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Whitner's BBQ

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869 Lynnhaven Pkwy Ste 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-7282
+1 757-689-8437
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went looking for this place to do a little tour of the Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives in the area. In retrospect, this was the best of the three we visited. Located in a strip mall, the place was clean and respectable. Menu was almost overwhelming with all the BBQ fare. Food was served quickly. Food was high quality. Everybody had... More 

Thank JeromeSied
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went there last summer because I saw it on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives and had a sandwich that was basically Thanksgiving Dinner on a bun and it tasted so good! My daughter had the same sandwich and we both still talk about it almost a year later! My fiends all had various sandwiches too and we all were stuffed... More 

Thank Scott R
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

After a lengthy search for great barbecue here Va Beach, we were thrilled to find Whitner's. It has been our favorite barbecue place now for a couple of years. The service has always been friendly and fast, and the food is terrific! We usually get the Feed Bag and get ribs, chicken and "Burnt Ends", which is my personal favorite... More 

Thank Beth B
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Great bbq! The thanksgiving sandwich was a hit! Great pulled pork, cornbread and yummy sauces! The green beans were bland. Overall, great place!

Thank pelhamsl
Annapolis, Maryland
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97 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

This place would be easy to overlook because of location. We sought it out since it was featured on Guy Fieri's show. There was a lot of things we wanted to try but finally settled on a smoked turkey sandwich that came with 2 sides. The turkey was delicious - smoked but still moist - and a generous portion on... More 

Thank irishiz7
Virginia Beach
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102 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Don't overlook it in the unassuming shopping center; Whitner's is worth the stop. The knowledgeable staff will happily explain the blackboard wall full of selections. My favorite - the brisket. My husband prefers the pork offerings. The green beans are not overly-seasoned - they're just right. Be sure to have the cornbread (if you like it on the sweet side)!... More 

1 Thank LovedMaui
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

We picked up food to go for a kids birthday party. The service was phenomenal. Food was Awesome. Nice little gem for BBQ in Virginia Beach!

Thank sierradavis2015
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Can't believe I'm just finding out about this great place just across the mall parking lot. Smelled great when I walked in and the customer service was fast and friendly. Had the Texas Sliced Brisket sandwich and liked it. Should have went with one of the combo platters. Next time!

Thank David H
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Not a whole lot to say. In town on business and was referred by a local. Food was fantastic. Had the ribs and pulled shoulder, both tender and delicious. YUM YUM

Thank Audra E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

I remember watching Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives years before and made a mental note that the next time we went to Virginia Beach, I was definitely going to Whitner's. We visited there on October 1st just as it opened and thought that might be a mistake since they just opened, but a group of work guys were all lined up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 869 Lynnhaven Pkwy Ste 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23452-7282
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-689-8437

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