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YOU Make the Difference with American Heroes Cups

Black AHCYou will be helping those who need it most from all branches of the military. Your purchase helps ensure that the wounded, critically ill and injured have resources for recovery. You’ll also help support family members suffering the loss of loved ones who gave all for our freedom. It's the right thing to do.

Proud to Be Part of the Harrisburg, PA Community

HarrisburgHarrisburg, Pennsylvania warmly welcomed MISSION BBQ to its 48th location on April 17th. The capital city is our 6th location in the Keystone State, and we could not be more honored. Even before officially opening our doors, this generous community has shown its support to its local heroes.

It's Potato Salad Season, And That's the Only Reason We Need...

Potato SaladPicnics. Backyard BBQs. The perfect sidekick to your favorite MISSION BBQ sandwich? Who needs another reason to enjoy creamy, perfectly-seasoned homemade Potato Salad? Especially when it’s now on our menu as a “Super Seasonal Side” — meaning there will be plenty for all your warm weather parties, for Pick-Up Packs to go, or just fill up your plate deliciously. It’s a Super choice!

“Yes, Ma’am I’ll Have Seconds Please…”

BPS Let’s talk comfort food. Like mom used to make. (Or maybe she still does, but deserves a break because all that handcrafted care takes up a lot of Sunday.) Made from scratch with nothing frozen or microwaved. The freshest ingredients, and “secret” seasonings handed down from Grandmom.

Easter Blessings from MISSION BBQ

We Will Be ClosedEaster is life, Easter is hope, Easter is the renewal of human values in the heart. Which is why we hold dear this time every year to count our eggs, our friends, and our blessings. MISSION BBQ will be closed on Easter Sunday to celebrate this joyful holiday with family. May you feel the hope of new beginnings and happiness with your loved ones as well. Happy Easter!

If These Walls Could Talk, They'd Tell You About Service | K. Madison Carter

K Madison Carter“Looking at the pictures on these walls,” K. Madison Carter says, “you can see an lot of people who are proud of the relationships they’ve developed in the United States Military, in Law Enforcement and with their teams.”

Proud to Be Part of the Plymouth Meeting, Pennsylvania Community

PlymouthThe Greater Philadelphia area warmly welcomed MISSION BBQ to its 47th location on April 10th. Historic Plymouth Meeting is the 6th location in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with two more opening soon. We could not be more honored to be in Keystone State. Even before officially opening our doors, this generous community has shown its support to its local heroes.

Honored to Remember Our Medal of Honor Heroes

Medal of Honor“Selfless bravery.” “Undaunted courage.” “Above and beyond the call of duty.”

Since 1861 when the Congressional Medal of Honor was first created, such words of praise have been spoken by Presidents from Lincoln to today. Our nation’s highest military honor has been reserved for the very bravest, those who sacrificed in the face of grave danger, America’s greatest Armed Forces members.

Proud to Be Part of the Chantilly, Virginia Community

ChantillyThe Washington, DC area warmly welcomed MISSION BBQ to its 46th location on March 20th. Historic Chantilly is the 4th location near our nation’s capitol and we are honored to be here. Even before we officially opened our doors, this generous community has shown its support to its local heroes.

Making it Matter in Nashville: An Amazing First Year

NashvilleTo all who welcomed us when we first opened our Opry Mills location, thank you! And to everyone who supported our fundraising efforts for uniformed American Heroes, we are especially grateful. Your generosity humbles us. Among the many highlights:

Proud to Be Part of the Bradenton, Florida Community

BradentonThe Gulf Coast of Florida warmly welcomed MISSION BBQ to its 44th location on March 13th. "The Friendly City" is our 8th restaurant in the the Sunshine State, and we couldn’t be more proud to be here—especially in such a generous community.

Even More Proud to Be Part of Evansville

Evansville Wow. What a year! So much has happened during our first year in Evansville, it’s hard to keep track. But very easy to feel grateful for the warm welcome we received in this wonderful community. And, for the generosity of all who helped our local heroes.

Proud To Be Part of the Rockville, MD Community

RockvilleRockville, Maryland warmly welcomed MISSION BBQ to its 45th location on March 13th. Historic Rockville is the 3rd location in the Washington D.C. area. It is also our fourteenth restaurant in Maryland, and we could not be more honored to continue expanding in our home state. Even before officially opening our doors, this generous community has shown its support to its local heroes.

The Greatest of the Greatest Honored in Greenbelt

PedevillanoHe was the youngest bombardier in the U.S. Army Air Corps' 306th Bomb Group, flying six combat missions before being shot down by Nazi fighter pilots in 1944. He and his crew were later taken as prisoners of war before being liberated by U.S. Army forces under General George S. Patton. In 2015, at age 93, he received the Presidential Unit Citation, with one Oak Leaf Cluster, for extraordinary heroism in combat.

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You About Service | Wilma Foster

Wilma FosterThey were daughters, mothers, sisters and wives. From all across the country, in small towns and big cities, nearly 19 million women came together to serve their country on the home front. During WWII, “Rosie the Riveters” built 300,000 aircraft, 100,000 tanks, 15,000,000 guns and over 41,000,000,000 rounds of ammunition.

Proud To Be Part of the Gambrills, Maryland Community

Waugh ChapelOn March 6th, MISSION BBQ opened its 13th location in the state—our 43rd overall. It started as a single location in Glen Burnie, Maryland on the 10th anniversary of 9/11. And no matter how much good fortune has happened along the way, every success is owed to the generous support of each community that welcomed us.

Proud to Be Part of the Hampton Road, Virginia Community

HamptonOn March 6th, we opened our 2nd location in the Hampton Roads area—and 42nd overall. It is an honor to be part of such a rich history, tracing its origins back as far as the early 1600s. From moment we cut the ribbon, and even before that during our preview nights benefiting several local charities, the outpouring of support was especially humbling.

Happy Birthday to Our National Anthem

All RiseIt is an indelible reminder of our freedom, inspired by terrifying attacks on American soils during the War of 1812. Penned by Francis Scott Key at Fort McHenry in Baltimore — after 25 hours of bombardment from exploding 200-pound shells —"The Star Spangled Banner" began as...

Catch Our Latest Specials from the Bayou and Beyond

Let the good tastes roll. It’s still Mardi Gras around here, with a celebration of flavors from fresh seafood to bold Bourbon Street corn and old fashioned Coconut Cream Pie.

Smoked Salmon: Heart-healthy and full of hearty flavor! Thick cuts of fresh salmon dusted with our special seafood seasoning and hot-smoked to flaky tenderness. Just in time for Lent and perfect as an entree or salad topper.

Honored to Host a Hero's Re-Enlistment in Fort Myers, FL

Heidy JimenezPetty Officer 2nd Class Heidy Jimenez re-enlisted in the US Navy this week. At MISSION BBQ.

Arriving just before noon for our daily salute to the National Anthem, PO2 Jimenez raised her right hand and was officially sworn in by LCDR Jovanni Conway. With the Navy flag waving outside and many well-wishers proudly applauding her commitment, we couldn’t have been more honored to...

Honored to serve an American Hero from the Battle of Iwo Jima

72 years ago this week, one of the bloodiest South Pacific battles of World War II had just begun. Seven thousand Marines lost their lives during the five weeks of fighting. Among the survivors was Carlos Showalter, an 18-year-old line sergeant with Marine Company C-1-23, which suffered a 94 percent casualty rate. “When it was all over,” Showalter said, “Only 38 returned home. By the grace of God, I was one of them.”

Steak, Potato & Cobbler, Scheduled for Departure.

BPSThey’re big on flavor, but only around for a few more days. So hurry in now for our Black Plate Special, Seasonal Side and Sweet. Here’s what still waiting for you:

All You Need Is Love. And BBQ.

Valentine's DayThey say the way to one’s heart is through their stomach. At MISSION BBQ, we couldn’t agree more—which is why every Valentine’s Day you’ll find us making the moment special with white tablecloths and candles. And, of course, our love of serving you authentic American BBQ.

Customers Help Raise over $228,000 for Wreaths Across America

Wreaths Across AmericaYOU make the difference. Your generous support of the MISSION BBQ American Heroes Cup helped raise $228,664 for “Wreaths Across America.” This special program honors veterans by laying wreaths on their headstones at Arlington and other hallowed cemeteries—and your donation will help sponsor 15,000 wreaths during the 2017 holiday season.

A Magical Moment in Wyomissing, PA

WinchesterWe call them “Magical Moments” at MISSION BBQ. Extra special times when we are privileged to serve, proud to be part of someone’s happiest memories and, yes, moved to tears by the occasion.

If These Walls Could Talk, They’d Tell You About Service | Marjorie K. Eastman

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She served as a U.S. Army intelligence officer and commander. Her ten years of military service included two combat deployments with Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom in Afghanistan. She was awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service and received the Combat Action Badge.

Gear Up: Say Thanks to Your Hometown Heroes, One Cup at a Time

American Heroes Cup You know them as local fathers and mothers. Sons and daughters. A brotherhood and sisterhood braving danger and protecting us from it. Living around the corner, working around the clock, they are neighbors that the rest of Our Community can’t live without.

Proud to Join the King of Prussia Community

KOPSo far, 2017 looks like a great year ahead. Especially when we get to be part of such an exceptional community as King of Prussia, PA. 

Big Game Appetite? How To Do It Right.

First things first: This is the BIG game. The one you’ve been waiting for all season. So now is NOT the time for mini-mouthfuls. You want plump, meaty, pack-some-punch flavor made special just for this once-a-year event.

Because We Can...

All RiseWhy do we stand for our National Anthem? Because we're proud Americans, grateful for 
our country's freedom. Because we're not afraid to show that pride, standing alongside Our Uniformed Hometown Heroes, active military, veterans, and family. We stand tall with 
hands on our hearts, teaching our children this is how it's done. This is what we do before sporting events, before important community gatherings, before God.

Our New Year Black Plate Specials

BPSIf you’re a steak and potato kind of guy (or gal!), our latest Black Plate Special, Seasonal Side and Sweet are sure to satisfy your appetite for these perfect partners.

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