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Rocklands Barbeque & Grilling Company

25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
+1 703-778-9663
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“baked beans” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
“meat platter” (4 reviews)
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25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

There's only 5 tables and a counter inside and some patio seating outside, but don't let that stop you from enjoying some pretty darn good barbeque, order takeout! Excellent BBQ, great "blue plate specials" with two sides...$11. buy one of their craft beers and get...More

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

We had pulled pork with potato buns, fried okra, greens with bacon, macaroni salad and grilled Italian sausage with peppers and onions. Traditional pulled pork and sauce made extra good on a potato bun. The Italian sausage was great. Absolutely worth a trip.

Thank SuperBear2
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Youcan smell the BBQ three blocks away and it draws you there. The parking area is small, its not anywhere close to anything but you are enticed in with the smell of brisket and chicken and coals for BBQing. The menu is quite extensive but...More

Thank Richard T
Reviewed 16 May 2017

We had an early Saturday dinner here recently and the barbecue meats were tasty. The smell of the smoker when you first get out of the car gets the taste buds going, and the flavor carried over well to the pulled chicken, sliced brisket and...More

Thank John C
Reviewed 11 May 2017

As a regular for Memphis BBQ, I found Rocklands to be solid with their ribs. Not the best I've had, but for BBQ in the DC area it was ok. I found the sides to be more enjoyable than the main course, but if in...More

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Picked up some take out from Rocklands- Service was great! Food was ready when I got there. Got the food home and it went downhill from there. The potato salad was very salty; the coleslaw was a bit dry; the mac and cheese was just...More

Thank Kristen H
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

This is the back yard BBQ without having to clean up the mess. Eat inside, outside, or carry out! I had the 1/2 rack baby back ribs. Great flavor, fall off the bone & just the right amount of BBQ sauce. Not too spicy. There...More

1  Thank ShellyBeresh
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was my first time here. I just recently heard about the place. I had the "chopped" pork sandwich & baked beans. The sandwich came with a small amount of BBQ sauce on it, which was good because I wanted to taste the BBQ not...More

Thank Myron H
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Was in town with a colleague and found this place and boy am I glad we did! Wonderful brisket sandwich, incredible chicken &a rice soup on a cold January day made fresh everyday...it was awesome! On top of this the service was exceptionally good; friendly...More

Thank Needhamsween
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Visited with a colleague while in Alexandria. We each had the three meat plate. I had the greens and fried okra as sides. All three meats were perfectly prepared. The house BBQ sauce was great and I added some fire from the wide selection of...More

Thank Danield528
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
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: 25 S Quaker Ln, Alexandria, VA 22314-4585
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria
  • Phone Number: +1 703-778-9663
We've been serving our wood-only barbeque to loyal DC-area fans since 1990. The story starts before that, though: John Snedden started barbequeing whole pigs when he was in college. (Aren't we all glad he changed his plans and did not become a doctor?)
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