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Big D's BBQ

6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
+1 706-216-6706
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“hush puppies” (41 reviews)
“ribs” (68 reviews)
“pulled pork” (30 reviews)
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Diner, American, Barbecue, Grill
$$ - $$$
6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food, we usually get bbq and okra to go! Small dining area, but the wait is worth it. Smells so good!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gary C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family and I made our first visit and it will not be our last. This isa real BBQ place - not corporate at all but local and real. The staff care and work hard - they are popular and busy which leads to a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ordered the pulled pork plates with sweet potato fries, slaw, stew. The sweet potato fries and side of stew cost extra. The meat was a bit dry but the sauce helped. The fries and slaw were good. We asked for a sample of stew...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W A
Reviewed November 10, 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped by this restaurant on our way from the outlet. We called in a carry out order for 20 mild wings. We were told it would take 15-20 minutes. We gave them 30 minutes to be safe. Upon arrival we were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 812veet
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This is our favorite local BBQ joint. Quite frequently we order the Party Pack which is a pound of meat, buns, and 2 sides for a great price. We get it for takeout and it makes an easy weekend meal. The pulled pork, baked beans,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 434jamiem
Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

I order the sliced brisket. I was very disappointed, because it was covered in fat and bland. The baked beans tasted like they came out of can, everything was just bland, no flavor. The sweet tea and hush puppies were good. The staff was very...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MGriffin_001
Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

Leaving the mountains we stopped by Big D’s BBQ #2 on 6566 Highway 53 on Sunday 5:20 PM, Oct 21. I wanted to purchase 1lb. of brisket and 1 lb. of pork to carry back home to West Georgia area. The wait in line to...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank SilverSpurSaddleClub
Reviewed October 31, 2018

the brisket was very dry. Flavor was good though. Wife had the pulled pork on a sandwich. Size and quantity of meat on both sandwiches was generous. Nice sauces if you in to sauces. Been here multiple times. Keep trying the brisket because that's my...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lilmagg
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Our family has enjoyed Big D’s for many years. Unfortunately the last three visits have left us resolved to find a new place for bbq. It’s sad to feel let down by a restaurant that we always felt like we could trust. The last visit...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jodic133
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Well, this was a chance I was glad I took. This little whole in the wall has fantastic food! They have quite a varied menu with all sorts of sides to go along with whatever BBQ you decide on. They even serve a smoke chicken...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dennis W
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Barbara M
December 8, 2018|
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Response from lilmagg | Reviewed this property |
Check yelp for their website and menu. Cheers.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $15
Diner, American, Barbecue, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, 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: +1 706-216-6706
  • E-mail
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