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Old South Bar-B-Q

€€ - €€€American, Barbecue
601 Burbank Cir SE, Corner of Windy Hill Road and Burbank Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080-1819
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good24%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
601 Burbank Cir SE, Corner of Windy Hill Road and Burbank Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080-1819
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

great place, great food. EVERY time we come through atlanta, we stop and have lunch there. we used to live near there and loved it ALWAYS.

Thank barry s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Old South has been our go-to BBQ joint for about 10 years. Jim n Nicks is so disappointing, and The Crafty Hog is blech! Thank God we have Old South, a tried-and-true BBQ joint that's been run by the same family who started it in...More

Thank GaSeaNative
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

No trip ”home” is complete without a trip to Old South. OS has been my go-to BBQ joint since the early '70s. The ribs are great and the chopped pork is a staple, but for the money you just can't beat their sliced brisket sandwich...More

Thank bdshay
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Walked into restuarant with pleasant greetings and wonderful aromas. The food was excellent and servie was personable and with a smile.

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

I had the pulled pork plate with the original BBQ sauce. It was a great choice since I loved it. The sides were also great... the home made stew and fried okra. It is a small, quaint restaurant with fast and friendly service with good...More

Thank Tom I
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Old South has been in Smyrna forever. The food is good but the people are better! It is a wonderful homey place to eat really good BBQ with friendly people.

Thank Susan L
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Best bar-b-cue around. Love the pork plate and sweet sauce. They have a wonderful potatoe salad as well as beans as a side. Always packed. Will come here over and over again .

Thank momhay1957
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This is an old BBQ joint that's been around since before Smyrna was a big deal. The BBQ is good and the sides are good also. This is pretty much what you would expect from a basic, old school BBQ place. The pulled pork is...More

Thank gadaddy
Reviewed 2 May 2017

There is nothing like getting a big hug before ordering your BBQ lunch! Be ready for it. I love Old South. I had the pulled pork BBQ sandwich with their sweet BBQ sauce and had a side order of the Brunswick Stew with a Sweet...More

Thank ken711
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Stopped here yet again for lunch, and had to do another review since it has been several years since my last review. We are from Michigan and every trip to Marietta includes a stop at Old South. Title says it best: best barbque ever. I...More

Thank Wrightbythesand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
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Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 601 Burbank Cir SE, Corner of Windy Hill Road and Burbank Circle, Smyrna, GA 30080-1819
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: 17703781706
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