Virgil's Real BBQ - Las Vegas

4.3
479 Reviews
$30 and under
Barbecue
We are back! Virgil's Real BBQ at the LINQ Promenade offers Dine-In, Curbside Pickup, & Delivery. Our Outdoor Patio is open & Brunch is available Saturday & Sunday! Reserve your tables now. We can't wait to see you all!

Virgil’s Real BBQ has been acclaimed as one of America’s top 10 BBQ restaurants by leading food critics. Established 1994 in NYC’s Times Square, Virgil’s was developed after extensive research, including a nationwide road trip in search of the best that BBQ has to offer. Local styles including Memphis pork ribs; Texas Brisket; Carolina pulled pork.

Our meats are smoked at low temperatures over indirect heat for up to ten hours with a unique mix of hickory, fruit woods in order to impart the most flavor to keep the meat from drying out. To complement the main menu of BBQ specialties, we also offer a generous selection of traditional sides like barbecue beans, coleslaw; cheese grit; Southern-style desserts like banana pudding, & pies.
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Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
  • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 479 people are saying
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4.4
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78% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful food and service.!great seating!!

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RhayeStarks1974
Memphis/West TN
3 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Our meal was good. The drinks were just ok. I do recommended.

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vipMarsha
Chicago
89 reviews
Dined on November 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This is a really fun restaurant to people watch and enjoy great food and unique drinks. I truly recommend making reservations and enjoying this place when you’re in Las Vegas.

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LorenaG
1 review
Dined on November 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The brisket sandwich was amazing and so were the nachos . We went two days in a row 😅

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vipMichaelB
Birmingham
20 reviews
Dined on November 11, 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience3

This is a good change of pace restaurant for the Vegas strip. It’s definitely a casual and comfortable dining experience. I ordered the brisket sandwich and was definitely disappointed with hit. It was very fatty even when ordered as lean. However, the manager was very attentive to replace it with a chicken bbq sandwich which was very good. Mac and cheese and baked beans were tremendous! I’d certainly try this place again. I’ll just avoid the brisket altogether.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This was my first time visiting Las Vegas and also having Virgil. I decided to go here for my birthday at the last minute I was able to reserve the time I wanted and I was seated as soon as I reached. The food was amazing I had the dry rub ribs greens and Mac. It was so delicious. Oh abs don’t forget the strawberry margarita. Amazing food, drinks and service.

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Rachelm
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on November 9, 2020
Overall3food2service4ambience5

The pulled pork was dry and presented on a piece of bread . Horrible presentation . we could have used more sauce and been presented differently .bringing the pulled pork out on a regular piece of sandwich bread was not a good look. also my chicken sandwich was nothing special you can get the same quality at Wendy’s . my french fries were stale as well.

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TheresaMc
Chicago
12 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Service was great, food was delicious, drinks were awesome. would definitely recommend !!!!!

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OpenTable Diner
Seattle
3 reviews
Dined on November 8, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic service! Clean and amazing food. Highly recommend.

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Quin
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on November 6, 2020
Overall3food2service1ambience5

The good presents well. The macaroni and cheese, beans and corn bread were amazing. The issue was with the chicken wings. They were served burnt with no sauce.

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JavontayB
1 review
Dined on November 2, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

That was my first time there and it was great. I came from out of town and when I come back I'll go back again.

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OpenTable Diner
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience4

The server wasn’t very attentive. The bbq was dry. Steak was overcooked. The beans and fries were good.

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RachelH
1 review
Dined on October 31, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food with excellent service. Hubbard said chicken was a bit dry, but I disagree

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AngelaH
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great food and yummy drinks! I would definitely go back!

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Angela
1 review
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall2food4service1ambience3

The food was pretty good. The service was horrible.

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vipnancy
Chicago
19 reviews
Dined on October 29, 2020
Overall3food2service5ambience3

Food was dry service was good

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Fast72
Anchorage
6 reviews
Dined on October 26, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience2

I was seated next to the stage facing a wooden wall. My Moscow mule tasted disgusting I couldn’t even suck it down. The Mac & cheese and beans were good, but the chicken and brisket were pretty bland and dry. I did like the red towel they handed out to clean your hands with.

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ThomasT
1 review
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time eating here. The food was excellent, the service was beyond excellent and the atmosphere will draw you back!

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
3 reviews
Dined on October 25, 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience4

Our waitress gave us our drinks after that she walked passed us 7 times without speaking to us so we sat at our table for 10 min waiting for her to ask what we want to eat. So I asked another waiter if someone could help take care of us since it was our first time. He was super nice got our food quickly and checked up on us. Our first waitress knew what happened but never came up to apologize or anything. She actually complained to her manager of now not having any tables since we got help from someone else right in front of us. To which at that point other waitresses started telling customers has anyone approached them and other things so it made us feel like we did something wrong. Then after eating our food we noticed the entire time that our first waitress was looking at us a lot so then we felt guilty asking for help from someone else. It was an awkward experience and we know we will not be going back. The food wasn’t the best either. But our second waiter was super nice and we did like the set up of how the restaurant looked we love a casual place and it was that but just an odd experience. I don’t want to sound needy or a complicated customer cause honestly my bf and I are very easy going and chill. But that experience was a bad one for sure.

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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing and service was to

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mig01
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Great food and prompt service servers were attentive and quick.

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Meldena
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Location and setting of the restaurant was great, honestly food came out quickly we but the quality of the food and service could be much better especially for the prices.

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CollinG
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall4food2service4ambience4

Atmosphere was good service was good. Food was ok Do Not Ofer the 6 oz Ribeye more like a flank steak and not worth the money at all.

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Boston36
1 review
Dined on October 24, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Our waiter was great, very attentive to us. The food was awesome. I love BBQ the taste of the grill, but hate when restaurants overdo the sauce. Virgil’s offered the sauce on the side and my ribs and chicken were dry rubbed. Delish. No sauce needed. The brisket is was the star. I definitely recommend it. It did come with a little sauce. But didn’t take away from the great smoky flavor. The sweet tea was perfect. I use lemon as well so it was just enough sweetness. My only complaint would be I did not care for the Mac n cheese, but I didn’t go there for the sides.

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MichaelM
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall3food2service3ambience5

The outdoor experience was great. The staff was average and the taste of the food was less than expected.

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AlysseB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 21, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Server was amazing and I would deff go back. I highly recommend the brisket so yummmmm

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DavidC
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great place great bbq will go back every time I visit vegas

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 17, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our server was excellent and the food was amazing!

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CarmenH
1 review
Dined on October 15, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a great time. The food was great and our waitress was very helpful.

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vipJasonS
Las Vegas
9 reviews
Dined on October 14, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, atmosphere and service! Walked past Virgils every trip to Vegas. So glad we stopped this time!

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BethanyF
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Overall wonderful dining experience. Food and service were good. Menu had a variety of options.

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ManeeC
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food..was on vaca from east coast..ate there every day

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Mstaurus79
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Brisket, mac and cheese & greens were excellent!!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Joaquin
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very clean and service was on point.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2020
Overall4food5service3ambience4

It was my husband’s birthday and although I stated it, the waitress did not acknowledge it or even yell him happy bday. They sat us as our reservations time came. The food was GREAT!!!! We ordered the “chicken wings” mind you, they are whole wings. The seasoning on that chicken was undesirably good. The Mac n Cheese was referred by the waitress but it was just “ok”. They brought us hush puppies instead of the onion rings and when they corrected our order, I wished I’d kept the hush puppies instead.

The waitress wasn’t as friendly or observant to our needs as we wished but thank God she wasn’t rude. Over all, the food was good, I’ll definitely revisit this place!!!

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Jennifer
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall2food4service2ambience4

Made a reservation but still had to wait, was given excuses. Had to engage the manager to be seated. Waitress was too busy, had to continuously wait. Dirty plates remained on the table, she showed when it was time to pay though. Disappointed:(

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Hnic
New York Area
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great great great great great great great great great

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NizOlin
Naples
1 review
Dined on October 9, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service.

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AmandaLv
Las Vegas
4 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It's only loud sitting outside due to music being played on the Link promenade, it's a fun atmosphere, great friendly fast service!

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vipbccc
Los Angeles
31 reviews
Dined on October 7, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Ilyana is the best!

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Virgil's Real BBQ - Las Vegas is rated 4.3 stars by 479 OpenTable diners.

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