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Bar J Chili Parlor

$$ - $$$Mexican, American,
125 Mill St, Suite 101, Occoquan, VA 22125-7732
+1 571-398-6294
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good42%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“chilli” (20 reviews)
“texas chili” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
125 Mill St, Suite 101, Occoquan, VA 22125-7732
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1 - 10 of 71 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food not great. Service was just okay. If you like chili and / or chili mac this is a good place for you. We stop at Bar J while exploring the town of Occoquan.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank matjaz2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bar J was our hangout years ago when it was in Woodbridge. They closed for a long time but it's awesome to see them back up and running in a cleaner, friendlier environment. This is the perfect place for some good, hot chili. During the...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NickK2814
Reviewed December 11, 2018

If you like chili and / or chili mac this is the place for you. Bar J is a nice place to grab some lunch while exploring the town of Occoquan.Chili is the star at Bar Js but hot dogs burgers and other favorites are...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed November 8, 2018

The rebirth of this Lorton/Occoquan dive as a true chili parlor is a delight! Clean & Bright, friendly service and a great value. There's a unique and wonderful flavor to the chili here that brings me back, often. If you really want a taste treat,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sandyrothberg
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Delicious food in neat restaurant with outside fun area for friends & families. Love Occoquan and this joint is right on the water under the bridge.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Katherine F
Reviewed September 26, 2018

I had heard about this place for years. I gave it a try. It was very nice and intimate. The food was good.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Just enjoyed a wonderful experience with my friends! Great service and food! The view outside is Beautiful! I highly recommend this place!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 228Christopherz
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Been here a few times now. The chili is ok, fairly standard. They do provide a heaping helping of nachos. I like their cheese burger better than the chili. Happy hour does provide inexpensive cans of Stella Artois. Sopapilla was a good desert.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank throckmortonSanaa
Reviewed March 31, 2018

It's Texas roadhouse grub and some of it is great. I ordered the cheese enchiladas because that's always my first test for Tex-Mex food. Bar J's almost brought tears to my eyes. The enchilada was filled with cheese, onions and green onions, with plenty of...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MichaelRShannon
Reviewed March 4, 2018

This is a great little gem ...a reopening of a local, long-time tradition...Bar-J is about as common to area history as the Civil War. Their chili is renowned, and this new version of their old restaurant is no let-down. the peeps are great, and the...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Brion B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Cuisine
Mexican, American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 125 Mill St, Suite 101, Occoquan, VA 22125-7732
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Prince William County  >  Occoquan
  • Phone Number: +1 571-398-6294
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