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Smoke From Above BBQ

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Landstown Commons, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
(757) 499-4959
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

I tried this BBQ place based on reviews elsewhere. It's located in a shopping center ( first mistake). The service was fi e as its counter service. The food was OK. Got the three meat dinner. The smoked sausage was burnt. The ribs OK. Chopped beef had the texture of baby food. My search continues!!

Thank Timothy f
Hampton, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

I ate here once before, many months ago. I was out geocaching and the rain returned just about noon, so I thought I'd try this que place again. The last time here I ordered a regular bbq pork sandwich, but this time I tried one of their "SFA Specials" - the "Pete's Special." This consists of pork BBQ topped with... More 

Thank GrandpaGene
Portsmouth, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2016

I had the ribs, the wife had the pulled pork. Both items were pretty good and i would eat there again. Didn't find anything there especially to brag about but it was all good.

Thank yeldarb27
Reston, Virginia
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156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

We tried a 4 meat platter so we could sample all of their items. The result... Pretty average BBQ! Ribs were tasty but very greasy. Chicken was pretty good, with nice flavor. We had a hard time telling the difference between the pulled pork and beef brisket - they were shredded so fine it looked like they were in a... More 

Thank Kenneth J
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2015

I went here hoping to get some good down South BBQ, instead I received a beef brisket that was more like a Roast Beef sandwich with smoke flavoring and BBQ sauce. I have made a better Brisket at home. My girlfriend had a BBQ sandwich that was also subpar. This may be good for some folks but not for true... More 

Thank Tyb728
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

We visited while on vacation and will definitely be back on our next beach trip! Great customer service and food finger lickin good yummy! :)

Thank Jesska B
Lillington, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Hidden away from the beach is this great little BBQ place located in the Landstown shopping center. You will find this gem in the street with many restaurants located within the shopping center at the intersection of Princess Anne and Dam Neck. We were visiting in the area and hit this place for lunch. A threesome, we all had pork... More 

Thank NewTarheel
Williamsburg, Virginia
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284 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014 via mobile

I had heard a lot about here, and my expectations were set for really GOOD BBQ. I was met with OK BBQ. The ribs were overdone. I like to grab a rib and have the meat still stick to the bone for me to pick it up. I hate using a fork to eat ribs... The "Rib Sauce" needs to... More 

Thank HungryViking2016
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014 via mobile

All im going to say is I'd rather eat US NAVY ship food with no hot sauce. They should be embarrassed to call them selves a BBQ restaurant.

Thank Daniel R
Ocala, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

I haven't eaten here in over a year and all I can say is "what happen?" !!!! The food wasn't up to the normal standard. I ordered mac & cheese and when I got my food it was fries instead. The beans are super sweet now. I asked for sauce to go since the family meal was to go and... More 

Thank Maria R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:30 am - 6:00 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: Landstown Commons, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: (757) 499-4959

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?