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Willards Bbq

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4300 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-4012
+1 703-488-9970
11:30 - 08:00
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Sun 11:30 - 08:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Bristow, Virginia
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103 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Our family not visited in quite a long time and wow, outstanding. The BBQ and sides are always good, but now the expanded restaurant seating makes this old favorite even better.

Thank David S
Atlanta, Georgia
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had burnt ends, pork and the brisket, mac n cheese, collard greens, green beans and potato salad. Everything was delicious and all the meat portions were huge. Had great smoked flavor and all of the sauces were good. The place was packed at lunch with locals but we still got our order within a few minutes of ordering. Definitely... More 

Thank David R
Reston, Virginia
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39 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have eaten at Willards about once a month for the past few years. The food is great - better than the familiar chain BBQ restaurants in the area. We love the brisket and the burnt ends. I love the smoked sausage also. Our only complaint is that the cornbread is too sweet -- but that is a problem with... More 

Thank Steve C
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a delicious pulled pork sandwich with collards and baked beans. Massive portion of super tender, juicy, smoky pork on soft but sturdy bun that I easily customized with my own blend of Willard's homemade sauces. Washed down with sweet tea / lemonade (in honor of Arnold), this was a tasty "man-sized" lunch. My wife enjoyed the smoked meat loaf... More 

Thank Gary G
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place - They make authentic Carolina BBQ, which is not easy to find locally. Not fancy by any means, but the food is delicious and the prices are fair. Parking can get crazy congested if you go at a peak time (especially lunch on work days). Service is quick and friendly. Lovely little spot!

Thank NatalieBenz
washington dc
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411 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 242 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walk around the corner from Dulles Expo Center when you need a break. I get a NC-style bbq sandwich with coleslaw on it and take a pint of it home. Order and pay, pick up, have a seat in a booth. A wider bbq-related menu with the usual sides, but I am so glad to get NC style, I stick... More 

Thank mrsagf
Petawawa, Canada
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44 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

wow! Willards puts on wicked bbq. Pulled pork and cornbread were good as well, but the other sides were not on par with the brisket. Suggest getting the meats to take home and doing your own sides, specifically if you like Carolina slaw and related dishes. enjoy!

Thank KnowsPorter
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always have a great meal here. Delicious burnt ends and their cornbread is so light and fluffy! My husband always has the jerk chicken and it never disappoints!!! When in Chantilly VA. Make sure to try it out!!!

Thank Jane P
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I have never had a bad meal at Wiilards. Recently used them for catering too, food was ready as promised and fantastic. Burnt ends are the best thing on the menu!

Thank Ree65
Chantilly, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very generous portion. I had the pulled pork and it was pretty good. I would definitely eat there again.

Thank deley23669

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4300 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Chantilly
  • Phone Number: +1 703-488-9970

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?