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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
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Delivery
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Dining options: Delivery
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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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
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
66 helpful votes 66 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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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Incredibly delicious! Excellent portions and quality for the value. Absolutely delicious pulled chicken and smoked sausage, Mac n cheese and baked beans ARE worth writing home about. So yummy!!!

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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
71 helpful votes 71 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
37 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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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
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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