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Pork Barrel BBQ

2312 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1320
+1 703-822-5699
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good36%
  • Average30%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (10 reviews)
“pulled pork” (24 reviews)
“cornbread” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2312 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1320
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Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

The pull pork sandwich was very good, you have a huge selection of barbecue sauce ( personally too many of them and some of them are very similar). Side dishes are just ok, I had better potato salad. The prices are very fair and the...More

Thank James11111S
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Got the burger which was good (it was actually a holy cow burger from next door). A little pricey though and doesn't come with anything. The bartenders are not super attentive and the draft beer selection is small (~5) but they do manage to have...More

Thank AJ T
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a brisket sandwich along with the family. It was pretty good but a little dry as it came without sauce. This is easily fixed with a choice of 4 table sauces, original, sweet, mustard and North Carolina vinegar. My wife had the pulled...More

Thank jsachanda
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I reviewed this restaurant in 2012 after it opened, and the food has improved, but it seems that they simply overcook the ribs and brisket. Fall-off-the-bone ain't necessarily the ideal. The collard greens are too sweet and have too many ingredients--simpler is better. The sauces...More

Thank Tacopete5
Reviewed 22 August 2017

One of the top BBQ places in the DC area. Also a nice bar scene. In the lovely setting of Del Ray. Worth coming!

Thank Beata M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Went here for a snack and a beverage. We tried the pork nachos. It was nacho chips, pulled pork, cole slaw, and BBQ sauce. They were good and I would order them again. We did ask for the jalapenos to be on the side.

Thank 300hollyh
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant/bar has some of the best tasting pulled pork and sliced brisket in the Northern VA area! Try the Pick 2 Meal - it's at a good price $14.95. Comes with your choice of 2 meats, 2 sides and cornbread. I...More

Thank Vagregg
Reviewed 7 June 2017

On our first time there we each ordered a sandwich and a salad: $24 total. On the way out we saw a sign saying order a sandwich and a salad at the bar and we would have paid $16. The guy who took our order...More

Thank ChipCarver
Reviewed 26 May 2017

My husband and I are huge BBQ fans and we're always looking for our new fave BBQ restaurant. We heard of Pork Barrel from our friends and knew it must be good from their ranting and raving. J and I shared the pick 3 platter...More

Thank HaulinHalls
Reviewed 7 April 2017

My husband and I had lunch here last week and thoroughly enjoyed our meals. He had a double meat platter with 2 sides; I had the Green Acres salad topped with pulled pork and a side of potato salad. My husband had pulled pork and...More

Thank Eileen074
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 12:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
11:30 AM - 1:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2312 Mount Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301-1320
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-822-5699
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