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Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company

2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-2558
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good45%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“corn pudding” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
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1 - 10 of 124 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Have been coming here for 10 years and they're consistently good. Good food, good beer, fun bartender. They have peanuts for all and really, really hot sauces for those who dare. Try the free chopped pork sandwich with any draft beer on Mondays. Excellent baby...More

Thank Janet R
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I've been several times now, and have been completely satisfied with my food each time. They certainly care about what they're doing, and they're speedy. I'm not quite sure that D.C. BBQ is what I would consider my favorite, but these guys have good technique....More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Celebrating a friend's birthday, who not trying to eat froo froo food. Prices were reasonable and food was good; everyone in our party cleaned there plates. Location seating is limited, but the customer service and flavoring was not.

Thank 611mimi
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

When I went to pick up our take out order and set it out to eat.....it smelled so good that I forgot to take pictures for my review. Delicious and tender pulled chicken and beef brisket sandwiches were eclipsed by the amazing side dishes we...More

Thank samsmomm
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on Burgers, Brew, and Que. So I had high hopes. I ordered the mixed rib platter. Meaning 1 beef rib and 2 pork ribs. Along with Baked Beans and Texas Corn Pudding. The ribs were good but not great. Far from the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 14 April 2017

it kind of amazes me how they can so dependably always produce really delicious barbecued ribs. In addition their sides of Caesar salad, potato salad and coleslaw are also dependably fresh and delicious. The prices are fair and the staff friendly and more than accommodating....More

Thank MMP P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very casual place with great BBQ! We enjoyed the BBQ chicken breast sandwich and the rack o ribs Also, they have very good and spicy wings We skipped the sides(they looked great from BBQ beans to mac &a cheese) but opted for the hand cut...More

Thank ewb500
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Tried the triple platter so we could try more than one meat. All were very good. Good BBQ sauce. All the meat was tender. Nice atmosphere, reasonably priced. A good place to try out.

Thank Cary E
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Large portions for the price! Meats were pretty good. Slaw and Stew were certainly different than any I'd had before. Service was prompt and friendly.

Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Hey they BBQ is pretty solid but man they sauce is awful. I had a number of they meats and I could taste the smoke.

Thank Alzor S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-2558
We've been serving our wood-only barbeque to loyal DC-area fans since 1990. The story starts before that, though: John Snedden started barbequeing whole pigs when he was in college. (Aren't we all glad he changed his plans and did not become a doctor?)
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