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Best Atlanta Barbecue Restaurants

Craving some flavorful brisket, a pulled pork sandwich or slab of bbq ribs? Try these smokin' spots for some of the best barbecue in Atlanta.

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4 Rivers Smokehouse Barbecue
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Dining Room at 4 Rivers Smokehouse, Atlanta, GA 822 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

An established Florida barbecue outfit finds a home in a historic Atlanta fire station. More...

Big Shanty Smokehouse Barbecue
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3393 Cherokee St.
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Kennesaw barbecue joint offering fine smoked ribs and pulled pork, and daily specials like smoked duck. More...

Blind Pig BBQ Barbecue
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Dining Room at Blind Pig BBQ, Jackson, GA 873 Barnetts Bridge Rd.
Jackson, GA 30233

Blind Pig’s 'cue justifies the drive to Jackson from anywhere in Atlanta. More...

B's Cracklin' BBQ Barbecue
Dining Room at B 2061 Main St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318

Launched in Savannah, B's Cracklin’ BBQ brings a taste of South Carolina-style 'cue to Atlanta. More...

Bub-Ba-Q Barbecue
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Ingles Shopping Center
10020 Hwy. 92
Woodstock, GA 30188
Bub-Ba-Q takes championship 'cue seriously. More...

The Butcher's Market Barbecue
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Wylie Bridge Village
14205 Hwy. 92, Ste. 103
Woodstock, GA 30188

A wide variety of take-out foods prepared on site includes barbecue on the weekends. More...

Community BBQ Barbecue
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Dining Room at Community BBQ, Decatur, GA 1361 Clairmont Rd.
Decatur, GA 30033

Community BBQ's two classically trained chefs are league leaders in the barbecue genre. More...

'Cue Barbecue Barbecue
13700 GA Hwy. 9, Ste. 300
Milton, GA 30004
By making many of the menu’s embellishments in-house, ’Cue raises the bar on barbecue restaurants. More...

D.B.A. Barbecue Barbecue
Dining Room at D.B.A. Barbecue, Atlanta, GA 1190 N. Highland Ave. NE, Ste. B
Atlanta, GA 30306

Lots of local and imported draught brews embellish the barbecue experience at D.B.A. More...

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q Barbecue
Dining Room at Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, Atlanta, GA 1238 DeKalb Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Topnotch ingredients and professional skills yield the best in several genres of barbecue. More...

Grand Champion BBQ Barbecue
982 Canton St.
Roswell, GA 30075

Experienced hands craft 'cue and sides in Roswell. More...

The Greater Good Barbecue Barbecue
Dining Room at The Greater Good Barbecue, Tucker, GA 4431 Hugh Howell Rd.
Tucker, GA 30084

The Greater Good handily addresses all forms of barbecue. More...

Heirloom Market BBQ Barbecue
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Dining Room at Heirloom Market BBQ, Atlanta, GA Akers Mill Food Store
2243 Akers Mill Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30339
Sharing common sensibilities, Korean and Southern barbecue flavors unite at Heirloom Market BBQ. More...

Honey Pig Korean
McDaniel Square
3473 Old Norcross Rd., Ste. 304
Duluth, GA 30096

Starring Korean barbecue, Honey Pig is a cultural and culinary experience. More...

Moe's Original Bar B Que Barbecue
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Dining Room at Moe Kool Korner Midtown Building
349 14th St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Moe's Original does a good job of reproducing Alabama-style 'cue. More...

Moonie's Texas Barbecue Barbecue
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Dining Room at Moonie 5545 Atlanta Hwy.
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

Texas-style barbecue means brisket, and Moonie's has plenty of it. More...

The Nest Barbecue
2921 Cherokee St. NW
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Joining two modest former residences via a large connecting deck, The Nest offers a dining room and separate tavern. More...

Pig-n-Chik Barbecue
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1815 Briarcliff Rd.
Atlanta, GA 30329
Pig-n-Chik offers proper barbecue and is handy to Emory University. More...

Praise the Lard BBQ Barbecue
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Dining Room at Praise the Lard BBQ, Buford, GA 1350 Buford Hwy. NE, Ste. 109
Buford, GA 30518

Classic 'cue and well-executed sides make a trip out of town to this Buford spot worthwhile. More...

Sam's BBQ-1 Barbecue
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4944 Lower Roswell Rd.
Marietta, GA 30068
An all-around classic, Sam Huff's barbecue outpost is the place for baby-backs. More...

Smoke Ring Barbecue
Dining Room at Smoke Ring, Atlanta, GA 309 Nelson St. SW
Atlanta, GA 30313

The barbecue beat goes on at Smoke Ring, one of the few 'cue joints in downtown Atlanta. More...

Smokebelly BBQ Barbecue
Dining Room at Smokebelly BBQ, Atlanta, GA 128 E. Andrews Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30305
Enjoying the pulled pork and juicy beef brisket at this chef-driven ’cue spot could become a habit. More...

Smokejack Southern Grill & BBQ Barbecue
Dining Room at Smokejack Southern Grill & BBQ, Alpharetta, GA 29 S. Main St.
Alpharetta, GA 30004
Smokejack purveys the many forms of barbecue --- from Kansas City style to Memphis and Carolina style. More...

Southern Soul Barbeque Barbecue
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Dining Room at Southern Soul Barbeque, St. Simons Island, GA 2020 Demere Rd.
St. Simons Island, GA 31522
This simple structure with a lean-to outdoor dining area draws a persistent crowd for its first-rate ’cue. More...

Sweet Auburn Barbecue Barbecue
Dining Room at Sweet Auburn Barbecue, Atlanta, GA 656 N. Highland Ave. NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
Asian meets its Southern soul and its Mexican soul mate at Sweet Auburn. More...

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