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Johnny's Barbeque

1710 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-1335
+1 770-536-2100
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunswick stew” (17 reviews)
“banana pudding” (14 reviews)
“pork” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1710 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-1335
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a real BBQ restaurant, with real banana pudding, exactly what you expect when you walk into a southern barbecue restaurant. They do not disappoint! Will definitely be back, loved it.

Thank VindexInjuriae
Reviewed May 1, 2018

Well, of all the BBQ places in GAINESVILLE GA this is it. Great food, service, and the smoked wings are DELICIOUS!!! Another BBQ place moved into this area not too far up the road and it is a shame at what they serve and consider...More

Thank Areta M
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Have been only once, but found this restaurant to be very clean and the food and service very good. The only downside is that the number of sides is very very limited; Johnny’s is a place where folks like their barbecued meats served without any...More

Thank Michaelhighdesert
Reviewed March 31, 2018

This is exactly what a great barbeque joint should be. Fabulous smokey smell even before you get in the door. A great slection of sauces. They have wonderful pork, chicken and beef selections. Wonderful service. The headliners are the Brunewick stew and the banana pudding....More

Thank Plaztik
Reviewed March 14, 2018

Had some Business guys come up and wanted some good BBQ had lunch today and as always very good it was cold today and never tryed his Stew and man o man the stew was excellent also the others got the chicken wings there were...More

Thank compassion691
Reviewed March 11, 2018 via mobile

If you're looking for goid smoked wings or Brunswick stew, this is my go-to spot since its close. Everything else is pretty dry and mediocre for a local bbq joint. If you're looking for goid pulled pork, drive 2 minutes north to Ricks smoking pig.

1  Thank Jeremy C
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Lllooovvvveee Johnny’s! Best barbecue you’ll find in North Ga! Best sweet tea and their Brunswick stew is fabulous! French fries are the best in town! And the staff are great and fast service!

Thank kayannehulsey
Reviewed February 12, 2018

The food is good, but if you come with an appetite, you better be prepared to order double and pay double; which isn't cheap. It isn't over-the-top expensive either, it is what I would call a little high, but not outrageous. The restaurant itself is...More

Thank Lee M
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

My husband &I had lunch there today. We both got the pork platter and a pork family meal for some friends of ours in the hospital. The pork was as lackluster as it gets. The pork was dry and no smoke flavor what so ever!...More

1  Thank 65jmf
Reviewed October 4, 2017

this is simple bobby cue with an ole miss flair, thanks tharpe. the do the simple stuff well so it makes the more complicated tasks appear ordinary. they know full well how to smoke meat here, and do an excellent job of it too.beef, chicken,...More

1  Thank Bbqman3341
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1710 Cleveland Hwy, Gainesville, GA 30501-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Gainesville
  • Phone Number: +1 770-536-2100
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