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Rocky Mount BBQ

10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
+1 757-596-0243
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bbq ribs” (2 reviews)
“nice dinner” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
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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 -...More

1  Thank Onslow K
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 10 June 2015

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

Reviewed 8 February 2015

Introduced to this joint several years ago by my wife's best friend, we have visited every time we get to the neighborhood . . . they specialize in plain down home cooking and friendly service.

1  Thank 1oldseagull
Reviewed 23 January 2015

This is a family friendly restaurant, The food selection is good for BBQ lovers, chicken, and vegetarians eaters. They have a large selection of vegetables to chose from that are all very tasty. I also love the warm hush puppies you get a soon as...More

1  Thank robinclair
Reviewed 6 December 2014

It's hard to find BBQ in this area so this is a welcome stop. It's good eastern style NC que. They also have very good homade deserts.

Thank LouMacnabb
Reviewed 17 November 2014

Food was great and service and staff were quick and friendly. We just wished we got more for what we paid for, we got the large saucy BBQ, didn't seem like a large at all. They gave you a good portion of sides just not...More

Thank UNSEEN01
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your dining experience at Rocky Mount BBQ. Any comments, good and bad, are appreciated because it helps us better our performance. We aim for highly satisfied customers whether that be through dine in, take...More

Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

This restaurant had good food. The fried fish was fresh, the fried chicken was crispy and the chopped nc style pork was on point. It had the proper amount of flavor but did not overpower the flavor of the pork.More

Thank Jose V
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 20 November 2014

I have read about your dining experience at Rocky Mount BBQ and I want to thank you for being a customer. We have been in business since 1953 and it is because of diners just like you! We hope to see you back in soon...More

Reviewed 15 July 2014

You can go online and check the menu out or just go there and have a family day out with great food.They make their Collard Greens and all the veg there and it is real food not frozen or store bought and served to you....More

1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 26 February 2014 via mobile

Our family loves it hands down..we always have great service. The sweet tea is amazing! Many options to choose from.

Thank dadsgrlmabrat
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This is kind of a tough review for me since I really like Rocky Mount Bar-B-Q which has been around for sixty plus years, but truthfully, the food and service and sort of what you would expect - nothing exceptional. Don't get me wrong, I...More

5  Thank CSZY67
Reviewed 11 August 2012

Ate here with the Hubby and a friend. The waitress was very nice and funny, had all of us laughing a few times. Service was quick and the food came out steaming. I had a few side dishes, all of which were delicious and tasted...More

5  Thank LadyPacis
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2012

Thank you for the great review. The staff works really hard to remain consistent with the traditions of great food and friendly service since we began in 1953. Thank you for acknowledging your experience with us! I really appreciate your time and thanks again for...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
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
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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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