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JB's Smokeshack

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3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
+1 843-557-0426
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Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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261 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The average rating is based only on the fact that I really do not know what the expectations are for this type establishment. I do love BBQ and most of the sides usually. On a take out large plate with 3 meats and 3 sides all was thrown away after tasting on fork full, the baked beans were two forks... More 

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Thank Dreyfus01
Johns Island
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54 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I love to come to the family run barbecue restaurant for the luncheon buffet. We think that JB's has the best fried chicken and she likes the pulled pork barbecue with the various sauces. We also enjoy the nice assortment of vegetables. The restaurant is now open from Monday to Saturday starting at 11:00.

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Thank PAsnowbirds
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

stopped by after visiting Angel Tree...took a chance and now I can't stop thinking about the fried chicken....it was excellent. We went to the lunch buffet....you can't go wrong. They had all the traditional sides....some very good, and in addition to fried chicken they had pulled pork and other meats. They also had tons of desserts so something for everyone.

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Thank anonymous3685
Charleston, South Carolina
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This place is hard to beat for lunch. The buffet is like having dinner at your grandmas. All the sides accompanied by smoked meats. Then to top it off the home made desserts. My personal favorite the worms in dirt!

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Thank Jason A
Miami, Florida
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a delicious meal with family at JB's Smokehouse. The vegetable choices were right on target with lots of pulled pork the munching. Get some banana pudding too.

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Thank J882RUpeterh
Franklin, North Carolina
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great little BBQ place..excellent considering a buffet type... Real Southern Country Food..a real taste of the South... GREAT find

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Thank mountainlaker
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

I love fried chicken and I have to say that they have some of the best I have ever had. The bbq is great and the food is very fresh. I love the family atmosphere and the comfort food that JB's offers.

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Thank BambiGetsAround
Aldie, Virginia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

No frills....literally! Paper plates, plastic forks, paper towels for napkins, etc. Cafeteria style buffet, but the most delicious fried chicken I've ever had. Great southern sides like mac n' cheese, green beans, corn fritters, etc. If you want good food in the most casual atmosphere you can get, go here! Extremely nice people that work there too! Added bonus -... More 

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Thank Marie W
Massillon, Ohio
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98 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

What a great experience. Exactly what we were hoping for. The fried pork chops were to die for! The fried chicken is some of the best we have ever had. Now, about the barbecue meats. Fantastic. The pulled pork is awesome with really great tasting bark mingled throughout. The sauces are great but just a condiment cause the meat is... More 

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Thank allroadsleadtorome3
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

I'm from North Carolina and think that eastern style barbeque is all there is. That is until I accidentally found JB's Smokeshack. The place is like many, no frills, just 8-10 tables with extra paper towels on the table for cleaning up. They had a buffet with pulled pork barbeque, fried chicken , fried okra, collard greens, fries and more.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-557-0426
Description
We do have plates and sandwich available but the best value is the buffet, you get to try a little of everything and to those who don't want that much I will say "it's not a contest , it just gives you the variety" come see us and get some good low country comfort food J.B.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?