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Smoking Gold Barbeque

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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59 East Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533
+1 706-864-7427
11:00 am - 2:30 pm
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Tue - Wed 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Cape Coral, Florida
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2017

Best BBQ great brisket so tender. Use green egg to smoke. They have won many awards for their BBQ. Burnt ends were awesome!

Thank janaroller
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123 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

We always come here for some of the best BBQ in GA. The people are really nice and the food is excellent. We have food allergies and this place meets them all. Drive into Dahlonega and you will smell the goodness.

Thank Brian H
St. Charles, IL
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30 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Delicious. Should be only one dollar sign. Meals are $10-12. or sandwiches are $6. The corn casserole was a good side. Brisket was really good!

Thank solerpowered
Birmingham, Alabama
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60 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2016 via mobile

This is the first time we had eaten at this restaurant and I'm glad we found it! The brisket plate with potato salad and baked beans was absolutely scrumptious! I look forward to eating there again the next time we visit Dahlonega.

Thank Keith35094
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Smoking Gold BBQ is a great place for BBQ while in Dahlonega. They offered great BBQ, excellent service, and a good variety of menu items.

Thank John S
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58 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The BBQ pulled pork was good but a little chewy. The BBQ chicken was ok. The original sauce was better than the rest of the sauces. The corn side dish was excellent. The staff went above and beyond in their hospitality. Free refills if you bring your cup back in while walking around in the little downtown.

Thank JayDave44
Atlanta, GA USA
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed outdoor BBQ on the patio with our little doggy. Food was good enough and especially liked the 4 different sauces for my BBQ chicken sandwich. Strongly suggest they add some green vegetable to the menu - preferably collards or turnip greens - or at least a side salad!

Thank dukedeacn
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

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 

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Milford, Delaware
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

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 October 2, 2016

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

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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, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, 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 East Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-7427

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