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The Barbeque Exchange

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102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
+1 540-832-0227
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Passing thru town we did a quick tripadvisor check of places to eat. So glad we chose this place! We just had to follow our noses... the smell was amazing! We had pulled pork, fries, mac-n-cheese, coleslaw and dill pickles. The pulled pork was really good and not fatty! The mac was super creamy and piping hot. The coleslaw was... More 

Thank Candace W
Piermont, New York
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40 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best brisket and pulled pork that I have ever had!! I wish I lived closer so I could visit more often! Also, try the hell or heaven on earth sandwich!! Outrageous!! This place is the real deal!! Local, authentic and delicious!!!

Thank summerlovin56
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

As locals, it is hard to find a true restaurant you love and can continue to go back to. Craig and his staff are always so generous. If we are running late at our farm and we walk in 10 minutes before closing, they're just as nice to us if we showed up for lunch.

Thank Elizabeth R
Silver Spring, Maryland
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It may not look like much from the outside, but it has the best barbeque by far! It's a bit quirky, but the staff is friendly. The next time I'm near Gordonsville, I'll be heading to this place.

Thank ArchaeoBabe
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Since they are famous for their pulled pork, that's what we ordered. The meat was cooked perfectly, without excessive fat, and the outside pieces were very flavorful. My only negative is that as a native of Memphis, the Virginia- and N.C.-inspired sauces were too vinegary to my taste.

Thank John W. C
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17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the BBQ exchange in Gordonsville Va and it was awesome! The prices and sizes of the plates were very reasonable and very tasty ! The atmosphere was very pleasant and comfortable! Very clean and very friendly people working and visiting! I would recommend this place to anyone! Thanks for the awesome service!

Thank Roberto C
Charlottesville, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I always enjoy the BBQ Exchange. I tried he sliced brisket this time with Col. Mustard sauce and the brisket was very tender. I also like the pumpkin muffins and the baked beans.

Thank Cat S
Waynesboro, Virginia
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193 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Out with friends and had lunch. My wife and I had brisket was very good. The sides were also great. Order at the counter with menu on the wall. A lot of choices not wanting to hold up the line could not comprehend it all. With another visit ordering should be easier. Seating area very close but not fine dining.... More 

Thank Va5traveler
Louisa, Virginia
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

When it was rated the 3rd best BBQ in the Mid Atlantic I thought it was a joke. When we went there it was spot on! Lots of choices and great flavors. You will not be disappointed.

Thank mjmartin97
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Small local barbeque joint that had been suggested we try. We 3 all had different plates, I had shredded pork combo. So pleased there was no fat or gristle in like so many other places. Cole slaw serving could have been a little bigger, but I think that was my mistake in my ordering. I heard no complaints my companions,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
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: +1 540-832-0227

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