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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 - 8:00 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: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery

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  • 80
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 2
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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
Pinellas County's Best BBQ

Great BBQ and very reasonable-great staff. Inside picnic tables with amenities of sauce choices, spicy pickles, and all the towels you need for eating the ris.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Gulfport, Florida
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Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Great BBQ and very reasonable-great staff. Inside picnic tables with amenities of sauce choices, spicy pickles, and all the towels you need for eating the ris.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great food nice employees this place has a nice setup, it was far beyond my expectations I really enjoyed the food especially the pulled pork and the pulled chicken

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Ive been meaning to check this place out for a long time and now Im not sure why I waited. I have a BBQ place 4 blocks away from my house yet I drove from Kenneth City to Gulfport for this and it was worth the trip. The place its self is a funky looking place ( in a cool... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Just happen to drive by. Food is awesome. I had the brisket, ribs, coleslaw and ranch beans. I'm not a fan of creamy coleslaw but this one was delicious. Portions are generous. Place is clean and staff is friendly. You must try the sweet & sassy pickles these are great too. Thanks for a great meal

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Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Rather than those scrawny dry birds at the grocery stores, stop here and get a plump smoked chicken. Oh-so-tender! And tasty! I get one at least once a month and they are meaty and a good value. Their wings are also extraordinary and smokey, too. I always get a batch when we have company coming. Love their slaw and mac... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

It's very small if you want to eat in, but very good food. Brisket, ribs, chicken, pork, and sausage! A carnivores dream! Sides are good too!

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St. Petersburg, FL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I lived nearby and frequented Smokin' J's multiple times since it opened and was satisfied. Enjoyed their cole slaw a lot. Friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We had the pleasure of trying Smokin' J's very tasty treats ... Being from Denmark and not familiar Texan style food....we did like it a lot ...will for sure come back

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Gulfport, Florida, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ is real Texas barbecue. The atmosphere offers nothing fancy but the food is just right and the staff are friendly. The spicy barbecue sauce and pulled pork are perfect. The mac-n-cheese is, too...once you add a little salt and pepper. I've never ventured away from the pulled pork because...well, this is THE place that I... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Little BBQ shack but big on Flavor! The Wife loves the Pulled Pork! The Chi li is Good! The Chicken is Good! The Ribs Are Good! Have not been inside but they do have tables inside! My new go to if I am not Smokin My own! Their sauce is good!

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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
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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