We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Mission BBQ

22599 Macarthur Blvd, California, MD 20619-3079
+1 301-880-0857
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (41 reviews)
“baked beans” (7 reviews)
“turkey” (13 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
22599 Macarthur Blvd, California, MD 20619-3079
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (145)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 145 reviews

Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Loved the food!! Everything is sooo good. Ate here everyday of my business trip...they had me at hello! Love the Bay-B-Cue sauce!

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 17 July 2018

What a great tradition. The entire place stops, faces the flag and signs the National Anthem at Noon. Love it. The BBQ is also great. Had the brisket, lean style. Very moist and flavorful. Plenty of choices of sauces at the table. I used them...More

Thank Scott E
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

I am not a big meat eater and bbq is not on my list. However finding myself here in Maryland I decided to try something new. You can not miss Mission BBQ. It is visible from the street with two big black trucks that carry...More

Thank Tommaso E
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Welcomed upon entry by Jim (GM Partner) by a smile and introduction to the ordering process as a first time patron. Had the pulled pork & brisket with 2 sides. Both were moist and good. The sauce selections were 6 and tried them all. My...More

Thank Julio P
Reviewed 27 April 2018 via mobile

We had baby back ribs and brisket, and it was okay. Service was good. I would not come back for bbq.

Thank sooloopy
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

I only get brisket from BBQ places and this was very good. Highly recommend and they other military discount!

Thank 761eminec
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We were out shopping and needed a place (other than burger fare) to eat. We’d noticed the Mission BBQ sign and decided to try it (total disclosure...had eaten at Mission BBQ in another town). Very friendly service, fast too...and the food was very good. Probably...More

Thank DonRetired
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We we went to this place on a whim since we were on a short lunch break...I was not sure since I had a so-so feedback on it from one of my co-workers. Fortunately my fears turned out to be completely unfounded...top notch service and...More

Thank Dimitri S
Reviewed 12 March 2018

I had a BBQ brisket sandwich that was, overall, good, but not great. All in all, I was not disappointed and enjoyed my meal. I ate here with business associates on a TUE night no later than 6, which was good timing as the place...More

Thank Todd M
Reviewed 24 February 2018

My first time at a Mission BBQ. It was really good. Had the Brisket and Pulled Pork with cheesy potatoes. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Selection of six BBQ sauces on table was a problem. They were all so good that it was hard...More

Thank imdave1
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in California
TownePlace Suites Lexington Park Patuxent River Naval Air Station
199 reviews
.95 km away
La Quinta Inn & Suites Lexington Park - Patuxent
287 reviews
1.00 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Lexington Park/California Area
227 reviews
1.24 km away
Hampton Inn Lexington Park
41 reviews
2.22 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Blue Wind Gourmet
123 reviews
1.15 km away
Thai Inter
85 reviews
.17 km away
Asahi Japanese Steak & Seafood
60 reviews
.29 km away
Nearby Attractions
Patuxent River Naval Air Museum
120 reviews
2.57 km away
Calvert Marine Museum and Drum Point Lighthouse
374 reviews
4.94 km away
Ruddy Duck Adventures
14 reviews
7.28 km away
The Newtowne Players
21 reviews
4.10 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Mission BBQ staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22599 Macarthur Blvd, California, MD 20619-3079
  • Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  California
  • Phone Number: +1 301-880-0857
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing