BBQ Restaurants in Arlington


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Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, a down-home barbecue joint in Arlington. Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company also operates a bar, so a round of drinks with dinner is not out of the question. At Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, kids of all ages are welcome. Dine out in the open during Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company's summer season when patio tables are available for use.

Dress is typically casual at Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company, so leave the fancy duds behind for the evening. For the tastes of Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company from the comfort of your next party, the restaurant also offers catering services. You can also grab your grub to go.

The restaurant offers free parking in the lot next door. Hop on public transit if driving's not your speed; accessible stops include Virginia Square Metro (Orange) and Clarendon Metrorail (Orange).

Meals at Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company are affordable, with the average tab amounting to about $30 per person.

3471 Washington Blvd
Arlington,
VA
US

Margaret's Soul Food and Catering serves up everyday soul food made from scratch. Low-fat fare is not available here, so leave some room in your diet. Bring your whole brood to Margaret's Soul Food and Catering, where families can dig in to tasty and kid-friendly fare together.

If you're hoping to make a smashing impression at your next soiree, you can also have Margaret's Soul Food and Catering cater for you. You can also grab your food to go.

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It will typically cost you about $30 to enjoy a meal at Margaret's Soul Food and Catering.

2534 S Shirlington Rd
Arlington,
VA
US

Chow down on ribs, slaw and more at Levis Port Cafe, a down-home barbecue joint in Washington. Diners who avoid fat need to be careful, though, because Levis Port Cafe's menu does not offer low-fat options. Eat out with the little ones at Levis Port Cafe, and don't waste time scurrying for a sitter. Heading out with a larger party? There's plenty of space for big groups at Levis Port Cafe.

The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of Levis Port Cafe to your next party or event. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy Levis Port Cafe's cooking from the comfort of their own home.

If public transportation is preferable, ditch the car and board the nearby stop at Eastern Market Metro (Blue, Orange). Drivers can find a space for their wheels on the street when dining at the restaurant's 8th St SE business.

Typical diners should plan to spend about $30 per person on Levis Port Cafe's moderately priced fare.

1102 8th St SE
Washington,
DC
US

Low and slow. That’s how the pit masters at Hill Country smoke their brisket, sausage, ribs, and other meats to get the most flavor out of the aromatic flames of texas post oak. First seasoned with a classic, Texas-style dry rub, the savory victuals can be enjoyed in-house on butcher paper or bought market style by the pound to be eaten at home. Southern-style sides accompany the finger-licking proteins, including cheddar mac and cheese, campfire baked beans, and braised collard greens with bacon. Though the market-style carry-out is a convenient feature, guests looking for the full Texas experience should enjoy their flame-kissed meats in the dining room or the more festive surrounds of the basement Boot Bar. On most nights, live music fills the cafeteria-style eatery, transforming the open floor into a concert venue as guests chow on ribs or stomp their boots to the music. On Wednesday nights, crooners convene for Rock ‘n Twang Live Band Karaoke—named Best Karaoke in 2011 in the Washington Post’s Going Out Guide—to sing their favorite songs about the Alamo.

410 7th St NW
Washington,
DC
US

Only beer can break your heart. If you think that sounds suspiciously similar to a Neil Young song, you’d be right. It’s the title of a recent event at Smoke and Barrel—a tribute to Neil Young and poutine, complete with Allagash and Boulevard beer pairings. Fun food and beer pairings such as this are par for the course at Smoke and Barrel, or at least during the annual DC Beer Week.

On any given day, though, guests to this beer, barbecue, and bourbon emporium will have plenty to sing about. There's a huge array of craft brews to choose from––local brewery Flying Dog leads an impressive draft list, and other local brews make appearances by the bottle or can. Meanwhile, pulled pork, brisket, and barbecue nachos keep stomachs full and moist wipes gainfully employed, as do tasty sides and starts like fried pickles and sweet potato fries. And even tofu gets the Smoke and Barrel treatment, taking a trip through the smoker before being cut up and stuffed into egg rolls with coleslaw and barbecue sauce.

2471 18th St NW
Washington,
DC
US

Treat yourself to tasty, homemade barbecue at Kenny's Smokehouse in Washington. Kenny's Smokehouse is a fantastic spot to indulge and with no low-fat options, you'll need to save the diet for another day. Drinks all around! Pair your dinner with a beverage from Kenny's Smokehouse's full bar. Little ones are just as welcome as their parents at Kenny's Smokehouse. Patio tables and chairs are ready for Kenny's Smokehouse diners who prefer their meals al fresco.

The restaurant doesn't let you book your table ahead of time, so expect a first-come, first-served policy when you visit. Call Kenny's Smokehouse for catering if you have a big event coming up. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy Kenny's Smokehouse's cooking from the comfort of their own home.

Street parking is provided for those dining at the restaurant's Maryland Ave NE location.

You'll typically spend about $30 per person to dine at Kenny's Smokehouse, so plan your budget accordingly.

732 Maryland Ave NE
Washington,
DC
US