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Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ

3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
+1 770-499-7444
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (32 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Not sure what happened but this place kind of went down hill, not that it's terrible, just not as good as I remember. It's always a plus to go and get dog bone tooMore

Thank tavaroo
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Sorry to hear that you feel our quality has "went downhill". We use the same quality meats and the recipes have not changed in 8 years. I would love to know what you ordered so I can keep a closer eye on the product. Thanks...More

Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Big Shanty is a barbecue joint. It's not fancy. Seating is fine but it's not a place that will impress restaurant designers. Parking is terrible. Where it will impress anyone who knows good cue is in its barbecue. Quite simply the best brisket around. Any...More

1  Thank DLGilmore
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This is a GREAT BBQ joint right in the middle of Kennesaw. We love all of the food and generally get a sampler platter and split it. Can't go wrong with Big Shanty!

Thank Chowyunfood
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Delicious BBQ and friendly service! PLENTY of gluten free options, including their delicious Brunswick Stew!

Thank Alice T
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2016

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

I'm from Ohio was heading to Florida we was looking for lunch and saw shantys so glad we did we have nothing that even comes close to this BBQ in Ohio it was so good had the ribs and Mac and cheese the Mac and...More

Thank rootster800
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Thanks for the great review! Hope you can stop back by next time you are in the area.

Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

Big Shanty BBQ never fails to deliver. If you live for BBQ this is a must visit when here in Kennesaw. My favorite lunch is the pork platter with 2 sides. Sauce is 2nd to None.

Thank Matthew R
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

Thanks for the great review Matthew!

Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

Always great! Consistent! Excellent desserts! Catering is good! What else is there to say! Service excellent!

Thank Barbara B
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2016

We really appreciate your great review Barbara.

Reviewed 1 June 2016

Like so many good BBQ spots Big Shanty is not much to look at from the outside. I pulled up and parked and was greeted with the smell of a wood cooker sitting out front. When I first stepped inside I did not think there...More

Thank soitgoes14
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

We really enjoy the bbq and side dishes offered. Because I am health conscious, I would like to see a few more healthy side options. Also, cornbread instead of,a,piece of loaf bread.

Thank Cindy1957clt
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Love this Barbeque. It is a small place, but delightful staff and good tasting food. Chicken, pork, or beef. Sandwiches or plates. Catering too! Good sides, like collards green, beans, coleslaw, green beans, potatoes salad, and more. I got a half chicken and it was...More

Thank linda D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Kennesaw
  • Phone Number: +1 770-499-7444
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Description
A cute & cozy BBQ joint specializing in FRESH hickory smoked meats. Located just 1.5 miles from I-73, exit 273.
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