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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

5145 Gulfport Blvd., Gulfport, FL 33707
(727) 329-8624
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Ranked #1 of 35 Restaurants in Gulfport
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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English first
Gulfport, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The food is very good there always the same garlic hot pickles chicken and ribs and pork sandwich I have tried them all potato salad is good you should stop and give them a try

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St Pete FL
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153 reviews 153 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Help yourself to their pickles and jalapenos they have on all their tables....so good! I always get the pulled pork combo with the coleslaw. Their chili is awesome, I should know....it's an Emeril recipe I use for my own chili I found years ago. . The taste is so distinctive but they use their meat instead of the beef chunks.... More

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Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Prices just went up, but they are in line w/ other local BBQ places. The pulled pork was very good, as were the texas beans. Atmosphere was umm a bit primitive, but clean and comfortable. The staff and other customers were all helpful and friendly. Service was fast. Will most likely go there again when I am on that side... More

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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We are from the UK and found this great place three years ago, Every time we come back to the area it's a must to go to Smokin J's as much as possible, These guys cook some serious bbq smoked to perfection, Great quality meat and don't forget the pickles, Such great service as well, Keep Smokin we will be... More

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I have visited this restaurant met through friends. Very rustic restaurant with seating indoors and outdoors. The owner is super friendly and always concerned about the welfare of his guests, but without getting annoying. I feel every time fiddle there and enjoy going back there. The already mentioned Ribs are simply fantastic. Have the last time out of sheer exuberance... More

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Clearwater, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Haven't been able to find decent barbecue near home. Saw reviews here and decided to give it a try. My husband informed me we would be back before I had a chance to try anything. Very casual place with nice folks and good barbecue. We will be back.

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St Pete Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We've been here many times and everything is fabulous. Try the Challenge if you dare. The Fitness version (1/4 the size) is even tough to finish buy well worth the effort. Go for it - you won't be disappointed.

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19 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Wow!! Live 10 minutes away and first time there. Silly me... cute little place. Not fancy. Cold beer and "Great BBQ". Prices and portions are great. Took home lunch the portions are so large. The baked beans are delicious!! Will be going there more often. Can sit inside or outside. Get a discount if pay in cash.

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St. Petersburg, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

If you love Texas and Texas BBQ, come here. It's the best all around. I lived in Texas and YES it tastes just like you went to Texas! Huge portions! Those are called TEXAS portions at a Rhode Island (being a small state) price! You have to try the Family Pack for $29. It's really worth the $$!! And the... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 via mobile

This a great example of having a product and doing it well no messing about. It's all about the BBQ and boy is it good no frills and spills just great great food. We had the sampler which included brisket,ribs,pulled pork,2 sides and a roll was enough for 2 people and at 15 bucks fantastic value..Will be back

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Additional Information about Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

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

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