Sweet Fire Donna's Barbecue and Hops

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510 John Carlyle St (Ballenger Avenue)
Alexandria, VA 22314
(571) 312-7960

Foursquare Tips

  • Happy hour every day from 4-7!
  • BBQ here is the smoky real deal.
  • The salmon salad special was worth coming back for.
  • Pork barbecue nachos
  • Brisket burnt ends were amazing! Collard greens and cornbread were very delicious. Good pulled pork too.
  • The chicken was amazing
  • Awesome BBQ brisket
  • I'm a vegetarian, but good Lord this was still excellent. Loved my sides, and the parents enjoyed their brisket and ribs.
  • The pulled pork was excellent! I they were out of the burnt ends which was a real bummer. Hard to find them on the east coast
  • Ended up being one of the best things to happen to the neighborhood. Busy (but not packed), friendly staff and delicious BBQ eats. Burnt ends and pulled pork is solid.
  • Happy Hour, variety of beers, BBQ and pulled pork nachos.
  • Carolina Chopped Pork Sandwich, Greens, Firey Mac and Cheese, and Outstanding Corn bread, and Sweet Tea.
  • If you don't like young country music, and like it loud. I suggest you get your food to go. Other than that the BBQ was pretty good.
  • Want Brisket? You need some Sweet Fire.
  • Happy hour is great, love sitting outside. I douse everything in the NC vinegar sauce, less mature tastes might prefer the mustard-based sauces.
  • SFD's how do I love thee? For burnt ends, smoked turkey salad, baked beans, collard greens, chicken chili loaded baked potatoes...yes. I <3 you.
  • Check out the Dang Butterscotch Root Beer!
  • The cream corn is awesome!
  • Pulled pork Cobb salad is great for lunch.