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“Fabulous BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Jim's Smokin' Que

Jim's Smokin' Que
Ranked #2 of 73 Restaurants in Blairsville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Mom & Pop restaurant...great pulled pork sandwiches & baby back ribs AND consistently GOOD!
Carrollton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Fabulous BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2014

On a recent trip to North Ga. we stumbled across this wonderful BBQ spot. There was a huge crowd including many locals which was a good sign that the food was good. We both ordered pulled pork which was in a homemade bun that opened like a tortilla. This was some of the best BBQ we had ever eaten and definitely worth the wait. Our sides were also tasty. We will definitely be back!

  • Visited July 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Great BBQ”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Get their early as the line will be out in the parking lot. This placebos really good. Only open Thursday - sun. You will be back and want more. Indoor and outdoor seating.

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“Out of everything”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

My husband had read that this was a highly rated BBQ restaurant and really wanted to eat here. We stopped in on our way through Blairsville around 3:45 on a Saturday afternoon and were greeted with a sign by the door reading that they were out of pulled pork, potato salad, chicken, Brunswick stew and a few other items. Basically, the only thing left on the menu was ribs--which neither my father or I eat. Needless to say, we turned around and left. I understand being busy, but to be out of that many items is unacceptable.

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Savannah, Georgia
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“Call early for meat”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2014

Best pork and brisket....period. Call as soon as they open to reserve meat. There sauce is so damn good I bought a case of each BAM!

Visited July 2014
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Blairsville, Georgia
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“Great stuff”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2014

I've been eating here since it opened, but I've been delinquent about writing a review.

I came here a little after 11 am to stock up for the weekend, and the line was out the door. Guess its not a little secret anymore.

Pulled Pork. This is the best example of Southern Pulled Pork you will find - juicy, tender, and flavorful.

Beef Brisket. First off, this is not Texas brisket. I like that as well, but brisket is done differently in the South. I love both. However, this is one of the finest of Southern brisket. Just like the pulled pork, its juicy tender, and flavorful. It is chopped, not pulled or sliced.

Smoked Turkey. Forget get that old dry stuff. This is smoky juicy goodness. No sauce required.

Ribs.Sweet tangy sauce over perfectly cooked ribs. Half a rack is enough for two.

Brunswick Stew. Full of flavor, meat, and just enough corn and tomato chunks. Add a little hot sauce if you like it spice.

Sweet Potato Fries. This is how its done - salt, brown sugar and a touch of cinnamon.

Sauces. Something for everyone - Butt Sauce (original), Kicking Butt Sauce (a little zippy), and the Special Reserve.

Don't forget the rolls. They're baked for them.

  • Visited July 2014
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