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Fred's Bar-B-Q House

541 Thornton Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122-1517
+1 770-941-1155
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“chili dog” (6 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (12 reviews)
“fries” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
541 Thornton Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122-1517
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fred's is a staple in the community and the best Yellow Jacket Dog you will ever have; food is GREAT, the service is fast and staff is friendly

Thank Connie T
Reviewed 5 November 2017

Eat here on occasion. They have the best Brunswick stew and slaw dogs. Fries is served really hot and are large portioned.

Thank winifred9188
Reviewed 2 July 2017

I've been eating here for years. You will notice the place is always busy. Folks love the great food - especially the burgers with a unique chili sauce that is so great. Can't wait for my next visit.

Thank JimmyB1959
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

BBQ very good....so is stew but a bit pricey! Other Sides are nothing special but filling. Service suffers when busy. Will try again.

Thank L J
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great local family run institution the barbecue is amazingly great as is the sauce. But the big surprise for us was how awesome the yellow jacket hotdogs are. A hotdog where the bun is lightly toasted with great chili on it is...More

Thank JeffBreedlove
Reviewed 1 March 2017

I have been going here for years and the food hasn't changed. My most favorite item is the Brunswick stew - finely chopped with bits of corn and bbq - I don't like the chunky Brunswick stew. I also love the hotdogs...the footlong with everything...More

Thank tmaxian
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Varsity and Yellow Jacket hot dogs are favorites of any Atlanta native, but the Varsity is a long way off. Fortunately, Fred’s is nearby and does the Yellow Jacket hot dog the way it was always done at the actual Yellow Jacket: toasted buns and...More

Thank Rosson45
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Doesn't get better than this. Not fancy, just tasty. Had a Texas BBQ sandwich, selected the sliced beef option.

Thank KSCatNAC
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place has amazing food and is run by great people. I eat here whenever I get the chance. I love the Yellow Jackets. They are delicious and if you haven't had one you really need to try it. The people are very friendly and...More

Thank zcar690
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The food here is really good, it's a lot like the Varsity in Atlanta, the chilli burgers are wonderful, foot long slaw with chilli is delicious and the barbeque is tangy and just a little hot.All the food is something you would want again.

Thank joydeal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 541 Thornton Rd, Lithia Springs, GA 30122-1517
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Lithia Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 770-941-1155
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The next time you're craving the smokey taste of great barbeque, come to Fred's Bar-B-Q House where we have been cooking up the best barbeque in Georgia since 1983! We offer friendly service, quick serving, and great food with affordable prices. With our dine in, take out, and drive-thru menu, we let you decide where to enjoy our great barbeque selections. Don't forget to try our famous Yellow Jacket Hotdog and Fred's Brunswick Stew. Our portions are sure to fill you up, but if you have an appetite that doesn't quit, be sure to ask for extra meat for a small extra charge. Here at Fred's Bar-B-Q House, we want to put some South in your mouth!
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