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Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
+1 770-775-3182
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“stews” (47 reviews)
“pork” (15 reviews)
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08:00 - 19:30All hours
American, Barbecue
1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The BBQ is nice and tender, but you need to like vinegar based BBQ to truly enjoy it. Their sauces are good also.

Thank KellyShyan
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out of the way to try this place because I had heard so much about it. It was the worst barbecue I have ever had. bad service meat is mushy, sauce is not barbecue sauce, it is some kind of fruit vinegar. save your...More

Thank Don K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Gave the best service, even my 4 legged son got a bowl of water and a ham bone ,thanks to the freindly lady's .GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR BUSINESS.

Thank beua341
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the best BBQ to be had in the country. Very rustic setting and the food cannot be beat. They cook all of their food on site and as soon as you step out of the car you know something wonderful awaits. It is...More

Thank Chastity S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this place by accident while avoiding a traffic jam on the interstate on our way home from a trip up north. Our little kids weren't crazy about the BBQ, but my husband and I loved it and couldn't get enough of the Brunswick...More

Thank Cynthia B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We make a special run to Jackson specifically for Fresh Air BBQ. Hubby and his siblings grew up in Dublin and grew up getting BBQ here when their parents would drive them all to and from Atlanta for shopping trips approximately 50+ years ago. As...More

Thank ssbrandes
Reviewed 20 May 2017

I've been eating at Fresh Air since I was a child and love their BBQ but their prices are starting to be bit much!! My wife and I recently purchased a pound of dry BBQ and with tax the total was over 13 dollars, WHAT!!...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 19 May 2017

One of my earliest memories is eating at the Fresh Air BBQ, so have been eating here for over 50 years. I don't think much has changed except that there is no sawdust on the floor inside of the restaurant now. The BBQ is outstanding....More

Thank nogatraveler
Reviewed 13 May 2017

I know there are a lot of different styles of BBQ. And there's also good BBQ and bad BBQ. I'm afraid Fresh Air falls into the latter category. I had their pork plate. Very bland and served on disposable plates and bowls. The bread they...More

Thank Jarratt B
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Walking through the sawdust and pushing open the screen door, you are completely mesmerized by the odor of finely smoked barbeque. The restaurant and tables are nondescript, but the food is great. Some of the best barbeque, cole slaw and Brunswick stew combinations I've ever...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
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Becky C
Is there chicken in your Brunswick stew?
16 January 2017|
Response from Bbqman3341 | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 20:00
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 19:30
08:00 - 20:30
08:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 770-775-3182
  • E-mail
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