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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

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5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
+1 727-329-8624
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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57 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great BBQ. We had pulled pork this time, it was well done and we enjoyed with mac and cheese. Call ahead and they will have your order ready when you get there.

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Thank Dean L
St. Pete Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is the real deal. There are a lot of bbq joints around the south, but, every once in a while you find a place where the beef brisket is to good for words! This is that place. The food here is amazing. They make their own potato salad and cole slaw. In addition, they make their own pickles....these... More 

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Thank 2palattesandaPC
St. Petersburg, Florida
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41 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We might be a little bit of a barbecue snob couple. We've eaten at a lot of barbecue restaurants here in Saint Pete and by far this is our favorite. Not only is the food great, but the sauce is just the right compliment. The staff is always friendly and there to help. You can eat inside or out, or... More 

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Thank Carmen C
Tampa, Florida
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50 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hello, my name is danny, and im a brisketoholic. I would like to tell yall about some of the best bbq around. Please get the brisket chili, at least a gallon. And dont forget the pickles!!!!!!!!!!!! Mmmm ...thank me later!

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Thank MolanLabe
Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is now our fourth year returning to the area and every time we make sure to go to smokin j's 2/3 times, we have never been dissapointed with the food nor with the greeting we get from John and his team, we have tried most things on the menu and would say they are all great. If your any... More 

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Thank Rex H
Gulfport, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I often stop here for the barbeque. It's delicious and the prices are very reasonable. I also like the family dining atmosphere. It's also very easy to find.

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Thank njdurand13
St. Petersburg, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

You go to the counter & order your food & they bring it to you. This place is in an old house converted to resteraunt. Guys that work there are nice. They have the Best Ribs but get there early in the day for them or else sometimes they are tough later in the day. The chicken is good....And they... More 

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Thank ET70SS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

The family that runs the place is great and the food is the best BBQ around. We come every week. Highly recommend

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Thank Dawn H
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

Good bbq, large servings, reasonable prices, friendly service. Brisket is delicious, green beans are amazing, jalepeno corn muffins and mac and cheese are ok (everyone in my family ordered the same meal, with the sweet sauce). They adjust hours with the season, so call ahead to make sure they're open. For wheelchair users, parking lot and outside seating area are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

I am an avid smoker and also been to a lot of barbecue places hands down price quality food best ever

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Delivery, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-329-8624

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?