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Dixson Bar-B-Q - CLOSED

1201 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7733
+1 865-525-0619
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible30%
2 Jul 2014
“CLOSED”
30 Jun 2014
“Great BBQ.”
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1201 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7733
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Reviewed 2 July 2014 via mobile

Stopped as we were passing they Knoxville only to find the place us closed. The owner had a car accident and died about 4 months ago. Go down to his cousins place about 10 minutes down Rutledge Pike to Smoking J's B B Q. OMG...More

1  Thank mrshandbug
Reviewed 30 June 2014

Typical southern BBQ joint. Great tea, great sides, great service, great BBQ. Typical joint atmosphere, cheap tables and chairs. Hard to find, way out Chapman Highway. Well worth the trip. If you need atmosphere, you don't need BBQ.

Thank greg s
Reviewed 10 July 2013 via mobile

Pig burger. Period. The baked beans were authentic and homemade. The place is tiny and fits about 10 people and the man behind the counter was a BBQ master. Food was freshly cooked in the tiny kitchen. A must stop must try destination if you're...More

1  Thank MyTwoCentsToo
Reviewed 20 December 2012 via mobile

Scary location, no seating, terrible service, soggy bread, and all of the food was microwaved. I'm leaving hungry.

1  Thank Kristen S
Reviewed 25 June 2012

scary place and location, pig burger with ketchup on white soggy bread, we had to throw our food away. beware just because it was on tv, does'nt mean it's good.

1  Thank trave2some
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

Went based on TA reviews. Not a great BBQ. Ribs good. Beans good. Pulled pork not tender. Looks like it is not basted or slow cooked. Served covered in sauce. Pretty weak. Should have has the pig burger. Was $27 for 1/2 slab, pulled pork,...More

Thank Chowell1234
Reviewed 23 June 2011

Had the ribs and tried the pork burger. The ribs were nothing special and the pork burger was just rice and ground pork in a paddy with white bread. I didn't care for the sause at all(spicy ketchup). wouldn't go again.

Thank been_there33
Reviewed 15 June 2011

Found this place after watching Man vs. Food. We didn't get the Pigburger like Adam did, but the regular barbeque rib dinners were more than awesome! There is some secret ingredient/spice in this barbeque that is addictive. My son and I have been dreaming about...More

Thank dsptravel
Reviewed 26 February 2011

I'm a huge fan of Dixon's BBQ now. My husband saw it on Man Vs Food and I was hesitant because it it's a hole in the wall for sure, but by far the best tasting BBQ I've ever had. Luckily it was a nice...More

4  Thank WVSonya
Reviewed 30 November 2010

Get a pigburger and you'll dream about them later. Great ribs. Miss Alma's cakes are great. This the the original Knoxville BBQ flavor!

3  Thank SwankPad
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  • Address: 1201 E Magnolia Ave, Knoxville, TN 37917-7733
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Knoxville
  • Phone Number: +1 865-525-0619
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