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Papa Kayjoe's Bar-B-Que

119 W Ward St, Centerville, TN 37033-1631
+1 931-729-2131
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“cornbread” (6 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
119 W Ward St, Centerville, TN 37033-1631
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

hat a Great place to eat BBQ. These people make the Best Q in our are. We've had the Shredded Brisket, Pork & Chicken, and they are all great. The cornbread is served like a pancake. We've only gotten it "take out", but it is...More

Thank George C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I brought my boyfriend here after seeing the restaurant featured in an episode of Man Versus Fire. We were beyond impressed. Upon walking in the place, we were warmly greeted by the owner's daughter who took our order. I ordered the pulled chicken bbq, turnip...More

Thank Julia M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

Have been several times. Love the chicken, mac-n-cheese with bbq. BBQ is good also but would like a hot sauce. Nice people that appreciate your business. Worth stopping in for lunch or dinner.

Thank carcpatraveler
Reviewed 25 August 2017

Our group of eight was greeted and seated by a friendly staff, even though it was near closing time. The pulled pork over a corn cake topped with slaw was fantastic and huge -- I got the half-size order and could not finish it! Everyone...More

Thank momcgfoster
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Good ribs,good service but I do not like the BBQ because it is too greasy.I watch a T.V. show filmed there,I seen why the BBQ is greasy, it is cooked over wood coals then in a oven.The BBQ is torn apart in the pan along...More

Thank Jolene5859
Reviewed 3 June 2017

After seeing this place on FoodNetwork's "Man, Fire, Food" we knew we had to make 90+ drive to try it out. It is awesome! We got a pound of chopped pork, white beans, buns and vinegaar slaw to go. We have eaten bbq all over...More

1  Thank AutumnFlame1005
Reviewed 8 March 2017

This is one of the best BBQ I have ever had, the girls I work with have me bring it to them by the pound for weekends.

1  Thank gina g
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

They have great service and the food is awesome... We get van there almost weekly.. Love it and prices are reasonable..

1  Thank Delois T
Reviewed 31 December 2016

I want to let everyone know about this place! My husband and I were visiting family in small town south of Centerville. We had seen this BBQ place on a TV Show about food and thought well we will give it a try. My aunt...More

4  Thank Johanna W
Reviewed 24 June 2016

I have eaten BBQ at this old fashioned pit cooked place for years. The owner knows how to smoke his meats the old fashioned way; very slow. The pulled pork plate with either white or baked beans, corn cakes, and either mayor or vinegar slaw...More

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29 August 2017|
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Response from Jolene5859 | Reviewed this property |
I also know the Lyles location is open Wed- Sat only.I'm not sure about the Centerville location, Facebook said Mon-Sat..
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 W Ward St, Centerville, TN 37033-1631
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Centerville
  • Phone Number: +1 931-729-2131
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