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Smoked From Above BBQ

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Landstown Commons, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
+1 757-499-4959
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
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Norfolk, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a late dinner. It was delicious. We had wonderful friendly service at reasonable prices. It is worth a visit.

Thank boxshop
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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346 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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199 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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
Coral Springs, Florida
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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343 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
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: +1 757-499-4959
We are a family owned and operated business serving Hampton Roads for over 11 years. We smoke all of our meats on-site in an SPK 700 Southern Pride Smoker with our Pork and Beef slow smoked for 12-14 hours.

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