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Smokin Joes

7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
+1 865-448-6881
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (77 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (38 reviews)
“hush puppies” (65 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Unless you’re really hungry, the three rib dinner is enough - good sauce selections. Fast and friendly service.

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 days ago

It was a cool and raining evening the Saturday in early April when we arrived. We didn't realize that we were almost too late. There were less than 10 customers there at the time.Upon entering the door, we were greeted by a friendly lady who...More

Thank EdsWorld27
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went mid-week for an early dinner. It seemed moderately busy and adequately staffed, but service was slow and inattentive. (Had to go find the waitress each time to ask for knives, ketchup, and water). Ribs were large (not baby-back) and meaty, but they seemed...More

Thank KCnana2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful BBQ and excellent sauce choice for all meats. We were a little disappointed that they had run out of ribs and Sam Adam's beer. Service was a little slow, but overall well worth the wait for good BBQ.

Thank Matthew N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing. Service is a bit slow so don't be in a hurry. The servers are very friendly though. There credit card machine went down so we had to go to an atm which was very inconvenient especially since we got charged using...More

Thank Krystal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing bbq. I love this place. Great food and service along with the best homemade desserts ever. You got to try it.

Thank Jeffrey L
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Very good old style barbq. Clean, excellent service and plenty of parking. Plenty of menu selections for everyone.

Thank delkins748
Reviewed 17 November 2017

We have been coming to Townsend for years now and Have eaten here many times. Once you get to know the family that operates this wonderful establishment you feel right at home. The food is cooked just right. Our pulled pork was melt in your...More

Thank James G
Reviewed 17 November 2017

This was my first visit to this establishment and I was certainly glad I gave it a try. I ordered their ribs with the sauce on the side and they were so tender and delicious I didn't need the sauce. They have several sides dishes...More

Thank Bjaya
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Do NOT go!!! How this place has nay good reviews is beyond me. This "restaurant" is lacking in good service, atmosphere and good food. The brisket and pulled pork were flavorless made tolerable by the off the shelf BBQ sauce. Served on a thin bun...More

Thank Tabitha M
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Questions & Answers
29 June 2016|
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Response from marsalv | Reviewed this property |
There was not a great beer selection- very limited.
8 July 2015|
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Response from Sandra P | Property representative |
We do always have brisket but we can run out quickly, it is one of our best sellers.
22 June 2015|
Response from saramiller10 |
Bottled beer is served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-6881
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