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Rocky Mount BBQ

10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
+1 757-596-0243
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
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Reviewed 20 April 2017

Watch the traffic on Jefferson, but well worth the search. Great tasty food at a surprisingly decent price

Thank donpipes
Reviewed 1 November 2016

the employees are very friendly and quick service! it's like being at home without having to cook or clean up! everything I've had is SOOO good! GO there....NOW!

1  Thank Deana M
rockymount1, Owner at Rocky Mount BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 17 November 2016

Thank you Deanna! We really appreciate you, your feedback and most importantly your love for what we do here at Rocky Mount BBQ! #pigoutwithrockymount

Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

This long time familiar eatery has been a regular dependable place for good service by friendly staff serving up great "home cooked" style southern food. This visit was no different. Upon arriving, we noticed another couple sitting in a booth who we knew had just...More

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Not only was the food amazing but the service was on point! Don't be deceived by this little shopping center place, it is HUGE once you get in. There is a lot on the menu and I had a group of 8 people and nobody...More

2  Thank Unique2myself
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Went for the She Crab/Lobster bisque which is still on the menu but no longer served. Ugh. Got a crab cake sandwich and coke slaw and tea for $10. No garnish or sauce for the sandwich and it was small, which worked for my appetite...More

1  Thank Filipendulous
Reviewed 18 February 2016

Stopped here along Rt. 17 and it has a nice old-fashioned southern homestyle atmosphere. fast friendly service and good value; great hushpuppies as appetizer. notable for NC BBQ - I took some home to a native north Carolinian and she said it was better than...More

Thank johncatworth
Reviewed 13 February 2016

We stopped here on our drive home from Newport News and were very glad we did! The barbeque and sides were delicious, and the hot hush puppies as soon as you sit down were an unexpected bonus. We tried the saucy pulled pork, sweet potato...More

1  Thank va_owl
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

Rocky mount, named after the same place in NC. Their BBQ is of the same style. With chopped or pulled pork in a slight vinegar dressing. Classic. Good value with their family packs for about $20 you can feed 2 hungry adults. Try the collards...More

Thank SometimesFlyer
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

The food is fabulous and there is a great variety. The employees are very friendly and outgoing. The service is great. I would advise people to go and try it!

1  Thank AM0515
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Best BBQ around! I've been coming here, since childhood and never been disappointed. Great staff and service!

Thank FieryLilRedhead
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10113 Jefferson Ave, Newport News, VA 23605-1046
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Newport News
  • Phone Number: +1 757-596-0243
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Rocky Mount BBQ has been serving delicious meals since we opened our doors in 1953! We are known for our family friendly service and for our traditional N.C. style BBQ and our incredible variety of 30 sides that are available daily; Monday thru Saturday that is because we are closed on Sunday. Other favorite dishes include Fried or BBQ Chicken, Ribs, Hamburger Steaks, Hand Breaded Chicken Tenders or Chicken Sandwich, Fried Chicken Livers, Chicken and Dumplings, Crab Cakes, Hand breaded Flounder, home made soups including Brunswick Stew, Vegetable Beef, Chili, Chicken Noodle and homemade Desserts specifically our Banana Pudding! We offer Dine in, Take out, Delivery and Catering Services. We look forward to seeing you soon!
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