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Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

1238 DeKalb Ave. NE (Elmira Pl.) Send to Phone
404-577-4030 | Order Now! | Menu
MARTA: Inman Park
Topnotch ingredients and professional skills yield the best in several genres of barbecue.

Lunch & Dinner daily

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Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q, Atlanta, GA

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q Restaurant Review

: Texas natives Jonathan and Justin Fox, identical twins, top the city's leaders in the barbecue genre. Originally, the building was a filling station, but the renovation necessitated by a falling oak tree eliminated remaining vestiges of the former bays' roll-up doors, while leaving the slightly wacky interior d├ęcor. In a separate structure, the smoker emits enticing aromas that waft over the parking lot and patio. Innovative nibbles include the chicken fried ribs, smoked baby-backs dipped in a light batter and deep-fried, leaving them moist; the rarely seen white barbecue sauce comes with an order, which holds three of these delights. Designed for smoked chicken, it's also excellent on the brisket. With a moderately spicy rub, meaty St. Louis-style ribs have the slightly pink color at the bone --- the so-called "smoke ring" --- that implies their being cooked over wood. And no, the meat does not "fall off the bone," which would indicate scorned methodology. Beef short ribs may also be available, a nod to Texas tastes. Very chunky Brunswick stew isn't our favorite, and we find the mac 'n' cheese bland. Otherwise, sides are excellent. For dessert, there's chocolate pecan pie or homemade banana pudding. Decent wines along with good beer choices are offered. Get there early or prepare to wait.


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