If you are looking for great barbecue in the southeast, you have come to the right place! I have tried to make this list as easy-to-follow as I can. It's a series of links to the many barbecue restaurants that we have visited for this blog. This page should be updated about once a month with the newest additions. Naturally, Georgia dominates the list, because we live here, but we're always looking for a good excuse to get out and visit other states!

The map at the bottom of each of our pages displays every restaurant featured on this blog. A separate map of just the barbecue joints can be viewed here. Have fun with it!


Birmingham area:
Miss Myra's Pit Bar-B-Que, Birmingham AL
Rusty's Bar-B-Q, Leeds AL
Saw's BBQ, Birmingham AL

Central Alabama - I-20/I-59 corridor:
Smokin' Jack's Bar-B-Que, Demopolis AL

Huntsville area:
Gibson's Bar-B-Q, Huntsville AL
Little Paul's Barbecue, Huntsville AL

Mobile area:
Brick Pit, Mobile AL

Montgomery area:
Hog Rock BBQ, Wetumpka AL

North Alabama - I-20 corridor:
Marie's B-B-Q House, Heflin AL
Miller's BBQ, Talladega AL

North Alabama - I-22 corridor:
Buttahachee Bar-B-Que, Hamilton AL
Plaza BBQ, Guin AL

North Alabama - I-59 corridor:
Bar-B-Q Place, Fort Payne AL
Big Jim's Bama Q, Hammondville AL
Joe's Walk Hard BBQ, Leesburg AL
Pig-N-Out Bar-B-Q, Hokes Bluff AL

North Alabama - I-65 corridor:
Johnny's Bar-B-Q, Cullman AL

Phenix City area: (see also Columbus GA)
13th Street Bar-B-Q, Phenix City AL
Corner Que, Smiths Station AL
Mike & Ed's Bar-B-Que, Phenix City AL

South Alabama - I-65 corridor:
George's Old Time BBQ, Brewton AL
Kendall's BBQ, Georgiana AL
Real Pit BBQ, Greenville AL

South Alabama - US-431 corridor:
Phil's BBQ, Eufaula AL

Tuscaloosa area:
Dreamland BBQ, Tuscaloosa AL
Hicks BBQ, Northport AL
Thomas Rib Shack, Tuscaloosa AL


Athens area:
Bar-B-Que Shack, Athens GA
Big Al's BBQ Pit, Statham GA
Bill's Bar-B-Q, Hull GA
Butt Hutt, Athens GA
Fresh Air Bar-B-Que, Athens GA
Harry's Pig Shop, Athens GA
Hot Thomas Barbecue, Watkinsville GA
Jot Em Down Store & BBQ, Athens GA (closed)
Paul's Bar-B-Q, Lexington GA
Zeb's Bar-B-Q, Danielsville GA

Atlanta area - Intown (ITP):
Barbecue Kitchen, College Park GA
Community Q BBQ, Decatur GA
Fat Matt's Rib Shack, Atlanta GA
Fox Brothers Bar-B-Q, Atlanta GA
Hambones BBQ, Hapeville GA
Harold's Barbecue, Atlanta GA
Heirloom Market Bar-B-Que, Smyrna GA
Hottie Hawg's Smokin' BBQ, Atlanta GA
Old Brick Pit, Chamblee GA
Pappy Red's BBQ, Atlanta GA
Pit Boss BBQ, Hapeville GA

Atlanta area - Suburbs (OTP):
Barbecue Street, Kennesaw GA
Beaver Creek Biscuits & BBQ, Lithia Springs GA
Beetles BBQ, Woodstock GA
Big Shanty Smokehouse, Kennesaw GA
Briar Patch BBQ, Hiram GA
Bub-Ba-Q, Woodstock GA
Buckhead Barbecue Company, Smyrna GA
Dave Poe's BBQ, Marietta GA
Dean's Barbeque, Jonesboro GA
Ebony & Ivory, Smyrna GA
Fred's Bar-B-Q House, Lithia Springs GA
Georgia Rib Company, Marietta GA
Grand Champion BBQ, Marietta GA
The Hickory Hut, Dallas GA
JD's Bar-B-Que, Woodstock GA
Johnny's Bar-B-Que and Steaks, Powder Springs GA
Old Hickory House, Dunwoody GA
Old South Bar-B-Q, Smyrna GA
Rodney's Bar-B-Que, Dallas GA
Sam's BBQ-1, Marietta GA
Smokejack Blues & Barbecue, Alpharetta GA
StaQs BBQ, Smyrna GA
Swallow at the Hollow, Roswell GA
Thompson Brothers Bar-B-Q, Smyrna GA
Wallace Barbecue, Austell GA
Zeigler's BBQ, Acworth GA

Augusta area:
Mot's Bar-B-Que, Augusta GA
Neal's Bar-B-Que, Thomson GA
Sconyers Bar-B-Que, Augusta GA

Brunswick area:
The Georgia Pig, Brunswick GA
Southern Soul Barbeque, St. Simons Island GA

Columbus area: (see also Phenix City AL)
Country's Barbecue, Columbus GA

Gainesville area:
3 Lil' Pigs Bar-B-Q, Gainesville GA
Johnny's Bar-B-Q, Gainesville GA

Macon area:
Fincher's Barbeque, Macon GA
Fresh Air Bar-B-Que, Jackson and Macon GA
Old Clinton Bar-B-Q, Gray GA
Pig in a Pit, Macon GA (closed)
Satterfield's, Macon GA

Middle Georgia - I-16 corridor:
Jomax Bar-B-Q, Metter GA
Vandy's Bar-B-Q, Statesboro GA

Middle Georgia - I-75 corridor:
O.B.'s BBQ, McDonough GA
The Oink Joint, Zebulon GA
Piggie Park, Thomaston GA
Southern Pit, Griffin GA
Speedi-Pig, Fayetteville GA

Middle Georgia - I-85 corridor:
Sprayberry's Barbecue, Newnan GA

North Georgia - I-20 corridor:
Hudson's Hickory House, Douglasville GA
Kelly's BBQ, Walnut Grove GA
Lively's Owens BBQ, Cedartown GA
Turn Around Bar-B-Q, Tallapoosa GA

North Georgia - I-575 / GA-515 corridor:
Amos's BBQ and Biscuits, Ball Ground GA
Davis Bar-B-Que, Jasper GA
Mo-Ribs, Canton GA
Poole's Bar-B-Q, East Ellijay GA
Two Brothers Barbecue, Ball Ground GA
Walker's Fried Pies & BBQ, Ellijay GA

North Georgia - I-75 corridor:
Armstrong's Barbecue, Summerville GA
Ole Tymer BBQ, Rome GA
Troy's BarBQ, Rome GA

North Georgia - I-85 corridor:
John's Barbecue, Hoschton GA
Stonewall's BBQ, Braselton GA

North Georgia - I-985 / US-23 corridor:
Hawg Wild BBQ & Catfish House, Clarkesville GA
Mountain Man BBQ & Grill, Dillard GA
Oinkers, Clayton GA

Savannah area:
Smokin Pig, Richmond Hill GA

South Georgia:
4 Way BBQ, Lumpkin GA
The Barbeque Pit, Moultrie GA


Owensboro area:
Old Hickory Bar-B-Q, Owensboro KY


Starkville area:
The Little Dooey, Starkville MS
Petty's BBQ, Starkville MS


Asheville area:
Ed Boudreaux's Bayou BBQ, Asheville NC
Luella's Bar-B-Que, Asheville NC

Charlotte area:
Bar-B-Q King, Charlotte NC
Bill Spoon's Barbecue, Charlotte NC


Greenville area:
Henry's Smokehouse, Greenville SC

Piedmont region:
Midway BBQ, Buffalo SC


Chattanooga area:
Couch's Barbecue, Ooltewah TN
The Hickory Pit Bar-B-Que, Chattanooga TN
Kevin Brown's Burgers, Ooltewah TN
Sugar's Ribs, Chattanooga TN

Eastern Tennessee - I-75 corridor:
Bradley's BBQ, Sweetwater TN

Memphis area:
The Bar-B-Q Shop, Memphis TN
Coletta's, Memphis TN
Interstate Barbecue, Memphis TN

Nashville area:
CBQ, Smyrna TN
Hog Heaven, Nashville TN
Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint, Nolensville TN