What would Virginia be without BBQ sandwiches? Never fear, we’ve found the best ones!
There are few things in the world better than BBQ sandwiches! Some of the best barbecue can be found right here in Virginia, and we’ve found the best of the best.
Alamo BBQ (Richmond)
Richmond is home to an abundance of BBQ sandwiches, and Alamo’s is a favorite. This spot specializes in Tex-Mex and has an extensive menu. All their food is cooked with authentic ingredients and comes with delectable sides. Their sandwiches are exactly as messy as you want your pulled pork sandwiches to be!
Ace Biscuit & Barbecue (Charlottesville)
Have you ever wondered what half a pound of pulled pork looks like? Wonder no more, thanks to Ace! This small restaurant is a local favorite, and it’s guaranteed to fill you up!
The BBQ Shack (Chesapeake)
The brisket here is also fantastic, but you can’t go wrong with BBQ Shack’s pulled pork sandwich. Sweet, tangy, and with a bit of a kick, it’s sure to satisfy every time you have it! The pork also comes in a heaping portion, so you’ll never leave hungry.
Willard’s is not shy about flavor or portion sizes, which you’ll know as soon as you bite into your first sandwich! Their brisket sandwich is to die for, and it comes with two sides, providing you with a full meal that’ll have you coming back again and again.
Checkered Pig BBQ (Martinsville)
This spot is so good it was featured on Food Network! Checkered Pig is family-operated, and they make you feel like part of the family while you’re there, too. This is another classic sandwich that’s a favorite among locals and tourists alike.
Galax Smokehouse (Galax)
If you didn’t get BBQ sandwiches from Galax, did you really go to Southern Virginia? Don’t forget to add some of their tasty sides like fried okra, potatoes, and baked beans! Galax is basically the equivalent to BBQ heaven.
Monk’s BBQ (Purcelville)
If you’re looking for comfort food, there’s nothing better than Monk’s. Their brisket sandwich is served on thick-cut toast with a side of absolutely fantastic mac & cheese that will send you straight to cloud 9. Try out a local beer while you’re there, too!
Q Barbecue (Midlothian)
Q Barbecue is an award-winning spot just outside Richmond. They’ve got just about every type of BBQ sandwich you could imagine, and their sides all taste fantastic as well! This is a spot you don’t want to pass on!
Did your favorite Virginia BBQ sandwiches make the list? Let us know in the comments!