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The Happy Hawg BBQ

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1586 Hwy 76 W, Hiawassee, GA 30546
+1 706-896-0012
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Takeout, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Defiantly Like Nobody else! We pull to order,then it's hand chopped...
Defiantly Like Nobody else! We pull to order,then it's hand chopped! Freshness you can taste! Smoked Pork,Chicken,Turkey and Ribs! "Where the locals eat" Come See Us! We are located 1/2 Mile west of the North Georgia Fairgrounds. On the right. Heading west towards Young Harris. Seating is limited! Summer Hours: Wednesday --Saturday. 11:00 Am--7:00 pm Sunday. 11:00 Am--3:00 pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Budget-friendly, Good food and service

Service was great, and the food was good. We had pulled pork sandwiches. They were smaller than expected but sufficient. Inside was a little stuffy so we ate on side porch. It was rather toasty too since ac near it, but the lake view was great. Glad to see good reviews, that's what brought us here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
Amy K
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English first
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Service was great, and the food was good. We had pulled pork sandwiches. They were smaller than expected but sufficient. Inside was a little stuffy so we ate on side porch. It was rather toasty too since ac near it, but the lake view was great. Glad to see good reviews, that's what brought us here. It's nice to find... More 

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Atlanta area
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24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The proprietors where very friendly and helpful and explained the menu. I ordered a piglett plate and my wife ordered a chopped pork plate. The pork was very tasty, moist and tender. The piglett is like a slider, a mini pork sandwich. There are two pigletts on a plate. The barbecue beans were some on the best I have had,... More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Went looking for great pulled pork and only found good chopped pork. They are not the same. Too many flies/gnats for us on this day. OK place but will look elsewhere next time.

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Augusta, Illinois
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

You order at the counter and then they serve you. The owner explained the menu and was very helpful about what to order. We had the pork barbecue sandwich plate that comes with two sides. The sandwich was really big and the sides were generous too. I think next time I will get "the piglet" sandwich! (not so big). The... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Cute little place with a view of Lake Chatuge from the side deck. BBQ is moist, you get to add your own sauces at the table. Coleslaw is good, as are the beans. I had the pork and it was delicious. Very kind and courteous service. We will return!

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Charlotte
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Real smoked BBQ, chapped when you order. Great side dishes as well. By far the best BBQ for miles around. Located in an old former gas station, tables both inside and out. Drive through window. Give it a try.

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food was great and the owner took the time to come speak to us even when they were rather busy. They had a variety of sauces and lots of choices that made the whole family happy.

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Venice, Florida
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29 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I wish I could say GREAT , but the lack of rub or seasoning left me wanting more . The Ribs were moist with just a kiss of smoke , the way I like them I just thought the overall flavor profile left me just a little dissapointed . And they were some of the meatiest bones I have ever... More 

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Orlando, FL
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I am not the biggest consumer of BBQ, but this place has great food. My wife and I have eaten here several times in the last couple months and never had a bad meal. The mustard barbecue sauce is excellent, the desserts (pies mostly) are very tasty and the sides have all been good as well. The cinnamon applesauce is... More 

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Hiawassee, Georgia
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

They do an excellent job. Tiny little place with great food Nd service. Nice place to go if you're coming to spend time at the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds.

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Additional Information about The Happy Hawg BBQ

Address: 1586 Hwy 76 W, Hiawassee, GA 30546
Phone Number: +1 706-896-0012
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Average Prices: USD $4 to $20
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1586 Hwy 76 W, Hiawassee, GA 30546
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-0012

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $4 to $20
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

Defiantly Like Nobody else! We pull to order,then it's hand chopped! Freshness you can taste! Smoked Pork,Chicken,Turkey and Ribs! "Where the locals eat" Come See Us! We are located 1/2 Mile west of the North Georgia Fairgrounds. On the right. Heading west towards Young Harris. Seating is limited! Summer Hours: Wednesday --Saturday. 11:00 Am--7:00 pm Sunday. 11:00 Am--3:00 pm
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 7:00 pm

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