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Jim's Smokin' Que

4971 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512-6560
+1 706-835-7427
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pulled pork” (100 reviews)
“ribs” (223 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (54 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
4971 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512-6560
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best BBQ I've been able to find in the whole area of the southern mountain area.We live in the North Georgia mountains and no matter where I have been this is the best BBQ hands down. They have 3 types of sauces so I'm sure...More

Thank William A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great bbq - except when they run out of ribs! Only open from Thursday to Saturday but well worth it!

1  Thank gailp542017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good bar b q, clean and good folks own and work here. A bit of a unique bar b q Flavor....go sit outside & enjoy a great sandwich and really good sweet potato fries

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs are so delicious, you will not want to put any sauce on them. The owners are so friendly they make this a happy place to be.

Thank Brutonjt
Reviewed 6 January 2018

There are plenty of other places where the bbq is far superior to this place. For some reason, it appears this place is popular but we weren't impressed at all. The meat was dry and the sides were overdone. Blech

1  Thank Susan B
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

After several previous attempts, we finally made it to Jim’s. Having been by and seen long lines in the past, figured it had to be the best Q around (actually not a lot of choices in the immediate area). Overall I enjoyed it; the wife...More

Thank bedenbl
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

You will enjoy the food, good size portion. Think they are only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday. They have a miniature golf across the street too.

Thank WEH98
Reviewed 30 December 2017

The reviews on this place are very accurate. This is very, very good BBQ. Got there are 3:00 and the place was packed. I was a little disappointed on the price. It was a bit pricey. The sandwich was STUFFED with pull pork. Had to...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love the food, unfortunately they have recently raised their prices and made their portions smaller. Buts it’s still delicious, especially the sauce. We’ve been coming here for 7 years. The family that owns the restaurant can be very rude. The wife today told...More

2  Thank Tahny D
Reviewed 12 December 2017

It was a fluke that we found this place. Got in conversation with some people at Bald Mtn and they said they were going to try again to go to this place for dinner on their way home. Before they had not gotten there early...More

Thank SharonWS1982
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Dan W
29 September 2016|
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Response from jeffrey1967 | Reviewed this property |
No alcohol
3 September 2016|
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Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
No idea. Call them,Jim is a really easy guy to talk to and his wife replied to all my emails right away and was a great help when I was planning the trip. You will find them the same I'm sure.
27 February 2016|
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Response from JLGuess | Property representative |
Yes we do, we accept all major cards including American Ex Thank you for asking, looking forward to seeing you. Jim
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4971 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512-6560
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blairsville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-835-7427
  • E-mail
Mom & Pop restaurant...great pulled pork sandwiches & baby back ribs AND consistently GOOD!
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