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Poole's BBQ

164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
+1 706-635-4100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (31 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (44 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
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11 - 20 of 238 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2017

The food is outstanding, cooked perfectly, Very Generous portions. Love the Yellow Building & pigs all over the place

Thank Lyle S
Reviewed 20 October 2017

We had a large group for Sunday lunch. They have a great system to get you in and served quickly. The food and people were great. We ordered a variety of food and everyone enjoyed what they had.We will go back.

Thank 4boys2013
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch on the way to Blue Ridge and enjoyed the BBQ plate. The plate comes with a large amount of chopped meat and two sides (I had fried okra and slaw). The decor is eclectic and filled with history. You can have...More

Thank TerryB7755
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

This place is pretty good. The service is friendly. The beef is the best. Only downfall is some of the sides are not homemade.

Thank tlburch51
Reviewed 9 October 2017

We were traveling through Ellijay and looking for a place to stop and eat on a Sunday afternoon. We passed all the usual places, Chik-Fil-A, McDonald's and the multitude of others when we spotted the bright yellow building with large red BBQ lettering on the...More

1  Thank Ken D
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent bbq. This has been a place we eat every time we are in Ellijay and it never disappoints. We tried the ribs for the first time and it was soooo good. Highly recommend it for some of the best food you will ever taste.

1  Thank jfbeachlover
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Was looking for a local place to have lunch and spotted this gem with a line of people out the door. That's normally a good sign for a great local spot. We had ribs and chopped beef. The ribs, Mac and cheese, and baked beans...More

1  Thank nickis89
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

IHOP was jammed and a 30 minute wait so we turned around and headed to Poole's. Got right in before the crowds hit. Everybody's lunch was very good. Large portions so many of us had boxes to go.

1  Thank kathystephens2016
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Stop in for dinner after a day of Apple picking... it was delicious. Had the beef sandwich plate with bbq baked beans and coleslaw... wow! Yummy!! We ate outside because it was a gorgeous day and they had cornhole to keep the kids busy... very...More

1  Thank Karen B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The BBQ was great and the cole slaw was AWESOME !!!! Vinegar based...just the way I love it. The service size was huge so I brought half home to enjoy a second day.

Thank DonnaBLee
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Gwendolyn B
11 November 2017|
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Response from MariefromGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
YES! I just called Savannah at Poole's BBQ and she said Yes from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Just remember that they are closed Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesdays. Phone # is: 706-635-4100
Carol T
31 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-635-4100
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