After a nearly 18-month wait, Virgil’s Real Barbecue is ready to show off its monster-size space, barbecue and more at The Linq. Get ready for lines to form on Tuesday, Dec. 13, when the restaurant from Alicart Restaurant Group starts dishing out lunch, dinner and late-night eats.
The mammoth restaurant seats 300 guests and spans 14,000 square feet with three outdoor spaces and three private dining rooms.Reclaimed wood sourced from vintage barns across the South and décor gathered from barbecue joints around the country make up the decor here.
The menu features barbecue dishes from Tennessee, Kentucky, Texas, the Carolinas and Missouri with Memphis pork ribs and chicken, Carolina pulled pork and Texas beef brisket all making the menu.
Virgil’s smokes its meats for up to 10 hours over hickory, oak and fruit woods while pairing dishes with sides such as barbecue beans, coleslaw and cheese grits along with Southern-style desserts like banana pudding and Key lime and sweet potato pies.