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D.B.A. Barbecue

1190 N. Highland Ave. NE, Ste. B (Amsterdam Ave.)
Atlanta, GA 30306
Cuisine: Barbecue
Lots of local and imported draught brews embellish the barbecue experience at D.B.A.
Openings: Lunch & Dinner daily


D.B.A. Barbecue, Atlanta, GA

D.B.A. Barbecue Restaurant Review:

Don't let yourself be distracted by D.B.A.’s snacks or you won't have room for the barbecue. Make the smoked chicken wings, pimento cheese, deviled eggs and fried pickles their own reasons for a visit. From the barbecue choose either the well-seasoned pulled pork, the St. Louis cut ribs (we prefer them dry-rubbed) or baby-backs. Other smoked meats include chicken, turkey and beef brisket. Chicken is smoked bone-in. Our one complaint is that despite the lively seasoning the meat is held tightly wrapped after it's cooked, a process that steams the meat and leaves its texture mushy. However, we do approve of the mac 'n' cheese, classically done without embellishments, and the crisp slaw with no mayonnaise. We fought over the last bite of the banana pudding for dessert. Try the locally brewed (Marietta) Red Hare IPA from the beer roster. Its clean, crisp flavor works well with barbecue.

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