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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:

 

 

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.

 

Jim Oliver’s Smokehouse Restaurant in Monteagle, TN

 

SEQUATCHIE VALLEY:

 

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.

 

Kansas City Style BBQ
5247 Hwy. 41, Jasper, TN | 423-939-0699

 

 

CLEVELAND, TN:

 

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!

 

 

OCOEE – CHEROKEE NATIONAL FOREST:

 

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.

 

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

 

 

ATHENS – ETOWAH – ENGLEWOOD, 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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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

 

DAYTON / SPRING CITY:

 

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
22002 Rhea County Hwy., Spring City, TN | 423-785-7606
Pork, chicken, ribs, brisket and the BOOMER – prepared with a special blend of 17 seasonings. All sauces made in-house.

 

 

CHATTANOOGA AREA:

 

Dave’s Spiced Right BBQ
12914 TN-58, Georgetown, TN | 423-961-90793
Barbecue (and more) that is notoriously “spiced right.”

 

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.

 

Papa’s Place BBQ Restaurant
4784 S. Lee Hwy., McDonald, TN | 423-777-5432
Cozy little place featuring freshly smoked pulled pork and homecooked sides.

 

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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