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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%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (85 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (44 reviews)
“hush puppies” (69 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Didn’t have high expectations to start BUT. First place tried to seat us was next to kitchen which was loud and noisy with employees, music, and buffet unused. We asked waitress about spare ribs. She assured us they were NOT fatty, we decided to have...More

Thank Dawn A
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten at Smoking Joes since it opened and were pleased, but this last visit was not good. The menu has changed and prices are higher. I ordered three ribs with two side dishes. I asked or hot dipping sauce and they were out,...More

1  Thank nancyknoxville
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I understand what a Sunday lunch rush is and how difficult it can be to seat large parties. That’s why I always say, “we’re willing to be separated,” but this place was extremely discouraging and basically said they couldn’t seat us within 45 minutes. That’s...More

Thank Johanna B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The ribs were the best I’ve had. Right amount of spice in the rub. Fall off the bone smokin good ribs with house made mild sauce. The sauce had just the right amount of heat, tangy and sweet. Great appetizer potato kegs. Tater tots on...More

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food and service were amazing! We had the hush puppies for an appetizer which were the best I’ve ever had. The brisket was amazing and you’ve gotta try the mustard sauce - sooo tasty! And that sweet tea too! Very nice, affordable family spot!

Thank X3322AVamandaa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Staff was friendly and service was quick. The ribs were huge and quite tasty. Cold slaw tasted very fresh. Hubby enjoyed his pulled pork sandwich but was disappointed that the onion rings were from frozen

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent meal with ribs, brisket, (nice smoke), sweet potato fries, and baked beans. Sauces were very good and portions were Excellent. Desert cobblers were disappointing. :(

Thank RushHemispheres
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Truthfully I was disappointed with our meal at this restaurant. And so was my husband. We both ordered the three rib meal which included two sides. I choose for my sides french fries and baked beans. The fries were fine but the beans were a...More

Thank joy12Blairsville_GA
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This restaurant was right across the street from our hotel. The food was delicious. I had ribs and my husband the brisket. The sauce was delish!. I would recommend this place to everyone. We had leftovers to eat the next day for lunch.The service was...More

Thank Fastmary
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Food was hot and fresh and portions were huge. We had, ribs, half chicken and a bbq sandwich. Sides were great and large and service was very good. We will be back.

Thank ErnestR392
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, 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
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