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Big D's BBQ

6566 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA
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Ranked #4 of 62 restaurants in Dawsonville
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jul 5, 2014
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75% Recommend
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English first
Dawsonville, Ga.
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014 NEW 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

Hong Kong, China
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22 reviews 22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am an English, living in Hong Kong, visiting friends in Atlanta and we stopped by your shop today. All I can say is WOW. Your meat was addictive and I am angry with myself that I didn't get more. Today I definitely got some 'South in my mouth' and it's gonna take a lot of beating. I highly recommend... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have eaten there for breakfast and lunch. Their breakfast is always something to look forward to but haven't had much luck with their BBQ. Many of the places around, Dahlonega, Cumming etc, have much better BBQ.

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Atlanta, Georgia
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Went to the outlet over Memorial Day 2014 weekend and after we shopped till be dropped we trying to decide on place to eat. On the way we saw a sign for Big D's BBQ and decided why not. So we put it in our GPS and off we went. It was literally 2 mins from the outlet mall. It’s... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

We were in the Dahlonega area and stopped by this place because of the reviews. It was a disappointment. Though no fault of the cashier, she had problems with the cash register that took 10 minutes to fix. The ribs were fair and the pulled pork was poor. I have had much better BBQ at Jim n Nicks!!!!!!!!!!!

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Atlanta, Georgia
11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Big D's has good food but it's pricey for what you get portion-wise. I'm used to getting pretty generous portions from most BBQ places, especially ones that charge what Big D's does. But, the food is good and the service is usually quick and friendly.

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Dawsonville, Georgia, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We have eaten both at the restaurant, and also had them cater a yearly party we throw for 30+ folks. The food is never less than awesome. The pulled pork is perfect and the hushpuppies are a side that perfectly fit the rest of the food. The location is right where it needs to be going North for a ride... More

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Dawsonville, Georgia
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

B'Q is some of the best in North Georgia and they offer different sauces to suit your likes. Stew is very good and so are the hush puppies. We haven't had anything bad. Oh try a brownie, its not a desert unless you consider meat a desert.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

Staff was wonderful and the food was even better simply the best BBQ I have had in a while. Everyone in my party enjoyed their food.

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Cumming, Georgia, United States
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105 reviews 105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Well, well, well. I've been driving past this restaurant for the past six years, and because it's attached to a gas station my wife and I had never eaten there before. (Duh! It's a barbeque, joint, dummy, it's SUPPOSED to be a dump on the outside... right?) So last Saturday night about six pm for some reason I decided to... More

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