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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (38 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (17 reviews)
“beans” (19 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
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Reviewed today via mobile

Fact: I love BBQ. Fact: This is now one of my favorite BBQ joints now! We were in the area visiting family and they knew that we loved our bbq so they told us for our last meal that we’ll take out from Smokin J’s...More

Thank SR621
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the beef brisket sandwich and my friend had the ribs. Both were good but could have used a bit more heat. Condiment jars, pickles and jalapeños, were very good. Friendly service.

Thank fertig
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Smoked, delicious, unique flavor. We get the family meal every two weeks and have enough for 3 meals. You've got to get a jar of the pickles to take home-you won't regret it.

Thank DodoDidi
Reviewed January 10, 2018

As a Texan, I have some pretty high standards. The BBQ was pretty good for out of state! The BBQ sauce could use some help... The mild is too sweet and the spicy is good, but I missed the one in the middle. A little...More

Thank LynnShay
Reviewed November 10, 2017

Authentic BBQ experience. Friendly consistent service. if you haven't had Texas BBQ, you have really missed the BBQ experience

Thank cordell j
Reviewed November 9, 2017

I have been buying since he was in a trailer at the Standard Oil station.John is a very friendly man and tries his people well.His food is awesome.Our out of town friends love it when I bring the family pack with extras for dinner.Best cole...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed October 17, 2017 via mobile

All their BBQ is delicious!! Brisket, Ribs, Shredded pork. All their sides are amazing! Just a small little place with great food, great prices and cold beer.

Thank cher h
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Taste of Texas right here in Florida. Great pickles too. Generous portions, and outstanding hot BBQ sauce.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed August 16, 2017

The ribs are fall off the bone delicious. The mac n'cheese is wonderful and so is the cole slaw. This is good take home food.

Thank gailg606
Reviewed August 9, 2017

My husband loves BBQ and Smoking J's does not disappoint. Their sampler platter takes care of both of us and the employees go out of their way to treat you right.

Thank LilWanderer62
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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, Families with children, Local cuisine
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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