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Joe's BBQ

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3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
+1 706-946-2727
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Thu - Sat 11:00 - 19:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you come to Blue Ridge you've gotta stop at Joe's bbq. I had the ribs, Cole slaw, and potatoes salad. My wife had pulled pork, Mac and cheese, and Apple slices. Everything was amazing. Joe is super nice and friendly. If you're around an area that has a varsity, make sure to bring him two slaw Dawgs. He also... More 

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Thank randallandcourt
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Randallandcourt ..... Thx for taking your time to write a review on us ! Make that chili dogs from the Varsity !!!! You were great company and I enjoyed talking to you ! Glad you enjoyed our BBQ. I wish you and your family a very wonderful Christmas ! Joe More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Big BBQ in a small town. Some of the best I've ever had. Friendly service, clean dining area, quaint atmosphere. Don't visit Blue Ridge without enjoying Joe's.

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Thank Danny C
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Danny C ....Thanks for writing a review ! We put cleanliness on the top of our obligations to our customers. In the 5 years we've been open we have received ten 100-A grades from our health department. Tina, who runs our kitchen, makes certain our food and kitchen are safe ! I'm happy you enjoyed our BBQ. Merry Christmas !... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been eating barbecue all my life. I ordered the ribs. Not my style. No caramelizing or browning from the fire. It looked like they were baked in an oven. Very friendly staff and clean tables. No smell of barbecue cooking maybe they cook on a different site and distribute here

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Thank jimmccauley123
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

jimmccauley123 .... Thank you for writing a review ! Glad you came by and thanks for mentioning my staff ... they are great ! We cook everything onsite .... we smoke all our meats using hickory wood. Sorry you didn't like our ribs but I will say .... they are usually the first item that sells out each day. Thanks... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stopped on this past Sunday on our way back from The Mountains of NC. We arrived at 1:30PM on Sunday and were pleasantly greeted by Joe. We had a great conversation and we're seated promptly. Our family enjoyed the kids hot dogs while my wife and I enjoyed the pulled pork. All of the sauces were good and I... More 

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Thank J_Swain_1
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

J_Swain_1 .... Thank you for your review ! Enjoyed your visit and hope you'll return. Our locally brewed beers are big sellers ! Unfortunately we have only one restroom for guests but I personally keep it clean. Thx for mentioning it. Glad you enjoyed our BBQ, sauces and sides ! Thanks again, Joe More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you know BBQ at all, you will know that this is some good stuff! The Brunswick stew is so delicious as was the pulled pork! The place is one of the cleanest places I've ever been to. Highly recommend!

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Thank NEWhereButHere
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

NEWhereButHere .... Thank you for your review and I hope you had a great Thanksgiving ! Glad you enjoyed our BBQ and hope you'll return ! We've made ten 100 scores from the health department since opening 5 years ago ! Thx goes to Tina who runs our kitchen !!!! Merry Christmas to you and your family ! Joe More 

Morris, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went to Joes our first night in Blue Ridge based on TripAdvisor rating and reviews. It was just easy and excellent food. The young people working there were very courteous and Joe the owner greeted everyone in the restaurant prior to his leaving for the night (which he announced to everyone - cute). We tried the pulled pork and the... More 

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Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Lor018 .... Thank you for your review ! I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and our food ! This was a tough weekend on just turned 70 (11-11-1946) Joe ! Wore me out to be truthful ! My staff is wonderful and they let me go home first ! We all appreciate your kind remarks and hope you will visit... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered to go. I have literally never seen a bathroom so clean. Spicy sauce was a great pick for the BBQ and the Brunswick stew was really tasty. Friendly staff. No gluten free options.

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Thank Allison C
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Allison C ... Thank you. We do have gluten free options. Sorry if we failed to inform you. I take responsibility for this failure. OCD Joe is on top of our bathroom ! It will always be spotless ! I'm in charge of bathroom ! Take care, thx again and Merry Christmas ! Joe More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Quant restaurant with delicious food. Casual dinning and fast service. The owner Joe seated us.

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Thank Stephanie O
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

StephanieO .... Thank you for your review and glad you enjoyed ! The best part of my job is getting to meet people like you !!! Merry Christmas to you and your family ! Please come again ! Joe More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Read great reviews about Joe's on trip advisor and decided to try it. Not disappointed . Small place but we were seated after about ten minutes. BBQ and sides were all good . There were several different sauces that were also good. Visited with the owner , who was very nice.

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Thank AnnCBowen
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

AnnCBowen ... Thank you ! Please visit again next time you are up this way ! Glad you enjoyed our place. Thx again and Merry Christmas ! Joe More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking forward to trying this place since it was rated highly. Potato salad was great,unique. Slaw was good. Had the combo,little bit of everything as far as meats go. Meats were cold,very mild smoke flavor on all three meats,not quite what I was expecting. Ribs did have good tug though.

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Thank Bradinwoods
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Braidinwoods ... Thanks for your review ! Hope you'll come back again ! Merry Christmas ! Joe More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 17
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 19:00
Friday
11:00 - 19:00
Saturday
11:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3365 E First St, Blue Ridge, GA 30513-4523
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Blue Ridge
  • Phone Number: +1 706-946-2727
Description
Downtown Blue Ridge, across the street from Charlie Edmondson State Farm Insurance

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?