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3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
+1 706-964-2020
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (366 reviews)
“pulled pork” (224 reviews)
“potato salad” (173 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
$$ - $$$
3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

Joe’s has moved to McCaysville,Ga, from Blue Ridge. Same great pulled pork BBQ, wonderful potato salad, baked beans and, of course, Joe. On site owner greeting customers and making sure everything is tip top, It’s worth the drive to McCaysville from Blue Ridge,or take the...More

1  Thank Charles M
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This is a great BBQ place in McCaysville, GA. We were there for lunch and had great service and great food. Definitely recommend the BBQ.

Thank Mjack96799
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

Joe's moved to McCaysville. We frequented Joe's in Blue Ridge and found them again in McCaysville. So happy to have them back, but a little bit of a drive from Blue Ridge. Love the place. Great food.

Thank Don S
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Don’t be fooled by the “posers”...The original, the only, and the best is BACK! Joe’s BBQ, (of Blue Ridge Fame), has moved to a shiny new location in downtown McCaysville!!! SAME AMAZING FOOD & SERVICE! Spotless larger and improved dining space. Look for them right...More

5  Thank Herbsaint
Reviewed March 10, 2018 via mobile

BBQ was good but anyone who gives this 5 Stars has never been to south ga south Alabama south Mississippi or very far from Blue ridge. Jim’s in blairsville is better, bigguns in talking rock is better. Give up the electric smoker and use wood....More

Thank Ryanuga47
Reviewed January 8, 2018 via mobile

Joe’s is the best place in Blue Ridge to get good ribs. Always cooked right, always taste good. The sides are always good as well. I just hope his business continues as well when he moves to his new location.

1  Thank FLIrishK9
Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

We hated that Joe's closed but hope he finds a new place with plenty parking and seating since always busy. Visited BR for New Years holiday so visited 2 other BBQ places. In comparison the BBQ pork, Mac n' cheese and Brunswick Stew at Joe's...More

Thank Thomas V
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Thomas V ... thank you , we are narrowing down our options for a new location. If successful it will be on FB and our website. Thank you again. Joe p.s. Happy New Year !

Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

Joe we were so sad to see you've had to close! We looked forward to eating here every time we come up from Florida! Hoping you can find a new location soon as we are dying for your BBQ and Mac-n-cheese!

Thank RnDsmommy
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 31, 2017

RnDsmommy ..... thank you very much ! We are looking for another location. Stay tuned ! Happy New Year to you and your family ! I thank you for your support over the years. Sincerely, Joe

Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

We were excited to visit the restaurant today while visiting Blue Ridge. Disappointed to find the building closed up and appeared out of business. Called the number and it is also out of service. Went to Mikes instead and it was good.More

3  Thank Familytravelsforkids
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded December 29, 2017

Thank you for your review. We are sorry we had to close. Could not renew lease under acceptable terms. Sorry you gave us such a low rating because of this. We hope to find another location. Happy New Year to you and your family !...More

Reviewed December 22, 2017

We stopped in for dinner with our family. Everyone enjoyed it especially my granddaughter. The owner stopped by our table to check on everything and joked with her which just made her really happy. The restaurant is quaint and clean. The service was great and...More

Thank Ron L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$4 - $17
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blue Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 706-964-2020
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47 Toccoa Ave, downtown McCaysville, GA. Right behind the IGA Grocery Store. Only feet away from the Georgia/Tennessee border !
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