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Aug 29, 2009 08:07 PM

BBQ in Williamsburg, VA

I will be traveling next week to Williamsburg, VA (visiting Colonial Williamsburg and Busch Gardens) with my husband and 2 kids (ages 8 and 10). I am looking for restaurant recommendations - most importantly, a great BBQ place as my husband loves good BBQ, but also other restraurants in general. I would like kid friendly and non-chain restaurants that are either in or close to the Colonial Williamsburg area. Thank you in advance!

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        1. The best BBQ place is Pierce's on Rochambeau (near Wal Mart). However, there is a new place on Route 60 (west) about 8 miles from Williamsburg called Hog Wild.

          Pierces sells its BBQ by the pound which is a great deal. It's a bit rustic but you're going for the BBQ, not the ambience. You can buy the sauce too by the bottle!

          Hog Wild is a BBQ place in the Cajun tradition and the chef moved here from New Orleans. Their speciality is their pulled pork with a choice of 6 sauces. It's a flip flop restaurant but their specialities are truly gourmet. The bread pudding is my favorite. My husband loves the muffalata (possibly misspelled). To me the word means more food than any human could possibly eat! The decaf coffee is the best in two towns.

          1. Pierces is the place, but be prepared to wait in the line.