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Joe's BBQ

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3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
+1 706-946-2727
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11:00 - 19:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
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Buford, Georgia
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33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here one Saturday afternoon when the usual BBQ place I go to was close for the holidays. I've always wanted to try it and got the chance. Joe met us at the door and spoke to both of us while a table inside was being cleaned. Once seated, he continued to check in and tell us stories about how... More 

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Thank Ben-inGwinnett
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Ben-inGwinnett ..... thank you for your review ! Glad you enjoyed our BBQ. Hope you'll visit again and I appreciate being ranked in your top 5 favorite BBQ joints in GA ! Thank you again. Joe More 

McDonough, Georgia
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ribs here actually do melt in your mouth. I would definitely recomment. We got our food to go because when they run out of meat. They close. So we missed them a previous trip. Small place but quick service. Highly recomment.

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Thank nawm07
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

nawm07 ... thank you ! Glad you mentioned that when we run out of BBQ, we close. Hopefully this doesn't happen often but because we cook based on expectations for the day, it does happen sometimes. Thank you for taking your time to write a review on us. Joe More 

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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the BBQ pork sandwich and the potato salad. They also have a good selection of sauces.

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Thank gagirl549
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

gagirl549 ..... thanks for your review ! I hope you'll return again and try our chicken and ribs ! Happy Spring (just around the corner) !!!!! Joe More 

Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not sure where Bashaboo is getting his "unicorn" ribs, but the ribs (and chicken and pulled pork) at Joe's in Blue Ridge is damn near the best these BBQ lovers have ever tasted. And don't get me started on the mac-n-cheese or the baked beans. Decadent perfection!! Bonus - They play great music!

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Thank Adubs2017
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Adubs2017 .... thank you for writing a review ! I enjoyed the company of you two ! Glad you liked our BBQ and I enjoyed talking about music with you ! Glad you enjoyed both the BBQ and music. Let's not let good concerts pass us by as we discussed. Thank you again and I look forward to your next... More 

Orlando, Florida
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So good! We're from Orlando and we found Joe's on Trip Advisor and the reviews were spot on. Very clean welcoming atmosphere. Joe the owner greeted us at the door and immediately sat us. He took the time to explain the different types of sauces on the table which were all delicious. He even had a special Alabama White BBQ... More 

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Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

TommyHubs .... thank you for such a nice review ! I really appreciate your description of your visit. I am so thankful for all of you from Florida who support us. I can't tell you how many visitors we get from Florida !!!! Sweat pants are welcome at Joe's !!!! Please visit us again and thank you very much for... More 

Monticello, Florida
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The owner is often there and he is a friendly man. This place is always busy. I ordered the ribs which were good, but certainly not outstanding or the best that I have ever had. Quaint atmosphere & very friendly service. Fair prices. I would not return.

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Thank Bashaboo
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Bashaboo .... thank you for your review. Sorry you did not enjoy your visit to Joe's but glad you visited Blue Ridge and hope you'll visit our great little mountain town again ! Thank you again ! Joe More 

Ocala, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect Ribs and Pulled Pork. Sauces are also perfect with mustard and vinegar based options. Momma's sauce is really good... Truly great food and great people.

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Thank Dave_Jarvis_007
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Dave_Jarvis_007 .... thank you for your review ! Mom's sauce, of course, is my favorite because I do like mustard/vinegar type sauce. Glad you liked it ! Hope you'll return again soon. As we approach Spring we'll get busier and busier. Blue Ridge Scenic RXR will start its season on March 11 ..... this will bring many people to Blue... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Joe catered our women's retreat this past weekend, and the food was incredible! All of the women commented on how delicious the food tasted, including "that is the best potato salad I've ever had!" Joe created a great menu for us, and we had more than enough food for everyone. We were so pleased. We'll definitely be using him again... More 

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Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Alanna .... thanks your nice review ! Hope all of you had a wonderful time at 5-Star Lodge .... it is a beautiful venue isn't it ? Thanks for letting us be a part of your experience. Thank you again. Joe More 

1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and service! Try the Brunswick stew! Variety of sauces for every taste. The owner makes everyone feel welcome.

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Thank jdub1968
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

jdub1968 ... thank you ! Glad you liked our stew ! We never put sauce on our BBQ ... we let you choose from among 5 sauces we make. I want customers to feel at home when they visit us .... it's the Southern way !!!!! Thanks again, Joe More 

Jonesborough, Tennessee, United States
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good BBQ! Great prices! Great menu! Visited twice during my week long visit to Blue Ridge. Dined in once and opted for take-out the second time! Highly recommend! Even got to meet Joe!

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Thank Beth M
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Beth M .... thank you for your review ! Hope your take-out was as good as what you ate in the store ! You don't live that far away so hope you'll visit again soon ! Thank you for your visit. Joe More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blue Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 706-946-2727
Description
Downtown Blue Ridge, across the street from Charlie Edmondson State Farm Insurance

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