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Big D's BBQ

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6566 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA
7062166706
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6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch

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  • 15
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
You should by for breakfast, lunch or dinner

You can't help but notice the pistol smoker out by 409 when you drive by. Well maybe now that 400 and 53 are having roadwork done, you might, but that's where you want to turn your car and head on on. This place has great BBQ and on the weekends they serve breakfast till noon. They roast... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Dawsonville, Georgia
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I usually eat breakfast at Big D's. Practically every day. Every employees is so very nice. The food is fantastic as well. Sweet tea is perfect. The building is very clean and well maintained. I usually visit the branch in downtown Dawsonville, however the branch at 400&53 has the same characteristics.

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Morganton, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Traveling back from the Atlanta airport and stopped at Big D's. Everything is good. Meat is very moist, sides prepared just right. I like that they don't cover the meat with any BBQ sauce. There are a couple types on the table. Good BBQ worth the stop.

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Love this place. Breakfast, lunch or dinner food is great and staff is friendly. Fills up quick, not alot of seating.

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Roswell, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You can tell it's a local gem. Fast and good. Went after a day at the outlets. Got the pork bbq sandwich with fries and a drink. Was very good and filling!

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Cumming, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I go to Big D's frequently and have been to both locations. Both are great! I drive one hour each way.to eat there and it's worth it. I've tried ribs from all over and Big D's are the best. The meat is not doused with BBQ sauce because it doesn't need to be. The rub is perfect, but you can... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

You can't help but notice the pistol smoker out by 409 when you drive by. Well maybe now that 400 and 53 are having roadwork done, you might, but that's where you want to turn your car and head on on. This place has great BBQ and on the weekends they serve breakfast till noon. They roast, smoke, cook everything... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Both locations are always good! The meat is served without the sauce so you know it is good! A variety of sauces to choose from! The ribs fall off the bone and the hush puppies melt in your mouth. I've also had them cater an event, it was reasonable and they did a fantastic job! When in Dawsonville don't miss... More 

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Monroe, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Randomly stopped on our way to Blue Ridge, GA. The brisket was really good and so was the "brownie sandwich". Lunch for four with drinks and one appetizer was about $45. I don't him kid drive that far out of my way to eat here but I'd definitely stop anytime I was in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Traveling from Savannah to Blue Ridge mountains and decided to stop by . By far the best bbq I've had....honestly. Tried the ribs and they are definitely award worthy and the homemade key lime pie was awesome!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Good food and sides! We only had the spareribs and they were meaty and tasty! We had beans with them as well, we took it to go since we live 50 miles away! The place was busy with diners and a steady flow of carry out. We are planning on going back next time we get a hankering for spareribs!

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Additional Information about Big D's BBQ

Address: 6566 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA
Phone Number: 7062166706
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Barbecue

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6566 Hwy 53 East, Dawsonville, GA
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: 7062166706

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm

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