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Smokin Joes

7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
+1 865-448-6881
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (79 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (39 reviews)
“hush puppies” (65 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
££ - £££
7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

Very good old style barbq. Clean, excellent service and plenty of parking. Plenty of menu selections for everyone.

Thank delkins748
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We have been coming to Townsend for years now and Have eaten here many times. Once you get to know the family that operates this wonderful establishment you feel right at home. The food is cooked just right. Our pulled pork was melt in your...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This was my first visit to this establishment and I was certainly glad I gave it a try. I ordered their ribs with the sauce on the side and they were so tender and delicious I didn't need the sauce. They have several sides dishes...More

Thank Bjaya
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Do NOT go!!! How this place has nay good reviews is beyond me. This "restaurant" is lacking in good service, atmosphere and good food. The brisket and pulled pork were flavorless made tolerable by the off the shelf BBQ sauce. Served on a thin bun...More

Thank Tabitha M
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

We had heard through the he pipe lines that when River Rat was closed this was the place to go for BBQ.. Well upon arriving we stood by he hostess station for 15 minutes without even a hello,was going to leave and should have followed...More

Thank disis8
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Great Restaurant with something for everyone. The Pork stuffed Potato Skins are a great entree or to share. The burgers and wings were liked by everyone in my party. Try the fried dill pickles.

Thank kfw2475
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Service was great, food was good, had the brisket and it was very flavorful, did not like the cut, reminded me of roast beef. Had the spicy sauce, was good and had a little heat. All said, I will go back.

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Pleasantly surprised by this visit to Smokin Joe's. We were late to visit on Halloween night. We were greeted and seated fairly quickly and our “Pirate” waitress took our order promptly. I had smoked chicken, bbq beans and slaw. I thought it was very tasty....More

Thank VeeBee66
Reviewed 5 November 2017

We had lunch there. The pork and chicken bar-b-que sandwich were very good. We both got the mild sauce and it had just the right amount of kick.

Thank evelynsis57
Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

It was nice and clean. We had a great waitress, but I would have to say the barbecue is mediocre. I think the meat itself was good, but I did not care for the bbq sauce. The sweet potato fries were awesome.

Thank j58paddy
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2016|
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Response from marsalv | Reviewed this property |
There was not a great beer selection- very limited.
8 July 2015|
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Response from Sandra P | Property representative |
We do always have brisket but we can run out quickly, it is one of our best sellers.
22 June 2015|
Response from saramiller10 |
Bottled beer is served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-6881
  • E-mail
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