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Big D's BBQ

6566 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA
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Ranked #5 of 63 Restaurants in Dawsonville
Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2014
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Dacula, Georgia
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152 reviews 152 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Not a bad choice if you are in Dawsonville and looking for some BBQ. You pretty much wait on yourself kind of place, including ordering and picking up your food, and getting your drink. So this is kinda like a Subway style place for BBQ. Food was good and the value it okay too.

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Cumming, Georgia
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76 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Hands down, Big D's sells great barbeque. The sides, such as the cole slaw, macaroni and cheese and potato salad are also great as well. When you walk in, there is a pick-up window on your right and several steps to the left, there is a posted on the wall. It is extensive. If there are people in front of... More

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Dawsonville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

I live in Dawsonville and go to Big D's whenever I crave barbecue. It is really good and i like their choice of 3 different sauces at each table. Good selection of sides and the lunch option also comes with 2 hush puppies. The fried okra is always hot and has just been fried.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The food was O> K> it is self service… and you pick up tour food at the counter… may have not been a good experience because they were very busy.

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Gainesville,Ga.
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24 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We have driven past here I don't know how many time over the past ten years and finally decided to stop in for lunch. It was around 12:30 and I thought it would be real busy but I guess we hit it just at the right time. We placed our order it we got it within probably 10 - 15... More

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Didn't like the fact you had to stand in line for 20 minutes to place your order and then wait another 20-30 min for the delivery. Overpriced for ribs - there are other places equally good - closer to home.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

As a resident of Dawsonville I eat here regularly. Everything on the menu is very good, but naturally the pork barbecue and ribs are the best. They use high quality meat and smoke it for 12 hours so it is very tender. It is some of the best barbecue I have eaten anywhere. Breakfast is also good and they serve... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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50 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Wife was in the mood for BBQ & not knowing of any other BBQ places in Dawsonville we stopped by. First issue was no fried food that day because the fryer was broken and the numbering system for calling out orders was broken too. They called out some guy's order that was nearly the same as mine and we ended... More

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Statesboro, Georgia
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

I am a very harsh critic of BBQ, as I make my own and am picky. That said, this passes the test. I had the pulled pork and it was great. The fries were really good too. I plan to try the ribs next....portions and prices are good too.

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Dawsonville, Ga.
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 via mobile

I'm 65 years old and raised in the south. I've eaten BBQ everywhere. Everything at Big D has been very good. I've gone there since they opened. On the 4th, my wife and I decided to try the ribs for the first time. They were the worst ribs I've ever eaten anywhere. They were boiled (overboiled). The rub was thick... More

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BigDsBBQ, Owner at Big D's BBQ, responded to this review

Hi Pnut2000, I want to thank you first for your support of our business through the years. Secondly, I want to apologize for the experience you had at our restaurant and the ribs on the 4th of July. We take great pride in our food and service and obviously we didn't deliver that experience to you and for that I... More

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