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Checkered Pig

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155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
+1 434-793-7447
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Jerusalem, Israel
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Passing through Danville had a hankering for bbq the pulled pork was dry the fries were doughy,the potato salad had a wierd taste, the brisket was not bad self service resturant nothing to write home about

Thank zeetammuz
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I alone hired/payed for 3 meats 3 vegetables and tea for a catered party of 150-200ppl. Bbq chicken (better than in house) chopped bbq and brisket. Baked beans, coleslaw and green beans. Not everyone knows this but only when catering, they provide delicious yeast rolls!!! As my parents' list grew, I called to confirm there would be enough for everyone.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great BBQ restaurant! I stopped in while out riding this past weekend. I tried the smoked chicken and it was fabulous. I'll definitely have to go back and try the pork and beef! Service was friendly and fast. If you're in Danville, I'd recommend trying this place out!

Thank Jon H
Danville, Virginia
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A couple of friends and I meet here occasionally for lunch. Employees are generally friendly. Sometimes they might not say much at all but they're not rude. One guy who I believe has worked up to manager is always friendly no matter. Some of the other help seems to wish they were somewhere else! Barbecue is always good and they... More 

Thank hapycamperz
Danville, Virginia
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

The taste was ordinary with small portions and prices too high. I had the beef brisket and it was tender but flavor was not impressive! Wait staff did not impress and it was not a busy day.

Thank George E
Chesterfield, Virginia
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215 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My wife and I were visiting Danville for the weekend. The front desk person at our hotel recommended the Checkered Pig when we inquired about a good place to eat for lunch. The restaurant is in a shopping center so there I plenty of parking. The staff greeted us heartily when we entered. It is like a fast food restaurant... More 

Thank Robert P
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

great food, great menu, good sweet tea..ate like a pig.Will go back as soon as I can. 100 words is too long..its good just try it

Thank Frank N
Gibsonville, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great pig, great atmosphere, fast and friendly. The prices are reasonable and there is ample space to sit.

Thank Nick M
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I've recently had two meals from the Danville, Virginia location consisting of a minced BBQ sandwich with slaw on the sandwich and baked beans for a side dish. The bbq portions are generous, tender, flavorful, and simply delicious. Baked beans are great. The menu has a large variety of items should satisfy all diners hungry for BBQ and various sides.... More 

Thank Boonehawk
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was in town on business and being from the North wanted some great Southern BBQ. The hotel highly recommended the Checkered Pig. It was just what I wanted. The portions were homemade, large and tasty. The brisket & ribs combo was outstanding. I would definitely go back if I am ever in Danville again. Lastly, I was astounded at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-793-7447
This is one of two restaurants owned by the same people. The other location is in Martinsville, VA. Owners have been featured on Food Network.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?