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Johnny's Barbeque

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1710 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-1335
(770) 536-2100
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Gainesville, Georgia
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place for BBQ in Gainesville ! Great beef , pork, and chicken with awesome sauces. Local crowd the place at lunch and dinner. Closed on Mondays but they make up for it Tuesday thru Saturday. Quick service and quality of food are always the case.

Thank Garry W
Clermont, Georgia, United States
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42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best BBQ in gainesville ga, its all good pull pork , ribs , brunswick stew all at a good price . It is a staple in gainesville

Thank Bobby W
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

The food was good. BBQ was great, a hint of smoke but not over powering. Nice portion sizes for the price.

Thank Annette R
Commerce, Georgia
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304 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

Hands down the best bbq in Gainesville if you are in the area you need to eat lunch here the place is clean the food is great great outdoor seating fast and friendly service its fresh yall

Thank compassion691
Gainesville, Georgia
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

I love Johnny's!!! Great food, service, I feel like I'm at "Cheers" staff greats me, remembers who I am and always fast service!. Also, best French fries and Sweet Tea in town!

Thank kayannehulsey
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57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I love to go to Johnny's and pick up a family size pack for family birthday dinners or just for dinner. Slaw, fries, banana pudding, and Bbq that taste homemade like my mama's cooking.

Thank Connie A
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The hotel we stayed in for the night recommended them as a great local BBQ place. We called ahead to let them know we had 16 coming to them for dinner! Great prices and you get a lot for your money!! Employees were very friendly as well.

Thank Jerri K
Buford, GA
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2016

We ate BBQ here and noted a thick layer of dust on the air conditioning vents over our table and also over the people preparing our food. YUCK!!! When we went back to our car, we noticed staff putting raw meat into the smoker out back and taking cooked meat, placing it in carts to take to the restaurant, without... More 

Thank evajnp
Gainesville, Georgia
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Yummmmm! Great chopped pork sandwiches with just the right amount of sauce, although you can readily add more and ramp up the heat! They serve hot crinkle-cut fries and they are soooo good! Sandwiches are piled high with chopped pork (no grizzle). Very casual dining and you order at counter and pick up and seat yourself.

Thank Frances K
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,004 reviews
803 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,008 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016

portions while not large are plenty generous. stew is not as good as beans which were superior. slaw was just average as well. chopped pork sandwich was delicious. yes alone it was kind of dry, but with sauce it was a bodacious sandwich worthy of merit. chicken is smoked well and tasty and actually goes better with house bbq sauce... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: (770) 536-2100

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