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Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ

3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
+1 770-499-7444
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (34 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (15 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
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Reviewed August 23, 2016

My family and I decided a few years ago that Big Shanty BBQ was the best in town, but we hadn’t tried their ribs until this summer. WHY??? We have MISSED OUT on years of food goodness!!! My husband and I ordered 1 rib each...More

Thank ccrich
Reviewed August 11, 2016

I frequent this place anytime I have the chance. The food is always great, and everyone working there is always pleasant. They also do some of the local community events.

Thank Katie C
Reviewed August 10, 2016

The BBQ at Big Shanty Smokehouse is the authentic place to get your BBQ in Kennesaw. We have been going here since they first took over from Buckhead Burrito and dished out some generous portions of smoked meats. The side dishes are killer and if...More

Thank Saverio P
Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Great prices here!!! The bbq is pretty good. Loved the coleslaw. Loved the banana pudding!! It's a tiny shanty, really!

Thank Lisathompson5
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded August 1, 2016

Thanks for your review! In addition to our small dining area you saw there is also a climate controlled sun room that seats 35+. A lot of people never realize it's there.

Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

The BBQ is tasty and an excellent value. They know BBQ. I particularly recommend the brisket and the pulled chicken. Great place if you are in the Kennesaw area.

Thank Rod D
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Family friendly. Fast. Delicious! Ordered the $20 sampler platter since it was our first time. Came with five or six meats and two sides and our kids loved all of it!

Thank Kelly M
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Quick service. I had the smoked pork sandwich. The sauce came in the side. Deliciousness in a sandwich.

Thank khreilly2017
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 18, 2016

Glad you enjoyed you Sandwich. Next visit you need to try our Ribs and Brisket.

Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

Not sure what happened but this place kind of went down hill, not that it's terrible, just not as good as I remember. It's always a plus to go and get dog bone tooMore

Thank tavaroo
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Sorry to hear that you feel our quality has "went downhill". We use the same quality meats and the recipes have not changed in 8 years. I would love to know what you ordered so I can keep a closer eye on the product. Thanks...More

Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Big Shanty is a barbecue joint. It's not fancy. Seating is fine but it's not a place that will impress restaurant designers. Parking is terrible. Where it will impress anyone who knows good cue is in its barbecue. Quite simply the best brisket around. Any...More

1  Thank DLGilmore
Chic D, Owner at Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2016

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

This is a GREAT BBQ joint right in the middle of Kennesaw. We love all of the food and generally get a sampler platter and split it. Can't go wrong with Big Shanty!

Thank Chowyunfood
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Kennesaw
  • Phone Number: +1 770-499-7444
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Description
A cute & cozy BBQ joint specializing in FRESH hickory smoked meats. Located just 1.5 miles from I-73, exit 273.
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