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TD's Smokehouse Barbecue

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8919 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23229-6323
+1 804-741-9804
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 17:00
Mon 11:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Dunnellon, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Most of the BBQ I have had in Richmond has either been average or disappointing (that includes the place that garnered popularity of the Food Channel "discovered" it). TD's is a good place to get some pulled pork; the brisket, not so much. But then, I am used to Texas BBQ and Beef rules there!

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Thank Rhodie352
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

This eatery shares a corner of a building with a lube shop.Don't let that stop you.TD's is an excellent classic 'hole in the wall' take out, with maybe 6 stools in the waiting area. The pork ribs were moist, smokey flavorful without too much sauce and the meat fell off the bone. The cooker sits out front next to Patterson... More 

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Thank tedmc_12
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016 via mobile

Not really a dine in, but good bbq no matter where you eat. The prices are very competitive, and the service is friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

I stop here on the way home from the YMCA and get a family size barbecue meal. My husband,father and I have very different tastes for barbecue. TD's satisfies use all. A must try.

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Thank Therese D
Boston, Massachusetts
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94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

This is a return trip for us. We came here directly from the airport, that will tell you how much we cherish this restaurant. The BBQ here is among the best I have ever had and the owner takes pride in his work. All is prepared to order, you will not see any heating elements that keep cooked food warm.... More 

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Thank azzurri4ever
VA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2015

We have been ordering from TD's for over 15 years and always do take-out. We especially enjoy their BBQ and ribs.

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Thank MDVA
Arlington, TX
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015 via mobile

I arrived at 12 noon and all they had ready was pulled pork...? Which I have to say was pretty dry. I will say that the man at the counter was very friendly.

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Powhatan, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2014

I always try the brisket on my first visit to Q shack. I think it's the hardest meat to do right and if the brisket is good then all is good. Today their brisket was dry and chewy. It had great flavor though, nice bark and deep smoke ring. The roll was good too. The baked beans were the best... More 

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Thank kevin c
Richmond, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2013

The owner combines his 2 passions-barbecue and cars. Haven't tried the other side, but if the line and call ahead orders are any testament, plenty of folks think he does a great job on all the typical BBQ menu items. We have eaten from here at least 3 times.Have seen & smelled the smoker many times while driving by. It... More 

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Thank Christy C
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2013

We learned of this place by reading the reviews on TripAdvisor. It is 15 minute ride from downtown but it is worth the effort. The place is very unassuming and it shares a wall with a garage and lube establishment. The place is very small, it can only have 6 people inside, and since there no tables you need to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8919 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23229-6323
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-741-9804

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