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Smokin' J's Real Texas BBQ

5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
+1 727-329-8624
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (44 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (18 reviews)
“beans” (22 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to see if they lived up to their name! I had a sausage sandwich with sweet sauce and Cole slaw. It was delicious. My husband had pulled chicken and potato salad and he enjoyed it as well. The meal was actually better than some...More

Thank Denise K
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Really good and authentic bbq. Small place, it takes about 15 minutes to walk there from the beach/centre of town, but definitely worth it

Thank sunehenriksendk
Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

We went to Smokin J's for the first time and were extremely pleased with the quality and quantity of food. We ordered the dinner for 4 which provided 1/2 chicken, 6 ribs and 8 oz of brisket. It came with 4 sides, rolls and 2...More

Thank NSRoadrunner
Reviewed 1 May 2018

On previous vacations I had visited Smokin' J's so I had to go back again. The first time I had a rack of ribs, which were large, meaty and delicious. The second time, I had a pound of brisket. Brisket is my favourite BBQ and...More

Thank BullyTheFrog
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Tried this on a Friday night after research on TripAdvisor, If you want fancy decor this ain’t for you , if you want tasty bbq then worth a try, ribs were fall off bone and pulled pork moist, Nice touch , pickles gratis on the...More

Thank Rob C
Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband loves bbq, so Smokin' J's was a no brainer! We ordered the Dinner for 4, but substituted brisket (and paid more) for the pulled pork/chicken. Good choice. My husband loved the brisket. The ribs were good, but not as meaty as he would...More

Thank Teacher071
Reviewed 2 April 2018

This is a fantastic down to earth, real homey kind of mommy’s recipe place. It is family friendly and the food is really fantastic. Good BBQ is not really easy. Many people and companies try to execute it but there is something in Smokin J’s...More

Thank Toontownonajourney
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We were with a fairly large group that ordered everything from sliders, sandwiches, brisket, and ribs. I am glad to say that each selection was great, as well as the "made from scratch" sides. I especially loved the ranch beans and potato salad. I must...More

Thank kpickens2016
Reviewed 26 March 2018

We were hosting some important clients on our boat on an off shore trip. We placed an order with Andrea, she is awesome and helpful. They had everything ready on time for pickup and it was so good. Love the Ribs, Chicken and Brisket, their...More

Thank Misty W
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We come to St Pete to visit family each year and always look for new places to eat. Came here for BBQ and liked our food. Place is a little tough around the edges but the food was good. My husband had the Kathy rack...More

Thank Diane K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5145 Gulfport Blvd S, Gulfport, FL 33707-4943
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Gulfport
  • Phone Number: +1 727-329-8624
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