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The Hokie Smokie

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2104 W Mountcastle Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604-2514
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our second time here. The food is great and the staff is very friendly. This a great place to stop in and several varieties of BBQ.

Thank Keith C
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ sandwich with brisket is delicious. Enjoyed my lunch with Grace as my server. Fun atmosphere- got to watch some of the Olympics.

Thank Lisa F
Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The best brisket EVER! I appreciate that they pay attention to their sides unlike some places that just go cheap here. Good atmosphere and great food, what else do you need?

1 Thank Chris S
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34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This place is so yummy. I love the pulled turkey. The slaw was amazing also. The staff were so friendly. Please give this place a try.

Thank April C
Bristol, Tennessee
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141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Had a pulled pork sandwich and the pork lack any hint of a smoky flavor. I thought the sauce, which was decent may have overwhelmed the sandwich, so I pulled a chunk of meat out of the center and confirmed what I thought...no flavor. Now the cowboy beans were "original" and very good but I didn't go for a side... More 

Thank Greg C
Limestone, Tennessee
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

We have been several times with friends. Want to try the Ribs but we are always eating too late and they have sold out. Have heard they are great. The pulled pork is always great. They have a good beer selection as well.

Thank Bright8086
Deer Isle, Maine
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Unpretentious sports bar atmosphere, good traditional smoked very tender E. TN pork barbecue, nothing fancy here, just the basics, neighborhood spot, locals eat here, reasonable prices.

Thank Ciderwinemaker
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30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

reasonable price, not too long a wait, decent menu, large portions! nice sporty atmosphere ( especially if you are a college sports fan). my favorite is the smoked bbq brisket stuffed spud - more than i can finish in one sitting. they also have great wings, bbq chicken, etc. my friend loves the ribs. been several times, never disappointed!

1 Thank E8733LQkims
Johnson City, Tennessee
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Their lunch menu is an extremely good value, especially since their BBQ is so good. We have even used them to caterer some lunch functions at work. The BBQ baked potato sounds weird but is awesome!

Thank Kimberly B
Johnson City, TN
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Upper East Tennessee has some excellent barbecue: Firehouse Restaurant, Ridgewood, Pardners, Phil's Dream Pit, etc. But Hokie Smokie has become my favorite of all of these. Their pulled pork sandwiches are generously loaded, and the texture and flavor are unmatched. They also provide sweet potato fries upon request, instead of regular fries, and these are also excellent. A group of... More 

1 Thank himtall

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 W Mountcastle Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City

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