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All 13 Centerville Restaurants

Papa Kayjoe's Bar-B-Que

119 W Ward St, Centerville, TN 37033-1631
931-729-2131
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Ranked #1 of 13 Restaurants in Centerville
Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Duck River, TN
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Love the bar-b-Que! We have eaten here beginning 13 years ago when moving to Duck River. Most of the time we pick up bar-b-que to eat at home. Love eating in though because the cornbread cakes are delicious. They have some of the best sweet tea around also! Son gets upset when it is not open on Mondays and Tuesdays... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Devin and everyone at Papa KayJoe's treated us great! We stopped here on our 2014 BBQ Road Trip. We started in Charlotte, NC and stopped here on Saturday. We read about Devin's place online and it was worth the drive to get there. If you're anywhere near Centerville you gotta stop by!!!

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Ringgold, Georgia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I grew up in Centerville, TN and enjoyed going to Papa Kayjoe's on a weekly basis. They have the best BBQ I have ever had. Also the best sweet tea you will ever have, its even better than my wife's (hopefully she doesn't read this). This place is definitely worth the drive no matter how far away you live. The... More 

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I was told by a co-worker about this place and it did not disappoint. Had the Large Sandwich with chips, and a sweet tea- It was some of the best BBQ i have ever had- The staff was great and I went back the next day!! Great prices and great food!!!

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Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Stopped in here for dinner one night while in town for the weekend. Our group of 25 showed up right before closing. We were treated with true southern hospitality! Excellent service & great BBQ! Meat was Not greasy or fatty at all. We liked this place. It's small & nothing fancy inside, but food is good & you'd don't get... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We stopped at Papa KayJoes BBQ restaurant - then realized we saw it on Man, Fire, Food. Great atmosphere & even got a tour of the smokehouse by the owner. Delicious pulled pork sandwiches. Great place & friendly...make sure you stop by!!

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Ethridge, Tennessee
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Saw episode on Man Fire Wood on Cooking Channel and could not wait to try the BBQ. However, we knew we were in trouble after exiting our car and could not smell "anything". If there is no smell (charcoal or wood), there can be no BBQ. Went in anyway, ordered and was disappointed. BBQ was a tasteless mush. I've had... More 

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Devin P, Owner at Papa Kayjoe's Bar-B-Que, responded to this review

We value the opinions of all our customers and appreciate your feedback in spite of it being negative. As you can see above, all the reviews other than yours and one other are very favorable. As with you, we tried to reach the person with the other negative feedback to see what we could do to make it right, although... More 

South Florida
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I had seen a program on cooking channel about this place and decided to try it on our road trip to Nashville. It is a fun drive in about an hour away from nashville. It looks like an old house with a welcoming front porch. The staff is very friendly and there are lots of old interesting artifacts to look... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

it was great food and good service. They gave you a lot for your money we even took some home will be back. the place had a down home feeling

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Baltimore, Maryland
Top Contributor
268 reviews 268 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2013 via mobile

This is located in a rural part of Tennessee about an hour from Nashville. The BBQ is very good as are the ribs.....but the cornbread cakes that look like pancakes are fantastic. The people are friendly and it was an overall good place to enjoy some down home food

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Additional Information about Papa Kayjoe's Bar-B-Que

Address: 119 W Ward St, Centerville, TN 37033-1631
Phone Number: 931-729-2131
Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Centerville
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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