad, and washed it down with a Brothers Virginia Ale.. I am coming back before my trip is over. Good sized portions and great prices.

Thank Slenk53
Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this BBQ place on the way from NYC to our resort stay at the Shenandoah Crossings. The place looked local so we decided to try. The service and food were great. We enjoyed different meats as well as sauces. We will definitely come back.

Thank garreglardan
Winchester, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten here s couple of times and always have had good food. The food is what you come for, I'm not too keen on the cafeteria style and although never rude the people behind the counter aren't too friendly. It has to be tough with all the repetition. The good and the lines speak for themselves. I always... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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?