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1710 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501
(770) 536-2100
Monday
Closed
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 17
    Excellent
  • 6
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
I love Johnny's Barbeque

This place might not look like much, but the food is great! I've been going to Johnny's for my barbeque fix for as long as I can remember! I'm never disappointed. The barbeque sauce is some of my favorite. The Brunswick Stew is a must try! It has ruined me for all other Brunswick Stew! If you're... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Carrie L
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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16 reviews 16 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

This place might not look like much, but the food is great! I've been going to Johnny's for my barbeque fix for as long as I can remember! I'm never disappointed. The barbeque sauce is some of my favorite. The Brunswick Stew is a must try! It has ruined me for all other Brunswick Stew! If you're going during lunch... More 

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Gainesville, Georgia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

An excellent lunch stop. Very tasty, large portion of delicious BBQ. This is a family favorite place . Consistently good. Rate 4 of 5.

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Cleveland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This family owned bar-b-q restaurant provides good, hearty portions and the traditional sides. If you are looking for a quick and good bar-b-q takeout be sure to go here. They are not open on Sundays.

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Dahlonega, Georgia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Have always had good BBQ here, restaurant is nothing fancy, banana pudding is good. 100 on health inspection. Always stop here for BBQ if in Gainesville.

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We came here for lunch and had the pork plate special. Their employees could work on their people skills. I felt like they really didn't want me inside the restaurant. I didn't hear a Hi, Hello or Welcome to. Our pork plate was very basic and I couldn't understand why they only give you half a bun? Pork was cooked... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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147 reviews 147 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 via mobile

This was suggested by a friend and this place is a home run! Anytime I visit my client in Gainesville we have lunch here. We ate here three times in one week. The pork is good, but the smoked chicken wings are to die for!!! I always get two or three as an appetizer. The coleslaw is really good! Try... More 

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Atlanta, GA 30319
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

My husband and neighbors really love this BBQ. One neighbor has been eating it for years and says she's never found even one little bit of fat. I do like their fries and iced tea and cole slaw. Last thing is that if you're picking up to take home, their takeout service is the fastest I've ever seen. You will... More 

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SE USA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Johnny's is a must see if you are a bar b q enthusiast.food is always great, staff is helpful and the crowd speaks volumes. The place to go to see and be seen...a friendly, good place to eat.

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Georgia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Pork lunch plates are very good -ample sides of cole slaw, baked beans or french fries(pick 2). Two excellent bbq sauces to choose from. Banana pudding desert a must have. Not much ambience - paper plates, plastic utensils, paper cups but you are there for the BBQ.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

Always good and fresh...I had chicken quarter and husband had chopped pork. Plates come with fries and slaw. Both of those are average...The barBQ is why everyone comes!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1710 Cleveland Highway, Gainesville, GA 30501
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: (770) 536-2100

Price and Cuisine

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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?