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Best Virginia Suburbs (DC) Barbecue Restaurants

From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Virginia Suburbs (DC).


Carolina Brothers Pit Barbeque Barbecue
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20702 Ashburn Rd.
Ashburn, VA 20147
Solid country-style barbecue in a rustic setting. More...

Dixie Bones Barbecue
Woodbridge Center Plaza
13440 Occoquan Rd.
Woodbridge, VA 22191
Go for the ribs and the overstuffed potato, but save room for a slice of homemade pie. More...

Pork Barrel BBQ Barbecue
2312 Mount Vernon Ave.
Alexandria, VA 22301
Eat in or take out, you can't beat this barbecue. More...

Reata BBQ Barbecue
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VG Food Trucks
Locations vary
Lucketts, VA 20176

Texas barbecue with all the necessary sides. More...

Red Hot & Blue Barbecue
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4150 Chain Bridge Rd.
Fairfax, VA 22030
Good 'cue, ribs offered wet or dry, and banana pudding. More...

Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company Barbecue
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Stonewall Jackson Building
25 S. Quaker Ln.
Alexandria, VA 22314
Smoky ribs in whole, half or quarter slabs and several interesting sides. More...

Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company Barbecue
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3471 Washington Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Some of the best barbecue around, to eat in or take out. More...

Sweet Heat BBQ Barbecue
1810 Michael Faraday Dr.
Reston, VA 20190

Drop by for chef Kermit Griffin’s take on barbecue with sides at this Reston eatery. More...

Urban Bar-B-Cue Company Barbecue
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Dining Room at Urban Bar-B-Cue Company, Ashburn, VA 44050 Ashburn Shopping Plaza, Ste. 151
Ashburn, VA 20147
Some of the area's best barbecue --- from beef brisket to St. Louis-style ribs. More...

Willard's Real Pit BBQ Barbecue
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Chantilly Shopping Center
4300 Chantilly Shopping Ctr., Ste. 1A
Chantilly, VA 20151

Drop into this casual barbecue spot for St. Louis-style ribs and good sides. More...

Yummy Pig Barbecue
17 Catoctin Circle SE
Leesburg, VA 20175

Barbecue restaurant with smoky meats redolent with flavor and stand-out sides in Leesburg. More...

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