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Dead End BBQ



3621 Sutherland Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37919

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(865) 212-5655

Cuisine: Barbecue Restaurants, Bars

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4.6 of 5.0 from 85 reviews

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  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
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  • Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, TN
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  • Davwud's Food Court on Jun 11, 2013

    At the ripe old age of 48, George figured it was time to let everyone in neighborhood cook outs. He opened Dead End BBQ in Knoxville, near UT and has taken over the BBQ scene locally...

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  • MarioTry the Tennessee Beef And Cheddar Sandwich - Holy crap the is great sandwich. Great brisket. (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Mario


  • Julia jWe always overeat here. In a good way!

    55555 by Julia j


  • Scott NadelsonDry Bbq decent nachos

    33333 by Scott Nadelson


  • Hakeem B.Good apps, not good BBQ. - started with Nachos n Smoked wings (naked/buffalo) ribs, brisket, chicken, competition chicken, baked beans, and Mac n cheese. BBQ was dry but the sides and apps were good!

    55555 by Hakeem B.


  • James H.901 quality BBQ in the 865!

    33333 by James H.


  • Patricia EI wanted smoked chicken so opted to try dead. They do have wings they classify as smoked but they are smoked then FRIED!!!! I expected SMOKED wings that are only smoked.

    55555 by Patricia E


  • Kat DeffingerVery nice the mac n cheese is awesome!!!

    55555 by Kat Deffinger


  • Dena TMac Attack!! Best sandwich ever created....if you love comfort food then you have to try it!!

    55555 by Dena T


  • Movies On PaperDionne Fields favorite place to celebrate a upcoming birthday.

    55555 by Movies On Paper


  • James JGreat BBQ but a little pricey. Make sure to bring a spare shirt though, because the food was the bomb. #notmommascookin

    55555 by James J


  • JamesGet the burnt ends and mac and cheese.

    33333 by James


  • Nicky Y.They do ribs and chicken right. Worth the stop.

    55555 by Nicky Y.


  • ZombieGood brisket, but it's more expensive than it should be. Sweet P's is better.

    55555 by Zombie


  • Frances McmillanGreat food. Just down the road from where we live

    55555 by Frances Mcmillan


  • Nathan JEverything

    55555 by Nathan J


  • Tess R.Pulled pork, Mac & cheese and okra for sides! Jalapeño cornbread not great, get the southwestern!

    55555 by Tess R.


  • Jamie SkullBrisket, mmmmmm.......

    55555 by Jamie Skull


  • Cori T.Brisket anything. Wings are all great. Nachos are huge & perfect combo of ingredients.

    55555 by Cori T.


  • DW C.Meh. Glad i tried it. Won't be returning. And like a previous review; Do not get a Guinness.

    33333 by DW C.


  • Meredith C.Make sure your Rebel Yell burger is cooked thoroughly, otherwise you'll get REALLY sick.

    33333 by Meredith C.


  • Michael L.Everything. Everything is amazing! Mac Attack and the Beef & Cheddar are tasty sandwiches, the ribs are out of this world!

    55555 by Michael L.


  • Helen Y.Best wings ever!! Got to try!! Naked smoked wings.

    55555 by Helen Y.


  • Ronnie H.Pulled pork, red white and bleu coleslaw and rocky top potato salad with corn bread. Delicious! Great food and friendly staff. Got here at 12:30 on a Thursday, this place is packed.

    55555 by Ronnie H.


  • Drew C.Good BBQ, brisket and sweet potato fries are on point.

    55555 by Drew C.


  • Emilio M.Eat the bbq.

    33333 by Emilio M.


  • Amber J.Pretty good BBQ.

    55555 by Amber J.


  • Kevin H.Great food, great prices.

    55555 by Kevin H.


  • Tony V.Get the brisket

    33333 by Tony V.


  • Travis Q.Bar-B-Queso and the macaroni & pimiento cheese are not to be missed. And the smoked sausage and homemade banana pudding are the best I've ever had.

    55555 by Travis Q.


  • Adam G.Get a rack of ribs as an appetizer.

    33333 by Adam G.


  • Jason M.Beef and Cheddar with the Red, White, & Bleu!

    55555 by Jason M.


  • JoPhotoAwesome BBQ and great place for wedding rehearsal dinners too! The patio is perfect!

    55555 by JoPhoto


  • Josh W.$0.50 wings on Wednesdays. Get the spicy BBQ! Yumm...

    55555 by Josh W.


  • Stephanie N.Excellent food and service! Worth the wait!

    55555 by Stephanie N.


  • Matt E.When they ask if you're interested in dessert, you are. I recommend the banana pudding, but I'm not sure you can make a wrong choice.

    55555 by Matt E.


  • Tyler R.Congratulations dipshit! You did a two stage pour on my Guinness, and gave me a clover. Thanks for putting my stout in a cold glass, dick.

    33333 by Tyler R.


  • Michael L.Smoked bologna sandwich rocks

    55555 by Michael L.


  • prince w.Great food great service good value

    55555 by prince w.


  • AutumnGet the mac and cheese and banana pudding. Brisket and pork are good.

    55555 by Autumn


  • Kat C.Seriously... Its all amazing. Don't get stuck on one thing because it all will rock your BBQ socks off!

    55555 by Kat C.


  • Alexandra G.This place is great if you love BBQ! I'm not a huge fan, so I got an average salad. Word to the wise: make sure everyone in your group is in the mood for BBQ before you go! Not many other options.

    55555 by Alexandra G.


  • Robert L.Another great BBQ joint,

    55555 by Robert L.


  • JenniferThe Brisket is Awesome!

    55555 by Jennifer


  • Whitney A.The brisket is fantastic!

    55555 by Whitney A.


  • John M.Sweet Tea was disappointing (especially for a southern BBQ restaurant) - first time I've ever had to add sugar to sweet tea at a BBQ joint. :(

    33333 by John M.


  • Tanya R.BBQ Nachos are sooo good.

    55555 by Tanya R.


  • Eric E.Try the BBQ Combo Plate - Beef Brisket and Sausage with Sweet Potato Fries and Greens (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Eric E.


  • Mitch N.Can't beat their pulled pork sandwich. Awesome atmosphere, and great bbq, what else are you looking for?

    55555 by Mitch N.


  • Eric E.Try the Ribs With Greens And Sweet Potato Fries (via @Foodspotting)

    55555 by Eric E.


  • Melissa S.The Mac and pimento cheese is amazing.

    55555 by Melissa S.


  • Curtis J.Tried the brisket and pulled pork. Both were dry. Will give it one more shot another time.

    33333 by Curtis J.


  • Curtis J.Never trust a BBQ joint that doesn't smell like smoke.

    33333 by Curtis J.


  • Ryan M.Listen to Beth. She is amazing and will steer you to the promised land of food.

    55555 by Ryan M.


  • Carmella F.Best potato salad every:)

    55555 by Carmella F.


  • Lindsay S.Ribs are to die for, and the jalapeño corn bread!

    55555 by Lindsay S.


  • Michael M.If you get a pulled chicken sandwich, try putting Wild Boar sauce on it. Its delicious!

    55555 by Michael M.


  • Stephen B.Only place in town with smoked wings!

    55555 by Stephen B.


  • Kevin A.And the waitresses are drop-dead-end gorgeous!

    55555 by Kevin A.


  • Rebecca S.Christmas? Birthday? Tuesday? Give BBQ. You'll be thanked. Nay, worshiped!

    55555 by Rebecca S.


  • Madison B.Brisket is phenomenal; recommend any of the appetizers (esp nachos or pigskins); mac n cheese

    55555 by Madison B.


  • Shelly L.Barbecue was fantastic, best in town, hands down. Jalepeno corn bread was tasty and BBQ sauces were homemade,too! Great atmosphere, great food.

    55555 by Shelly L.


  • Jonathan H.Brisket is great! Beef and Cheddar is great!

    55555 by Jonathan H.


  • Bethany D.LOVED Dead End BBQ!

    55555 by Bethany D.


  • renee h.O.M.G... yeah. the banana pudding. BEST ever!

    55555 by renee h.


  • Steve F.The bacon wrapped shrimp is good but way overpriced...nine bucks for five small shrimp....wings are good but a little over cooked

    33333 by Steve F.


  • Katie J.Their Mac Attack Sandwich is amazing!!! Pulled pork, Mac and cheese, and caramelized onions on sourdough bread. I want to hug the stoner that came up with this. Phenomenal!!!

    55555 by Katie J.


  • Knick F.Try the Macinator! It's a new sandwich on toasted sourdough bread with pulled pork and Mac & cheese.

    55555 by Knick F.


  • Michael V.Check out the new menu! It now includes house favorites such as the Dead End Mac Attack and the BBQ Quesadilla!

    55555 by Michael V.


  • Knoxville D.Review: Dead End BBQ delivers unforgettable ribs, prompt service, smokin' selection of meats. (4 stars out of 5) For the complete review from knoxville.com's Grub Scout, click "More Info."

    55555 by Knoxville D.


  • Shane R.The brisket is the best in Knoxville.

    55555 by Shane R.


  • Eric K.Great food and great servers! Everyone definitely needs to check this place out!

    55555 by Eric K.


  • Katie P.half price wine bottles on Sunday.

    55555 by Katie P.


  • Shannon B.The sweet potato chips are amazing!!!

    55555 by Shannon B.


  • Joni B.Ask for Sam. Great server.

    55555 by Joni B.


  • Ruthie P.All the sides are awesome-- but the best are the pimento macaroni & cheese, sweet potato fries, and the red white & blue slaw.

    55555 by Ruthie P.


  • Cayla C.Get the pork on the Nachos, and smother that all in the Peacefully Dead sauce. Just trust me.

    33333 by Cayla C.


  • Timothy W.I love this place! Family deal is awesome. Two friends and I, family deal + beer each for $15.

    55555 by Timothy W.


  • Joshua R.Get the BBQ Sampler Plate (Pork, Brisket, & Chicken), with Red, White & Bleu Slaw, and sweet potato chips. The ribs are excellent, as well.

    55555 by Joshua R.


  • Leo K.Dead End family feast! The only way to fly!

    33333 by Leo K.


  • Roby R.Try the macaroni and cheese as well as the banana pudding. You won't be disappointed.

    55555 by Roby R.


  • Erin P.50 cent wings Wednesday

    55555 by Erin P.


  • Austin H.check out their daily lunch specials - monday is a bbq baked potato!

    55555 by Austin H.


  • Travis V.Got to try the Rebel Yell BBQ Burger!

    55555 by Travis V.


  • Gibson EMay be the best brisket. Ever.

    55555 by Gibson E


  • Adrian SGo Straight to the BBQ Nacos

    33333 by Adrian S


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