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Big D's BBQ

6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
+1 706-216-6706
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“ribs” (59 reviews)
“hush puppies” (34 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (21 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
Diner, American, Barbecue, Grill, Cafe
$$ - $$$
6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

If you like your meats a little on the smoky side, then Big D's BBQ is for you! Excellent BBQ, baked beans with all the fixings! They even serve breakfast, lunch & supper too! They have few tables outside, a small dining room inside and...More

Thank wskelley45
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Enjoy a BBQ pork sandwich or ribs and sides to go along. Oh yea they serve one of the best breakfasts around,fluffy light cat head biscuits. Ask if the "dream team" is working,you will know who they are! Wonderful cooks and great service that is...More

Thank lindystar407
Reviewed 2 November 2017

Big D's catered my sorority's formal of more than 150 people and it was amazing! The servers were very helpful and the food was delicious!

Thank Nikki R
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Everyone has a different opinion on what makes good BBQ. In my opinion, Big D's has it right. We are staying in the north Georgia area for a few months and there is certainly not a shortage of BBQ restaurants in the area. As other...More

Thank Sandi L
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Today as we headed to North Georgia Winery’s we passed this place and decided to stop and eat. Great choice, the food was awesome! We had the three plate meal, with Brisket, Chicken and Pork. We met Peggy, who worked there and she was super...More

Thank cruisinkitkat
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We ate lunch here with friends and really enjoyed the food. The place stays packed. I had the pulled pork with slaw & baked beans with a basket of corn nuggets everything was great! I highly recommend Big D’s Home of the Smokin Gun Smoker

Thank JubileeJerry
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Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

Forget the bacon egg and cheese biscuit. Miss Patti's pork tenderloin with fried a egg biscuit was spot-on! It was made fresh this morning and probably the best biscuit I've had it Big D's in 4 years!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Big D's is the place in Dawsonville for Bar B Que. Not only is it located on the corner of 400 and Rt. 53 but there is a smaller local place off of Rt. 53 in Dawsonville Proper. Great for Breakfast - lunch and dinner...More

Thank partygirl18
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I went there upon friend's recommendation after I had raved about a Cumming BBQ place. Saw it is Dawsonville's top rated restaurant so must be really good. I got my go to standard chopped pork plate. When I saw high bill total I figured portions...More

Thank lonelypolecat
Reviewed 25 August 2017

I went in to Big D's today for lunch. I was there around 11:30 and my food was delicious. As always! Miss Peggy made came and asked how was my food and was pleasant as always. I look forward to seeing her smiling face every...More

Thank april0515
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Diner, American, Barbecue, Grill, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
6:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6566 Highway 53 E, Dawsonville, GA 30534-6806
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Dawsonville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-216-6706
  • E-mail
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