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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
+1 727-329-8624
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Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Gulfport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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Palos Heights, Illinois
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33 reviews 33 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

In little Gulfport along Gulf Blvd there is this amazing aroma coming from this small shack with little indoor and outdoor seating. The BBQ brisket and smoked chicken wings are my favorite. The buns for the brisket are good sized and the brisket is sliced thick and plentiful. Everything is tasty along with their sides of slaw and beans. Items... More 

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Gulfport, Florida
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Great place for lunch or dinner. They smoke their meats on site. Very good and very fresh. All the sides area good too.

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Tierra Verde, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Without question some of the best barbecue in the area. Customer service quantity & quality is excellent. Been going there for years, the best around. Enjoy

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Grove, OK
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Im not big on bar b que, but this place is so good we go every chance we are near by. The meat is so tender, and so flavorful putting sauce on it would be a sin. The sides are fabulous, my favorites are the ranch beans and Mac n cheese, and the cornbread muffins are just like my grandma... More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Went into there t eat, was craving a bbq sandwich, although the food wasnt that bad the prices are way high. 600 4 a sandwich with no sides to me is crazy. The sweet sauce I ordered for the sandwich had a bitter taste to eat. Wasnt really that impressed over all. There are better bbq places out there, ya... More 

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Stamford, CT
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

This place may look a little funny from the outside but the BBQ here is absolutely awesome. I haven't had anything I didn't like. On top of that, the spicy pickles are awesome, I actually had 3 large bottles of them shipped all the way to CT for me they were so good. I highly recommend it!

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Panama City, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Good BBQ and super large portions! The dining area has lots of character and the service was really fast. They have a separate window for carry out orders. We were there on Sunday night for dinner and they were busy but still attentive to their customers.

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Gulfport, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This place is so good you never want to leave and you want to use shovels to get more in your mouth. Your mouth will water just driving by. The dining set up is a little weird but after you try the food you dont care who you are sitting next to, as long as they keep their greedy little... More 

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Jackson, Pennsylvania
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Service - The service is window service with seating available indoors and outside. The staff is busy but always available when you need something. Food - Very very good BBQ. The sauce is excellent, the portions of meats are huge, and the sides are well done and very complimentary to the meats. I've had everything here now, and my favorite... More 

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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

delicious and authentic. Local Gulfport business that is well worth supporting. The sauces make it perfect- I like to mix the hot and the sweet together. He makes the best wings I ever had. The jalepeno corn muffins are a must as well. The sides are not shabby, either. I LOVE the potato salad and the green beans are done... More 

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Additional Information about Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

Address: 5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
Phone Number: +1 727-329-8624
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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