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Benny's BBQ

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3044 Stony Point Road, Suite #23, Richmond, VA 23235
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Richmond, Virginia
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217 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

When you enter Benny's, you enter a room that has a bar on the left and several booths on the right. In the "back" of this room is a passageway to another, larger, dining room and a counter, behind which a "preparer" fixes the meat to be added to platters and plates. We were greeted warmly at the door. A... More 

Thank urbanguy
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

As far as I'm concerned, Benny's has the best BBQ in RVA! If you think I'm kidding, try the wings! Smoked, fried, sauced, crispy and meaty. The chopped pork and hush puppies are also to die for!

Thank Fourhourwindow
A TripAdvisor Member
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

Our food was really good. We had the smoked beef. Waitress was friendly and very helpful. The side dishes are all handmade on sight and we're all very good.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Haven't been to Benny's new locations so wanted to check it out. As usual food was good but the waitress was blah. Never smiled that I can recall. Had the personality of a slug. I think her name was Brenda. Would go back but I hope we get a different waitress.

4 Thank Donna B
Richmond, Virginia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

Visited Benny's BBQ for an afternoon lunch because we had never been there, we love BBQ and Jeff Katz recommends it on a daily basis on WRVA. The overall impression -disappointment. The staff is friendly & talkative -we learned all about our waitresses back pain and the atmosphere is nice, but the food left us wanting. We did have problems... More 

1 Thank Johnathon C
Richmond, VA, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

Benny's serves very good BBQ which is prepared fresh, on site. The service is fine with a very friendly wait staff. Not too fancy here, more of a casual atmosphere with country style wooden tables and chairs and, booths. Pricing of entrees, sides, etc is a bit on the high side for similar BBQ establishments. The restaurant is clean and... More 

1 Thank Stephen G
Midlothian, Virginia, USA
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

I tried to take my 95 year old mother here for a barbecue not long ago. We sat down and were served drinks, but then the waitress completely forgot about us. We literally never saw her again. We waited about 20 minutes before finally getting up and leaving.

2 Thank Teresa H
Richmond, Virginia
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169 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

I stopped in Benny;s twice recently, both times for lunch. Their pulled BBQ sandwich is smokey ands flavorful and contains a generous serving of meat. The bun was toasted and yummy. On my second visit, I ordered a rib platter which was good, but, the portion was more than I could consume. So, I took the rest home for later... More 

Thank RetiredIam
Richmond, Virginia
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87 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

Tried upon recommendation. Had the rib sampler platter: 4 ribs, 2 sides, biscuits. Companion had chopped pork BBQ sandwich combo with 2 sides. Ribs were tender, moist, easily pulled off the bone, with definite smoke flavor in the meat and a light Texas sauce. The collards were delicious, cooked with pork and not at all greasy. The potato salad was... More 

Thank EKP2013
Ashland, Virginia
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Our local talk-show hosts have been talking about Benny's BBQ for years now, and thanks to a good deal on a Groupon, it was time to see if their raves were authentic. A storefront in a strip center on the south side of Richmond, Benny's BBQ appears to be a small, neighborhood joint where people come to chew the fat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 7:00 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: 3044 Stony Point Road, Suite #23, Richmond, VA 23235
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: 804-320-7447
Our mission is to provide our customers with a delicious all naturally smoked pork shoulder that is chopped to order right in font of the customer. Our appetizers, side dishes and desserts are home made fresh daily along with our signature sauces. Our business philosophy is simple: "Treat others as you would personally like to be treated and provide them with the best quality products and services at reasonable prices." Our restaurant has received the Governor Bob McDonald's award for Best BBQ in Virginia 2010, We have been featured on Virginia This Morning (WTVR Channel 6) as Best BBQ in Richmond. We are the ONLY BBQ restaurant that has been invited to the Governor's Mansion 3 years in a row (4 including this year when the event is scheduled) to showcase our BBQ. At Benny's BBQ we strive to serve you the best BBQ meal we can offer. As a rule since the original owner, Benny Gill owned the restaurant if you are not satisfied with your meal we will gladly make it right for you. All we ask in return is the opportunity to make your dining experience most enjoyable. Our servers are trained to check on our guests several times during your meal to make sure you are happy with your entire dining experience.

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