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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 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We are a family of 4 so we each tried something different. We tried the Ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken and the loaded baked potato and were not disappointed - delicious. The pulled chicken was nice tender and juicy.

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Thank marcogiggle
1 review
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I were crossed between three different bbq restaurants: Walkers, Pink Pig, and, of course, Joe' BBQ. Upon arrival at Joe's we didn't know what to expect. Before we had the chance to make it to the door a charming man (Joe) greeted us. He made us feel welcome, flooded us with compliments, and suggested possible food/drink items... More 

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Thank mw19394
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

mw19394 ..... thank you for your kind remarks ! It was a pleasure having both of you in Blue Ridge and especially your visit to Joe's ! I enjoyed our conversation and certainly hope you'll return. Customers like you make my job worth all the hard work. A great couple and great guests ! Thank you again. Joe More 

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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything about this Joe's BBQ was excellent. The pulled pork was spot on. The BBQ sauces were great. It's your typical BBQ restaurant, but their potato salad was very unique. It almost tasted liked loaded mashed potatoes, but all mixed together. Very delicious!

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

Jeff M ... thank you for your review ! Hope you'll return. The potato salad is a favorite ! Glad you enjoyed our BBQ. We make all our sauces .... one is my mother's recipe. Please come again and thank you again. Joe More 

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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved Joe's BBQ! We were immediately welcomed by Joe himself. The BBQ was excellent, and the was staff were very friendly. Joe even offered to let us park in his employee parking lot while we looked around downtown Blue Ridge. Would definitely come back to this place!

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1 Thank Brittany P
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

Brittany P ..... thank you. You are always welcome at Joe's ! If you can't find a place in our employee parking lot I will move my car to accommodate you. Hope you'll visit us and Blue Ridge again ! Thank you again for your review. Joe More 

PBI
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is rated #1 in Blue Ridge for a reason......it's that good. The #2 rib place did not even come close. Not to over sell, but the quality of the meat on my 1/2 rack was the best I've every had. DEF Memorable. We will DEF come back if we are in the area again.

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

PBIGIRL ... thank you for your review. As I've said many times, our ribs are a favorite and sell out first every day. Glad you enjoyed them and hope you'll come back ! Some of our customers call ahead and reserve ribs for either take-out or to eat in the restaurant ! Take care and have a fun and safe... More 

Chattanooga, Tennessee
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading excellent reviews in Trip Advisor, I decided to check this cute BBQ joint out. Joe's lived up to its reputation. The staff, including Joe, were very friendly and courteous. My good was brought to the table within 5 minutes after I ordered it. My rib plate was excellent! The ribs were tender and full of flavor. The beans... More 

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

Dean D .... thank you for your kind remarks ! It was a pleasure having you join us for lunch. Glad you enjoyed our ribs and baked beans and slaw, my favorite two sides. Those two sides sorta go with BBQ. Please come again next time you're near and hope all is well over in Chattanooga ! Thanks again. Joe More 

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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A frequent traveler to the area I always enjoy great barbecue. On this day I went back to Joe's. Ordered an order of ribs, slaw and mac n cheese. What a disappointment! The ribs were barely warm and very fatty. It was as if the ribs were not smoked all the way. I was very disappointed. Not sure if it... More 

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

John K .... thank you for your review ! I'm sorry your second visit was disappointing. Wish you had said something. Regardless, thank you for taking your time to write a review and do hope you'll visit again. Joe More 

Griffin, Georgia
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137 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had lunch today at Joe's BBQ in Blue Ridge, Ga. It was delicious. I had the pork plate with stew and potato salad and my wife had the ribs, stew and baked beans. Joe the Owner comes greets you coming and going and goes around to make sure you are properly taken care of. Ask for the Alabama White... More 

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

eeritter from Griffin ..... thank you for your review ! Glad you enjoyed our BBQ and the Alabama white sauce ! Hope you'll visit again next time you're up this way ! Thank you again ! Joe More 

Atlanta, GA
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Got here early on a Saturday right after they opened hoping to beat the crowd...and we did, even snagging a front row parking spot ( although trying to back out later on the busy road showed our choice not to be such a blessing after all!). Joe actually met and welcomed us at the door (very nice touch). My wife... More 

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Thank TomT_9
Joe R, Owner at Joe's BBQ, responded to this review

TomT_9 .... thank you for your review ! I wish we had brisket ... one day maybe. Next time you visit ask for me .... I've got some nuclear hot sauce in the back ! Take care and get ready to enjoy a Georgia summer ! I'm ready for vacation in July ! Thank you again for your visit and... More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This BBQ was recommended by the innkeepers at the B&B where we were staying....they were right! It really was one of the best BBQ's we have eaten. Everyone's idea of good BBQ is a little different, but I think all would agree that this checked off highly on all of the major points for GREAT BBQ. I have to add... More 

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

Ladybanks ..... thanks for your review ! You are so correct .... everyone has their own preference of BBQ . Every BBQ joint is different. I'm glad you enjoyed ours and hope you'll return. Glad you enjoyed the potato salad ! Thank you again. Joe More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$17
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?