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JB's Smokeshack

3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
+1 843-557-0426
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pulled pork” (39 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
“baked beans” (13 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The pulled pork had very little fat and was very tasty. The fried chicken was outstanding. The sides were cooked perfectly. The only negative was the fried pork chop.....not too good. The desserts were very good. It truly is a shack, but if you can...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Are they the best BBQ in Charleston? No. Will you have the most feel good local Southern down to Earth relaxed feel while you are here? You bet your warm little Southern butt you will. From the outside, this restaurant looks like an old red...More

Thank Mark A. L
Reviewed May 28, 2017

Small - encourages people to share tables, with a few outside. Buffet of TRUE down home cooking & great smoked BBQ. Fried chicken is my favorite, while the boys in my family go right for the 'cue. Mac & cheese and all manner of glorious...More

1  Thank Bonita C
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Go with the lunch buffet; it's old-time Southern cooking. The fried chicken was straight out of the oven and the best I've had in memory. I don't normally get excited about fried chicken but I don't normally have chicken this good. The BBQ was good...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed March 25, 2017

Coming back from the Angel Oak Tree we were looking for an early barbecue dinner and chose this place. Sorry to say, but the food was not so good and tasted like reheated, the meat was dry. The desserts were ok, and we left this...More

Thank travelsafer
Reviewed March 15, 2017 via mobile

We were nearby at the Angel Tree and were looking for a place for lunch. I had been looking for a local BBQ joint and was happy to find JB's. We were there right at lunch hour and found the place full with a mix...More

Thank Grant L
Reviewed March 8, 2017

great place. authentic smoke. The buffet was huge and very tasty. The sausage is incredible. ALL the sides you would imagine

Thank Fearless P
Reviewed February 3, 2017

The average rating is based only on the fact that I really do not know what the expectations are for this type establishment. I do love BBQ and most of the sides usually. On a take out large plate with 3 meats and 3 sides...More

Thank Dreyfus01
Reviewed January 23, 2017

My wife and I love to come to the family run barbecue restaurant for the luncheon buffet. We think that JB's has the best fried chicken and she likes the pulled pork barbecue with the various sauces. We also enjoy the nice assortment of vegetables....More

Thank PAsnowbirds
Reviewed January 15, 2017

stopped by after visiting Angel Tree...took a chance and now I can't stop thinking about the fried chicken....it was excellent. We went to the lunch buffet....you can't go wrong. They had all the traditional sides....some very good, and in addition to fried chicken they had...More

Thank anonymous3685
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-557-0426
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We do have plates and sandwich available but the best value is the buffet, you get to try a little of everything and to those who don't want that much I will say "it's not a contest , it just gives you the variety" come see us and get some good low country comfort food J.B.
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