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Old City Barbecue

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SNACK
Organic Smoked & Fried Wings
6 or 12 wings, bleu cheese or ranch, celery & sauce: tidewater, sticky patches, buffalo, sweet & spicy, bourbon honey mustard, dry rub, naked
6 Wings7.5
12 Wings14
Duroc Pork Belly Bites
Sweet & spicy sauce, Virginia peanuts, scallions
9
Heritage Farms Fried Pigs Ears
Buffalo sauce, blue cheese
7
Pickle Plate
Assorted seasonal pickled items
7
Smoked Pimento Cheese
Ritz crackers, Smithfield country ham, OC hot sauce, pickles
9
Fried Virginia Oysters
Fresno pepper remoulade, pickled fennel & pepper salad, scallions
Cheese Fries
Cheddar & American, pickled jalapeno, pickled red onions, scallion, add bacon (+$3), pulled pork (+$4), chicken tenders (+$4), pulled chicken (+$4), portobello (+$4), fried pork belly (+$5), chopped brisket (+$6)
11
SOUP / SALAD
Brunswick Stew
Smoked pork & chicken, okra, onions, limas, sweet corn, tomatoes, potatoes, served with cornbread and honey butter
9.5
Chopped Romaine Salad
Half or whole salad, pickled red onions, cornbread croutons, cotija cheese, roasted garlic dressing
Half5
Whole8
Arugula Salad
Half or whole salad, apple, pickled fennel, cambozola blue cheese, candied peanuts, mustard apple cider vinaigrette
Half7
Whole11
SALAD ADD-ONS
Bacon
3
Pulled Pork
4
Chicken Tenders
4
Pulled Chicken
4
Portobello
4
Fried Pork Belly
5
Chopped Brisket
6
Fried Oysters
12
SANDWICHES
Served with 1 side
Pulled Pork
Coleslaw, pickled red onions
11.5
Pulled Chicken
Coleslaw
11.5
Prime Brisket
Tobacco onions, soy pickled jalapeño, sticky patches
14
Organic Fried Chicken
Pimento cheese, bread & butter pickles, or buffalo & bleu cheese
11
Smoked Pork Belly Banh Mi
Peanut garlic aioli, pickled carrot & daikon, cilantro, baguette
13
Portobello
White cheddar, chimichurri aioli, picked red onion, arugula
10
TACOS
Served with 1 side
Pulled Pork
Coleslaw, smoked bean puree, bread & butter pickles
11.5
Pulled Chicken
Cilantro jalapeño slaw, cotija cheese
11.5
Chopped Prime Brisket
Coleslaw, pickled jalapeños
14
Duroc Pork Belly
Kimchi slaw, cilantro
Taco Sampler
Pick three
14
SMOKED MEATS
1/2 lb meat served with 2 sides, pickles
Duroc Pulled Pork
15
Organic Pulled Chicken
Duroc Pork Belly
16.5
Prime Brisket
Sliced or chopped
18.5
ST. LOUIS OR BABY BACK RIBS
Served with 2 sides, pickles
4 Ribs
6 Ribs
21
12 Ribs
34
SMOKED MEAT PLATTERS
Served with 2 sides, pickles. Pulled pork | pork belly | pulled chicken | prime brisket | St. Louis ribs | baby back ribs. Selecting double ribs or brisket is a $2 upcharge for two, three and four meat platters. No Substitutions on a Sampler Platter
Two Smoked Meats
Three Smoked Meats
20
Four Smoked Meats
22
Smoked Meat Sampler
24
A LA CARTE SMOKED MEATS
Sold by the ¼ pound or 2 ribs
Pulled Pork
4.5
Pulled Chicken
4.5
Pork Belly
5.5
Brisket
Sliced or chopped
St. Louis / Baby Back Ribs (2)
5.5
SIDES
Small $3 | Large $5.75
Fries
Sweet Potato Waffle Fries
Coleslaw
Smoked Stout Beans
Collards
Poblano Mac & Cheese
Half Romaine
+$2
Half Arugula
(+$4)
Cornbread with Honey Butter
Price per slice $1.50
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Table Service, Television
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Based my lunch selection solely on Trip Advisor recommendation and it was correct. I had to get the tacos since it was Tuesday and I got the brisket as my meat and the poblano Mac and cheese as the side. Brisket was so tender and...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Kim T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I came here after a local mentioned it. So glad we checked it out. Food is top notch, the owner is super friendly, staff is on point, beers are super good. Bathroom is clean and nicely styled. The brisket...my god! Get it....More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank kelleymarkoff
Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

Got Brisket sliced and my wife got the pull chicken sandwich. We both got beans, she coleslaw and I got fries. We ordered 6 wings as they were half off on Wednesday. The wings were very tasty, but a little small. The 3 slices of...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank ThePCGuy
Reviewed October 16, 2019 via mobile

Seven of us for a rainy Wednesday lunch. I tried the two meat platter with pulled chicken and prime brisket. The two BBQ sauces provided were OK, if a bit sweet. I prefer a smoky sauce, but these worked. The brisket was the standout! Awesome!...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank HeWhoAbides
Reviewed October 15, 2019 via mobile

We split the four meat combo. They were out of brisket and baby back ribs. We did pulled pork and spare ribs. The ribs were just ok. The pulled pork much to our surprise tasted like it had been soaked in vinegar juice. Our waitress...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank sarah m
Reviewed October 8, 2019

We decided to come here again for lunch, this time on Tuesday to take advantage of the $3 off on tacos. It was pretty quiet, not too busy on a cool October day. I thought when we were here before that the slow service was...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank Sue M
Reviewed September 26, 2019

Old City Barbecue was recommended to us by two natives and they were right!! The four of us truly enjoyed the meal. Sat outside on a warm, but not hot and humid evening. Our waitress, Emily, was excellent. She made sure we were well taken...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank alwaysmoving_8
Reviewed September 23, 2019

First visit and it was fantastic. Excellent service, very knowledgeable waitress. Pulled chicken tacos were to die for with pickled onions on a soft taco. Brisket tender, ribs flavorful and not tough. The stout baked beans were literally the best I have had anywhere. A...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Battina1031
Reviewed August 31, 2019 via mobile

We stopped in here for a visit after a bust day in Williamsburg. All I can say is great BBQ and great service. Our waitress was very friendly and keep us informed about our orders. I had the brisket and the ribs. The brisket was...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank jefferyg409
Reviewed August 17, 2019

Had the brisket - very tender with tasty sauces. The pickled vegetables were some of the best I’ve had! The poblano man n cheese - to die for. Service was great! Will definitely come back the next time I'm in Williamsburg.

Date of visit: August 2019
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