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Any BBQ Available along Rt 81?

ThanksVille May 30, 2013 12:48 PM

Passing through in a few weeks and just wondering where to plan some destination stops. Any advice would be appreciated

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    2moresheep Oct 20, 2013 05:05 AM

    Too late for your trip, but having driven I-81 in VA hundreds of times missing my NC bbq, I strongly recommend Three Little Pigs in Daleville, VA for excellent bbq just north of Roanoke, exit 150 B. They have a nice restaurant always crowded after church on Sundays, and sell their cue by the pint also. Pick up some of their sauce. Many a travel cooler has been improved by some Three Little Pigs bbq.

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      Clams047 Oct 12, 2013 03:40 AM

      Not necessarily the best BBQ (VG, but not excellent IMO), but the awesome beans and fresh cut fries at Ridgewood in Bluff City TN make it well worth the small detour off I-81 just below Bristol VT/TN.

      1. carolinadawg Oct 12, 2013 01:21 AM

        Any report on where you ate?

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          dcbbq Oct 11, 2013 09:28 AM

          I've done some looking and wonder what people think of Due South in Christianburg, Log Cabin in Elkton and Wolf in Roanoke.

          1. carolinadawg Jun 1, 2013 08:44 AM

            I don't think you're going to find any great bbq around Roanoke, but have you searched the existing threads for other recs? For example:


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              cwdonald May 30, 2013 09:04 AM

              What states will you be travelling through?

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                ThanksVille May 31, 2013 11:23 PM

                Will be heading from central NJ down to Birmingham, Al as a 2 day road trip . Looks like Roanoke,Va / Blackville will be my overnight location so will be looking for a dining recommendation in that vicinity but can stop short or push slightly further for great chow destinations. Also fine with stopping to graze along the way

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