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Wilkes Bar-B-Q Co

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3700 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669-4216
+1 757-722-4240
Today
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Does not look like much from the outside but inside it's like walking into your grandmother's kitchen. The warmth and hospitality was very evident. The food was amazing. I am kicking myself for driving by this place for years and not giving it a try sooner. Will definitely be going back.

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Thank Michael M
Suffolk, Virginia
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Good place to stop for BBQ. Nothing fancy here except good food and fast courteous service. We have eaten here for years and have always been pleased. Don't expect a large menu but if you want BBQ, this is the place.

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Thank oldhokie702016
Newport News, Virginia
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

If you are in the area this is a must try for lunch. They have one of thee best bbq sandwiches around. It is also massive. You will crave it later on.

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Thank amberc335
Hampton, Virginia
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35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

After recently moving to Hampton this place was recommended to me by my Fios guy...he said it's the only place he goes to and I see why! First visit I got the pulled pork sandwich, second visit I got the pork and chicken....still can't decide which is better...the coleslaw and potatoe salad are both GREAT! Next visit food choices will... More 

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Thank Gina M
Hampton, Virginia
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

My son convinced me of Wilkes' BBQ being the best quality since Bill's BBQ closed. I was not disappointed! In fact, I ordered pounds of it for my outdoor wedding reception. Strictly takeout facility- and it doesn't look like much on the outside. But don't judge a book by its cover!

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Thank 461susanp
Hampton, Virginia
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

Chopped BBQ is very good as are the sides such as the potato salad. BBQ is sold by the pound and very reasonably priced. Unfortunately their is no eat in facilities, just takeaway.

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Thank John C
Alexandria, Virginia
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73 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015

After hearing a couple trusted foodies speak on "The best hole in the wall BBQ place in Hampton". I finally had to give it a try for myself. Let me tell you they were 100% correct. This place is what BBQ is all about. The ribs speak for themselves, but Wilkes is known for the Pulled Pork Sandwich. Be aware,... More 

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Thank Mcrist4
Canton
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

This review is for the Victoria Blvd. location only!!! The first time we visited Wilkes at 3700 Victoria Blvd., Hampton, VA 23669, was excellent. There was a young man and woman working and they were so friendly and helpful. There were a few other patrons there and we had the best time talking to them about the food and what... More 

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Thank Mikkeah
Hampton, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

My fiancee loves this place! Every time she comes here is quick and friendly customer service and the order is made to perfection every time. The price in my opinion is a little to high for one sandwich but hey, the taste makes up for it...overall a great place to check out

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Thank TeeheiraG
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17 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

I have been going to Wilkes for years the barbecue is really great. When I want barbecue in this area this family owned business is the first place that comes to mind. The guys are friendly considering the heat that they have to work in. The area not so good its pretty small and if you blink you may miss... More 

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Thank Angie M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 18:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3700 Victoria Blvd, Hampton, VA 23669-4216
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hampton
  • Phone Number: +1 757-722-4240

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