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Smoking Gold Barbeque

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$$ - $$$
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59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
+1 706-864-7427
11:00 - 20:00
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Tue - Wed 11:00 - 14:30
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 20:00
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Worcester, Massachusetts
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

5 girlfriends stopped here to eat after shopping in Dahlonega, a really quaint town with great shops. Our waitress said we would be in for a treat because they had a "burnt ends" special that day and she was right, they were amazing with the crispy crust but moist and delicious. The corn casserole was out of this world; moist... More 

Thank elabrat
Savannah, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Dahlonega. I stopped in with a friend for a quick sandwich. Super fast service and great Bar-B-Que! The food was out of this world!

Thank jackslo1
Buckhead, Georgia
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent BBQ, sauce was pretty good. Service was good as well. Pork BBQ and brisket were good. Would eat here again.

Thank Anna R
Boston, MA
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119 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017

This was fair BBQ. Not really southern style. Sauces were okay. Portions good. No alcohol. (BBQ is great with a cold beer!)

Thank cld63
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

My family and I visited for lunch following my wife finding it on Trip Adviser. We all ended up ordering the burnt ends of brisket basket. I had never heard of burnt anything (on purpose:) It was quite good with great flavor and texture. Try it, you won't be disappointed. Homemade potato salad and Brunswick stew as sides finished this... More 

Thank Lyn P
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch before we started our walk around the square and it was the perfect start to our afternoon. The staff is very friendly and service was fast and food was hot. But the most amazing part of our lunch was the stew. It reminded my wife of her grandfather's brunswick stew which is a great complement.... More 

Thank Kim H
Cape Coral, Florida
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55 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Best BBQ great brisket so tender. Use green egg to smoke. They have won many awards for their BBQ. Burnt ends were awesome!

Thank janaroller
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131 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We always come here for some of the best BBQ in GA. The people are really nice and the food is excellent. We have food allergies and this place meets them all. Drive into Dahlonega and you will smell the goodness.

Thank Brian H
St. Charles, IL
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious. Should be only one dollar sign. Meals are $10-12. or sandwiches are $6. The corn casserole was a good side. Brisket was really good!

Thank solerpowered
Birmingham, Alabama
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63 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

This is the first time we had eaten at this restaurant and I'm glad we found it! The brisket plate with potato salad and baked beans was absolutely scrumptious! I look forward to eating there again the next time we visit Dahlonega.

Thank Keith35094

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 14:30
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59 E Main St, Dahlonega, GA 30533-1204
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dahlonega
  • Phone Number: +1 706-864-7427

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?