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Jakes Place

511 Thompson St, Ashland, VA 23005-1400
+1 804-798-3287
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (27 reviews)
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
“collard greens” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
511 Thompson St, Ashland, VA 23005-1400
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My nephew suggested the restaurant and it was good. The inside reminds me of an old country store and the smells were very tasty. I got the pulled pork and I liked it a Lot. My roommate got the rib sampler and she had about...More

Thank linda21548
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner in this small, casual restaurant. Barbecue is the specialty; however, the menu has more variety than a lot of small bbq places. The food was good, the decor was interesting. There were several people helping, but it looked like only one waitress....More

Thank Mary1675
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This place had some of the best pulled pork I've ever had. We walked from downtown through a neighborhood. Was a little over a mile and a nice walk

Thank linda n
Reviewed August 1, 2018

I was excited to try a new place in the town of Ashland, VA and the smiles that greeted me when I came in made it a warm experience. My waitress from very friendly, helpful and patient as I asked questions about the menu and...More

Thank asaj0
Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a cute little country roadside stop. You can get anything from BBQ, to salads, sandwiches, fish. The menu isn't huge but well though out. We ordered pickle spears, two bbq plates and drinks for $40.00. My husband had the large plate. We thoroughly...More

Thank Snowybears
Reviewed June 29, 2018 via mobile

Jake's Place is built in an old, historic gas station. You can tell from the over built exterior overhang where the cars would drive in to gas up. There are a few other hints, like the old tin ceiling and the red roof. This place...More

Thank JimmyJohnnyCash
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Brisket was EXCELLENT, wife had the Fried Green Tomato BLT. Food was excellent! Large portions and great beer selection! Local art (paintings) on the walls and very clean rest room. Obviously family-run and they put great pride into their establishment. Oh- and ALSO a Pokestop!

Thank karinedch
Reviewed June 24, 2018

Always in search of a good bbq place, it is great to have one right in our backyard. The staff is always friendly and the food is always very good.

Thank Mike M
Reviewed June 18, 2018

They have great ribs and a nice selection of sandwiches, salads and soups. It's a small place with a nice feel - the wait staff and owner are great folks!

Thank gloriajk84
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Good barbecue. The Cobb salad had smoked turkey which was delicious and tender. Hush puppies were greasy. No coffee! Waitress said the delivery didn’t come so no coffee all day. Does no body have a car and can run Down the street to the grocery...More

Thank Jeff S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 511 Thompson St, Ashland, VA 23005-1400
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Ashland
  • Phone Number: +1 804-798-3287
Southern Comfortable! Smokers are rolling every day with pork, chicken, ribs and more.
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