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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

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5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
+1 727-329-8624
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery, Takeout

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  • 99
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delicious BBQ at a reasonable price

My husband and I frequent this place for BBQ because it's one of the best in town. He LOVES their smoked hot wings and would eat them daily if I'd allow it. I think their pulled chicken and smoked sausage are great! The coleslaw sets the standard for comparison and cannot be beat!!! The baked beans... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Lauren M
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66 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I frequent this place for BBQ because it's one of the best in town. He LOVES their smoked hot wings and would eat them daily if I'd allow it. I think their pulled chicken and smoked sausage are great! The coleslaw sets the standard for comparison and cannot be beat!!! The baked beans and mac & cheese... More 

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Thank Lauren M
Knoxville, Tn
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good food, staff excellent, prices great - I would recommend this to anyone in the area. They have combinations that are great. Ribs, pulled pork, and anything barbecue

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Thank glenisnelson
New Jersey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed the chicken, ribs and brisket. The corn muffins, cold slaw and ranch beans were also excellent.

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Thank NJtoPA
Weston, Connecticut
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60 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you want good BBQ and do not mind a funky place to eat try Smoking J's. We had the full rack and 2 large sides . All were very good. The rack was nicely smoked and just meat no sauce - you add at the table the way you should. There are also free pickles on the table. The... More 

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Thank Joe1234665
Linville, North Carolina
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62 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

I lived in Texas while I was in the Army, and I must have eaten at just about every BBQ joint I could find. This place is not as good as the best BBQ places in Texas, but by God few things are! The brisket was on point and so was the smoked sausage. Wish they had some smoked turkey... More 

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Thank Matt W
St. John's, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Ordered the family takeout deal and wow what a delicious feast. The ribs, whole chicken, pulled pork and sides were all amazing. The star of the show in my opinion was the spicy BBQ sauce. Should be bottled and sold. Awesome job folks and great service.

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Thank Calvin38
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2015 via mobile

Went with a colleague for lunch who recommended it highly. Prices are fair and portions are good. Had a split decision sandwich with brisket and pork. Wish they gave more meat... Had chili for a side which is a good option and different than fries or coleslaw. Chili was very good. Had green beans also which were also above average.... More 

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Thank Choochface
Columbus, Ohio
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

Fast friendly service.Delicious ribs, brisket and pulled pork. And some of the best Cole slaw I've ever had. It's peppery!

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Thank AdlaiJN
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

Smokin J's is definitely a must do for amazing BBQ. We are locals who frequent the convenient take out window on the way home. Always ready when we call ahead, Very reasonable and the quality of meats they use is amazing. I've never seen such huge chicken breasts. The 4 meat platter for $23 can feed 4 people. Tired of... More 

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Thank Joseph N
Treasure Island, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

We live in Gulfport and get take out from here about once a month. The family pack for $29 feeds the two of us for 3 days. There is a dinning room and they also have cold beer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-329-8624

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
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

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