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Jakes Smokehouse BBQ

1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
+1 757-721-7850
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pulled pork” (60 reviews)
“ribs” (99 reviews)
“garlic bread” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Excellent brisket sandwich and sauces. Tasty local beers. Excellent pulled pork sandwich. Service was exceptional and thoughtful

Thank wajimdav
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the brisket and medium hot wings with Mac & cheese and green beans. The wings were the best. I did choose the fattier brisket over lean, but I felt it was just a little too fatty for me. Green beans were cooked with...More

Thank fireman9170
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food, plenty to choose from, great value, pleasant staff, feels local... we wanted to find a nice place a little bit outside of the beach touristy areas, this is it. It's about 5-6 miles from the oceanfront. We were very satisfied with the quality...More

Thank Phoneguy22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Celebrated Father's Day at Jake's and wasn't disappointed - this was some of the best barbecue I have ever tasted, definitely the best in Hampton Roads. The Memphis Ribs were delicious and the meat just fell off the bones - I couldn't finish the half...More

Thank supp028
Reviewed June 16, 2018

I like BBQ. My wife likes BBQ. Our friends like BBQ. However, we found out we don't care for Jakes for a few reasons. (I'll also add that I typically award five stars). This restaurant doesn't measure up to my standards. We had onion rings...More

1  Thank Byron S
Reviewed June 12, 2018 via mobile

Heard a lot about this place from locals, had to give it a try my wife got the burnt ends sandwich with fries...the burnt ends where so good, not fatty, very nice house sauce on them. The fries had a nice taste but could have...More

Thank moltisantikid
Reviewed June 8, 2018

My husband and I have been visiting barbeque restaurants around the country for almost 40 years. Jake’s barbeque is the best, the absolute best we have ever tasted. The pulled pork and the burnt ends sandwiches were filled with meat that was just bursting with...More

Thank sunshine49jbd
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is amazing! Bbq sandwich, brisket, macaroni and cheese, hush puppies, fries, baked beans! YUM! Everything was delicious and reasonably priced!

Thank Lindsey W
Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

I ordered take out from this establishment on my vacation to Virginia Beach. The ribs were tougher than I like. I've had Memphis style BBQ before and it wasn't like this. The sweet BBQ sauce was amazing. It saved the meal. The staff was friendly....More

Thank K B
Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

We make sure to come to Jake's every time we are in the area, the food is always great and the staff is courteous!

Thank Sandy Z
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-721-7850
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