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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
+1 727-329-8624
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (38 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (17 reviews)
“beans” (19 reviews)
Closes in 7 min
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic BBQ experience. Friendly consistent service. if you haven't had Texas BBQ, you have really missed the BBQ experience

Thank cordell j
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been buying since he was in a trailer at the Standard Oil station.John is a very friendly man and tries his people well.His food is awesome.Our out of town friends love it when I bring the family pack with extras for dinner.Best cole...More

Thank Bill G
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

All their BBQ is delicious!! Brisket, Ribs, Shredded pork. All their sides are amazing! Just a small little place with great food, great prices and cold beer.

Thank cher h
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Taste of Texas right here in Florida. Great pickles too. Generous portions, and outstanding hot BBQ sauce.

Thank Sam H
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The ribs are fall off the bone delicious. The mac n'cheese is wonderful and so is the cole slaw. This is good take home food.

Thank gailg606
Reviewed 10 August 2017

My husband loves BBQ and Smoking J's does not disappoint. Their sampler platter takes care of both of us and the employees go out of their way to treat you right.

Thank LilWanderer62
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

I have been to J's many times I wish I could say this place is great, but its just OKAY. I have never been a fan if the sides. They lack seasonings and are just too plain. My potato salad actually had a good flavor,...More

Thank ce_fantasyland
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Pricing for a bbq joint, but they do give plenty to eat. The biggest disappointment is that they apparently (along with so many other restaurants!) don't know what "hot spicy" means. We've certainly tasted better, at more reasonable prices, but this is good enough to...More

Thank obilon-kanobe
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing had the pulled pork sandwich $7.00 huge portion....sides got some sort green peas mmmm tasty....and grilled mac and cheese. Wifey got hot wings they were good a couple cooked feathers on the meat but that's all good. It was great food...More

1  Thank Nbty
Reviewed 6 July 2017

After being in the area for 10 days or so we decided to try J's on 6/21/17. As the sign says, "Real Texas BBQ". Thought we would have a break from seafood. After this meal I called my cousin from Texas to say, if this...More

Thank Dennis S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-329-8624
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