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Buz and Ned's Real Barbecue

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8205 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23294-4124
+1 804-346-4227
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We love BBQ and have been to at least 15 places in the Richmond area since 2010. This is hands down the best we have been to, and we stumbled across it because we were at a roofing company nearby. We both got the sampler platter with three meats. All were fantastic; however, the pulled chicken was amazing! I don't... More 

Thank 4Amora
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A friend of mine lives in Virginia. He constantly raves about a placed called Buzz and Ned's in Richmond. Claims it was the best bbq he ever had. So on a visit I decided to check it out. The bbq and the slaw were okay. The baby back ribs were good. But the beef ribs were mind blowing good! In... More 

Thank Ted B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Best BBQ in Virginia. We have eaten at Buz's a number of times, and have never been disappointed. Babyback ribs are awesome, and Pulled Pork is my favorite. Huge portions, great sauce.

Thank R A
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I love ribs, and maybe there are other places in Richmond I should try, but I love Buzz and Neds. I think these ribs are super addicting and some of the best I've had in the country. Let me do say I thought their sides were ok, but Ribs were a star. Whenever I fly to richmond I made a... More 

Thank RIfratboy
Okemos, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has amazing food. The ribs, brisket and fries were all great. The service was good and the decor was fun too. I recommend it.

Thank hannah_mi_16
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First- my husband loved the ribs. The portions are large enough and you won't leave hungry. They have many types of beer and have a great independent selection. The BBQ is different. I'd never had unsauced BBQ before and I didn't really like the pork plain. They have their own sauce but it's more of a vinegar type, where I... More 

Thank VADisneyFan
Roanoke, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Any time I'm near Richmond, I tend to stop at Buz and Ned's for BBQ. They never disappoint. The ribs are excellent.....the right balance between tender and chewy with great sauce. My only complaint was that the country greens, which are an extra charge as a side, were a very small serving. I'll be back.

Thank hbhakh
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us went Saturday afternoon 2-18....it was fairly busy about 4pm...one bbq sandwich one full rack of baby back and one half rack ordered...the ribs were good but I thought a little tough for baby back....some like to chew the meat of ribs but for 29.99 I like the meat to come off a little easier...again good flavor however... More 

Thank Richard B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

As an amateur bbq chef and smoker I've been dying to get south and try some "real" bbq! Everything was amazing! Not the most beautiful restaurant but what it lacks in ambience it makes up for it in the food! The pulled pork slider was amazing and the ribs were just as delicious! Great spot in Richmond as we headed... More 

Thank Docolove
Christiansburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick bite and wow! Absolutely amazing how good it was. The brisket very tender and the fried okra was the best I've ever tasted. You must try this place if you love BBQ, down home goodness.

Thank volsball33

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8205 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23294-4124
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +1 804-346-4227
While Buz has been dishing real barbecue in Richmond since 1992, our first brick-and-mortar location on Boulevard opened in 1995. We've also had the honor and privilege of being featured on some of television's top food shows. We are thankful to our loyal fan base that keeps coming back year-after-year. We opened our Broad St. location in 2012 and we look forward to bringing the same barbecue tradition to the West End.

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