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Smoking Gold Barbeque

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59 East Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533
(706) 864-7427
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Hours:
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • 72
    Excellent
  • 26
    Very good
  • 12
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  • 5
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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 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Awesome

The food is great and portions are large. The smell of awesomeness hits you when you enter and the employes are very friendly. My son has severe allergies and they were very accommodating with that.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Danbury, Connecticut
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Overall decent BBQ food. Portions a bit small for the price. My party of five had the chicken, ribs, pork, and brisket. All pretty good but side dishes of mac and cheese and corn casserole were even better. Service was very friendly and efficient.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food is great and portions are large. The smell of awesomeness hits you when you enter and the employes are very friendly. My son has severe allergies and they were very accommodating with that.

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Safety Harbor, Florida
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47 reviews 47 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Here in the South, great BBQ is a way of life. Unfortunately, I have to rank Smoking Gold pretty low. Burger King's short lived BBQ sandwich was more flavorful. The pork was very greasy, soaking through the bun and the house sauce was nothing more than a base with no spice or flavor. Would not recommend, even though they're right... More 

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Brunswick, Md.
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214 reviews 214 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Oh my goodness.....the FOOD was DELICIOUS!!!! We had the brisket with regular sauce and also the Brunswick Stew. Both were excellent and plenty of food. My husband and I were able to share both so we could sample both types. We were definitely NOT disappointed and would definitely go back and get the same food!!! They were NOT open for... More 

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Kent
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Great BBQ don't be put off its gas station appearance. Great food and excellent service. Home made peach cobbler was amazing.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This informal BBQ restaurant has everything it takes. Not a large menu but streamlined for BBQ realist. Ribs, pulled pork, and brisket plus the main sides. If possible go on Friday for the burnt ends. They are KILLER!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

I went back twice. I couldn't help myself. It was mouthwatering, simple, fantastic food. Just as BBQ should be.

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UK
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55 reviews 55 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

...it was a saturday night and all other restaurants were full at 6pm so we went for this laid back place. nice service. Meet was so-so. Sides, excellent. Decent pork, overcooked chicken, and nice rib meat. loved the corn 'cake' side and macaroni cheese tasty too. the piece of bread.. yum

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Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

I loved the BBQ and baked beans. Potato salad was tasteless. Restaurant was clean and staff were excellent!

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Gainesville, Georgia
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246 reviews 246 reviews
163 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 via mobile

great bbq sandwich. Beef was great. Nice place to visit and staff was exceptional. Great smell from the outside that invites you into the establishment. Check times because a couple of days they close early

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 59 East Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: (706) 864-7427

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?