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Big D's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
American, Grill, Barbecue
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6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Fri 6:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Cumming, Georgia
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the food though it was a little on the expensive side for a lunch menu. Laid back atmosphere and friendly staff.

Thank KimHaynes2013
Villa Rica, Georgia
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34 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I stopped at ate at Big D's while we were driving through Dawsonville in our way home. My husband and I both got the "World Famouse 'Brownie' Sandwich" (hand pulled burnt ends topped with spicy ranch on grilled Texas toast) and it was fantastic. I got the onion rings as my side which were great and my... More 

Thank SouthernComfortable
Alpharetta, Georgia, United States
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87 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Usually I shy away from food that comes from a place attached to a gas station, but Big D's is an exception. The BBQ is pretty good and the hush puppies are amazing.

Thank Sam C
Dawsonville, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small town feel with amazing food and good service. We live very close to Big D's and eat there about once a month. The food has never been anything but fantastic!

Thank Paige P
Dawsonville, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Real smoked BBQ! This BBQ is smoked on site not precooked and shipped in like other restaurants. If, you are looking for genuine smoked BBQ without the work; this is your only stop. Breakfast there is just as wonderful. For big appetites try to tackle the "Man vs Pancakes".

Thank Brandie B
Fort Smith, Arkansas
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203 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Wow, this is as close as you can gettiNG BBQ tasting like Lexington, NC, the service is good and proud. If you are looking for outside Brown this is it. Try the Brunswick stew, a tad thin, but worth the effort.

Thank milehighbullet1
Dawsonville, GA
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159 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Cole Slaw is great. Ribs are dry - I prefer falling off bone tender, but it's a very popular D'ville venue!

Thank serenity2222
Dawsonville, Georgia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My family and I went and had breakfast and it was fantastic. The staff was very friendly and quick. The atmosphere made you feel like you were part of the family.

Thank Michael D
Dawsonville, Georgia
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107 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a great eat in or take-out place. For either, you order at the order desk and pick-up your meal at the kitchen delivery window. If eating in, you go to a table after fixing your own drinks. The BBQ is excellent. The house special is the "Brownie" sandwich or plate that includes pork with the "bark" from the... More 

Thank David M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

One of our all time favorites for BBQ and southern food. Friendly service. Little pricey but oh so good. We always get family meals.

Thank Stephanie J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$5 - $15
American, Grill, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: 17062166706

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