Take a Tour Along the BBQ Trail in Southeast Tennessee
Your taste buds will enjoy this culinary tour of some of the best BBQ Southeast Tennessee has to offer:
TENNESSEE’S SOUTH CUMBERLAND:
Up in Smoke BBQ Café
73 College St., Monteagle, TN | 931-212-4506
Hickory smoked pulled pork and burgers.
Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse Restaurant
850 W Main St., Monteagle, TN | 800-489-2091
Barbecue and Southern-style breakfast, lunch and dinner and buffet served at this landmark establishment on Monteagle Mountain. Fried pies and fudge are legendary.
Sequatchie Valley BBQ
7000 TN-28, Dunlap, TN | 423- 949-5900
A tiny place with Big BBQ.
Jerome’s Fine Swine & BBQ
13212 TN-28, Whitwell, TN | 423-658-8550
Chicken and pork barbecue served with a variety of sides of sauces. Mac and pepperjack cheese is a crowd-pleaser.
7096 Hwy. 28, Whitwell, TN | 423-939-0433
Enjoy old-school barbecue and daily specials, as well as homemade desserts prepared daily.
Morgan Brothers BBQ
38408 Hwy 127 N., Pikeville, TN | 423-447-6423
Slow smoked BBQ-done right, house made sauces, and much more!
CLEVELAND, TN AREA:
910 Stuart Rd. NE, Cleveland, TN | 423-478-2171
Kitsch-filled spot serving up classic pulled pork, ribs, stuffed potatoes and other comfort foods.
773 Keith St. NW, Cleveland, TN | 423-790-0002
Enjoy Southern barbecue with all the fixings – and save room for their homemade friend pies!
Willie’s Deli & BBQ
7701 N. Lee Hwy., Cleveland, TN | 423-336-8008
Serving BBQ and sandwiches in a cozy environment!
Dave’s Spiced Right BBQ
12914 TN-58, Georgetown, TN | 423-961-90793
Barbecue (and more) that is notoriously “spiced right.”
OCOEE – CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST – HIWASSEE:
1999 Grassy Creek Rd., Copperhill, TN | 423-548-2723
Enjoy slow-cooked barbecue at this restaurant / fireworks store in the Copper Basin.
Big Mike’s Outdoor BBQ
1985 US 64, Benton, TN | 423-331-6480
Located at Ocoee Outdoors! Grillin’ since 1978. Come try our famous fall off the bone ribs!
200 Tellico-Reliance Rd., Reliance, TN | 423-338-3888
Smoked Rocky Top Burgers to our fall-off-the-bone Spare Ribs to our enormous Pork Steaks, you’ve never had BBQ like this.
47 Toccoa Ave. Suite A, McCaysville, GA | 706-964-4554
Fresh BBQ located in Copperhill and McCaysville on the Tennessee Georgia Stateline.
Bear’s Den BBQ
130 US-64, Ocoee, TN | 423-338-5757
Hickory smoked barbecue – and smokin’ hot homemade hot slaw.
ATHENS – ETOWAH – ENGLEWOOD, TN
3268 Hwy. 411, Englewood, TN | 423-519-7665
A local favorite for barbeque, ribs, wings and pulled pork served with all the fixins.
Big Daddy’s BBQ Shack
711 S. White St., Athens, TN | 423-252-0046
Great Tex-alina Style BBQ, a mixture of Texas and Carolina style Bbq Beef Brisket, Pork Ribs, Pull Pork, and Chopped Chicken.
2621 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN | 423-745-6391
Roadside food stand serving BBQ and chicken in Athens.
Michael’s Casual Dining
925 Congress Pkwy. North, Athens, TN | 423-649-0000
862 Tennessee Ave., Etowah, TN | 423-263-2603
Sink your teeth into their fresh fall-off-the-bone, slow-cooked barbecue flavored with their own mix of spices and dry-rubbed seasonings.
TEN MILE – WATTS BAR LAKE:
Dixon’s BBQ & Cheesecake
356 Abel Ave., Decatur, TN | 423-454-0354
Homemade barbecue and cheesecake in a historic setting in historic Decatur, Tenn.
2294 Hwy 30 W., Decatur, TN | 423-334-0911
Your emergency connection for food perfection!
Uncle Gus’s Mountain Pit Bar-B-que
810 Peakland Rd., Ten Mile, TN | 423-334-2487
Barbecue and American favorites in a fun, eclectic setting near Watts Bar Lake.
DAYTON / SPRING CITY:
7481 Rhea County Hwy., Dayton, TN | 423-775-6868
Specializing in pulled pork, chicken, beef, ribs and their best-selling killer potato.
1410 Maley Hollow Rd, Dayton, TN | 423-785-7606
Pork, chicken, ribs, brisket and the BOOMER – prepared with a special blend of 17 seasonings. All sauces made in-house.
205 Manufacturers Rd., Chattanooga, TN | 423-498-2772
Banana pudding is considered a side dish at this Nashville-based barbecue institution.
Hillbilly Willy’s Barbecue
115 Browns Ferry Rd., Chattanooga, TN | 423-821-2272
Hickory smoked barbecue brisket, pork, chicken, baby back ribs and burgers.
Nooga-Q Smokehouse Grill
301 Signal Mtn. Rd., Chattanooga, TN | 423-752-1935
BBQ plates, sandwiches and more in a casual setting.
3224 Dayton Blvd., Red Bank, TN | 423-267-0080
Shuford’s offers classic Southern barbecue, including smoked meats, traditional sides and their famous homemade banana pudding.
2450 15th Ave., Chattanooga, TN
423-826-1199 | Sugarsribs.com
Award-winning barbecue and ribs on historic Missionary Ridge overlooking downtown Chattanooga.