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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:






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.


Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse Restaurant in Monteagle, TN




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.


Ramsey’s BBQ
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!




Jordan’s Bar-B-Q
910 Stuart Rd. NE, Cleveland, TN | 423-478-2171
Kitsch-filled spot serving up classic pulled pork, ribs, stuffed potatoes and other comfort foods.


Stadium BBQ
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.”





Bradford’s BBQ
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!


Hiwassee BBQ
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.


Stateline BBQ
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.


Bear’s Den BBQ in Ocoee, TN





Navarro’s Smokehouse
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.


WeeZee’s BBQ
2621 Decatur Pike, Athens, TN | 423-745-6391
Roadside food stand serving BBQ and chicken in Athens.


Michael’s Casual Dining
Two locations:
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.





Dixon’s BBQ & Cheesecake
356 Abel Ave., Decatur, TN | 423-454-0354
Homemade barbecue and cheesecake in a historic setting in historic Decatur, Tenn.


BG’s Smokehouse
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.


Uncle Gus’s Mountain Pit Bar-B-que in Ten Mile, TN




Mo-Mo’s BBQ
7481 Rhea County Hwy., Dayton, TN | 423-775-6868
Specializing in pulled pork, chicken, beef, ribs and their best-selling killer potato.


Banjo’s BBQ
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.





Edley’s Bar-B-Que
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.


Shuford’s Smokehouse
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.


Sugar’s Ribs
2450 15th Ave., Chattanooga, TN
423-826-1199 | Sugarsribs.com
Award-winning barbecue and ribs on historic Missionary Ridge overlooking downtown Chattanooga.



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