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Smokin Joes

7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
+1 865-448-6881
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (75 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (39 reviews)
“hush puppies” (64 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
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Reviewed yesterday

simple Restaurant, but wonderful ribs and similar dishes, in the Yard the smoker is running and at entry you are already craving for ribs. Attention : they don't serve bay back ribs, the serve the real stuff, so a half slab is more than enough...More

Thank globalJuergen
Reviewed 2 days ago

Tasty treat. Clean and busy that seems to have its share of locals as well as visitors. We both have pulled pork and sweet potato fries. Goods sauces although it would be nice if they were on the tables to try the variety of their...More

Thank DaleH173
Reviewed 4 days ago

The pulled pork sandwich was delicious, the ribs did not get a good review at al! If you like seasoned fries, you'll be fine otherwise skip the fries!

Thank Kathy_Bogie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited the Smokey Mountains with a group of Harley Riders and we purposely circled back through Townsend to visit this restaurant based on the reviews. Upon entering we were greeted by a very pleasant lady and soon they accommodated our group of 16....More

Thank DGB6846
Reviewed 1 week ago

No fast food areas in Townsend so we decided on barbecue, disappointed because they were out of beef, but my husband and I both decided on pork. His sweet potato fries were delicious and more like a dessert, I ate a bunch of them!! I...More

Thank GrannyFrances
Reviewed 1 week ago

Ample portions, great flavor and good service plus the best Tea in town! We wished we had spent more time there and will make it a tradition whenever we come back!

Thank Jan B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here two days in a row during our visit. First time they were out of brisket. Hostess told me they had some cooking and would be available the next day. So we went back the next day and still no brisket. Hostess said they...More

Thank snickers1101
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After a week of tent camping we stayed 2 nights in Townsend and ate at Smokin Joes. This is a great place and is on our favorite list now. We ate here two days in a row. The ribs were about the best I ever...More

Thank Trekrdon
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for here first lunch in Townsend, everyone enjoyed their bbq. Big serving and the tea was so good! Nothing fancy about this place just good food

Thank jjtjet10
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place had great barbecue and all the sides. With several places to eat or barbecue choices this was a good one. Reasonably priced and the staff was very friendly.

Thank Aquaphine
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2016|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from marsalv | Reviewed this property |
There was not a great beer selection- very limited.
9 July 2015|
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Response from Sandra P | Property representative |
We do always have brisket but we can run out quickly, it is one of our best sellers.
23 June 2015|
Response from saramiller10 |
Bottled beer is served.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7753 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy, Townsend, Tn. 37882, Townsend, TN 37882-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Townsend
  • Phone Number: +1 865-448-6881
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