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Hickory Pig

3605 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506-1515
+1 770-532-6036
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  • Very good9%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
3605 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506-1515
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

this joint is a carnivores delight. they have sides here but they do not have veggies. the stew is world class and stacks up nicely against the best of the best. ribs, chicken sliced pork tenderloin, pulled pork butts and sometimes brisket are all generously...More

Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Just great food and cozy accommodations, just too cold to eat outside this day. Go light with a pork sandwich and you'll love it.

1  Thank Richard W
Reviewed 27 July 2016

I stopped at the Hickory Pig because of a Southern Living, "Best Burgers in Georgia" article. The off the menu "Hickory Burger" was a standard burger with pickles, ketchup and mustard. It was an okay burger, but definitely not one of the best in Georgia.

Thank ahmonroe5
Reviewed 11 July 2016

they aint just whistling dixie here. voted number one by atlanta magazine a few years back they do not sit on their laurels here. bodacious pork sandwiches would be illegal if they weighed any more. brunswick stew will best anybody, anywhere, any time. it's a...More

2  Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

I stopped in around 2 pm for a BarBQ sandwich to go. If I had been eating inside, I would have covered it in sauce. I'm glad I didn't. It had a modest amount of sauce and was probably the best BarBQ I've ever had....More

3  Thank Kim W
Reviewed 26 May 2016

this is a jumping little record i want my jockey to play. exceptional slow cooked pit bbq caressed by the smoke with out the injections, rubs, brine, 100 year old secret formulas. just plain hickory smoke run by great slabs of pork for hours and...More

3  Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 13 April 2016

Amazing food.. They Catered my wedding and did absolutely amazing had the best price around. Provided a variety of food to pick from and plenty of food for everyone to have 2nd or 3rd provided us with plenty of extra condiment and much more.

2  Thank candice w
Reviewed 7 March 2016

clean hickory smoked flavor on lean pork without all being all gussied up with injectable what have you or rubbed back into arizona. friendly, engaging customer service with a smile make you glad you stopped by and lets you know that are glad that you...More

2  Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Using recommendation of Trip Advisor ate at the Hickory Pig in Gainesville, Georgia. The BBQ meats were very good, real Hickory flavor and offered a variety of sauces. Should advise this restaurant is as low key as you can get. Three or four tables. I...More

Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 14 January 2016

I LOVE some good barbeque and I know that, sometimes, the best place to find it would be some little dive at the end of a dirt road in some little town you can't find on a map. Phil maintains all the flavor, charm, and...More

2  Thank Bucky D
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16 July 2016|
Response from Bbqman3341 | Reviewed this property |
yes call me at the pig
5 May 2015|
Response from Bbqman3341 | Reviewed this property |
yes indeed it sure is a big bird
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3605 Thompson Bridge Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506-1515
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-532-6036
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