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Poole's BBQ

164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
+1 706-635-4100
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“pork” (31 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (35 reviews)
“ribs” (44 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
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Reviewed 1 week ago

..old school BBQ. Not much to look at, but the food is good. Still can't beat the Pink Pig in Cherry Log.

Thank Thomas G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here on a Sunday evening having a desire for some ribs. when we went to the window to order, the girl said they were out of ribs and chicken. that left the choice of beef or pork. We opted for the Pork plate with...More

Thank Grouper57
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After I left the antiques shop, I just had to visit this place that grabs your attention from the road with the bright yellow and red paint job on top of a hill , the cut out pigs all on the hill behind the place,...More

Thank MariefromGeorgia
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Visited establishmeby in the old trailer first day they opened.Col Poole and his wife were great people,now over time ownership has changes I understand,but the food was good last time I was there.

Thank jhdavis10
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Brunswick stew is absolutely my husband’s all time favorite. Pork and chicken delicious. Sides were excellent. Servings very generous. Highly recommend.

Thank Gina S
Reviewed 29 October 2017

10/28/2017; We just got a to go order of one pulled pork sandwich and a plate of BBQ and two sides. The green beans looked canned but the pork was a huge portion. I still think $12.xx is a bit high for a plate of...More

Thank James A
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Really Good BBQ, great folks. I finally stopped at this establishment after driving by it for close to 20 years. Never went by it at food time or we had already eaten. I found that I had wasted 20 years of great BBQ. I give...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

We all enjoyed this place. There were 22 of us. The group leader called ahead and they had a room setup for us. They had several bus groups stop so that should tell you something. Great atmosphere.. a lot of history hanging on the walls....More

Thank Flylowe
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

I feel like I have eaten quite a bit of BBQ in my time but I believe the BBQ pork was the best ever. I know right, hard to believe but the meat was really good and so was the sauce. I enjoyed the mac...More

Thank Teresa C
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I visited for the 2nd time, mainly because I liked the mac n cheese but this time it was very different. I arrived after traveling for 2 hours, needing to throw away previous drink cups to make room for my Pooles drinks for a picnic...More

Thank Chris H
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Gwendolyn B
11 November 2017|
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Response from MariefromGeorgia | Reviewed this property |
YES! I just called Savannah at Poole's BBQ and she said Yes from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Just remember that they are closed Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesdays. Phone # is: 706-635-4100
Carol T
31 August 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 164 Craig St, Ellijay, GA 30540-8110
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Ellijay
  • Phone Number: +1 706-635-4100
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