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9480 S Main St, Jonesboro, GA 30236-6024
+1 770-471-0138
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Hours:
Tue 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Description: HOURS ARE: TUESDAY 10:30AM UNTIL 4:00PM WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY 10:30AM UNTIL...
HOURS ARE: TUESDAY 10:30AM UNTIL 4:00PM WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY 10:30AM UNTIL 7:00PM CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY UNLESS WE RUN OUT OF PRODUCT CALL TO SEE THAT WE ARE OPEN ALSO WE ACCEPT ALL MAJOR CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS
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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 3
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best kept secret BBQ in Jonesboro

Best BBQ in a small house outside of Jonesboro. Been in business for many years. We have lived here and enjoyed Brunswick stew and BBQ sandwich for over 23 years. Family owned business . Closed Mondays but busy all other days especially by locals! They also have orange crush soda!!!!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Laurel H
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Jonesboro, Georgia
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Jonesboro, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Best BBQ in a small house outside of Jonesboro. Been in business for many years. We have lived here and enjoyed Brunswick stew and BBQ sandwich for over 23 years. Family owned business . Closed Mondays but busy all other days especially by locals! They also have orange crush soda!!!!!

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Atlanta, GA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Dean's has been in business before I moved into the area in 1973. It was a staple for good barbeque and stew. But alas, Dean passed away and the family took over. The juicy pork sandwiches have turned into over smoked pork. The stew is still good (thus the average rating) but the prices have gone out of sight. Lunch... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Not the BEST BBQ in the world but pretty darn good. Been around since the 40's, Deans is very consistent and I would recommend this for a business lunch or just lunch any time. The only negative is that they don't have a public restroom (couldn't wash hands before eating).

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Dean's is the best. I have always enjoyed stopping by when I make it to this part of Georgia. See you next trip.

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Jonesboro, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have been eating from Dean's since 2000. The meat is flavorful and well prepared. The conversation is always delightful. And you must try a piece of cake while there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We are glad to have Dean's BBQ so close to our home. It is way too far for us to drive to Lexington, NC to get our favorite. This is a nice alternative.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Deans bbq is locally owned and operated, all by family. Roger continued this amazing small town restaurant and now his family will ensure they carry forward as always. They don't know a stranger while serving the best tasting food around.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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47 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What can I say? I love Dean's. It is foundational to Jonesboro. No frills, just great bbq. The family is friendly and hospitable. Very appreciative of your business.

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Purcellville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

I used to come here a lot in the '90's. Not much has changed. And that's a good thing. Pulled pork sandwich tasty as ever. Brought a colleague with me and he also enjoyed it. Great family owned business!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 via mobile

This is a classic hole in the wall, Souther BBQ joint, which is my favorite type of place. I've eaten here several times in the past and thought it was not as good this time. I liked the pork sandwich and vinegar sauce. I believe they cook hams rather than shoulders/butts. I didn't care for the Brunswick stew and think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 9480 S Main St, Jonesboro, GA 30236-6024
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Jonesboro
  • Phone Number: +1 770-471-0138

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

HOURS ARE: TUESDAY 10:30AM UNTIL 4:00PM WEDNESDAY-SATURDAY 10:30AM UNTIL 7:00PM CLOSED SUNDAY AND MONDAY UNLESS WE RUN OUT OF PRODUCT CALL TO SEE THAT WE ARE OPEN ALSO WE ACCEPT ALL MAJOR CREDIT AND DEBIT CARDS
Open Hours
Tuesday
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 7:00 pm

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