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Ace Biscuit & Barbecue

711 Henry Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5225
+1 434-202-1403
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (12 reviews)
“hash browns” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
711 Henry Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5225
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My daughters and I stopped in for lunch today based on other Trip Advisor reviews and boy were they right! Ace's is a bit off the beaten path, but you won't be disappointed. We were welcomed in as soon as we walked in the door!...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We never would've found this place without a UVA friend's recommendation, and I'm so glad we did! It's a massive breakfast (didn't eat lunch until 4pm), but so perfectly southern and delicious. Not being from those parts, I would've liked more guidance on the sauces...More

Thank Rachel P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A little hard to find, but worth the effort. Wide choice of very flavorful comfort type stuff for lunch. Not elegant, but expect a crowd. Turkey Dip is crazy good!

Thank CHOref
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, delectable straightforward good cooking. I don't care that it's nearly a dump, the countertop is clean and the food is dependably good. They close early so pay attention.

Thank Fasita
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Off the beaten path, this is a funky little place popular with University of Virginia students. It's a bit like eating in your garage, but the food is good and the people behind the counter are great! The name pretty much explains the menu. I...More

Thank Jay J
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Highest possible recommendation. We were driving north to Philadelphia from Winston-Salem, and a UVA alum told us if we only had one stop in us Ace was the place. We arrived at roughly 1:30pm, and it is certainly a legit, not visually impressive BBQ spot....More

Thank Ian S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Arrived mid-day during the week We were worried about parking because its a little limited but there was a space right in front. We were greeted quickly and exuberantly and referred to the large menu board. The guy at the register (long dark hair) was...More

Thank TjScov
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Finally checked out Ace Biscuit and am glad we did! We ordered chicken and waffles and "Ace Dip" and sat at the counter right in front. While we were waiting for our food, I mentioned to my husband that I should have ordered a side...More

Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Very small place that is not too easy to find. Almost missed it when I drove by. You can smell the eclectic aromas as you begin to walk in and it keeps getting better. Not a lot of room to eat inside. Staff very friendly...More

Thank tlagyn
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

This is a no frills kind of place. You order at the counter and find yourself a seat. The biscuits were perfection. We did build your own breakfast biscuit sandwiches and they were delicious. The hash browns were also great. The pimento cheese was amazing.

Thank Holly L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 711 Henry Ave, Charlottesville, VA 22903-5225
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Charlottesville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-202-1403
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