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Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company

25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
+1 703-778-9663
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
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25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I love this place- it tucked out of the way, but you should plan to go! Best potato salad - hands down! Great little outdoor seating also!

Thank K8123
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Rocklands is a fantastic Bbq place. I recently met a friend there for lunch. We ordered the works just to get an idea of how good their menu items tasted. They beef ribs were phenomenal. sides done like most great Bbq old school joints. They...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Went to this restaurant for lunch with classmates. The place is a little small but the food was very good. I had the sliced pork sandwich and fries. I like that everything is made to order and they bring the food out to you. The...More

Thank Brian904
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

There's only 5 tables and a counter inside and some patio seating outside, but don't let that stop you from enjoying some pretty darn good barbeque, order takeout! Excellent BBQ, great "blue plate specials" with two sides...$11. buy one of their craft beers and get...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

We had pulled pork with potato buns, fried okra, greens with bacon, macaroni salad and grilled Italian sausage with peppers and onions. Traditional pulled pork and sauce made extra good on a potato bun. The Italian sausage was great. Absolutely worth a trip.

Thank SuperBear2
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Youcan smell the BBQ three blocks away and it draws you there. The parking area is small, its not anywhere close to anything but you are enticed in with the smell of brisket and chicken and coals for BBQing. The menu is quite extensive but...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We had an early Saturday dinner here recently and the barbecue meats were tasty. The smell of the smoker when you first get out of the car gets the taste buds going, and the flavor carried over well to the pulled chicken, sliced brisket and...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

As a regular for Memphis BBQ, I found Rocklands to be solid with their ribs. Not the best I've had, but for BBQ in the DC area it was ok. I found the sides to be more enjoyable than the main course, but if in...More

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Picked up some take out from Rocklands- Service was great! Food was ready when I got there. Got the food home and it went downhill from there. The potato salad was very salty; the coleslaw was a bit dry; the mac and cheese was just...More

Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

This is the back yard BBQ without having to clean up the mess. Eat inside, outside, or carry out! I had the 1/2 rack baby back ribs. Great flavor, fall off the bone & just the right amount of BBQ sauce. Not too spicy. There...More

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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-778-9663
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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