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Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company

2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
+1 202-333-2558
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good44%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (26 reviews)
“corn pudding” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I went to pick up our take out order and set it out to eat.....it smelled so good that I forgot to take pictures for my review. Delicious and tender pulled chicken and beef brisket sandwiches were eclipsed by the amazing side dishes we...More

Thank samsmomm
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Saw this place on Burgers, Brew, and Que. So I had high hopes. I ordered the mixed rib platter. Meaning 1 beef rib and 2 pork ribs. Along with Baked Beans and Texas Corn Pudding. The ribs were good but not great. Far from the...More

Thank Chris H
Reviewed 15 April 2017

it kind of amazes me how they can so dependably always produce really delicious barbecued ribs. In addition their sides of Caesar salad, potato salad and coleslaw are also dependably fresh and delicious. The prices are fair and the staff friendly and more than accommodating....More

Thank MMP P
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Very casual place with great BBQ! We enjoyed the BBQ chicken breast sandwich and the rack o ribs Also, they have very good and spicy wings We skipped the sides(they looked great from BBQ beans to mac &a cheese) but opted for the hand cut...More

Thank ewb500
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Tried the triple platter so we could try more than one meat. All were very good. Good BBQ sauce. All the meat was tender. Nice atmosphere, reasonably priced. A good place to try out.

Thank Cary E
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Large portions for the price! Meats were pretty good. Slaw and Stew were certainly different than any I'd had before. Service was prompt and friendly.

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Hey they BBQ is pretty solid but man they sauce is awful. I had a number of they meats and I could taste the smoke.

Thank Alzor S
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

My family loves this place. Their BBQ brisket is decidedly smoky which we really like. Their beans and corn pudding are pretty good. The folks working here are very friendly and wrapped w everything up for carry out so nothing leaked. Rocklands is not cheap...More

Thank JE01
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We dream about the baby back ribs at Rocklands. Have been in Boston for 7 years and can't find anything comparable. We always do a takeout- like Bonnie and Clyde --my husband sits in the car and I run in to pick up the order....More

Thank Nancy606
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Tuesday for lunch. The lunch time special is good value for money but the establishment does not do anything for me. The food is acceptable but there is no wow and you get the feeling it is mass produced. They take 'no...More

Thank Helena L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2418 Wisconsin Ave NW, Washington DC, DC 20007-1845
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-333-2558
We've been serving our wood-only barbeque to loyal DC-area fans since 1990. The story starts before that, though: John Snedden started barbequeing whole pigs when he was in college. (Aren't we all glad he changed his plans and did not become a doctor?)
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