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Galax Smokehouse

101 N Main St, Galax, VA 24333-2976
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (52 reviews)
“pulled pork” (42 reviews)
“banana pudding” (39 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
101 N Main St, Galax, VA 24333-2976
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in the mood for barbecue, so we decided to give this place a try. Good decision! My wife had the beef brisket, while I opted for the pulled pork. Both were delicious, cooked low and slow using quality hardwoods. Our sides included smoked...More

Thank Bruce B
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

If they have beef brisket, order it. It was absolutely tender and delicious! The banana pudding was amazing! The staff is courteous and very helpful.

Thank Nancy C
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were traveling through Galax where once we lived and we always loved the the BBQ PIt but we were very disappointed in her dining experiences loved our service.Food quality not the same.

Thank John B
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We had the pulled pork. It was really tender and had great smoke flavor. There are 4 sauces to choose from. Do yourself a favor and try them all. The owner came by the table to talk to us and the waiter was excellent.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 25 August 2017

The Smokehouse is located in downtown Galax and specializes in barbecue, ribs, and chicken. They also have really good banana pudding. The restaurant looks like a diner inside with a lot of neat old pictures on the walls.

Thank AnneVa50
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We enjoyed our mid-afternoon stop at the Galax BBQ. Went to Galax as a side trip to see the famous Rex Theater, but we hadn't had lunch, so we popped in to the Galax Smokehouse across the street. Spent six days in Western NC, Western...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We ate here with a group, easily accommodated. Service was excellent, great selection. While there is no such thing as bad Q, this was only average. The ribs looked the best, the brisket was very fatty, the pulled pork acceptable but pretty dry. Large selection...More

Thank lsbrodsky
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Monroe was our waiter and he was awesome. The food was not impressive, the slab ribs were not fully cooked, the boneless ribs were yummy..........

Thank TtGma
Reviewed 4 August 2017

This was our 3rd time trying this restaurant. The BBQ was dry all three times. The portions have been small and the prices are high. Not impressed in the least and won't be back.

Thank nayspay
Reviewed 1 August 2017

great southern BBQ. They actually delivered to the New River Trail Cabins for us because we had a big group. they were on time, the food was hot and fantastic. Just what we needed after a long day on the trails

Thank mikebourn
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 N Main St, Galax, VA 24333-2976
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Galax
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