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bimmertimmer Jun 3, 2009 06:36 AM

Looking for a BBQ spot of note in the Tidewater area. Read about Woodchick's, but have not been yet. Any thoughts? Thanks.

  1. bythebayov Jun 3, 2009 12:04 PM

    I was suuuupppppperrrrrr disapointed with the quality, lack of smoke and price :-( Try it for yourself and see but in my oppinion, it wasnt worth the gas money. I really like the county grill in yorktown http://www.countygrill.net/ (the Hampton location isn't as good for some odd reason!) and Pierce's is known for it's Q in the area. There site is http://www.pierces.com/
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    1. re: bythebayov
      bythebayov Jan 14, 2010 10:29 AM

      ps did a review of woodchicks on my blog myfoodmyart.blogspot.com

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        CathyWburger Feb 11, 2010 11:35 AM

        FWIW, I will second County Grill.
        I really don't like Pierce's. We do like Savannah Joe's. BTW, they changed their name awhile back and haven't changed their website. http://www.smokinjoesbarbeque.com/pag...

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        rossinyc Jun 3, 2009 02:10 PM

        Try Malbon Bros -- it is at a Citgo gas station in Virginia Beach (on general Booth Blvd). My brother raves about it.

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        1. re: rossinyc
          krisrishere Feb 4, 2010 03:25 PM

          Ditto. It's a drive for me, but I really love it.

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          foodjack Jan 14, 2010 11:57 AM

          On Route 460 near Waverly is Cowlings BBQ. It is good and cooked on premises.

          Jone's Restaurant on West Norfolk Rd. in Churchland has a good chopped BBQ plate.

          We always liked the baby back ribs at Frankie's Place for Ribs, but I'm not sure if they are even in business anymore. Does anyone know if they are still around?

          There used to be a place called Billy's BBQ near the intersection of Providence Rd. and Sparrow Rd. in Chesapeake. My parents took us there a lot, but again, they may not be there anymore.

          There is a place on the left in Moyock, NC just across the VA line on Battlefield Blvd. that is supposed to be good as well.

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