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Smoking Gold Barbeque

) #13 of 61 Restaurants in Dahlonega €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
+1 706-864-7427
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“burnt ends” (23 reviews)
“brisket” (54 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
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1 - 10 of 197 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I don't think I've ever written a one star review. The BBQ was horrible, the sweet tea was horrible, and then even the brownie was horrible. Don't let this tragedy occur to your family.

Thank bkeez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I read the reviews for this place on several websites and they were all favoriable. Since we are big lovers of BBQ we tried it and can't say enough good for this place. Just the delicious smells are enough to entice anyone walking by to...More

Thank ChrizzyCay
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These are great folks conveniently located in downtown Dahlonega. If you are anywhere near this place, do drop in for some of the most delicious brisket you will ever have anywhere! A must try place!

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good barbeque, the sides were delicious. After reading reviews about the corn casserole I had to give it a try, it was excellent, as was the mac and cheese. Service was quick and accurate, will definitely return.

Thank BamaNana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The big green egg was smoking out front so the aroma drew us over to Smoking Gold for lunch. We sat outside but you can sit inside with the AC if you need it. I had the ribs and they were very good and meaty...More

Thank ken711
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have had everything here it's all good . I love the corn casserole maybe order 2 servings if you eat a lot. We stop by here once a week for dinner . The Barbeque here is the best so far in north Georgia

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a bbq fan but this place is something else. My daughter ordered seconds, best macaroni and cheese ever. I had ribs and Brunswick stew and it was awesome, so was the puuled pork.. loved it.. I won't mind driving an hour to...More

Thank manoj k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

5 girlfriends stopped here to eat after shopping in Dahlonega, a really quaint town with great shops. Our waitress said we would be in for a treat because they had a "burnt ends" special that day and she was right, they were amazing with the...More

Thank elabrat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

On a recent trip to Dahlonega. I stopped in with a friend for a quick sandwich. Super fast service and great Bar-B-Que! The food was out of this world!

Thank jackslo1
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Decent BBQ, sauce was pretty good. Service was good as well. Pork BBQ and brisket were good. Would eat here again.

Thank Anna R
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Katie S
Does it have tvs to watch football?
5 September 2015|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from ansley g | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember one. Johnny B's and Gustavo's always have TVs with football, though! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-7427
  • E-mail
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