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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
+1 727-329-8624
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“brisket” (35 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Pricing for a bbq joint, but they do give plenty to eat. The biggest disappointment is that they apparently (along with so many other restaurants!) don't know what "hot spicy" means. We've certainly tasted better, at more reasonable prices, but this is good enough to...More

Thank obilon-kanobe
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing had the pulled pork sandwich $7.00 huge portion....sides got some sort green peas mmmm tasty....and grilled mac and cheese. Wifey got hot wings they were good a couple cooked feathers on the meat but that's all good. It was great food...More

1  Thank Nbty
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After being in the area for 10 days or so we decided to try J's on 6/21/17. As the sign says, "Real Texas BBQ". Thought we would have a break from seafood. After this meal I called my cousin from Texas to say, if this...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

DEFINITELY the best around! Their BBQ sauce has a taste of it's own and really just keeps calling you back for another bite no matter how full you are! Indoor and outdoor seating but be warned the indoor seating is limited so get there early....More

Thank Jamie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited last week around 6:30 PM on a Friday night. Surprised to see very few people there. Impressions: 1) not a big place; 2) kind of dirty; 3) friendly, helpful and pleasant staff behind the counter; 4) food that was OK but not the knock...More

Thank AndyR-Tampa
Reviewed June 19, 2017 via mobile

This place has Awesome BBQ and delicious side dishes. Had the full rack, Brisket, Pulled Pork, Smoked Wings, Sausage, Brisket Chili, Cole Slaw, Mac n Cheese and the Jalapeno Corn Muffin and all was delicious and the service was very fast and staff very pleasant...More

Thank CHite68
Reviewed May 25, 2017

YAHOO! That's what I wanted to yell as I was leaving Smokin' J's! I was happier'n all git-out and my smile was wider than a Texas Longhorn's horns! Now, this ain't my first rodeo, when it comes to BBQ. I've sampled that smoky golden brown...More

Thank JBVette74
Reviewed April 7, 2017

I have never been disappointed after several trips to Smokin' Joe's. I have taken out and eaten in the restaurant. I always ask for lean brisket and it is served perfectly. Pulled pork is also a favorite. BBQ sauce, hot or regular are both outstanding.

Thank joepulitzer
Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

We were in the area for a couple days and kept driving by. We were hesitant as we have two young children and it's close to the Rd. There was always people there and finally we decided to give it a try, and glad we...More

Thank Mcfeely
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Smoke house out back is a good sign for good BBQ. Tender BBQ Brisket served plain with 2 sauce choices at the table. Casual western style decor. Take out window, some tables inside & outside.

Thank Brent A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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