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The Happy Hawg BBQ

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1586 Highway 76, Hiawassee, GA 30546-2170
+1 706-896-0012
11:00 - 18:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 18:00
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little BBQ joint. Has a good menu to choose from. The ribs have just a little too much smoke for my liking but that hasn't stopped me from returning.

Thank Matthew B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not sure where they bbq their meat, but I don't think it is cooked onsite as most BBQ places do. I have been here 2-3 times and am not impressed as far as BBQ goes. A couple with us the last time seems to enjoy the BBQ and the stew

Thank Carolhayes
Hiawassee, Georgia
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good smoked BBQ! Owner smokes it outside in back of the restaurant, can smell it for miles.. cost is very reasonable.

Thank Das0315
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great casual atmosphere and outdoor seating. The catfish were excellent and barbecue options plentiful and delicious. Would definitely recommend this place.

Thank jean j
Knoxville, Tennessee
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had barbecue smoked chicken which was perfect and good sauce. The barbecue pork sandwich with coleslaw on it was wonderful. The best coleslaw anywhere..

1 Thank Waterpet
Hiawassee, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Good food. Sometimes they get in a hurry and get the order wrong, but still tasty. I would go back!!

Thank T6821ZIdianaa
Murphy, North Carolina
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Had a wonderful dinner @ the hog. Spoke with the owner and found out he has a real passion for the smoker.

Thank vineyardcreek
Athens, Georgia
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We had great customer service and the food was awsome, I only wish we were there londer to be able to order more food off their menu

Thank ddunn04
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

This is consistently some of the finest Barbeque you will ever eat! Kelly takes great pride in his very nice little restaurant, and it really shows! The excellent "Piglets" are my favorite, while my wife love the "Chiclets," consisting of some of the finest smoked and moist turkey you ever sank your teeth into! They feature a FULL menue for... More 

Thank Bob P
Tallahassee, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

This place smells great and the food is not a disappointment!! Brisket and pulled pork and ribs were all very good. Tasty sauce. Very good cole slaw. Some nice tables out front and on the side of the building; some inside as well but pretty tight in there. Great service.

Thank SPQR22

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1586 Highway 76, Hiawassee, GA 30546-2170
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-0012
Defiantly Like Nobody else! We pull to order,then it's hand chopped! Freshness you can taste! Smoked Pork,Chicken,Turkey and Ribs! "Where the locals eat" Come See Us! We are located 1/2 Mile west of the North Georgia Fairgrounds. On the right. Heading west towards Young Harris. Seating is limited! Summer Hours: Thursday--Saturday. 11:00 Am--6:30 Pm Sunday. 11:00 Am--3:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?