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Smoking Gold Barbeque- MOVED

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


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Reviewed 1 November 2018

right fair joint we enjoyed lunch smack dab downtown. the smoke waffling down the street lures you inside. good pork, but exceptional brisket and burt ends. service is agreeable and the decor sings bbq joint minus the saw dust floors. it's clean enough and the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Bbqman3341
Reviewed 17 September 2018 via mobile

So according to the server this place underwent a management change and is now called Bellies and Butts. They are still working on the recipes. I had the burnt ends and they were good. Different flavor but good. The meat was tender. Coleslaw was great....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank destination_girli
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Had lunch here because most of the other restaurants had a line of people waiting to be seated...now I know why. Pathetic bbq brisket sandwich for $7! No sides or even chips with it...and the soda was $2.80!!!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank MountainOma
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

My husband and I love good barbecue and have tried it all over North Georgia. We had been to this restaurant a long time ago and didn’t recall it being either bad or good so we decided to have lunch there while visiting Dahlonega. Unfortunately...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 3girlsmom
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Wanted to have a great BBQ experience, what I got was BBQ disaster. Ordered ribs when they arrived they were black looked burnt . In fact they were burnt and dried out. Tried to eat them but the char was just too much, plus you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank hogwoller
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Stopped in here for lunch after reading about it on TripAdvisor. I see the reviews are all over the place but for us it was excellent. Got waited on right away food came very quickly and was some of the best BBQ we have had...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Went here for some good barbecue and we asked our waitress the questions we ask all bbq places: is your meat fresh or frozen; her answer : frozen Do you have white meat; her answer: no Is your sauce home made ; her answer: no...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank katzrkatz
Reviewed 10 July 2018

this is a local place that you can walk to from the square. You get refills on your drinks, the food is average and a little pricey for the size of the pulled pork sandwich, expect to spend over seven dollars for a sandwich with...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Shari H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

I have eat beef brisket in a lot of places Smoking Gold is the best.Good smoke taste fall apart tender melt in your mouth.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Larry P
Reviewed 2 July 2018

We were second in line to order when a young man, who was a waiter, told us to have a seat, we went to the seat he showed us thinking he would wait on us. He went over to the line at the cash register...More

Date of visit: July 2018
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