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Rocky Mount BBQ

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10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
+1 757-596-0243
11:00 - 20:30
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Newport News, Virginia, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

the employees are very friendly and quick service! it's like being at home without having to cook or clean up! everything I've had is SOOO good! GO there....NOW!

1 Thank Deana M
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this review

Thank you Deanna! We really appreciate you, your feedback and most importantly your love for what we do here at Rocky Mount BBQ! #pigoutwithrockymount More 

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This long time familiar eatery has been a regular dependable place for good service by friendly staff serving up great "home cooked" style southern food. This visit was no different. Upon arriving, we noticed another couple sitting in a booth who we knew had just placed their dinner selection. As we exchanged pleasantries one of the long time waitresses who... More 

1 Thank John L
North East, Maryland
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56 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not only was the food amazing but the service was on point! Don't be deceived by this little shopping center place, it is HUGE once you get in. There is a lot on the menu and I had a group of 8 people and nobody had a single complaint. This is a new favorite when I'm in town.

2 Thank Unique2myself
United States
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212 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went for the She Crab/Lobster bisque which is still on the menu but no longer served. Ugh. Got a crab cake sandwich and coke slaw and tea for $10. No garnish or sauce for the sandwich and it was small, which worked for my appetite but don't expect a lot. Coke slaw was finely chopped and sweet - mayo based.... More 

1 Thank Filipendulous
stafford, va
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85 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stopped here along Rt. 17 and it has a nice old-fashioned southern homestyle atmosphere. fast friendly service and good value; great hushpuppies as appetizer. notable for NC BBQ - I took some home to a native north Carolinian and she said it was better than most in NC. also took home a dozen deviled eggs - where else can you... More 

Thank johncatworth
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stopped here on our drive home from Newport News and were very glad we did! The barbeque and sides were delicious, and the hot hush puppies as soon as you sit down were an unexpected bonus. We tried the saucy pulled pork, sweet potato casserole, deviled eggs, onion rings, and lemon pie for dessert. We ended up getting a... More 

1 Thank va_owl
San Francisco, California
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126 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Rocky mount, named after the same place in NC. Their BBQ is of the same style. With chopped or pulled pork in a slight vinegar dressing. Classic. Good value with their family packs for about $20 you can feed 2 hungry adults. Try the collards and fried okra sides too. And ask at the counter about the fried pork rinds!... More 

Thank SometimesFlyer
Newport News, Virginia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The food is fabulous and there is a great variety. The employees are very friendly and outgoing. The service is great. I would advise people to go and try it!

1 Thank AM0515
Hampton, Virginia
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79 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Best BBQ around! I've been coming here, since childhood and never been disappointed. Great staff and service!

Thank FieryLilRedhead
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2015

Looked for BBQ in Tripadvisor and let the GPS steer us to this place. The drive there was a little dodgy but was more than rewarded once we got there. Great food (did not know there was a difference in NC and other BBQ - NC was good and a nice change). Good service and non-touristy prices on the menu.... More 

1 Thank Onslow K
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this review

I am happy to hear you enjoyed the food and service at Rocky Mount BBQ! Thank you for your review and I am glad you felt at home! We hope you come back to see us on your next trip to Virginia! ~Marcie Martinez More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-596-0243
Rocky Mount BBQ has been serving delicious meals since we opened our doors in 1953! We are known for our family friendly service and for our traditional N.C. style BBQ and our incredible variety of 30 sides that are available daily; Monday thru Saturday that is because we are closed on Sunday. Other favorite dishes include Fried or BBQ Chicken, Ribs, Hamburger Steaks, Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders or Chicken Sandwich, Fried Chicken Livers, Chicken and Dumplings, Crab Cakes, Hand breaded Flounder, home made soups including Brunswick Stew, Vegetable Beef, Chili, Chicken Noodle and homemade Desserts specifically our Banana Pudding! We offer Dine in, Take out, Delivery and Catering Services. We look forward to seeing you soon!

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