13 BBQ Restaurants To Check Out In Atlanta, Georgia

By DeAnna Taylor


ATL is the unofficial capital of the south so it’s no surprise that Atlanta is also home to several delicious BBQ spots. From award-winning food trucks to vegan friendly BBQ, you can find it all there.

If you are in Atlanta or have plans to make your way there, you should definitely add a few of these spots on your to-do list. Happy eating fam!

Anna’s BBQ

Location: 1976 Hosea L Williams Dr. NE

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Order suggestions: BBQ tacos- topped with cheese, BBQ sauce, coleslaw, salsa, and guacamole. Anna’s pork in the belly- homemade tater chips topped with coleslaw, pulled pork, bacon bits, and Anna’s BBQ sauce. Anna’s feast- chicken, ribs, brisket, and pulled pork served with 2 large sides and bread.

CZ Smoke’s BBQ

Location: 336 McDaniel St SW.

Order Suggestions: Beef rib tips with macaroni and cheese and baked beans. Pork ribs with potato salad and collard greens.

Daddy D’s BBQ Joynt

Location: 264 Memorial Dr. SE #2139

Order Suggestions: Daddy D’s famous que wraps- BBQ pork wrapped in bite-sized dough fried crisp and golden. Sampler plate- 6 que wraps, 2 ribs, beef, pork, and choice of 1 side order.


Location: 1203 Collier Rd. NW

Order Suggestions: Brisket sandwich with chips. Rib plate with brisket bark pintos and Mac and cheese.

D&D Barbecue & Ribs

Location: 1975 Sylvan Rd SW

Order Suggestions: Chopped pork sandwich with fries. Half slab pork rib dinner with macaroni and potato salad.

Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

Location: 1238 DeKalb Ave NE

Order Suggestion: Texas fries- fries smothered in BBQ sauce, chopped brisket or pulled pork, jalapeños, melted cheese, and served with ranch. The big Tex- sliced brisket with mustard, pickles, and onions on Texas Toast.

Hattie Marie’s Texas-Style BBQ

Location:  3699 Main St, College Park

Order Suggestions: Rib sandwich with fries. 1/2 slab bbq ribs with macaroni and bakes beans.

Heirloom Market BBQ

Location: 2243 Akers Mill Rd SE

Order Suggestions: Pulled pork platter with BBQ beans and slaw. Brisket platter with macaroni and cheese and collards.

Keebler’s Kitchen

Location: Varies by pop-up

Order Suggestions: Pulled pork, chopped chicken breast, Mac and cheese, and baked beans.

Lovies Smoked Comfort

Location: 3420 Piedmont Rd NE

Order Suggestions: 3 pack of lovies (sliders) with a side of homemade chips. Beef brisket plate with fried okra and baked beans.

Stan’s Smoke Signals

Location: 2690 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy NW (check social media first)

Order Suggestions: BBQ ribs and smoked turkey legs.

Sweet Auburn BBQ

Location: 656 North Highland Avenue NE

Order Suggestions: Barbecue nachos- pulled pork, charred corn pico, queso, shredded cheddar, queso fresco, and scallions. BBQ shrimp scampi- sautéed shrimp, BBQ butter, grilled bread, and scallions.

The Greater Good BBQ

Location: 4441 Roswell Rd NE

Order Suggestions: Fried ribs. BBQ chicken salad. Pulled chicken sandwich with tots.

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DeAnna Taylor is a criminal defense Attorney turned travel blogger, author, and writer. While Charlotte, NC (her hometown) is her base, she's always somewhere on a plane. Catch her on IG: @brokeandabroadlife.

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