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Whitner's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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869 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Ste 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
+1 757-689-8437
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Annapolis, Maryland
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96 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place would be easy to overlook because of location. We sought it out since it was featured on Guy Fieri's show. There was a lot of things we wanted to try but finally settled on a smoked turkey sandwich that came with 2 sides. The turkey was delicious - smoked but still moist - and a generous portion on... More 

Thank irishiz7
Virginia Beach
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't overlook it in the unassuming shopping center; Whitner's is worth the stop. The knowledgeable staff will happily explain the blackboard wall full of selections. My favorite - the brisket. My husband prefers the pork offerings. The green beans are not overly-seasoned - they're just right. Be sure to have the cornbread (if you like it on the sweet side)!... More 

Thank LovedMaui
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

We picked up food to go for a kids birthday party. The service was phenomenal. Food was Awesome. Nice little gem for BBQ in Virginia Beach!

Thank sierradavis2015
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Can't believe I'm just finding out about this great place just across the mall parking lot. Smelled great when I walked in and the customer service was fast and friendly. Had the Texas Sliced Brisket sandwich and liked it. Should have went with one of the combo platters. Next time!

Thank David H
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Not a whole lot to say. In town on business and was referred by a local. Food was fantastic. Had the ribs and pulled shoulder, both tender and delicious. YUM YUM

Thank Audra E
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I remember watching Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives years before and made a mental note that the next time we went to Virginia Beach, I was definitely going to Whitner's. We visited there on October 1st just as it opened and thought that might be a mistake since they just opened, but a group of work guys were all lined up... More 

Thank Debbiecj
Richmond, Virginia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Southern BBQ! If you are traveling to Virginia Beach, you MUST eat here! This is exactly what you are looking for if you desire only the best! I'd give it 10 stars if I could. Amazing service too! The smiles never end here and you can see them on everyone who stops here. Crowded, yes! Great, yes!

Thank Ron S
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

The bbq was fairly good, but the sides were terrible. I had the green beans and they tasted like they dumped them from a can and heated them up. I also had the cornbread and it was so dry I almost choked. I was also disappointed because I had asked for cole slaw on my sandwich, but it didn't have... More 

Thank ellysiab
O'Fallon MO
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Have eaten here before and remembered it as being good. But my experience was not the same this time. The shredded pork was like mush (like it was left over and they re-headed it in water which made it mushy). No bread comes with meal unless you choose it as one of your 2 sides.

Thank dlw329
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Not impressed, was expecting it to be a lot better since it was on Triple D, won't return. Food was bland and not enough meat on the burnt end sandwich. Certainly not the same sandwich made in Triple D.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
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: 869 Lynnhaven Pkwy, Ste 106, Virginia Beach, VA 23452
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-689-8437

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