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Parks Mill Barbecue - CLOSED

21405 Parks Mill Rd, Abingdon, VA 24211-5021
+1 276-628-9191
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
24 Aug 2016
“Reviving Park Mill”
31 Jul 2016
“Restaurant is closed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21405 Parks Mill Rd, Abingdon, VA 24211-5021
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1 - 10 of 49 reviews

Reviewed 25 August 2016

My husband and I are visiting in the next few weeks in hopes of reviving this wonderful historic place! We have never been here and by chance came across it while just looking for like type properties. So please disregard the additional required information on...More

Thank Kathy M
Reviewed 31 July 2016

My family was so excited to try this restaurant that had great reviews online only to drive there and find that it had closed. Just wanted to make other would be diners aware....This place sounds wonderful but is no longer open and doesn't look as...More

1  Thank Hanna R
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I have ate good BBQ but none compares , no where have I ate BBQ ribs as good as they have. I SO looked forward to going there this summer but they are closed. The Washington county, Abingdon codes and regulations forced them to close....More

1  Thank 98Georgia
Reviewed 25 March 2016

From the setting, the staff & the food you will not be disappointed here. Everything I tasted was great! Will be going back there for sure. A shame they cannot bottle the good smells to sell too.....yummy !

Thank cindy319
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Amazing setting with picnic tables by the creek! Romantic setting or just friends and family fun! The food is wonderful!

Thank LaineVIrginia
Reviewed 30 November 2015

Well worth you drive out into the country however only a 10-15 drive from I- 85.Rustic design beside of the creek with plenty of seating inside and out. The ribs are outstanding and smoked on the premises. This old mill location is a very popular...More

Thank Kytraveler4546
Reviewed 16 October 2015

On Oct. 11 2015 met here to have lunch (she lives in one state I in another). we picked here because it was in the middle. The ribs were awesome...some of the best I have ever had!!! The potato salad and coleslaw was good but...More

Thank Debra G
Reviewed 29 September 2015

This is a great little BBQ place that I am so glad we found. The food is great and the atmosphere is wonderful! It took us a while to find this little gem but so glad we did. There is a beautiful creek and two...More

Thank the_Byrds
Reviewed 27 August 2015

I don’t know what the experience would be like when it is cold, but when the weather is nice, the outdoor dining is memorable. It is a walk up and place your order restaurant. The barbeque quality is among the best I have frequented. They...More

1  Thank J Seth W
Reviewed 9 August 2015

The five-mile drive off the interstate to this park-like setting was unquestionably a great side trip from the downtown-oriented Highland Festival. The buns (one small and one large) were packed with large chunks of lean, succulent barbecue. This is one of the top 5 barbecue...More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 22
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21405 Parks Mill Rd, Abingdon, VA 24211-5021
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Abingdon
  • Phone Number: +1 276-628-9191
Parks Mill cooks and serves wood smoked turkey, pork bbq, and baby back ribs with a variety of homemade sides like Cole slaw, bbq beans and potato salad. Also desserts like or made fresh each day banana pudding and brownies along with ice cream and milkshakes. Also have hamburgers, hotdogs, turkey legs and sell bbq by the pound and whole roast. Working water grist meal we grind our own grits and cornmeal that are for sale in the store. Peaceful place along Parks Creek away from town and the crowds. Outside seating available. Seconds away from South Holston Lake and Avens Boat Ramp.
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