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Monk's BBQ

251 N 21st St, Purcellville, VA 20132-3027
+1 540-751-9425
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pastrami” (24 reviews)
“baked beans” (18 reviews)
“collard greens” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
251 N 21st St, Purcellville, VA 20132-3027
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Monk's BBQ is the best ribs I've had in a long time. The mac and cheese is a great addition. Interesting selection of beers.

Thank brookeh342
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us ate lunch here after getting our Christmas tree. The sides (mashed garlic potatoes, baked beans, corn bread, smoked Gouda macaroni and cheese) were terrific! Each of us received very generous portions of our respective barbecued meat - and they were all done...More

Thank FromIowa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

They have better BBQ than I can make and more whiskey than I can afford. Get the pastrami (best BBQ on the menu)

1  Thank Anton D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pastrami and beans were excellent! The cornbread is custard filled which was different but good. The pickles, pulled pork and chicken were also very good. My sister got the nachos which were delicious but messy to eat. The staff was friendly. Highly recommend if...More

1  Thank GBruz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Amazing Burnt Ends, and The Pastrami is to die for....its all good!! You can't go wrong at Monqs. It does get loud when the live music is going on. Just in case you want to take the kids, I would go on the earlier side.

1  Thank rmfj900
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had heard about this place for a while but never made the drive out to find it. We got there at just the right time as we could walk right up and order. While we were eating the line grew... it was almost out...More

1  Thank not2cre8ive
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Sure that personality is a bit honky tonk redneck but it isn't a chain or in a strip mall. Live music, a decent bar and lots of elements that belong in a Texas roadhouse style BBQ joint. Fell just short of Willards for us but...More

1  Thank ExRIGuy
Reviewed 22 October 2017

This place does not need another review, but in a spirit of sharing a great find with others I would like to offer a few words. The vibe at this place and the food is excellent, so is the staff. The price range I would...More

1  Thank globadda
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Great pulled pork, ribs and PASTRAMI. Brisket was a little too dry for me, and collard greens were very vinegary--almost tasted pickled. Stick with the spicy baked beans, smoked Gouda mac and cheese, and absolutely the cornbread custard (like a sweet corn cake) and you...More

1  Thank Cheryl L
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I heard about Minks as they are a sponsor of a Podcast I enjoy. Surprised I hadn’t heard of this place earlier as I am always looking for a good place to get BBQ in the area. I had the brisket and a cheddar sausage,...More

1  Thank MattD_Golf
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Questions & Answers
Robert C
19 February 2017|
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Response from Darukie | Reviewed this property |
Don't recall seeing beef ribs there. As a BBQ hunter, I've had to learn to do it myself. I would check their menu and if they don't have them, look at Hill Country BBQ in DC. They have a good, albeit expensive, selection.
10 July 2016|
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Response from jn_sunflower | Reviewed this property |
You'd have to call and ask to be sure 540-751-9425
Steve R
12 May 2015|
Response from James J | Property representative |
It is not. We got our start about 4 years doing general vending and catering. We opened our restaurant in Purcellville in April 2014.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 251 N 21st St, Purcellville, VA 20132-3027
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Loudoun County  >  Purcellville
  • Phone Number: +1 540-751-9425
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