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Checkered Pig

) #12 of 108 Restaurants in Danville €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
+1 434-793-7447
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (18 reviews)
“hush puppies” (13 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's a bit pricey but it's the best BBQ in Danville. Very good and tender fall off the bones ribs. Good service

Thank hokie728
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to eat that offers both pork and brisket for those of us that do not eat pork. My family has eaten here several times and only had to take good back once. We always get the beef brisket and with satisfaction except...More

Thank tootiebaby
Reviewed 7 May 2017

First time eating here and last, food was over priced and not good portions especially for the price. Its like a fast food BB-Q place except you pay a fortune. Also the BB-Q was cold. Will not be back nor recommend.

Thank warday187
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a new incarnation of the original one in Martinsville- Rather than table service, they have an order desk and then bring the stuff to your table. The desk order taker was a dull, unfriendly teenage girl who acted as if she just broke...More

Thank VIAJERO225
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Passing through Danville had a hankering for bbq the pulled pork was dry the fries were doughy,the potato salad had a wierd taste, the brisket was not bad self service resturant nothing to write home about

Thank zeetammuz
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I alone hired/payed for 3 meats 3 vegetables and tea for a catered party of 150-200ppl. Bbq chicken (better than in house) chopped bbq and brisket. Baked beans, coleslaw and green beans. Not everyone knows this but only when catering, they provide delicious yeast rolls!!!...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017

Great BBQ restaurant! I stopped in while out riding this past weekend. I tried the smoked chicken and it was fabulous. I'll definitely have to go back and try the pork and beef! Service was friendly and fast. If you're in Danville, I'd recommend trying...More

Thank Jon H
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A couple of friends and I meet here occasionally for lunch. Employees are generally friendly. Sometimes they might not say much at all but they're not rude. One guy who I believe has worked up to manager is always friendly no matter. Some of the...More

Thank hapycamperz
Reviewed 1 February 2017

The taste was ordinary with small portions and prices too high. I had the beef brisket and it was tender but flavor was not impressive! Wait staff did not impress and it was not a busy day.

Thank George E
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I were visiting Danville for the weekend. The front desk person at our hotel recommended the Checkered Pig when we inquired about a good place to eat for lunch. The restaurant is in a shopping center so there I plenty of parking....More

Thank Robert P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 155 Crown Dr, Danville, VA 24540-5933
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Danville
  • Phone Number: +1 434-793-7447
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This is one of two restaurants owned by the same people. The other location is in Martinsville, VA. Owners have been featured on Food Network.
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