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Poole's BBQ

) #13 of 44 Restaurants in Ellijay €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
+1 706-635-4100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“pork” (29 reviews)
“ribs” (41 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Taste was perfect! I had a pork plate. The sides are pricey. Great choices. Love the political decor! Come see the pig shop hill of fame! They have great sauces!

Thank samncolby
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Poole's was named by Colonel Poole who is still active in LIJ. Had political friends around the state and nationally as artifacts are distributed around the place. Old style southern BBQ ranks with very good. Has lots of competition in area and needs to keep...More

Thank litemood
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've given Poole's several chances. It isn't bad, don't get me wrong, but it's not great. Drive the extra 20 minutes to Mike's in Blue Ridge.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We have driven by several times but finally stopped for a late lunch. We sampled the brisket, ribs and chicken. Loved them all. The BBQ intensity is on the lighter side. The Cole slaw is spectacular, as were the BBQ beans and potato salad. Poole's...More

Thank MacAtlantaGa_
Reviewed 2 June 2017

I stopped with a small group of friends and family and we all agreed that it had a DISTINKE taste of VINAGER .

Thank leong343
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I had the $9.99 BBQ Rib Plate (4 ribs) onion rings and mac & cheese. Wife had pulled pork, sweet potato fries and greens. The four ribs were enough for two people, large, great smoke flavor and juicy and hot off the smoker. Did not...More

Thank BenGwen69
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

I don't understand the 4 star rating at Poole's. Yes it is good barbecue-but every town in the south has a place with barbecue like this. I had the brisket which was not as tender or tasty like Fox Bros in ATL - is was...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I wouldn't recommend this place for BBQ when there are several better choices around town. Pork often has fat or gristle... Fries are sub par...

Thank thecanuck2017
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We really enjoyed our lunch here this past weekend. People were very friendly and even brought out a bowl of water for our furbabies. We have seen this place before and finally glad we took the opportunity to stop and eat this time. We will...More

Thank dogmom719
Reviewed 23 February 2017

Decided to go miles out of our way just to visit Poole's following a visit to Gibbs Gardens. Although the area has certainly grown around it, Poole's is still pretty much Poole's. The pig hill of fame still stands, but, more importantly, the BBQ is...More

Thank springlering
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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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