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Checkered Pig

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155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
+1 434-793-7447
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Chesterfield, Virginia
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212 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I were visiting Danville for the weekend. The front desk person at our hotel recommended the Checkered Pig when we inquired about a good place to eat for lunch. The restaurant is in a shopping center so there I plenty of parking. The staff greeted us heartily when we entered. It is like a fast food restaurant... More 

Thank Robert P
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

great food, great menu, good sweet tea..ate like a pig.Will go back as soon as I can. 100 words is too long..its good just try it

Thank Frank N
Gibsonville, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Great pig, great atmosphere, fast and friendly. The prices are reasonable and there is ample space to sit.

Thank Nick M
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

I've recently had two meals from the Danville, Virginia location consisting of a minced BBQ sandwich with slaw on the sandwich and baked beans for a side dish. The bbq portions are generous, tender, flavorful, and simply delicious. Baked beans are great. The menu has a large variety of items should satisfy all diners hungry for BBQ and various sides.... More 

Thank Boonehawk
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was in town on business and being from the North wanted some great Southern BBQ. The hotel highly recommended the Checkered Pig. It was just what I wanted. The portions were homemade, large and tasty. The brisket & ribs combo was outstanding. I would definitely go back if I am ever in Danville again. Lastly, I was astounded at... More 

Thank MarbleheadFamily
Danville, Virginia
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I really loved the food here the people are very nice. Always hot food never messed up a order yet. Will keep going there love this place.

Thank Kenneth S
Axton, Virginia
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Checkered Pig is consistent with serving yummy bbq and short order foods! We always leave satisfied. Onion Rings are homemade not frozen. The sweet tea is good! Never disappointed in the portions.

Thank deejoyce
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This restaurant is one of my all time favorite restaurants. We go there weekly. They have several varieties of BBQ and you can dress them with whichever style sauce you prefer from a selection of sauces on each table. If you aren't big on BBQ, they also have great salads, burgers and desserts. The dining area is large and comfortable... More 

Thank Brenda C
Danville, Virginia
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

I like it that it has a drive-thru and senior discount as well as great ribs and blackberry cobbler,convenient location to everything has both dine in and take out I do not consider it fast food but it does have a drive-thru with speedy service.I never went inside only drive thru

Thank Ann S
Danville, Virginia
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40 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to this restaurant a handful of times. Usually, enough time passes between visits that I forget and decide to give it another try. I always walk away feeling like I paid way too much for what I received. The food is pretty tasty from what I recall, but the "sides" come in tiny condiment cups. Just feel... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-793-7447
This is one of two restaurants owned by the same people. The other location is in Martinsville, VA. Owners have been featured on Food Network.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?