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“Loooong wait--food okay”
Review of Smokin' Jake's House of BBQ - CLOSED

Smokin' Jake's House of BBQ
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Reviewed July 26, 2012

Our family tried Smokin Jakes twice and both times after placing our order at the counter, the wait was so long (around 30 minutes) and it was not that crowded! Food was good, a little on the pricey side ($8.97 for BBQ plate, 2 small sides and a few hush puppies), nice log cabin decor--just a very long wait.

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1  Thank GODBLESSTHEUSA54
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Reviewed July 21, 2012 via mobile

Must admit I have high BBQ standards. The pulled pork was pretty good with a good smoked flavor and the vinegar based sauce was good. The ribs lacked a lot as there was very little if any smoked flavor. Ribs appears to have been boiled and then seasoning added. They were tender but disappointing otherwise. Not many restarauants are willing to take the time needed to produce good smoked ribs.
Sides of collards and baked beans were good.

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Thank WCUcody
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Reviewed July 8, 2012

Why?? Because I go for the durned RIBS and Jakes knows how to do RIBS. Either half rack or whole they ROCK...Fall off the Bone style...either wet or dry rubbed with sauces you can add yourself. Comes with sides in plastic cups and a drink machine you self-serve... The baked beans and greens are good..the cole slaw or potato salad standardville....so if you're looking for superior waitress service and fine dining ambiance, they don't do that!! You order at the counter and in a few minutes the counteress brings you a plate of heaven. Their Chorizo Dogs are good but I really only go for the ribs...if you want something else, my review can't help you. If you LOVE Babyback Pork ribs then get on over there...sometimes they have a special or a Deal price at certain times, so maybe call and ask. It's a Dark-wooded strange shaped room with a fireplace (course it's 100 degrees today as I write this so only read this part in the winter!)...ambience? Not so Much. Great Service? No waitresses. Great finger-lickin' ribs? YOU BET. Oh, and I live here and don't owe them a thing or a hyped review.

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Thank matapeake
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Reviewed June 14, 2012

I had the pulled chicken, which came with a salad and hush puppies. The ranch salad dressing homemade and the salad fresh. Some of the best hush puppies I've ever had. The pulled chicken had a nice chargrilled flavor.

Thank Kirke W
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Reviewed March 16, 2012

Good BBQ in a town with few choices of BBQ. Friendly, reasonable prices.

Thank Don M
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