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Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company

Alexandria , VA

LOCATION

25 S. Quaker Lane, Suite 11
Alexandria, VA 22314 US (map)

PHONE

703-778-8000

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company is a unique full-service catering company. Treat your guests to the Rocklands experience of authentic wood only on-site grilling. From casual... Read more
Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company is a unique full-service catering company. Treat your guests to the Rocklands experience of authentic wood only on-site grilling. From casual events in the park to elegant affairs in imposing mansions, our knowledgeable coordinators are available for complete event planning. Read less
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INFO FOR CATERING

What event services do you provide?
Clean Up, Delivery, Set Up
What catering services do you provide?
Buffet, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake OK, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
What types of cuisine do you cater?
American, Local, Southern, Southwestern
What dietary needs can you accommodate?
Gluten Free, Kosher, Lactose Free, No Pork, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
What bar services do you provide?
Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Outside Alcohol OK, Premium Liquor, Signature Cocktail(s), Specialty Beer
Which of the following items can you provide?
Chairs, Tables
Which of the following items can you provide?
Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

REVIEWS

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Elizabeth
Wedding:
4/18/2015
5.0/5.0
We used Rocklands to cater our Rehearsal Dinner and were thrilled with their services! We loved being able to use a company that was local and unique to DC. They were always responsive and helpful in answering all of our questions. The quality of food was fantastic and our guests loved the food. Overall, a great experience with Rocklands and would highly recommend to others!
We used Rocklands to cater our Rehearsal Dinner and were thrilled with their services! We loved being able to use a Read more...
We used Rocklands to cater our Rehearsal Dinner and were thrilled with their services! We loved being able to use a company that was local and unique to DC. They were always responsive and helpful in answering all of our questions. The quality of food was fantastic and our guests loved the food. Overall, a great experience with Rocklands and would highly recommend to others! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Great working with Carmen, Wayland, and Catherine. All very professional, friendly and helpful.
Great working with Carmen, Wayland, and Catherine. All very professional, friendly and helpful.
Great working with Carmen, Wayland, and Catherine. All very professional, friendly and helpful. Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
3/7/2015
5.0/5.0
I cannot say enough great things about working with Rocklands. First of all, the price blows everyone else out of the water. If you are from DC you know their food is unbeatable, plus their food is mostly local which is a nice touch.

They were super responsive, and Anne and Wayland are a wedding dream team. They've done so many weddings it's like well oiled machine, and they thought of all the things we didn't think of (but were absolutely NOT pushy about anything). They are also super friendly and warm which is kind of a weird thing to think about wedding vendors, but they were so great to have as part of our day. I had been really stressed out with wedding planning and by the time I left the tasting I felt completely relieved and excited. Super flexible, they even called in to make a few changes 2 hours before the wedding started when we realized we hadn't brought enough beer (we were stocking our own bar and using their bartenders, they had no problem having someone run beer to us. Who does that!)

We did a buffet and had 200 people through in 30 minutes. Plenty of food, and they actually have some fancy cocktail hour options (who knew!). We also used their bartenders who were really fast and professional.

I really can't recommend them enough, they added so much to our wedding! They also do EVERYTHING. I think they even had an option for a mechanical bull! And they've worked with everyone and were familiar with our venue, DJ and the staff we had there which was really nice.
I cannot say enough great things about working with Rocklands. First of all, the price blows everyone else out of the Read more...
I cannot say enough great things about working with Rocklands. First of all, the price blows everyone else out of the water. If you are from DC you know their food is unbeatable, plus their food is mostly local which is a nice touch.

They were super responsive, and Anne and Wayland are a wedding dream team. They've done so many weddings it's like well oiled machine, and they thought of all the things we didn't think of (but were absolutely NOT pushy about anything). They are also super friendly and warm which is kind of a weird thing to think about wedding vendors, but they were so great to have as part of our day. I had been really stressed out with wedding planning and by the time I left the tasting I felt completely relieved and excited. Super flexible, they even called in to make a few changes 2 hours before the wedding started when we realized we hadn't brought enough beer (we were stocking our own bar and using their bartenders, they had no problem having someone run beer to us. Who does that!)

We did a buffet and had 200 people through in 30 minutes. Plenty of food, and they actually have some fancy cocktail hour options (who knew!). We also used their bartenders who were really fast and professional.

I really can't recommend them enough, they added so much to our wedding! They also do EVERYTHING. I think they even had an option for a mechanical bull! And they've worked with everyone and were familiar with our venue, DJ and the staff we had there which was really nice. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Gelsey
Wedding:
1/17/2015
5.0/5.0
Rocklands catered our wedding and it was awesome! When we were planning the wedding, we didn't want boring food like a dry piece of salmon that had been sitting on a hot plate for a few hours with some uninspired vegetables that cost a small fortune per person. Instead, we wanted delicious good that pleases a crowd. We both love BBQ so we decided to call Rocklands. Rocklands' staff was fantastic in helping us get a quote and plan the menu. Our tasting was so much fun too! Carmen from Rocklands walked us through all the different options and how to make it work from the budget perspective. They were flexible to accept changes (like adding bar fruit (lemons, olives, etc.) to our quote at last minute). During the wedding, their staff was AWESOME! All their staff, from the managers to bar tenders, servers, and kitchen staff were super professional, attentive, and on top of all details. There was a manager on staff that made sure that we (bride & groom) got to eat and were doing OK with drinks, etc. The food was delicious (ribs, pulled chicken, brisket, baked beans, mac and cheese, corn bread, grilled veggies, passed appetizers, etc.) and many of my guests pointed out how much they liked the food. I highly recommend Rocklands as your wedding caterer but also to cater any other event!
Rocklands catered our wedding and it was awesome! When we were planning the wedding, we didn't want boring food like a dry Read more...
Rocklands catered our wedding and it was awesome! When we were planning the wedding, we didn't want boring food like a dry piece of salmon that had been sitting on a hot plate for a few hours with some uninspired vegetables that cost a small fortune per person. Instead, we wanted delicious good that pleases a crowd. We both love BBQ so we decided to call Rocklands. Rocklands' staff was fantastic in helping us get a quote and plan the menu. Our tasting was so much fun too! Carmen from Rocklands walked us through all the different options and how to make it work from the budget perspective. They were flexible to accept changes (like adding bar fruit (lemons, olives, etc.) to our quote at last minute). During the wedding, their staff was AWESOME! All their staff, from the managers to bar tenders, servers, and kitchen staff were super professional, attentive, and on top of all details. There was a manager on staff that made sure that we (bride & groom) got to eat and were doing OK with drinks, etc. The food was delicious (ribs, pulled chicken, brisket, baked beans, mac and cheese, corn bread, grilled veggies, passed appetizers, etc.) and many of my guests pointed out how much they liked the food. I highly recommend Rocklands as your wedding caterer but also to cater any other event! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
We ordered food from Rocklands for our casual rehearsal dinner. The food was awesome, and the service really good. They were very accommodating and flexible with the changes, delivered on time and even followed up twice to make sure everything went well!
We ordered food from Rocklands for our casual rehearsal dinner. The food was awesome, and the service really good. They Read more...
We ordered food from Rocklands for our casual rehearsal dinner. The food was awesome, and the service really good. They were very accommodating and flexible with the changes, delivered on time and even followed up twice to make sure everything went well! Read less
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Alexandra
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Rocklands has been one of my favorite restaurants since I was a kid, and their food at my wedding did not disappoint! Everything was amazing and all our guests raved about the food!
Rocklands has been one of my favorite restaurants since I was a kid, and their food at my wedding did not disappoint! Read more...
Rocklands has been one of my favorite restaurants since I was a kid, and their food at my wedding did not disappoint! Everything was amazing and all our guests raved about the food! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had Rocklands cater our rehearsal dinner and they did an outstanding job. Every detail was beautifully handled. The staff working the dinner were warm, gracious and incredibly attentive to all our guests. The food was outstanding and a week later I'm still getting notes about how terrific everything was. The Rocklands staff worked with us and were accommodating to all our requests. I would not hesitate to give a 100% recommendation. It could not have been lovelier.
We had Rocklands cater our rehearsal dinner and they did an outstanding job. Every detail was beautifully handled. The Read more...
We had Rocklands cater our rehearsal dinner and they did an outstanding job. Every detail was beautifully handled. The staff working the dinner were warm, gracious and incredibly attentive to all our guests. The food was outstanding and a week later I'm still getting notes about how terrific everything was. The Rocklands staff worked with us and were accommodating to all our requests. I would not hesitate to give a 100% recommendation. It could not have been lovelier. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Mary
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
We would recommend Rockland's BBQ to cater your next function. The service, food, and quality exceeded our expectation.
We would recommend Rockland's BBQ to cater your next function. The service, food, and quality exceeded our expectation.
We would recommend Rockland's BBQ to cater your next function. The service, food, and quality exceeded our expectation. Read less
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Erin
Wedding:
5/23/2014
5.0/5.0
After my sister's wedding in 2009, I knew I wanted to use Rocklands to cater my own wedding because of the great food and even better service. When we got engaged in 2013, I reached out to Rocklands almost immediately. The entire process, from the initial outreach to the clean up at the end of the night, was spot on. They truly helped to make our wedding day perfect, and I highly highly recommend them for anyone looking for a great caterer.
After my sister's wedding in 2009, I knew I wanted to use Rocklands to cater my own wedding because of the great food and Read more...
After my sister's wedding in 2009, I knew I wanted to use Rocklands to cater my own wedding because of the great food and even better service. When we got engaged in 2013, I reached out to Rocklands almost immediately. The entire process, from the initial outreach to the clean up at the end of the night, was spot on. They truly helped to make our wedding day perfect, and I highly highly recommend them for anyone looking for a great caterer. Read less
Services Used: Catering
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sara
Wedding:
4/5/2014
5.0/5.0
I can not express how great of a job Rocklands did at catering our wedding. They were responsive, professional, and amazingly helpful. The day of the wedding they helped set up a lot of the decorations that I had made. One woman made sure that we got a plate of appetizers, wine, and water when we were with the photographer during cocktail hour. Most importantly, the food was AMAZING. We received compliments on the food selection from all of our guests. Great experience, would do it again in a heartbeat.
I can not express how great of a job Rocklands did at catering our wedding. They were responsive, professional, and Read more...
I can not express how great of a job Rocklands did at catering our wedding. They were responsive, professional, and amazingly helpful. The day of the wedding they helped set up a lot of the decorations that I had made. One woman made sure that we got a plate of appetizers, wine, and water when we were with the photographer during cocktail hour. Most importantly, the food was AMAZING. We received compliments on the food selection from all of our guests. Great experience, would do it again in a heartbeat. Read less
Services Used: Catering

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