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JB's Smokeshack

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3406 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island, SC 29455-4820
+1 843-557-0426
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Wed - Sat 11:00 - 20:30
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Ohio
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 sides - but the star is the meat. If you can forgo fancy, this place... More 

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Thank Bonita C
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 but didn't knock my socks off. Great BBQ baked beans. Others in my group raved... More 

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Thank Susan M
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696 reviews
347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 207 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 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 restaurant a little disappointed. Bathroom needed attention, fixed price was great though.

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Thank travelsafer
Hamilton, Canada
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 15 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 of locals who were happy to chat. I was very happy to find this place... More 

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Thank Grant L
Ames, Iowa
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017

great place. authentic smoke. The buffet was huge and very tasty. The sausage is incredible. ALL the sides you would imagine

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Thank Fearless P
Valley Forge, Pennsylvania
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271 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The average rating is based only on the fact that I really do not know what the expectations are for this type establishment. I do love BBQ and most of the sides usually. On a take out large plate with 3 meats and 3 sides all was thrown away after tasting on fork full, the baked beans were two forks... More 

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Thank Dreyfus01
Johns Island
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62 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

My wife and I love to come to the family run barbecue restaurant for the luncheon buffet. We think that JB's has the best fried chicken and she likes the pulled pork barbecue with the various sauces. We also enjoy the nice assortment of vegetables. The restaurant is now open from Monday to Saturday starting at 11:00.

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Thank PAsnowbirds
Boston, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

stopped by after visiting Angel Tree...took a chance and now I can't stop thinking about the fried chicken....it was excellent. We went to the lunch buffet....you can't go wrong. They had all the traditional sides....some very good, and in addition to fried chicken they had pulled pork and other meats. They also had tons of desserts so something for everyone.

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Thank anonymous3685
Charleston, South Carolina
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96 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This place is hard to beat for lunch. The buffet is like having dinner at your grandmas. All the sides accompanied by smoked meats. Then to top it off the home made desserts. My personal favorite the worms in dirt!

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Miami, Florida
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a delicious meal with family at JB's Smokehouse. The vegetable choices were right on target with lots of pulled pork the munching. Get some banana pudding too.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:30
Saturday
11:00 - 20:30
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?