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Red Hot & Blue

) #57 of 171 Restaurants in Leesburg $$ - $$$ American, Barbecue,
541 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-4113
+1 703-669-4242
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Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good35%
  • Average27%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“potato salad” (14 reviews)
“hush puppies” (8 reviews)
“pulled pork” (10 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Bar
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
541 E Market St, Leesburg, VA 20176-4113
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41 - 50 of 99 reviews

Reviewed December 7, 2014

I try to patronize this restaurant chain when I come across one. One of the best all around places to eat. Better prices, food and service versus Famous Dave's BBQ or Smokey Bones. Not a true BBQ joint (I's a chain), but it's as close...More

1  Thank Mark T
Reviewed November 3, 2014

I remember when RHB was first founded 25 years ago by [the late] Lee Atwater and other republican luminaries. The Arlington, VA location was first and it was a political hot spot that served the best BBQ in the DC area. Their BBQ is still...More

1  Thank Roy K
Cassie J, Guest Relations Manager at Red Hot & Blue, responded to this reviewResponded November 4, 2014

Hi, Thank you so much for taking the time to submit your review and feedback for Red, Hot and Blue in Leesburg. We would love to have a chance to learn more about your overall experience so that we can take our restaurant back to...More

Reviewed September 16, 2014

Red, Hot and Blue is a classic barbeque restaurant offering an assortment of pulled pork and beef sandwiches, ribs and other delicious country fare. The potato salad is awesome. Watch your diet the whole week so you can enjoy the berry cobbler or one of...More

1  Thank MySunsetProse
Reviewed August 31, 2014 via mobile

Very nice waitress. Surprisingly good vegetables, average collard greens and pulled pork BBQ. Good size portion. Very acceptable meal.

Thank Burdett P
Reviewed July 21, 2014

A co-worker and I came here for lunch on a Friday. Immediately when we walked in I could smell the bbq and coming from Memphis it was a wonderful smell. I ordered the Red, Hot, & Blue BBQ Nachos with Pulled pork, Smokehouse Salad, and...More

Thank Jon_Bixler
Reviewed May 23, 2014

I went to this location with a friend and we were extremely disappointed with our visit. It's unfortunate because I've been to other locations of Red Hot & Blue and I've always enjoyed it. My friend and I were literally the only table in the...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed May 13, 2014

An Enjoyable Place My wife and I take short trips on nice days in our rag top. The second Sunday in May, we stopped at The Red Hot & Blue in Leesburg. WOW. Our meal was simple but very good. We both had the pulled...More

2  Thank LouG3212
Reviewed March 12, 2014

Food didn't cost much ($10 burger), but it defently needs some more flavor.I did happen to enjoy the pulled pork. My sever Brianna wasn't friendly at all and really made my first time here suck. Ill another location and see if its better

1  Thank jessicabricker
Reviewed November 25, 2013

It is ok food. Too commercial / chainy and almost flavorist. It is not a good thing when the best part of the meal is the red potatoe salad, and fired onions.

Thank Chuck W
Reviewed November 23, 2013

We have been to this restaurant many times and love the food. Because we asked for a booth, the last two times we've been seated in the bar area. Both times we received poor service from the bartender. I wish they had a "regular" server...More

Thank kuke2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
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
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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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