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3605 Thompson Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506
770-532-6036
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Ranked #34 of 202 Restaurants in Gainesville
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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Good for: Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
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English first
Stuart, FL
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This place has a great hole-in-the wall atmosphere and the people who run it are really entertaining characters. You serve yourself and figure your own bill, and make sure to ask for a business card. Sadly the BBQ was just average, but I'm glad I visited.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Always an enjoyable experience - good food enjoyable chatter - small place three tables so the conversation is almost always with everybody in the room. Phil must get good reviews since I've met people there from all over Georgia

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Gainesville, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Basic accommodation and the best food in Gainesville. The Brunswick stew is fantastic. You canny find better in hall county.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The Hickory Pig is a fun experience, Phil and some of his regulars are just fun to be with. I got there late today (3 PM) Had lunch food was fine, but missed the chatter of Phil and his regulars.

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Gainesville, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

BBQ, Bergers, slaw. Beans & the friendly atmosphere make it worth the two 45 minutes trip I make to the Hickory Pig every week .

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Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

I'm about to make the 45 minute drive to the Hickory Pig, since it's 10 minutes north of my Church , late Wednesday afternoon is a good time for me.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Stopped here on our way back from Helen. Little shack type place. But really good food. Locals place. Friendly staff. They cook in small batches so get here early ! Biscuit barn next door - we missed getting a biscuit there .. But real nice folks!

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Gainesville, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

I'm a regular, but been out West most of the last month, probably go to the Hickory Pig in the next day or two as I'll be back in Atlanta Tomarrow

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

Some of the Best BBQ I've ever eaten, and I've tried BBQ all over the SE, grew up eating at Harolds BBQ in Atlanta, and Harolds used to b considered the best but The Hickory Pig is better, Love the stew also, and the greens, are the best, never had any room left for the slaw so can't comment on... More

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Flowery Branch, Georgia, United States
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

Alway a terrific experience Food is great limited menu - meet people people who have come from all over Georgia - for me it's about 40 minutes (live near Braselton) once or twice a week..usually late in the week, 7 minutes from my Church

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Address: 3605 Thompson Bridge Rd., Gainesville, GA 30506
Phone Number: 770-532-6036
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
Cuisine: Barbecue

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