Savor the Best BBQ in Blue Ridge, GA

Blue Ridge - BBQ restaurants

Known for fun seasonal events, family-friendly things to do, handmade arts and crafts, out-of-this-world homemade sweets, and outdoor activities in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Blue Ridge is a neat place to vacation north of Atlanta. When you’re out and about making memories with family and friends and rumble starts in your tummy, you’ll appreciate the variety of restaurants — especially some of the best barbecue joints in North Georgia! From marinated racks of ribs to smoked-all-night chicken to pulled pork that packs a flavor punch, BBQ in Blue Ridge, GA, will have your mouth watering and coming back for more yummy food.

Best Places to Eat BBQ in Blue Ridge, GA

Barbecue restaurants in Blue Ridge offer smoky Appalachian twists on classic BBQ dishes. As a staple of the South, barbecue is pretty popular around here, so you’ll have quite a few options. While Joe’s BBQ, once a top-rated barbecue joint in the entire country, closed its doors in 2018, there are still plenty of great places to eat flavorful barbecue in Blue Ridge, GA. There’s now room for up-and-coming barbecue recipes to wow tastebuds across North Georgia. Check out a few of our favorite Blue Ridge BBQ restaurants on your next vacation in the Blue Ridge Mountains!

Blue Ridge Mountain Bar-B-Q 
Hickory-smoked American barbecue cooked for hours on low heat in a hardwood smoker makes this Blue Ridge Mountain Bar-B-Q stand out. Served with their secret sweet or original bbq sauce, it’s a top contender around these parts. Psst…try their smoked chicken salad, too. They even have a drive-thru for easy pickup plus outdoor seating.

3870 East First Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Carroll’s Barbeque
Sooie — you’ll be calling the hogs after a round of Carroll’s Barbecue! The Carrolls have been cookin’ up a storm in Blue Ridge for decades, and their BBQ is phenomenal. Try their stuffed potato with brisket, Brunswick stew, smoked nachos, and smoked chicken wings for starters!

39 Lance Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Chester Brunnenmeyer’s Bar & Grill
Nestled in historic downtown Blue Ridge, Chester Brunnenmeyer’s Bar & Grill offers modern rustic vibes and craft brews to go with their sampling of Blue Ridge BBQ. Along with classic Southern bites, you’ll find deep-friend sticky ribs, hot wings, French fries, and Korean barbecue slaw on the menu. 

733 East Main Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

Mike’s Trackside BBQ
Grab takeout or eat barbecue under the sun at this mountain barbecue eatery in Blue Ridge, GA. Pulled pork sandwiches, fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs, smoked hot dogs, and wing baskets plus coleslaw, potato salad, and baked beans make great BBQ meals. Top off your lunch or dinner with Mountain Dew stewed apples on the front porch!

3950 East First Street
Blue Ridge, GA 30513

The Pink Pig
Tucked away in Cherry Log, GA — worth a short drive from Blue Ridge — is The Pink Pig. Originally a country store and grist mill in the 1950s, this BBQ restaurant features Bud’s original sauce, pit-cooked barbecue, deep-fried onions, fried green tomatoes, slow-cooked Brunswick stew, banana pudding, and seasonal cobblers with ice cream. 

824 Cherry Log Street
Cherry Log, GA 30522

Blue Ridge Cabins

Bring your barbecue takeout or leftovers back to your Blue Ridge, GA, cabin rental to enjoy with a mountain view. Some Blue Ridge BBQ places even offer catering services in case you’re planning a birthday party, casual anniversary celebration, or group reunion at a large cabin. Georgia Cabins for YOU features cabins of all shapes and sizes, even pet friendly and budget friendly, to suit your wants and needs plus offers amenities to keep everyone entertained.

Unwind in the steamy hot tub after drinking a cold beer, sway in the rocking chairs while viewing the starlit sky, or chat by the firepit with roasted marshmallows. You can create your own barbecue with the gas or charcoal grill and fix homemade dishes in the fully equipped kitchen. Additional amenities include game rooms, wet bars, cozy fireplaces, outdoor lounges, big screen TVs, theaters, high speed Wi-Fi, and king suites! Book online anytime or at 1.800.580.5524. 

Head out for a mouthwatering bite of BBQ in Blue Ridge, GA, and return to your mountain cabin rental to relax.