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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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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (66 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (34 reviews)
“hush puppies” (61 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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1 - 10 of 557 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Got carry out which we we're glad that was an option. Lots of choices on menu. Food was average. The sauce was missing from my chicken dinner and therefore it was dry. My husband's pork had the sauce he requested and it was good.

Thank talassie
Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten here several times. I have reviewed it a couple of years ago with a very good review. I was disappointed my last time here. First of all, I probably ordered the wrong thing. I ordered BBQ chicken breast. It was not what...More

Thank med5566
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good BBQ pork and brisket. Sides were good, hush puppies were great. Huge jars of drinks. Our waitress was Brittany, who was sweet and attentive. Food was served very quickly and eaten even faster! Lol. VERY reasonably priced as well.

Thank awwatkins2
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As many times as I have visited Townsend, I have never had lunch there. Nowhere really stuck out to me, and we would often drive back into Maryville before eating. We stopped at Smokin' Joe's after a day of fishing and we were not at...More

Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in Townsend about 5 minutes from this restaurant. We decided we would rather bring our meal back to our cabin to enjoy so I called in an order and was advised that it would be ready in about 10 minutes....More

Thank JessCasteel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband waits all year thinking about the BBQ at this place. We have eaten here the last three years. It is wonderful. Many people eat at this place when they are in the area.

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pulled pork sandwich loaded with meat. Ordered half rack of ribs and got plenty of meat. The rack was a full bone and the tips were still on ( most resturant cut tips off and sell as another plate). Excellent food and service

Thank Rickey G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My family and I were ravenous after a day of activities. We stopped by Smokin' Joe's and were greeted the moment we walked in. The pit aster was hard at work at the smokers outside! It was early afternoon, and there were several empty tables,...More

Thank Craft715
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The main dish was okay it was brisket and fairly good, the sides were better. Green beans were nice and tasty without bacon, thank God. The portions were good but it was not the best Smoked Brisket I have had. Service was average and server...More

Thank lesgreen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the food was great the price was good, the time with family was priceless. I come here each year for my anniversary with my family because it's so great.

Thank Rebecca G
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
What beer do you serve? Do you have a variety of microbrews?
29 June 2016|
Answer Show all 4 answers
Response from marsalv | Reviewed this property |
There was not a great beer selection- very limited.
Do you always have beef brisket?
9 July 2015|
Answer Show all 3 answers
Response from Sandra P | Property representative |
We do always have brisket but we can run out quickly, it is one of our best sellers.
Do you serve alcohol, Beer?
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, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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