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King's Barbecue

2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
+1 804-732-0975
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good31%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“apple pie” (9 reviews)
“pork” (16 reviews)
“sandwich” (12 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

My family and I made a trip to Kings BBQ from North Carolina to try the marinated chicken and pork BBQ. The chicken was tough and lacking flavor from the marinade and smoke. We ordered pork BBQ sandwiches to go with our meals. My wife's...More

Thank G6087UOjohnd
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Born and raised in Petersburg. I judge ALL BBQ by King's standard! Nothing has ever lived up to their BBQ or their apple pie. I live in Ladysmith VA and drive over an hour just to have their food. Bobby's through down would not survive...More

Thank bparhamva
Reviewed 27 September 2017

We were in the Petersburg area on our way home from a vacation at Cape Hatteras. We checked into a local hotel, and then we wanted to find a good place to eat. We drove to King's Barbecue for one of the best meals that...More

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 15 September 2017

True Barbecue. Good selection of food. Place is always full which shows what kind of food they serve. Locals love this restaurant, me included..

Thank hvt1936
Reviewed 15 August 2017

ok, so I grew up in Charlottesville and have lived in Florida most of my life. Any time we drive to Charlottesville we pull off i95 for a special treat at Kings. The whole family gets the pork sandwiches and I load up with a...More

Thank tripbatch
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

I grew up eating at King's BBQ and with every return visit to family, we have to stop at King's to eat in or carry out. A small platter is plenty big enough for even the most hungry. I often carry out the "Sliced" inside...More

Thank sue k
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good food...excellent BBQ. Watching the chef cutting up the meat with a knife in each hand is fun...you can see he's been doing it a very long time! And the apple pie ala mode is decadent!

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place for southside Virginia style Barbeque. Their bbq pork has the right amount of smokey flavor, you Can get it minced, coarse or fine,outside inside, half and half or sliced the same way, I prefer the sliced. Their bbq beef is...More

Thank Charles M
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

My favorite place to go for southern barbecue. The minced pork sandwiches are best served with cole slaw.

Thank John H
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Fantastic place. The bbq was excellent. We shared a platter and sides. The staff was very friendly and fast. I cant wait to eat here again.

Thank kenny m
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2910 S Crater Rd, Petersburg, VA 23805-9223
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Petersburg
  • Phone Number: +1 804-732-0975
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