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Jakes Smokehouse BBQ

1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
+1 757-721-7850
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good23%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (54 reviews)
“ribs” (88 reviews)
“bbq chicken” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
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Reviewed yesterday

Had a craving for BBQ ribs and stopped by for lunch. Nice atmosphere with a pleasant smokey smell. I had Memphis ribs which were perfect. They even had local craft beers. Service was a little slow but not bad. Overall it was an excellent experience....More

Thank Rusty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of three right after they opened. Seated and served right away. Olivia was very bubbly and helpful. Place does BBQ up right with very nice sides, cole slaw and green beans with bacon.

Thank Toby H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't let the construction of a Lidl grocery store and the decision by Virginia Beach to grind up a major road to Jakes Smokehouse BBQ keep you from visiting this Virginia Beach gem. The BBQ is good, service is great and you get to choose...More

Thank Robdswab
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a variety of different foods at our table and everything seemed good. Want to return before the end of our trip

Thank RAM525
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some friends and I dropped in on the way back to Florida on vacation. The atmosphere and service were great! However, for the price of the food, the quality was below average. Personally, would not recommend the pulled pork, but mac and cheese and hush...More

Thank AliciaT21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on a Sunday afternoon. Wasn't very busy. Place has lots of space. I imagine it fills up on a Saturday or Friday night, especially in the summer. Staff very friendly. Table service. Ordered 1/2 Memphis style ribs and sliced brisket combo. Came with 2...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was very helpful with the menu and service was great. The food was very good. Average side dishes. I look forward to great sides with BBQ. I would recommend.

Thank David D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Friday evening July 14th 2017 with my family which included small children and had a great experience. I ordered the Memphis Ribs and found them to be very tasty; was able to use a fork to pull all the meat off the bone...More

Thank Patrick R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We ate at Jake's during our last stay in Virginia Beach, and I was very impressed. Jake's has an excellent choice of BBQ to choose from, and the steak and rib combo is to die for. Jake's also has a great selection of food for...More

Thank chrisr20132017
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The employees were wonderful and the food was great. I would go back if I lived in the area. I give it a thumbs up.

Thank sdavis680
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-721-7850
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