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Poole's BBQ

164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
+1 706-635-4100
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good26%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunswick stew” (34 reviews)
“pork” (30 reviews)
“ribs” (43 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is pretty good. The service is friendly. The beef is the best. Only downfall is some of the sides are not homemade.

Thank tlburch51
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling through Ellijay and looking for a place to stop and eat on a Sunday afternoon. We passed all the usual places, Chik-Fil-A, McDonald's and the multitude of others when we spotted the bright yellow building with large red BBQ lettering on the...More

1  Thank Ken D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent bbq. This has been a place we eat every time we are in Ellijay and it never disappoints. We tried the ribs for the first time and it was soooo good. Highly recommend it for some of the best food you will ever taste.

1  Thank jfbeachlover
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was looking for a local place to have lunch and spotted this gem with a line of people out the door. That's normally a good sign for a great local spot. We had ribs and chopped beef. The ribs, Mac and cheese, and baked beans...More

1  Thank nickis89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IHOP was jammed and a 30 minute wait so we turned around and headed to Poole's. Got right in before the crowds hit. Everybody's lunch was very good. Large portions so many of us had boxes to go.

1  Thank kathystephens2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stop in for dinner after a day of Apple picking... it was delicious. Had the beef sandwich plate with bbq baked beans and coleslaw... wow! Yummy!! We ate outside because it was a gorgeous day and they had cornhole to keep the kids busy... very...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The BBQ was great and the cole slaw was AWESOME !!!! Vinegar based...just the way I love it. The service size was huge so I brought half home to enjoy a second day.

Thank DonnaBLee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family stopped here for lunch after a hard day at the apple orchard and loved it. The pulled pork is fabulous, the sides are terrific and the smoked chicken is excellent. We all had fun and enjoyed our lunches.

Thank 7oceandrive
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

Ate dinner with friends. Had pulled pork and brisket. Tasty and tender. It was delicious. Met Edna and Darvin and had a great chat about FSU football after they saw our FSU shirts. Love the food and friendliness of the owner. We will make Poole's...More

1  Thank ladyjacket832000
Reviewed 21 August 2017

If you like to be surrounded by Republican and religious memorabilia from Colonel Poole's life displayed on a yellow background then you will like this place.

Thank jsmoore67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-635-4100
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