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Butt Hutt Barbecue

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480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
+1 706-850-8511
11:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Woodstock, GA
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114 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went based on a suggestion of one of the locals we were hanging out with. The food is good. We ordered a number of different things including the quarter checking, Butt dog, and the regular pork sandwich. All of the food was good. I had to try the Chicken Mull which was cream, chicken, crackers, it is like chicken... More 

Thank jsle
Ahwatukee AZ
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We took a group of 12 people to "the Butt Hutt" to see a band that was going to play at my Aunt & Uncles party the next night and I'm really glad we did! Typically the band plays outside from my understanding but the weather was questionable so they were in that night. It's a small, very (VERY) informal... More 

Thank LaurHum67
Jefferson, GA
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have visited this place twice. First time was the best. Second time the chopped pork was dry. Most everything is good to very good here. Have tried the chopped pork, ribs, 1/4 chicken, Brunswick stew, beans, corn nuggets, fries, potato salad, slaw, okra, and mac & cheese. The show stopper is the chicken mull. Better than any I have... More 

1 Thank johnsonhouse
Bishop, Georgia
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Really good bar b que and onion rings. The only downside is a lack of a mustard based sauce. But it's still the best place in Athens for bar b que. Highly recommended.

Thank Bill H
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101 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

My whole family loves the brisket and I believe it is the closest to what you get in Texas in the entire Athens area. I really like the curly fries and the choice of vinegar based or mayo based slaw. I do not like stew, but the rest of my family loves Butt Hutt's stew.

Thank James E
Athens, Georgia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 August 2016

The Butt Hutt offers a delicious assortment of barbecue, stew and sides. With its rustic atmosphere and food, it is a must for barbecue lovers.

Thank Barry M
Cedartown, Georgia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The Brunswick Stew was really good. Nice, personal service. My husband also really liked the meat skins.

Thank haygoodjc
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2016

If there is a place worse than this, I don't know where it would be. This restaurant (if you can call it that) is an eighth choice when you have only six to pick from. My pork Q was as dry as kindling wood and about as tasty. My wife had beef brisket which she hardly touched...it was so fatty.... More 

Thank william p
Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Got the half rack order of ribs on Monday April 25th, and they were some of the best ribs I ever tasted. They provided BBQ sauce but these ribs were so good on their own, I did not even try the sauce. Their beef brisket was great as well. Both of my daughters will be going to school in Athens... More 

1 Thank Greggator
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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158 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived in town late following a long day of travel. Looking for quick, easy, tasty, reasonable food. We found it! Great pulled pork. Super prices. Fast, friendly service.

Thank gjv43501

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-8511

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?