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The Hokie Smokie

2104 W Mountcastle Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604-2514
+1 423-282-0801
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“brisket” (31 reviews)
“wings” (16 reviews)
“smoked bbq” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2104 W Mountcastle Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604-2514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We usually stop at the Johnson City location BBQ to take home. The food is typically pretty good. However ownership has recently changed. On this particular night we called in our order for pickup. We went to pick up the order. It was total chaos....More

Thank 427nonya
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

BBQ pork still very good, but sad to find out they no longer do Cowboy beans. Excited to see fried potatoes with onion on the new menu, one of my favorites, but potato chunks too big and undercooked.

Thank DavidS7735
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

The food is delicious, prices reasonable, friendly fast service for our take-out order. Would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Thank TennesseeFlorence
Reviewed 29 August 2018

So, so sad to say that the past few times I've been, the wings have changed. They are much, much smaller than they use to be and the flavor isn't quite what it use to be. Of all the things to mess with on the...More

Thank Michelle S
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Decided to eat here tonight while away from home on a business trip. I love BBQ, and so this was an obvious choice. I had the pork BBQ sandwich with a side of fried okra. The okra was pretty good after I added salt. It...More

Thank iampaidfor
Reviewed 1 July 2018

One gets nervous when restaurants change ownership as Hokie Smokie did some time ago. No worries as the food quality and service are the same. I rate their BBQ pork the best in JCT. Cowboy beans are outstanding as well.

Thank hootbird
Reviewed 29 June 2018 via mobile

This local bbq joint was a nice surprise. No-frills atmosphere but the food did not disappoint. Wings were tasty and the pulled pork was good. Nothing overall special about the bbq but it was good and worth trying again.

Thank mdsmit2
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I used to swear by the BBQ here....not anymore. The owner sold it, the new owners have changed the regular flavor on the items on the menu. The new BBQ sauce is way to sweet, and they are no longer making their famous to die...More

Thank Stacie K
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

The turkey sandwich on the online menu, waitress just couldn't come up with it. I did not want bacon, I did not want cheese, just wanted turkey, white bread, mustard, mayo . She just could NOT find it. Very disappointing.

Thank Patty S
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This place has the absolute best BBQ we've ever had & we like BBQ a lot. We've found out favorite place to eat anytime we are in Johnson City visiting our son at college. He's excited to bring his friends & let them try it...More

Thank Blondie102894
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Bill B
8 November 2016|
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Response from Greg C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, but as always call ahead for large groups
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2104 W Mountcastle Dr, Johnson City, TN 37604-2514
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Johnson City
  • Phone Number: +1 423-282-0801
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