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Hempen Hill BBQ Bar & Catering

13208 Fountain Head Plz, Hagerstown, MD 21742-2678
+1 301-797-4455
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13208 Fountain Head Plz, Hagerstown, MD 21742-2678
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My go to spot anytime my family wants to dine out for dinner. Always tasty, always have great service! We had my early birthday dinner there last night and the food and service was awesome. Try the ahi tuna bites...Mmm!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank JenSeal1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Like to try different menu items and this visit decided on the Hempen Pit Dip and the beef sandwich not only was so good, but large. Had a hard time putting it all away along with a huge pile of sweet potato fries which I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Bob7223
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've had several events catered by Hempen Hill over the years and they are always on time and provide great service. And of course the food is great too!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank jm9140
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been HH patrons for years. The food is consistently over the top. After we bring someone new to the restaurant, they always ask when are we going back. To me, that speaks highly for the HH experience. The wait staff...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Scott R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my friends after school. Our order came really quick considering the amount of people there. The food was alright, my friends really liked their order but I thought the ribs were kind of meh. The sprite tasted surprisingly salty? Would I come...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank catcatcat99
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On our most recent visit, my husband had the soup, salad, slider with pulled pork BBQ and Brunswick stew. I had the Nothing but Meat with the Pulled white meat chicken and sweet potato fries. We thoroughly enjoyed it. The food is wonderful, the service...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Deborah H
Reviewed 15 December 2018 via mobile

We have eaten here so many times, and we’re always so happy with our meal and the service. Tonight, we ordered the onion rings from the appetizer menu, after seeing someone else receiving theirs. How have we never had these before? Best onion rings ever,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TeamVacation
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Great BBQ. Love the meat only plate pulled pork and cole slaw with Mac and cheese on the side Fun atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 809laurieb
Reviewed 12 December 2018

I love that when I order carryout, the food is always ready when it's anticipated to be ready and it's always hot! And delicious!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brittanyayoung23
Reviewed 24 November 2018

A wonderful visit with the new, "refreshed" menu!!!!! Had the "fruit,nut,chicken salad" and it was suberb!!! Fresh greens and cranberries and a great dressing. I will make it back soon.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank rtmyers123
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28 December 2014|
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Response from hhbbqcrew | Property representative |
You are 100% correct Donald on the two reasons! The server should have had your meal REPLACED as we DO NOT "Zap" meals and should have alerted a manager that there was a problem. In turn a manager could have visited your... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13208 Fountain Head Plz, Hagerstown, MD 21742-2678
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Hagerstown
  • Phone Number: +1 301-797-4455
  • E-mail
Hempen Hill BBQ is independent-family owned offering award-winning Pit BBQ fused with a culinary twist for some real unique dishes including Vegetarian & Gluten-Free. A home to great Beer & Live Music! Kitchen Hours: Monday -Thursday 11am - 9pm Friday & Saturdays: 11am - 10pm Bar Hours: Monday-Thursday 11:00am - 11:00pm Fridays & Saturdays: 11:00am - 2:00am (BASED ON CROWD). *Sundays: Closed Important Reservation/Large Party Information: •The Party Room is available for groups of 24 maximum (no overflow into the Dining Room) •There is a 12 guest maximum at one table in the Dining Room (if you have more than 12 guests your party will be at separate tables). •A Manager will help you with making a reservation for parties of 8 or more. •A Manager will help you with making a reservation when we already have 100 guests on our books for the night. • A guest count will be confirmed for reservations – any guest over a confirmed count will not have a guaranteed seat. Hempen Hill BBQ was founded on a simple concept. Create awesome food, enjoy it with your favorite Pint in the company of friends. Oh yeah, and have FUN when ya do it!! So no surprise when you come into HHBBQ there’s a delicious aroma of BBQ floating around, AWESOME craft beers are on tap and a fun “Vibe” in the air. We are ALL ABOUT pushing the envelope so you’ll find out of the box things like Organic Liquors, Beers & Wines, Local Farm Fresh Veggies, great Vegetarian Dishes & Meatless Monday Dinner Deals, NO Foam boxes/cups … just to name a few. So stop in, Try the Award-winning “Q” grab a pint & enjoy! The idea of owning a restaurant has always been a dream of ours! We are known for countless parties at our home on “Hempen Hill” – Yes, named after a local brew, Hempen Ale, that we enjoyed while building our home. Our parties became a test kitchen of sorts to try out new ideas on friends/family. So late December of 2004 we took a leap of faith and formed HEMPEN HILL BBQ CATERING. After one short year of Catering success, we took yet another leap into a full service restaurant in October 2006. It is because of great staff, faithful regulars and awesome guests that Hempen Hill BBQ has become what it is today… The Place Where Locals go! Thanks for making our dreams into a reality. Cheers, Kathy & Jay Reeder Proprietors Hempen Hill BBQ
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