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Smoking Gold Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
(706) 864-7427
Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stopped in here whilst on a day trip with friends who live in Atlanta. I love BBQ food so was eagerly anticipating a good one here & was not disappointed. The restaurant was busy when we arrived & we sat outside. Our party ordered various things but the hit was the BBQ combo which allowed you to choose 3... More 

Thank gogsfromscotland
Milford, Delaware
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had very good brisket sandwiches there, although I was a little disappointed they did not serve fries (we got baked beans instead and they were delicous!)

Thank JHSleva
Zephyrhills, Florida
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to stop in for dinner on a beautiful fall day in Dalonega. We enjoyed sitting in the outdoor patio in the heart of the downtown area. The waitress was friendly and the pulled pork was excellent. You won't be disappointed.

Thank minerakl56
Dothan, Alabama
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has an easy, comfortable, and friendly atmosphere. It's clean and great for a fun dinner. The menu was limited for my tastes though. There is plenty of barbecue and sides but they do not offer baked potatoes or any kind of salad. I ordered smoked chicken that was good and a side of Brunswick stew that was so so.

Thank ready_set_go6
Gainesville, Georgia
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997 reviews
797 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,006 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

thick cut ribs, heavy pork plates with certifiable wood smoked flavor enhanced by tonsil tickling house bbq sauces make this rooting tooting joint a must stop in place just off the square downtown. brunswick stew was even better than the meaty pork servings if that is possible. it was packed with chicken, pork and beef and perfectly seasoned. place is... More 

Thank bbqman3341
Suwanee, Georgia
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

All the meat we all had with a family of 5 was fantastic. My husband enjoyed the Brunswick stew, I really liked the corn casserole. Sweet Tea is great. We were full and for BBQ it was very reasonably priced. We would go back if in the area. Just off the main street on labor day weekend and not too... More 

Thank tmaxian
Marianna, Florida
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 5, 2016

Saw a lot of negative reviews, but can't see it. Very good cue and very good service! Try it, you'll like it! I had the brisket and it was tender and tasty. Cool décor and good location.

Thank colatech
Atlanta Area
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223 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Ok. So, I don't think I've ever given a restaurant a low rating like this before. My wife and I tried Smoking Gold BBQ last night and left without eating our meal. $28 wasted. First, the pulled pork. It was coated with lots of sauce rather than allowing the customer to put their own on it. But, I'm usually okay... More 

Thank GaHound
Savannah, Georgia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016

Just happened to have lunch here while driving through Dahlonega. Food was good. Had pulled barbecue pork and pulled barbecue chicken sandwiches. Very good.

Thank nannycrump
Snellville, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Good BBQ atmosphere and wait staff. Food is super - great brisket, ribs, & sides. Variety is important and these folks have good choices. Will definitely visit there again.

Thank BigJim30078

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: (706) 864-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?