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Willards Bbq

4300 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-4012
+1 703-488-9970
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“burnt ends” (39 reviews)
“cornbread” (63 reviews)
“dirty rice” (26 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
4300 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-4012
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Just ok. HUGE portions but I was not impressed overall by the taste of the food. Corn bread was awesome. Obviously a popular place because it was packed the entire time we were there. I prefer the bbq taste from VA not NC or KC.

Thank KTHarrison
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stopped in for lunch after setting up for a trade show at the expo center, got there at the right time, , walked in, ordered, and served immediately BBQ, excellent (burnt ends, tasty) Cole Slaw, Excellent, Collards, most Excellent quick, easy lunch for 3, and...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Little place near the expo center that has the best bbq in the area. Always good eating. Corn bread is out of this world. Would like to go there more often.

Thank William M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a required stop in Northern VA, DC area. Incredible variety, nice folks, plenty of seating TopNotch bbq.

Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Willards is by far the best BBQ I have had this far North. It is always busy but the lines go quick. best advice is to hang back and figure out the menu and the way things work. Once you are at the counter it...More

Thank gpfaff1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finally, a place that knows how to cook ribs to perfection. I always felt the best ribs came from a black man parked alongsode the road with a portable smoker. Not anymore

Thank Zorba d
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The go-to place for BBQ and a wide selection of foods (turkey, chicken, beef, variety of sides, etc.).

Thank E3353LImike
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The brisket was great, the barbecue is excellent. We have gone there for lunch, and ordered trays of each for a family buffet. They had basic chafing dishes we could buy for a reasonable rate. It's quite casual. They know what they are doing...

Thank cookinfan
Reviewed 7 May 2017

I love good bbq, but have generally been disappointed in all I found in the No Virginia area. Even the place which recently has been called the best in the DC area. My son-in-law told me about Willard's. It's close this his house but a...More

Thank Eckynpat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a beloved place for my husband and sons. They love the BBQ, which has some gluten free options. Sides are tasty. Service is fast. A no nonsense place with good eats.

Thank Happygrandma10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 08:00
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: 4300 Chantilly Shopping Center Dr, Chantilly, VA 20151-4012
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fairfax County  >  Chantilly
  • Phone Number: +1 703-488-9970
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