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BBQ Joint

601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
+1 360-679-3500
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (31 reviews)
“baked beans” (8 reviews)
“meat platter” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the first place we ate when moving to the area. This place serves QUALITY BBQ. I had the pulled pork sandwich, and it is classic barbecue to a T. They have plenty of meat options, my only qualm is that I wish they...More

Thank Jessi R
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

I have been a frequent visitor to this restaurant. However after today, that will no longer be true. These people have just priced themselves out of the Oak Harbor lunch market. This is not Washington DC, or downtown Chicago. And to be charging $20.00 for...More

1  Thank michaelwU5860VU
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We loved this restaurant! The ribs and brisket were fantastic as were the beans and sides. The owner and the guys serving the meals were super friendly and helpful. Clean establishment and excellent food.

Thank 478lizt
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Not happy, expected to get a great BBQ but all we got was Buns, Meat and a lot of sauce. This sauce was too sweet and should not be called BBQ Sauce. Very unhappy with what we got. Do my own and love it a...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 21 January 2018

If you love BBQ, don't miss this place. All menu items are fabulous, fall off the bone delicious. The sauce is smoky, southern Memphis style. Options are few and delicious. This place is simple because what it does offer is perfected. Portions are plentiful and...More

1  Thank LM C
Reviewed 16 December 2017

It is hard to find good brisket outside of Texas and deeper parts of the South. This restaurant does an incredible job smoking their brisket and keeping the quality of the food so well. I will buy a pound of brisket at a time. There...More

1  Thank fmol4
Reviewed 8 December 2017

I have eaten here several times in the past. At the time they really didn't understand the all the BBQ sauce in the world could not make up for overly dry brisket. But thankfully that is no longer the case, or maybe I caught it...More

2  Thank michaelwU5860VU
Reviewed 11 October 2017

I believe this is the only store front BBQ place, but there are a few trucks around from time to time. If you are looking for good quality consistent BBQ, this is the place. I have eat there a couple of times in the past...More

Thank T-P-Sunnyside
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We dropped in here on a whim and what a pleasant surprise! Everything was terrific. The staff were helpful and courteous and the portions generous.

1  Thank seaexplorer
Reviewed 27 August 2017

I live in the Southeast, and I find myself specifically craving The BBQ Joint's food. The quality of meat is something I cannot find in the state I reside in. It doesn't go unnoticed that this "mom and pop shop" takes pride in the items...More

Thank Candice B
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Dave S
14 April 2017|
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Response from BBQJ | Property representative |
Monday is the only day we are closed. Sorry,I just saw this. Sonna
21 December 2016|
Response from BBQJ | Property representative |
Lovetravel, I answered your question from my phone, I hope you got it! It isn't showing on my PC, so just in case - Yes, we do sell gift certificates. We can take requests over the phone and mail it you want. Happy New... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 NE Midway Blvd, Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, WA 98277-2663
  • Location: United States  >  Washington (WA)  >  Whidbey Island  >  Oak Harbor
  • Phone Number: +1 360-679-3500
  • E-mail
Transplanted Texans serving real Hickory Smoked BBQ and real Southern Sweet Tea. Our side dishes and desserts are made from scratch. Memphis Baby Back Ribs, Texas Beef Brisket, Carolina Pulled Pork, Smoked Chicken and Spicy or Mild Sausage. Come try our award winning BBQ and warm hospitality.
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