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Jim's Smokin' Que

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4971 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512-6560
+1 706-835-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Thu - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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Valdosta, Georgia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

food was great .service was great .if you go Blairsville make sure you go eat. we ordered pork sandwich and brunswich stew all was great .

Thank riverman123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We get up to the North GA mountains once a month. Jim's is a MUST do every trip. I've had pork ribs in the Carolinas, KC, Alabama, & Florida. Jim's are absolutely the meatiest, most tender, flavorful of ANY I have enjoyed.

Thank George B
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in at opening with some friends that came in for a visit. We all ordered Brisket, and we had spoken highly of the food. The Brisket was the leftovers from the previous day. It was so dry it was like eating cardboard, and was the darkest blackest color of Brisket I have ever seen. Had a very unpleasant unusual... More 

Thank Byron S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped through during a vacation in Hiawassee GA. We visited Alexander's Store in Blairsville and we just wanted a quick bite to eat. This popped up as the closes option- WHAT A GOOD OPTION! We walked in to find that they were out of Brisket and Ribs and we were very skeptical afters seeing it was order at the... More 

Thank Cody H
Denison, Texas
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove by this place late afternoon on a Friday and the parking lot was full so we thought we would go back for dinner. We should have stopped right then! We got there about 5:30 and they were out of ribs and getting low on several other items. I understand why! The chicken was very good (moist) and the... More 

Thank Dee Ann C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Showed up on a Saturday evening. The line was out the door into the parking lot. We only waited about 15 minutes as we moved through the line and ordered. The Brisket was to die for and my wife had the ribs. We also had slaw, potato salad and even some Brunswick stew...all fabulous. Way more than we should have... More 

Thank Chris G
Murphy, North Carolina
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've eaten here many times and it is never disappointing. The pulled pork sandwiches or plates are terrific. The smoked brisket is a dream. Be ready to stand in line but it's worth it. They are only open Wed-Sat so make your plans and get there!

Thank PeacefulHealthyHappy
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful barbecue. Fantastic sauce. More than generous portion size. 1 sandwich could feed two people.

Thank Renee G
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For us, it was probably the BEST BBQ'd meat we've ever had! Had never been there. I had the pulled pork sandwich with cole slaw. Buttery sandwich that you could add their sauce to. Large sandwiches with a lot of meat in it. Great cole slaw as well. My husband had the half chicken with potato salad and baked beans.... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Jim's several times over the past few months of living in the area now and WOW the food is great. Ordered some ribs and pulled pork for a get together with friends and everyone said they were the best ribs that they had ever eaten. I would agree. Just come early because there is always a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4971 Gainesville Hwy, Blairsville, GA 30512-6560
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blairsville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-835-7427
Mom & Pop restaurant...great pulled pork sandwiches & baby back ribs AND consistently GOOD!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?