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541 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-4113
703-669-4242
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Brunswick, Maryland
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34 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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
Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars 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 stars 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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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

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Ashburn, Virginia
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137 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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Brette P, Public Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

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

Thanks so much for the kind review! We appreciate your business! More 

Puerto Cayo, Ecuador
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars 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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102 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars 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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Thank Joe B
Leesburg, Virginia
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67 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016 via mobile

Good barbecue. It's no secret that this is a chain restaurant, but the wait staff is extremely friendly and red-hot and blue sits down a good portion a barbecue to fill you up. Good food for a good price. Nothing wrong with that.

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Thank Steve C
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! We will share this with our staff as we know they will be pleased to know their hard work pays off. We look forward to serving you again, soon. -Red Hot & Blue Guest Services More 

Chantilly
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81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Great food, staff was outstanding. I love a good pulled chicken and this was some of the best I have had.

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Thank ggriffe
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star review! We will share this review with our staff as they work hard every day to produce happy guests! It's always nice to know when we provide great service, so thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We look forward to your return visit! Red Hot & Blue Guest... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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, 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: 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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