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Big D's BBQ

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Barbecue, Grill
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6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534
+1 706-216-6706
06:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:00 - 21:00
Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Atlanta, Georgia
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120 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Food was great got brownie plate, collards and okra.. Collards were perfect.. counter service girl was happy and helpful.. bathroom could use a cleaning.. biggest complaint is portion size for the price.. 🐷🐖

Thank Melkai_123
Atlanta, Georgia
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612 reviews
433 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Excellent BBQ and great side items This location is not a full service restaurant. I highly recommend the pork plate with sides

Thank ddmullis
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Had a nice Barbeque lunch. Good food, good service. Two lunches cost close to $25 which I thought was a little steep.

Thank Peggy S
Gainesville, GA
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

......but the prices are high for the portions. The set up is crowded and paying $24 for two people to eat a sandwich, fries, and a drink off styrofoam trays and plastic utensils is ridiculous. I would guess they will be in trouble if another barbeque place opens in the area.

1 Thank JLongerbeam
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The barbecue here is pretty good. Not the best but still really good. I have eaten here several times and will go back again for barbecue.

Thank Michael K
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

This is a place we like to visit. However, while I was sitting outside today. I couldn't help but notice the number of people that stumbled over the concrete lip just outside the front door. After making a trip to the trash can on the parking side before going back inside. I forgot about everyone else stumbling over it and... More 

1 Thank Jeanettashep
Dayton, Tennessee
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47 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

My husband and I often go to this area to research family history. We decided to stop and give th BBQ a try here at this restaurant. Bad choice! My husband ordered for both of us because you have to order at the counter and then they will bring it out to you. First off, it is in an old... More 

1 Thank Carol P
Marietta, Georgia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

My husband, son ,grandkids and myself went off roading in my sons jeep. After a day of that we were starved. We stumbled on big d's bbq. What a great find. Everything we ordered was great!!!!! We will be back!

Thank kathieallen
Dawsonville, Georgia
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79 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

I just can't get on board with their BBQ. It just is not good in my opinion but I'm very picky when it comes to BBQ. The do have pretty tasty biscuits for breakfast though.

1 Thank tweis
Charleston, South Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

I've driven by this place a few times while passing through on various trips and have never had time to stop until yesterday, 11-6-16. It came HIGHLY recommended. We got there just before the church crowd rolled in for lunch. Glad we did, got very busy fast. The place looks awesome. I LOVE that "hole in the wall", "BBQ joint",... More 

Thank Jimmy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
American, Barbecue, Grill
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
06:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-216-6706

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?