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Big Sam's BBQ - CLOSED

625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
+1 706-443-5343
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
6 Apr 2015
“Big Sam's BBQ is closed for good”
13 Sep 2014
“Best BBQ Ever but sadly, they are now out of Business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Seafood, Barbecue
625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
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1 - 10 of 54 reviews

Reviewed 6 April 2015

Big Sam's is no longer in business. Since last fall. it was a very good place to eat and excellent BBQ, but he only opened when he wanted to so no one knew when to come and eat.. too bad

2  Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 13 September 2014

They had awesome Barbecue, but unfortunately the restaurant didn't make it. I don't know why but they are definitely missed!

6  Thank ScottACook
Reviewed 15 April 2014

Big Sam's is pretty good. I like their BBQ. Convenient to where I live. I don't really think it is open any longer.

3  Thank Gerri P
Reviewed 28 December 2013

This is some of the best bbq ever!!!!!!!!!!!! I recommend the Chicken or the pork sandwich. Absolutely amazing

Thank K W
Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

It does take a few minutes gettng off the highway, but in my estimation, it is totally worth it. Large portions and friendly staff. Meat was very tender. If I was driving through I would definitely revisit

Thank AnnaMarieVice
Reviewed 5 November 2013

We met out-of-town relatives for dinner on a Sunday night. Sam was a fantastic host and entertained us until the rest if our party arrived. We will DEFINITELY be going back - I hope on a regular basis! The handmade brats and smoked sausage were...More

1  Thank pianos2
Reviewed 2 November 2013

Stopped in for lunch Sunday on the way home to Alabama. We had a great BBQ plate and a pulled pork sandwich with collard greens, mashed potatoes, and potato salad!! It was all finger licking good! Sam and his crew were very friendly and provided...More

Thank SmithUSA
Reviewed 26 October 2013

Living in Rhode Island and visiting friends only once a year down in Hogansville, Ga., it's on my top priority list to visit Big Sam's each and every time I'm down in the area. We stopped by Big Sam's on the weekend of the NASCAR...More

Thank Scooter105
Reviewed 25 October 2013 via mobile

Great pulled pork, brisket, ribs....great presentation.....killer Q....thanks for letting us bring in our Griffy pup.

Thank Richard R
Reviewed 15 September 2013

My wife and I stopped at Big Sam's and enjoyed a great BBQ dinner while in LaGrange, GA. Wonderful BBQ, baked beans, potato salad and a yuengling bottle of beer. Friendly service and alot of large flat screen TV's dedicated to football fan customers. Owner...More

1  Thank Jim R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  LaGrange
  • Phone Number: +1 706-443-5343
  • E-mail
Big Sams is a local place for great BBQ with a relaxed and very casual, playful atmosphere. daily specials on BBQ ,Lo-Country boil,Catfish,Hand made Grilled Burgers,and some of the best sauces you will ever put in your mouth.Portions are plentiful and Big Sam always makes time to visit, always good music and something fun to watch on the big screens.
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