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Jakes Smokehouse BBQ

1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
+1 757-721-7850
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“pulled pork” (58 reviews)
“ribs” (91 reviews)
“garlic bread” (17 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This place was good, but I was not amused by the food. I love BBQ and I am pretty meticulous when it comes to BBQ and smoked dishes. We tried the Memphis style ribs, the Mac and Cheese did not have that soul flavor. We...More

Thank Janice A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

completely done with this place. after 3 visits and being disappointed each time, we are done. not giving it any more chances. terrible service every time, rude and inattentive waitresses, mediocre food, sometimes not even cooked all the way. never again.

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 28 January 2018

Happened to wind up here for dinner and my first double-cooked brisket sandwich was really good. Hushpuppies were outstanding. Friendly folks and clean. Interesting to see on the map inside of all the places people have travelled from.

Thank Spankyff
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Virginia Beach is not known for great BBQ. The service was outstanding, but the BBQ was just ok. A little dry but they did a good job of making up for that with a good variety of sauces. Lunch platter pricing was very reasonable.

Thank eht82
Reviewed 20 January 2018

just came back from jakes for dinner for a second time. was disappointed yet again. I ordered the pulled pork sandwich...pork was flavorless and way too tough. Macaroni and cheese was still partially frozen!!! service was horrible...hostess acted like she would have rather been anywhere...More

Thank Courtney W
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I've driven by Jake's many times over the last few years. This time I stopped for a geocache in the new grocery store parking lot at lunch time and went to try it out. I liked the idea of the lunch/early bird special and took...More

Thank GrandpaGene
Reviewed 22 November 2017

Every time we visit the VA Beach area, we stop by Jakes for our BBQ fix. Once again, we weren't disappointed. Having been stationed many places around the country and eaten at more than a fair share of BBQ restaurants, it is very easy to...More

Thank Evil_E207
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Stopped by for lunch on a Thursday around noon and were seated right away. Waitress was very friendly and everything was clean. I ordered the brisket and my wife had the pulled pork. BBQ was really good and the sides were excellent. Ate at Captain...More

Thank scottmpd28
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Enjoyed the pulled pork lunch platter and Philly brisket sandwich. Sides were very good and the place smells amazing when you walk in. Service was spotty since the restaurant was fairly empty. Had to call another waitress over to refill beverages, our waitress appeared to...More

Thank 2012Aerolite
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

I got the smoked wing platter and my wife got the pulled pork platter. Both dishes were great. My wings were juicy and smoked so good you could taste the smoke. My wife's pulled pork moist and the BBQ sauce made it even better.

Thank Frank P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1784 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach, VA 23454-5601
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Virginia Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 757-721-7850
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