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King's Barbecue

2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
+1 804-732-0975
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“apple pie” (9 reviews)
“pork” (17 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
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1 - 10 of 116 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a real throw back..no frills here ..but good food and reasonable prices..the smell of the wood fire adds to the attraction!

Thank klutchchris
Reviewed 4 days ago

The BBQ is available sliced or diced. Very good side dishes. Nice family atmosphere and totally unpretentious. It's been there since 1946 and it's easy to see why.

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped on our way to Florida and we’re glad we did! There were two of us and we split a meat sampler platter. It was a lot of meat consisting of beef, pork, and chicken. The portions were huge and it was all very...More

Thank mfdny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What an amazing place to stop. Family owned, and all the folk that worked there, were all like part owners, or family the way they went about things. Met 2 generations of family while we were there, and the resident cats too. Now, the food...More

Thank A44Chief
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Traditional VA barbecue,; local favorite; generous servings and not too pricey, very casual. Sauce is strong vinegar base.

Thank twomudbugz
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ around, have been coming here for the last 10 years on my trips back and forth to NJ. Great service with that southern hospitality.

Thank gwoeh
Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family and I made a trip to Kings BBQ from North Carolina to try the marinated chicken and pork BBQ. The chicken was tough and lacking flavor from the marinade and smoke. We ordered pork BBQ sandwiches to go with our meals. My wife's...More

1  Thank G6087UOjohnd
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Born and raised in Petersburg. I judge ALL BBQ by King's standard! Nothing has ever lived up to their BBQ or their apple pie. I live in Ladysmith VA and drive over an hour just to have their food. Bobby's through down would not survive...More

1  Thank bparhamva
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were in the Petersburg area on our way home from a vacation at Cape Hatteras. We checked into a local hotel, and then we wanted to find a good place to eat. We drove to King's Barbecue for one of the best meals that...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

True Barbecue. Good selection of food. Place is always full which shows what kind of food they serve. Locals love this restaurant, me included..

Thank hvt1936
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 804-732-0975
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