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This place has a lot of delicious options all at reasonable prices. The service is quick and everyone has always been friendly whenever I’ve gone.
Steph Maguire via google.com - Aug 4, 2020
We love good food and BBQ!!
We love good food and BBQ!! This restaurant has excellent bbq. Do yourself a favor and order the stout beans as your side. Smoky and flavorful. We’ll be coming back out next trip to Williamsburg!
jessicapO7982WI via tripadvisor.com - Jul 30, 2020
So good! There were 11 of us between ...
So good! There were 11 of us between ages 1 and 66 and we ALL loved it. Even me, the vegetarian, enjoyed the side dishes.
Julia B. via yelp.com - Jul 27, 2020
One of the best places around for barbecue! These were some of the meatiest and most tender ribs I’ve had in this area. The Mac and Cheese is out of this world and the corn bread was light and crumbly. Friendly service always. My only complaint is that this time they had not removed the membrane from the underside other ribs. I thoug ... read more
Gregory Wolff via google.com - Jul 23, 2020
Great food, fast and easy pickup during COVID.
John Demetros via google.com - Jul 20, 2020
Glad to have great BBQ in Williamsburg! I just moved back here and really enjoyed the 3 meat sampler with pulled pork, brisket (nicely seasoned, great smoke ring, moist, tender, and flavorful), and pork belly. The sides are great as well I chose Mac and cheese and cornbread. My picture doesn't do it justice. We did curbside pickup - ... read more
Mike Colicchio via google.com - Jul 19, 2020
My four Veteran colleagues and I enjoyed a delicious lunch the afternoon of July 14th. Jenn was attentive and took very good care of us. She was personable, professional, courteous and knowledgeable about the menu. Our food was hot, fresh, and delicious. Jenn: thank you very much! we will return very soon. Semper Fidelis ... read more
Damon Gates via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
Awesome food always.
dana schiller via google.com - Jul 18, 2020
Amazing Barbecue. Most of best I have ever had ... read more
Chris Bonniwell via google.com - Jul 14, 2020
Great BBQ..best in town.
Jim Davidson via google.com - Jul 13, 2020
This is the first time I've been here. Of course this is during the covid-19 saga so it can't be a complete fair review. The BBQ was pretty good as is just weird because of the way you have to do everything now. I had the baby back ribs which were excellent, true fall off the bone ribs and flavorful. I will definitely be going back a ... read more
William H. Dame via google.com - Jul 8, 2020
Food was delicious from the ribs and pulled pork or chicken tacos to the sweet potatoes waffles, french fries and cornbread. Our whole family enjoyed their meal. Sauces are not the traditional BBQ sauce, yet delicious in their own right. Servers are kind and friendly. Will definitely go again.
Kim C. via google.com - Jul 3, 2020
Love Old City!!!!
We come here every trip to Williamsburg. Fantastic brisket, both styles of ribs excellent. Sweet tea finally not dead sweet like most of the tea in the area. It is a must stop on every trip. Our only BBQ stop in Williamsburg ... read more
Battina1031 via tripadvisor.com - Jun 22, 2020
Great great barbecue. Solid staff ...
Great great barbecue. Solid staff, wonderful beer selection, overall can't recommend this place enough.
William Y. via yelp.com - Jun 18, 2020
Great food and service. Staff was super and food was scrumptious. COVID seating arrangements are setup for social distance. Staff wiped down the tables immediately. Food was very good. I highly recommend this place.
Shawn Prather via google.com - Jun 15, 2020
You will not want to miss this ...
You will not want to miss this place!!! Fantastic, tender, juicy brisket!!! The sweet bbq sauce is off the charts and the corn bread is super moist! We did pickup and was were very happy with the product and friendly staff, we will for sure be beck!!
Mindy F. via yelp.com - Jun 10, 2020
Great food. This place is the real deal. Slow cooked barbecue using wood and indirect heat. The ribs were awesome. I love barbecue so I'm very picky when trying out a new restaurant. Tracy who is one of the cooks there showed me there smoker set up and meats that were being smoked and I new at the moment I was in the right spot. If y ... read more
Jamie Whisnant via google.com - Jun 4, 2020
Very good barbecue, very nice restaurant inside. You know you're in for a treat when you pull in the parking lot and see all the grills and smokers out back. Definitely worth the trip. Not a single subpar meat existed on the smoked meat sampler platter.
Robert Gibson via google.com - May 27, 2020
Best BBQ in Williamsburg. Get the Mac n Cheese. Get the pork belly.
Joe Kokomo via google.com - May 26, 2020
absolutely amazing food. This is a must visit location here in Williamsburg.
absolutely amazing food. This is a must visit location here in Williamsburg.
Hu N Ter via facebook.com - May 9, 2020
If I could rate this place with 100 stars I would. We had the smoked fried wings with the dry rub, the pork belly bon mi sandwich, collard greens, and mac n cheese. The entire meal was hands down the SINGLE MOST decadent meal I have ever had. Today was my first time going there. I will be returning weekly. OMG! So so so good!
Hunter Horsley via google.com - Apr 30, 2020
Brisket dip sandwich. brisket pork chilli seasoned fries, pulled pork, prime brisket sandwich, fish
Brisket dip sandwich. brisket pork chilli seasoned fries, pulled pork, prime brisket sandwich, fish tacos, smoked wings and corn bread. everything here is delicious. can't go wrong with anything at this place.
via facebook.com - Apr 25, 2020
This was the real deal.  My nephew ...
This was the real deal.  My nephew and I loved every single bite of everything!  The Pork Belly was OUT OF THIS WORLD!  Yelp'ers know what they are talking about on this place.  Do yourself a culinary favor and get some!  Thank me later.
Chet D. via yelp.com - Apr 23, 2020
This was the real deal. My nephew ...
This was the real deal. My nephew and I loved every single bite of everything! The Pork Belly was OUT OF THIS WORLD! Yelp'ers know what they are talking about on this place. Do yourself a culinary favor and get some! Thank me later.
Chet D. via yelp.com - Apr 23, 2020
First time eating here, Food was Amazing and the staff was Awesome. Love some good BBQ!!!! Definitely coming back!!!!
Dan Givhan via google.com - Apr 21, 2020
Hubs and I ordered pick up thru Old City BBQ and the good was ready so quickly!! When we sat down t
Hubs and I ordered pick up thru Old City BBQ and the good was ready so quickly!! When we sat down to eat the food was absolutely delicious. We were not disappointed. My son, an expert in mac and cheese, sends his highest recommendations!! Thanks for the gruuub! 😋😋 ... read more
TO NI via facebook.com - Apr 19, 2020
A great place to come and relax ...
A great place to come and relax with good food and friendly service. Everything is so tasty . My favorite has got to be the pork belly which is just heavenly. Took my parents here to treat them when they were in town and they agreed.
Montana S. via yelp.com - Apr 15, 2020
Great food and good takeout procedure ...
Great food and good takeout procedure.  I like their family meals option, which made it even easier.
Rachel E. via yelp.com - Apr 15, 2020
Great food and good takeout procedure ...
Great food and good takeout procedure. I like their family meals option, which made it even easier.
Rachel E. via yelp.com - Apr 15, 2020
Kind people with good hearts! :)
Kind people with good hearts! :) ... read more
Amanda Kuzma via facebook.com - Apr 9, 2020
These guys are doing take out for now!
These guys are doing take out during this shut down. The BBQ, brisket and ribs are excellent as always. We did take out last night. We come here frequently and want to continue to support them. The food is great. Best around.
HRHIII via tripadvisor.com - Apr 2, 2020
If anyone has perfected pork belly, it's Old City BBQ. The staff were polite and you can feel the heart and soul that goes into each bite. It's not just an incredible taste, the texture of each meat was what i didn't know I was missing out on with other BBQ. The ribs resisted and then gave way to fall off the bone, not the way ove ... read more
Logan Hansen via google.com - Mar 30, 2020
Nice casual spot within long walking ...
Nice casual spot within long walking distance from Colonial Williamsburg, Old city serves up pretty good bbq. Prices a bit higher than other bbq joints.

We created a 3 meat sampler with pork belly bites (almost too salty), ribs (sorta standard), and brisket (best of the bunch......tender, flavorful, with just right amount of f
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Gene W. via yelp.com - Mar 29, 2020
Barbeque is delicious 👌 and side foods too.
Barbeque is delicious 👌 and side foods too.
Carolyn Pritchard via facebook.com - Mar 21, 2020
Great food ... read more
Peggy Black via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
By far the best BBQ place in town. Beats red hot and blue, Pierce's ... read more
Michael Heath via google.com - Mar 14, 2020
Food was amazing! Staff was super friendly.
Wayne Willett via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
Best barbecue I ever had. Side dishes are well thought out and tasty, unlike many other barbecue restaurants. The green chili brisket tacos are great, so is the poblano Mac and the Stout baked beans ... read more
ZC via google.com - Mar 7, 2020
Right sooo...took a drive to Williamsburg ...
Right sooo...took a drive to Williamsburg from Virginia Beach specifically to come here. Sat down and the waiter said "We have the best barbecue in Virginia."

Whoa buddy. Whoa. That's a big claim to be making.

I was skeptical. BEST barbecue? Yeah right. Says who?

I ordered the three meats to put this claim to
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Caitlin Z. via yelp.com - Mar 7, 2020
Good food, great Brisket
Not the very best bbq in the area, but certainly one of the best. Prices are not bad but not a bargain. People are great - friendly and helpful. If in doubt what to order, get the sampler plate. Probably enough for two if you...More ... read more
AnnFran657 via tripadvisor.com - Mar 6, 2020
Car Club lunch
about 16 car club members had a very good lunch here on 3/4/2020. This is a nice restaurant with a welcoming bar and dining area. We had a separate room. They have several local brew pub beers - which is nice. The menu is extensive...More ... read more
S1838ZGmichaelt via tripadvisor.com - Mar 5, 2020
We ordered to go and the service ...
We ordered to go and the service was great. It was fast service and we were able to get the food in about 10 minutes.

We tried the bbq ribs, pork belly and beef brisket. The beef brisket was very tendered and tasted like stew meat. This was probably our favorite. The pork belly was very salty and fatty. Otherwise it was good.
Karen W. via yelp.com - Mar 5, 2020
Never said I disliked it. The food is exquisite.
John Samuels via google.com - Mar 3, 2020
Love this place! Always good service ...
Love this place! Always good service and amazing food! I love being able to pick what Barbeque sauce I can smother my food in! They always have a seasonal specials list. We have tried the fried green tomatoes (YUM!) and their cornbread is SO good!
Rebecca D. via yelp.com - Feb 29, 2020
Awesome place, the brisket is amazing. For an appetizer, try the pork belly!
James Williams via google.com - Feb 28, 2020
Great service and great food!
Jamise Edwards via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
The food was amazing!!! I had the Fried chicken sandwich with mac n cheese plus a side of brussels sprouts. My coworkers were pleased with their food selections as well. Customers service was super! I highly recommend it here.
Latisa Postiglione via google.com - Feb 26, 2020
Very quiet lunch. Food is seasoned well and the friend green tomatoes are awesome .. 1st time ever having fried green tomatoes ... read more
Sophia Smith via google.com - Feb 25, 2020
Had the brisket and bagette, it was to die for.
David Stevenson via google.com - Feb 25, 2020
One of my favorite places to eat.
A One Mobile Locksmith via google.com - Feb 23, 2020
Loved it! We are not from around ...
Loved it! We are not from around here and we tried to find something and totally scored with this place! Our waitress was AMAZING!! So sweet made us feel so welcomed! Can't remember her name but she had a Alabama hat on and served us some great BBQ!!
Grace K. via yelp.com - Feb 22, 2020
We've been here several times and ...
We've been here several times and the food is ALWAYS phenomenal! The sauces and pickles are made in-house and the meat is smoked on the premises. The meat falls apart and melts in your mouth! Definitely a diamond in the rough!
Jillian D. via yelp.com - Feb 22, 2020
This place is amazing!!! It's like good ol BBQ met new age trend......All the food is Flavor packed and sooo filling..And the Staff are super sweet and quick on the draw, we just love this place!!!!
Michal Herbison via google.com - Feb 22, 2020
Good food, good atmosphere. Staff is friendly and helpful. A pleasant surprise!
Ben A via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
Had the pulled pork, was good but I like spicy BBQ. Will be back ... read more
Ted Romaine via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
Google food, good atmosphere. Staff is friendly and helpful. A pleasant surprise!
Ben A via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
Great food good prices easy to get to.
Ralph Spohn via google.com - Feb 19, 2020
The whole family is ready to back ...
The whole family is ready to back again!  Excellent food and friendly service. Baby back ribs, pulled pork were particularly amazing.  Hoping to make a return trip before our vacation is over!
Jared G. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2020
Good food
The portions are large, lots of choices on the menu and daily specials. The best cornbread I’ve ever tasted!
18marilyn via tripadvisor.com - Feb 16, 2020
The whole family is ready to back ...
The whole family is ready to back again! Excellent food and friendly service. Baby back ribs, pulled pork were particularly amazing. Hoping to make a return trip before our vacation is over!
Jared G. via yelp.com - Feb 16, 2020
the best loaded fries I've ever had. the portion is enough to make a meal! great service and amazin
the best loaded fries I've ever had. the portion is enough to make a meal! great service and amazing food.
Kaloni DC via facebook.com - Feb 15, 2020
Always delicious. The prime brisket sandwich is fabulous!
PAC1949 via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
Great BBQ. Good smoke, well seasoned. BBQ sauces are a weak point (if that's important). Service was outstanding. The pickled onion relish is exceptional (gonna try to duplicate that recipe) ... read more
Kenneth Trass via google.com - Feb 13, 2020
This places was super good! I got ...
This places was super good! I got the chicken tacos and fries, the fries were crispy and my tacos had lots of flavour! They have 3 tables side bbq sauces, all were great! Definitely recommend!
Skyy A. via yelp.com - Feb 12, 2020
Good pull pork and good price. Worth a stop.
Robin Burrow via google.com - Feb 10, 2020
This is a hidden jewel in Williamsburg and I believe the best bbq in this area. Give it a taste and I think you will agree ... read more
Donald Rye via google.com - Feb 10, 2020
The food was absolutely delicious. I had the Green Chili Brisket Tacos with Sweet Potato Waffle Fries, and my husband had the Brisket Sandwich with Pablano Mac & Cheese ... read more
Candace Wall via google.com - Feb 10, 2020
OMG! Went for the first time yesterday ...
OMG! Went for the first time yesterday & everything was AMAZING! Can't believe I've lived in the area for 15 years & never been here . Food was fantastic, my favorite was definitely the  pork belly bites and banana pudding  .. yum! Hubbie had the baby back ribs, brisket & Mac and chez which was delish. Sister had the chicken pop pie ... read more
Sheilane D. via yelp.com - Feb 9, 2020
Very good BBQ. Great prices. Tide water sauce is awesome.
Steven Young Jr via google.com - Feb 8, 2020
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