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541 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-4113
+1 703-669-4242
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Reston, VA
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I hosted a happy hour at Red Hot and Blue with about 25 people who were in Leesburg for a weekend conference. Couldn't have chosen a better place. Good selection of beer, surprisingly decent wine by the glass, and good assortment of soft drinks. The food was good and served hot. The manager, Rachid, and our server, Kristy, went out... More 

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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

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Amman, Jordan
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

i've gone here many times in my life and i really struggled with how i was going to rate it. the baked beans are most likely my favorite of all time. the drinks come in personnel mini-pitchers, which is like the coolest thing ever. the food i very exceptional, i would suggest the pulled pork sandwich and hushpuppies. good place... More 

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Thank Gregory C
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Brunswick, Maryland
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53 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016

This was just ok. I am not sure if this was just an off day for me or them. I have many that love this restaurant and search for this brand while out of town.

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Thank Juliet P
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33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

I've tried several times to really like RH&B but it seems I could get the same quality at Safeway. Doesn't seem fresh, service is just ok and music is too loud for background noise. Go to Carolina BBQ in Ashburn instead.

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Thank Deirdre B
Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

We are so sorry you have not enjoyed Red Hot & Blue. We appreciate the feedback to be able to make the appropriate changes. We would like to have a manager contact you to rectify this situation. Please send your contact info to social@redhotandblue.com. Brette Powell RHB Customer Relations Team More 

Ellicott City, Maryland
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

Stopped in while waiting for our hotel room to be ready. Service was good. Food was excellent. Great brisket. Large portions.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 30, 2016

We ordered a barbecued chicken salad and after returning twice to say they were out of ingredients for the salad - the salad was actually quite good. Wait staff was very attentive and the food was served quickly.

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Thank wcosue
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Ashburn, Virginia
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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016

Service was much improved over our last visit. Our waiter was prompt and attentive to our needs. Food was okay, not our favorite style of barbeque, but portions are large and prices reasonable. The smokehouse salad had plenty of meat and not much lettuce.

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Elbert, Colorado, United States
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 24, 2016

The food was quite good, although they didn't need to serve us quite so much. The servers were very pleasant and attentive. It was an easy meal and good food. I was stuffed at the end - the portion sizes don't need to be so big. But good southern quality food. The hush puppies were the real thing!

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Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
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80 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016

We were searching for ribs. Previous restaurant (Yummy Pig) did not have any ready to eat. So, we came here. It is close to our hotel. We were seated right away, they had ribs and they were good. The adult beverages were horrible. We tried three on the menu, and all three were the nastiest drinks I have ever had... More 

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Leesburg, Virginia
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101 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

RH&B has been a family favorite for years and years. We recently moved to Leesburg, home of the best RH&B. Lucky us! Check it out!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations, Television, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-4113
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Leesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 703-669-4242
Description
Red Hot and Blue is a full-service, casual-themed restaurant chain and caterer featuring delicious award-winning ribs, Memphis-style barbeque, smoked wings, and Southern sides and desserts. The atmosphere is steeped in legendary and contemporary blues music and delivers a large dose of Southern hospitality in a fun and entertaining dining environment. History: The first Red Hot and Blue restaurant opened in Arlington, Virginia in 1988, started by Lee Atwater, Don Sundquist and friends. Don Sundquist was from Memphis and served in the House of Representatives and as governor of Tennessee. The late Lee Atwater was an amateur blues musician and political figure that managed George H.W. Bush's successful race for the presidency. These men were friends who longed for authentic Memphis-style barbeque and great blues music. Unable to find that combination anywhere in the Washington, DC area they decided the only way to get it done was to open a restaurant of their own. The Memphis-style barbeque chain celebrated its 25th Anniversary in 2013 by partnering with a charitable organization at 24 different restaurant locations. The yearlong celebration culminated in the presentation of thousands of dollars in donations to local charities. The Name: The name, "Red Hot and Blue" is taken from the title of D.J. Dewey Phillip's radio show that that aired on WHBQ-AM in Memphis, Tennessee in the 1950s. This radio show launched the careers of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Johnny Cash and broadened the audience for artists such as BB King, Muddy Waters, Robert Cray and Rufus Thomas. Red Hot & Blue Dine-In, Take-Out and Catering. Hickory-smoked Memphis-style BBQ, Ribs, Wings, Beef Brisket, Smoked Chicken, Seafood, Full-service Bar, in a Family-friendly atmosphere with a heapin' helpin' of Southern Hospitality!

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