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Short Sugar's Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

2215 Riverside Dr, Danville, VA 24540-4213
+1 434-793-4800
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  • Excellent11%
  • Very good17%
  • Average17%
  • Poor38%
  • Terrible17%
7 May 2014
“Reidsville NC location a 10”
25 Nov 2013
“out of business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
2215 Riverside Dr, Danville, VA 24540-4213
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

We ate ate the Reidsville location today May 7th, great BBQ pork, the BBQ sauce is extremely good. The building and drive up area are showing some wear an tear; however, the restaurant staff are very friendly and the BBQ was outstanding. Worth the trip

Thank ReggiMike W
Reviewed 25 November 2013

Changed ownership and quality of food went down hill. Poor service. Attendance dropped off and restaurant closed and is now up for sale. No longer open

1  Thank tommy d
Reviewed 10 November 2013

It's true. Short Sugar's is closed. I will miss their Bar-B-Que and especially their "hot slaw". They were the premiere restaurant for Virginia bar-b-que in Danville. I don't know why they closed, but sadly, they have. Maybe someone else will come forth and reopen this...More

Reviewed 31 May 2013

if you are looking for their original restaurant it is located in Reidsville NC just 20 mins down Hwy 29 South on Scales Street. It is still open and busy. Just want to save my fellow tripadvisor friends some time.

Thank NC2CUN
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Not that I can predict the future, but a few months ago I remarked to someone that I gave the Danville restaurant, Short Sugar's, about 6 months before going "belly up" due to poor quality, wait staff indifference and poor attitude, and as generally inferior...More

Thank tripprider
Reviewed 7 November 2012

My wife and I were visiting Danville and people suggested we try Short Sugar's. We visited mid-afternoon on a Saturday. The service was slow at first. The food came very fast. We both ordered the chopped pork sandwiches with the tangy slaw. My sandwich bun...More

1  Thank RabyFamily
Reviewed 5 November 2012

It's been here for over 30 years..... Not quite sure why. Eat at your won risk. One thing in its favor - super cheap. Ribs are OK.... Waitresses seem to get larger with each visit! No visits the last 2-3 years.

1  Thank mapman521
Reviewed 3 October 2012

It needs to be clear that there are two separate restaurants with this name. The original Short Sugar's is in Reidsville, NC and has been in business since 1949 producing authentic Lexington-style North Carolina Barbecue. But you can't find it on Tripadvisor. We ate at...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 10 September 2012

I love the cole slaw a this place. I know they used to make it on site. I'm not sure if they still do but it is good. On Saturday's you can get all you can eat ribs; beef or pork. It is worth every...More

Thank FergieSolo
Reviewed 30 August 2012

This is one of two locations. The other is in Reidsville, NC right over the state line. The barbecue is always excellent in both locations. Very lean compared with 'cue found in other geographic areas of the southeast. Whether it is chopped or sliced, the...More

Thank TheCosmicTraveler
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
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6:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2215 Riverside Dr, Danville, VA 24540-4213
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-793-4800
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