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KBQ Real Barbecue

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Woodmore Towne Centre 9101 Woodmore Centre Drive, Suite 322, Lanham, MD, Bowie, MD 20706
+1 301-322-1527
12:00 - 19:00
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Sun 12:00 - 19:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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District of Columbia
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78 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

It seems the good old time soul/bbq eating has become a thing of the past. But KBQ sure conjurs up that grandma-made delectable home-style cooking. Since it's opening, it's been a customer favorite in the Largo, Lanham, Landover, Upper Marlboro area of Maryland. The chicken is lickin' good, with an undeniable flavor. My favorite side is the sweet potatoes, which... More 

Thank WDC2012
Upper Marlboro, Maryland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

I passed by this place so many times, never realized it was so large inside or that the food was so good. The ribs are tender and so delicious. The beans, bread pudding and cornbread are the best I have had. This place is a must try!!

Thank MissOJ11
Ellicott City, Maryland
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

This place has great food and service and is reasonably priced. The BBQ and sides are freshly prepared and are delicious. Once your order is placed, the food is delivered quickly and the portions are good. Everyone that works there is friendly and pleasant. The restaurant is modern and clean and the aroma of the smoked meat permeates the air... More 

Thank Joe C
Raleigh, North Carolina
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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

This was absolutely the best Chicken Tenders I have ever eaten. My husband ordered the Ribs and Brisket and the Ribs was season perfectly. Good Comfort Food on the menu with many sides to choose from. Folks were coming in like crazy doing take out. Nice atmosphere to sit down and enjoy a meal. Just a nice place and when... More 

Thank Gloria R
Largo, Maryland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

Great experience. Food was great. I was in a hurry and it met my expectation!! Homemade sauced were delicious!!

Thank debra_a_harris530
Greensboro, North Carolina
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

The ribs are tops and everything on the menu delights, but the bread pudding is worthy of extra special praise. it's worth traveling for, decadently rich, and freezes beautifully for future enjoyment

Thank joya w
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2015

I consider myself a barbecue aficionado, so when I found out about this place, I was dying to try it. Sadly, the most flavorful item on the menu was the sriracha barbecue sauce.I tried the brisket, the pulled pork, the pulled smoke turkey, and the ribs. All of it was overcooked and under-seasoned. I usually like to eat my barbecue... More 

Thank Candice F
Lanham, Maryland
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2015

I ordered the 3 side dinner (choosing mac n cheese, carrot salad and green beans) and my husband ordered a full rack with mac n cheese and potato salad sides). Only bottled tea with fountain drinks and lemonade rounding out the choices. What respectable BBQ place doesn't serve tea from a crock?? Ribs were good quality but no smoke taste... More 

Thank Brenda G
Baltimore, Maryland
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84 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Grabbed lunch with my coworkers- ladies (servers) aren't the nicest but the food is excellent... All of my co-workers enjoyed their meals with the exception of the sweet potato fries- they were over cooked.... Portions are great, price eehhhh a lil on the pricier side.. We would return!!

Thank DR5115
Suitland, Maryland
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2015

I frequently visit KBQ and always enjoy my meals. I bring out-of-town guests here and have never heard disappointment. My favorite is the beef brisket, and I have also enjoyed the pulled pork. My husband loves the chicken wings and bbq ribs. I've been eating their Ranch Salad lately because I am on a diet. I always get it with... More 

Thank Judy P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Woodmore Towne Centre 9101 Woodmore Centre Drive, Suite 322, Lanham, MD, Bowie, MD 20706
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Bowie
  • Phone Number: +1 301-322-1527
real down-home BBQ in an unlikely setting (in a modern shopping area, next to a Safeway supermarket), but the best beef brisket I have ever ha din my life! Truly a Michelin-3 Star "worth the detour"

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