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Harold's Barbecue - CLOSED

171 McDonough Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-2338
+1 404-627-9268
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good28%
  • Average21%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible0%
22 Jul 2012
“Harold would roll over in his grave.”
29 Jun 2012
“Gotta Love It”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Barbecue, American, Steakhouse
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
171 McDonough Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-2338
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1 - 10 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 22 July 2012

My husband stopped on Friday, July 20 at 1 pm. The place was closed. Is that it for Harold's? Back in the day they had great BBQ and always, even in June when we were there the best Brunswick Stew. That stew and hot cracking...More

Thank covertheearth
Reviewed 29 June 2012

When in Atlanta, if you like a hole in the wall BBQ place with some real history,---this is it. Service good too

Thank cooger11
Reviewed 17 May 2012

I saw this place on a "Best BBQ in Georgia" TV show a few years ago. I finally tried it. The little BBQ joint is in the middle of what has to be one of the most run-down neighborHOODS in Atlanta. Like the majority of...More

1  Thank vonsoest
Reviewed 1 May 2012

Great BBQ, They use hams. There sliced sandwich is very good. Harold's Stew is the best. Pretty rough neighborhood. Everytime I'm close by I eat at Harold's

1  Thank tracyt302
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Harold's has been serving sliced pork sandwich's and the best Brunswick stew in the same spot in Atlanta, since 1947. The place is now under the management of the grandchildren of the original owner. I wish they would put a branch in the Atlanta Airport....More

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 28 January 2012

Don't understand what all the fuss is about. Just average BBQ. Claustrophobic seating-- wait staff can barely squeeze their behinds between chair backs. Only thing that stands out is the crackling bread (it's the only place I know that still serves it). If it's great...More

1  Thank Buzmanlanta
Reviewed 29 December 2011

There is a reason this place has survived in such a crappy location in town, the food is great and reasonable priced. The place is always packed for lunch. Get there early or late if you want a table.

Thank crapsguy
Reviewed 12 September 2011

This is one of the best BBQ places in South Atlanta. They have all varieties and types of BBQ for the lunch and dinner crowd. The place is crawling with both local and state politicians and celebrities. Great place for a quick bite or a...More

Thank LantD
Reviewed 4 August 2010

My fiance & I recently did a cross country foodie road trip & found this to be one of the best rib spots in the US. Definitely worth a stop!

Thank rk222
Reviewed 15 May 2009

We couldn't decide what to get so we got the sampler. Best thing there was the Brunswick Stew with DELICIOUS cornbread to go with it. I wish I could have some right now. The pork and beef barbeque were okay, but the stew will make...More

Thank PickyButPolite
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$20
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Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 171 McDonough Blvd SE, Atlanta, GA 30315-2338
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Atlanta
  • Phone Number: +1 404-627-9268
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