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JB's Smokeshack

3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
+1 843-557-0426
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“pulled pork” (42 reviews)
“baked beans” (15 reviews)
“ribs” (27 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
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Reviews (185)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice local restaurant with good southern style cooking, very warm atmosphere. Friendly staff and real down-home atmosphere.

Thank 344Tanya_P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed with my last visit here. My family has eaten here for years, but it is not what it used to be. Seems that the fellow that used to fry the chicken and make many of the side dishes no longer works...More

Thank NomadKevin
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Very casual and affordable restaurant. Perfect if you are looking for a relaxing, inexpensive, and filling meal. Good buffet of pulled pork, fried chicken, and pork chops, with loads of vegetable and dessert choices.

Thank Kwdrunner
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The fried pork chops are to die for. I do wish that the inside was more comfortable. I cannot imagine that over the years they could not renovate a little. Worth the price every time though for dine in or carry out.

Thank Chanell M
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork had very little fat and was very tasty. The fried chicken was outstanding. The sides were cooked perfectly. The only negative was the fried pork chop.....not too good. The desserts were very good. It truly is a shack, but if you can...More

Thank Durwood N
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Are they the best BBQ in Charleston? No. Will you have the most feel good local Southern down to Earth relaxed feel while you are here? You bet your warm little Southern butt you will. From the outside, this restaurant looks like an old red...More

Thank Mark A. L
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Small - encourages people to share tables, with a few outside. Buffet of TRUE down home cooking & great smoked BBQ. Fried chicken is my favorite, while the boys in my family go right for the 'cue. Mac & cheese and all manner of glorious...More

2  Thank Bonita C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Go with the lunch buffet; it's old-time Southern cooking. The fried chicken was straight out of the oven and the best I've had in memory. I don't normally get excited about fried chicken but I don't normally have chicken this good. The BBQ was good...More

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Coming back from the Angel Oak Tree we were looking for an early barbecue dinner and chose this place. Sorry to say, but the food was not so good and tasted like reheated, the meat was dry. The desserts were ok, and we left this...More

Thank travelsafer
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We were nearby at the Angel Tree and were looking for a place for lunch. I had been looking for a local BBQ joint and was happy to find JB's. We were there right at lunch hour and found the place full with a mix...More

Thank Grant L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 20
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Coastal South Carolina  >  Johns Island
  • Phone Number: +1 843-557-0426
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We do have plates and sandwich available but the best value is the buffet, you get to try a little of everything and to those who don't want that much I will say "it's not a contest , it just gives you the variety" come see us and get some good low country comfort food J.B.
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