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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Tasty!!
Kristie Shore via google.com - Feb 6, 2020
Stopped there today as I prefer independent places vs chain owned, the fried green tomatoes that I
Stopped there today as I prefer independent places vs chain owned, the fried green tomatoes that I have wanted to try fir eons was on the specials fir the day was a Hit and the Grilled Brussels sprouts and to top off wax’s pastrami Ruben I think was phenomenal, the staff extremely friendly, as is the Way in VA ... read more
Rick Gordon via facebook.com - Feb 2, 2020
Food is always super legit and the staff is very friendly.
Moses Toliver via google.com - Jan 31, 2020
Wonderful dinner tonight. The pork shank with polenta and swiss chard was out of this world! Big thanks to our server for recommending it!!!
Vandolyn Powers via google.com - Jan 29, 2020
Vernon was great and the staff is wonderful the wings are delicious and prime brisket was delicious awesome very very pleased keep up the good work and to whom ever reads my review don't take my word for it just go and then thank me later ... read more
Udig Ido via google.com - Jan 26, 2020
Great food, great service.
Pam S via google.com - Jan 24, 2020
Really enjoyed Old City BBQ, enjoyed chatting with one of their Pitt masters Tracy!
Really enjoyed Old City BBQ, enjoyed chatting with one of their Pitt masters Tracy!
Joey McClure via facebook.com - Jan 22, 2020
We stopped here for lunch and they had a Turkey Pot Pie on special. I decided to try it and my wife got the barbecue sandwich. The BBQ sandwich was average for the area and the turkey pot pie was unimpressive. As an appetizer we chose the half price special on the wings. We got the sweet and spicy sauce and they were excellent! We ... read more
Greg Reed via google.com - Jan 17, 2020
We had a company meeting there. Space, food and environment were great!
Greg Wilson via google.com - Jan 16, 2020
The Burbon Honey Mustard Sauce on smoked chicken wings may very well be the best thing I have eaten in the State of Virginia.
Christopher Bock via google.com - Jan 15, 2020
My family came here for dinner and the server was attentive and the food was lovely. Very good servings size for the cost (we definitely had to take some home).
Vicky Hou via google.com - Jan 10, 2020
This is a very good BBQ place. The meats are tender and very flavorful. The staff is very good, and attentive without hovering, very important to me. I wish the had a little more variety in their sauce choices, they only have three. I wish they had something with a little more kick to it, and less of the (although regionally sound) v ... read more
Bill Merritt via google.com - Jan 10, 2020
Tender cuts, nice variety
This is a very good BBQ place. The meats are tender and very flavorful. The staff is very good, and attentive without hovering, very important to me. I wish the had a little more variety in their sauce choices, they only have three. I wish...More ... read more
Billibong64 via tripadvisor.com - Jan 10, 2020
Emily the server was very nice, and the food was outstanding. Quiet and pleasant atmosphere when I went during the week for lunch.
mariusmule via google.com - Jan 9, 2020
Excellent BBQ place.. food was outstanding, drinks were tasty.. can't beat a $4 Bloody Mary after a hard day at Jamestown... perhaps a bit on the expensive side, but we took home as much as we ate, so it all worked out. The service was quick, and friendly. Parking a bit tricky, so take a small car.. (I had my 4x4 Tundra) ... read more
Randall Baker via google.com - Jan 7, 2020
Very enjoyable. The food was great and the waitress was very helpful .
Mary ODonnell via google.com - Jan 5, 2020
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