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Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ

3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
+1 770-499-7444
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good22%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
3393 Cherokee St NW, Kennesaw, GA 30144-1905
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Small restaurant big taste.Friendly staff.I like the pulled pork sandwich and chips.If you leave hungry it's your fault:)

Thank steve36ta
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Good food but I feel like the menu, the food and the quality are not aligned. It seems as if the price points are very elevated for the presentation the food and the value Good but just an average Bar B Que with s high...More

2  Thank Tennisnut144
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I really enjoyed the food. Love to see the Turkey Ribs as a permanent dish to the house menu they are always great.

Thank daredman2016
Reviewed 23 August 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 11 August 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 11 August 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 30 July 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 2 August 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 18 July 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 18 July 2016

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed 17 July 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 18 July 2016

Thanks for your great review!

Reviewed 16 July 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 18 July 2016

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$20
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
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
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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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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