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4925 Boonsboro Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240
+1 434-386-5637
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 14:30
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Terre Haute, IN
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81 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Had a great catfish taco! It's a small restaurant, but the service is fast, friendly, and the food was great! Husband had the 2 meat dinner. There was a lot bigger portions than he has planned on.

Thank redwing67
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Our family had lunch while traveling through Lynchburg. The pork bbq was great, salad was great, chicken was great. The portions are a bit small - the bbq sandwich was more like a slider than a sandwich.the fries were undercooked. The service was very friendly, but slightly slower than ideal. With a few changes this place could be a super... More 

Amelia Court House, Virginia
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

My spouse and I went here for a casual date where we wanted to try something new. We both had the pulled pork sandwich with fries and both of us enjoyed it. I like when the meat comes plain and I can add as much or little sauce as I like. Even my picky spouse was happy with the flat... More 

Thank MoonMusic
Madison Heights, Virginia
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The food is good. The BBQ and burgers are excellent. The only drawback is the lack of seating. The home made chips are really good also.

Thank Steve T
Level Contributor
8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

If you're from Texas and need brisket you can get the VA approximation here. The brisket not Texas BBQ but the sauce is. The owner says Lynchburgers wouldn't like the better flavor of mesquite smoke and won't try it. Until then I'll just dream of real TX BBQ.

Thank P9650JIthomask
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Oh my! I can't believe that ive driven by this place for years and never stopped. I've been craving Carolina BBQ forever and found nothing i liked here. I was planning a trip to N. Carolina to get sone decent shredded pork. On a whim of fine, try one more local place that totally looks like a chain type place... More 

Thank Nanci D
Lynchburg, Virginia
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90 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Just a little place next to the laundry mat that you find through the luscious emitting aromas. Don't count on finding a seat right away. Always packed but takeout is available. Delicious heaping portions of North Carolina style BBQ along with the home fries.

Thank Caroline72747
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

Stopped in for some 'Que because we had heard it was the best in town. Food did not disappoint. Chopped Pork and Brisket, creamy smooth slaw and a mound of flat fries, topped off by a hand scooped milk shake. It was soooooo good, we noticed Burger Fest started on the 4th so we returned to try one of 20... More 

Thank Byron T
Lynchburg, Virginia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

2 strikes and you’re out. Strike one: I was told the Ribs were fresh off the pit, they were as tough as leather, I talked to the server he just look at me with a blank stare. Strike 2: I was setting at the counter, we ordered the BBQ nacho plate, very little BBQ. Had to pick thru the Nachos... More 

Thank 100dannyC100
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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169 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

We were looking for a good barbecue place in Lynchburg, Virginia, which is a city with a real dearth of decent barbecue. Fortunately, we found Pok-E-Joe's, which is the sort of place you look for when considering barbecue. It's a small restaurant with about 6 tables and 7 stools at a counter. They don't serve alcoholic beverages. When you enter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4925 Boonsboro Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24503-2240
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lynchburg
  • Phone Number: +1 434-386-5637

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