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Smokin' Jake's House of BBQ - CLOSED

3102 Halifax Rd, South Boston, VA 24592-4926
+1 434-575-1000
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
11 Aug 2015
“Excellent Brisket”
4 Aug 2015
“Get the BLT”
Restaurant Hours Closed
3102 Halifax Rd, South Boston, VA 24592-4926
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Arrived around 8:45pm - near closing time. Elizabeth was great! Great service with a smile and happy to serve even that close to closing time! The beef brisket was fabulous! And the chicken BBQ was just as awesome!

Thank micheal211
Reviewed 4 August 2015

Best BLT I have ever eaten! The rest of my family had bbq which they also enjoyed. If we are ever in South Boston again, this place is a must!

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 9 July 2015 via mobile

My husband I go here quite often and I would consider myself a picky eater. They also accommodate and crazy requests I have and they're always fast! Delicious food! Favorite items are: Fried Pimento Cheese, BBQ Plate, and Jakes 1/4 Pound Dog!

Thank Heather T
Reviewed 27 June 2015

Had lunch there twice over a three day visit so you know we liked it. Good BBQ, cole slaw, potato salad, and the fried green tomato BLT is a must! Good Southern hospitality in every respect. Good service by Elizabeth on both days. Would have...More

Thank RWEAVERFlorida
Reviewed 11 May 2015

I thought the service was first class. The Texas chili was excellent, as were the BBQ baked beans and hush puppies. I had a pulled chicken sandwich, which I would not describe as pulled but rather as chopped chicken. Mine was very dry with little...More

Thank gladebaba
Reviewed 9 May 2015

My wife and I stopped for lunch and were very pleasantly surprised by the wings and chili. The chili was a bit too spicy for my wife so ate it, happily ate it. The wings are smoked and absolutely delicious. We will be back to...More

Thank Mike S
Reviewed 12 April 2015

St. Louis and North Carolina bbq. Hushpuppies and Fried Green Tomatoes with delicious ranch sauce. Very friendly service. Try this place!!

Thank travelstell
Reviewed 20 January 2015

Expectations. As a native Texan, I consider myself somewhat spoiled/jaded when it comes to BBQ. Smokin' Jakes did not disappoint me. I would recommend it to anyone and will definitely patronize this restaurant when I return to South Boston. Location. The restaurant is easy to...More

Thank raj0302
Reviewed 31 December 2014

We really enjoy good BBQ - make it at home - tried this restaurant once - have not been back. While we can not say that anything significant was wrong with our meal - we can not say it had much going for it in...More

Thank Mike O
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Good breakfast brunch on the weekends, good value with nice selection. BBQ is good too and sometimes there is live music. Fun place.

Thank sobodixie
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3102 Halifax Rd, South Boston, VA 24592-4926
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  South Boston
  • Phone Number: +1 434-575-1000
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