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All reviews cornbread burnt ends pulled pork ribs texas toast chicken mac and cheese collard greens sandwich fries great bbq huge portions order at the counter melt in your mouth north carolina bbq sauce the food is great
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I recently visited this business and my server AC was very attentive. The food was also very good . AC made sure I had everything I needed. He also checked on me and assisted me w placing a to go order. He is a very...hard working employee and seem passionate about his job and dedicated. He made me feel like I was at Chick-fil-A w the superior level of customer service displayed. I will definitely be back because his level professionalism is 5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Being new to the area a coworker told me that this is the best BBQ place. I placed an order to pick up: burnt ends. Lemonade. Mac and cheese for the side with Texas toast. The burnt ends were good. Not “crave able.” I have...to come back good but good. I love the sauce/flavor. Not too smoky. The Mac and cheese was a lump that looked like it was spooned out in an elementary school cafeteria. I had one bite and that was all. Kraft is gourmet compared to this stuff. The Texas toast was basically hick bread toasted. Not buttered remarkably or seasoned or anything. Just blah! Then comes the lemonade. There was no ice available ale and the gentleman at the counter was not helpful. It seemed a chore to be at work. Didn’t listen. Couldn’t manage anything at all. I went in and asked for my order. The guy misheard my name despite me telling him many times. It was right there. No apologizes. No smile. No customer care. Again a chore to be standing behind the counter. My goodness!!! I would say the sauce is flavored well on the burnt ends and that’s about it! So much for awesome bbq:( a fail for the most part!More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 9, 2021

We just used this company for a catered event, and I cannot compliment them enough. From the first phone call to Breanne to discuss options to the setting up of the food. Everything is top of the line. I mentioned it was for a baptism...and my daughters birthday and they sent her a card! So Worth every penny, one of the best experiences we have ever had. Will call them again for our next event.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed July 29, 2021 via mobile

Great restaurant and some of the best bbq I have ever had people are very nice as well I strongly recommend everyone to come here if they have the chance.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed July 22, 2021

Everything on the menu was very good!!! We were a party of 12 and everyone ordered a little of everything, The food was excellent as well as the service.

Date of visit: July 2021
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Reviewed April 28, 2021

this place came highly recommended by numerous people. when I entered the location it felt like a fast-food joint and that is what it is. stand in line to order then find a seat if possible(visited during the covid thing) seating was ok and the...food was delivered quickly. the food s good and hot but being North Carolina they have their own brand of BBQ so you either like it or not. the ribs were great but the beans and other side dishes not so much.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed April 11, 2021 via mobile

What can I say I’ve been many times and the food is always great. My favorite is the burnt ends but everything I have eaten here has been great. If you saved room get the banana pudding.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed February 20, 2021 via mobile

Since we moved up from Marietta we have had a difficult time finding really good BBQ. Our old place, The Big Shanty BBQ in Kennesaw was an award winning small place with outstanding Q! We came across the Pit today and we have finally found...our place here. My wife had the pulled BBQ chicken and she said it was very moist and very tasty. She had okra and sweet potato fries as sides and cleaned her tray. I had the pulled pork with greens. Put that Carolina Gold mustard base sauce and it made my day. We shall return again to this little place where the staff is friendly and the Q is mighty fine. Highly recommend!More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed December 19, 2020

AC is such an impeccable server! He’s very manner-able and the epitome of the kinda of service you should want and expect anywhere! Highly recommend him to sit you if you can!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 19, 2020

Not only was the food and excellent but the service was extraordinary. AC was a great server and I will definitely be coming back!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Amy D
September 5, 2017|
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Response from johnmO7764WA | Reviewed this property |
I think so. Once you go to the Smoke Pit, you will have a new friend. Go early. They get crowded.
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October 27, 2016|
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Response from mammashmoop | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol allowed. But great food!
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Rodney D
September 19, 2015|
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8pm or until they sell out!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Smoke Pit

Yes, The Smoke Pit offers takeout services.

The Smoke Pit is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5