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The Barbeque Exchange

102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
+1 540-832-0227
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pulled pork” (151 reviews)
“pumpkin muffins” (78 reviews)
“hush puppies” (109 reviews)
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102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Now this is some quality BBQ and you get Dominion Pure Honey Root Beer to go with the BBQ, thank you very much. First time coming to the famous BBQ Exchange, the night before Thanksgiving, was expecting a packed out and it was, but thankfully...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BrianHink
Reviewed 5 days ago

Everything about the BBQ Exchange is positive... -All of the food we tried tasted great. -The staff were very friendly and helpful. -The dining area and restroom were clean and presentable. -The "butt crack" rub was very tasty. -The BBQ sauces were tasty, although not...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank tonyl552
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice "small town" BBQ place with excellent menu options and excellent BBQ! Sevearal other places in the area actually resell the BBQ from this restaurant - which pretty much tells you what you need to know. They also have a nice choice of desserts here...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank HitchHiker1971
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had heard so much about The BBQ Exchange we had to try it while staying in Gordonsville. Ate lunch there on a Tuesday, wasn't too busy, stepped right in line behind a few people. My husband and I had the BBQ Brisket which was...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ZMom777
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for BBQ... having BBQ across the US, this ranks high on my list!!! A little bit more expensive than local places around home, but the quality and atmosphere is awesome!! Looking forward to coming back!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank suzroth05
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Drove from Charlottesville about 25 minutes to this Outpost. Even on the Sunday evening in Fall there was a line almost out to the front door. We didn't know what to expect from the not average menu but it turned out that everything that has...More

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Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Caylan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our yurt Air BnB host recommended this most excellent joint owned by a chef buddy of his and it was extra-ordinary. The platter of four meats will have enough fat to easily clog the arteries of two adults. I do not know if vinegar sauces...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Chuck N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We both had the Large Sandwich Comb( you get the sandwich and fries or hush puppies). We had the hush puppies with the Pulled Pork Sandwich. It cost $10.00 per person, husband felt it was not enough for a total of $22.31 which was included...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Margo D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, great service. It was super busy the day we stopped in, but it was well worth the wait. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Colleen T
Reviewed 3 November 2018

Always on the lookout for good barbecue so we detoured here from Charlottesville. Had to wait in line -- order in cafeteria style line and they make your plate as you go. Both of us had platters to mix and match -- brisket, pulled pork,...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Tere' M
13 November 2015|
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Response from alienjns407 | Reviewed this property |
It is big enough on the inside. I have no idea how busy Friday nights are though. Might want to call ahead.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 102 Martinsburg Ave, Gordonsville, VA 22942-9718
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Gordonsville
  • Phone Number: +1 540-832-0227
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