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Williamson Brothers Bar-B-Q

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1425 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062
(770) 971-3201
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Delivery

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  • 71
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  • 75
    Very good
  • 39
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  • 8
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Williamson Bros. BBQ

I always heard you should never eat at a BBQ unless there is smoke coming out of the chimney. You will see that smoke almost all the time. You can see them cooking the meat. They make there own sauce which they sell. I am not much of a meat eater but I have to go about every other month.... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
mytravels70
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Marietta, Georgia
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roanoke in
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57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

With all the woodpiles outside the building and all the rustic bric-a-brac inside, we were expecting better.Everything we had tasted like it had been sitting around too long; however the service was very good.

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Atlanta, ga
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162 restaurant reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

I have had better and I have worse. Wide range of selections but nothing I have had was outstanding. It is convenient and fast but the pork platter was average. I suggest you sneak a look at fellowdiner's plates before deciding on your sides. I will go back, just not Ina hurry to do so.

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Shelby, Michigan, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Ambiance, wonderful. Decorations etc. get you in the mood. Open fire oven allows you to see butt roasts and ribs roasting. Rustic.... however the food does not match all the ambiance. My full slab of ribs was a bit overcooked and therefore not tender. Others had some pulled pork and liked that. Side of baked beans were only average, where... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

We could smell the delicious smell of BBQ as we exited the vehicle. We were seated shortly after arrival. Waiter was friendly and efficient. Menu had a nice selection and was reasonably priced. I would recommend this restaurant.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This place smells like the read deal but falls short of impressing. The corn on the cob is soggy, the beans are campbells, the meat sampler didn't have anything that stood out to me. I'll make the drive to Fox Brothers next time

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Marietta, Georgia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I always heard you should never eat at a BBQ unless there is smoke coming out of the chimney. You will see that smoke almost all the time. You can see them cooking the meat. They make there own sauce which they sell. I am not much of a meat eater but I have to go about every other month.... More 

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Marietta, GA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

The food here is the best BBQ around! The atmosphere is very rustic, and the servers are not exceptional. The prices are good, and you go here for the food! They have a take out package that we frequently buy.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This local eating "hole" appears to be over-rated. There are a number of other BBQ restaurants with a 10 mile radius that are either equal or better.

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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Had a terrible experience the last time we were there. Quality was very low from previous visits. We have not gone back. Williamson Bros is liked by some.... just not for me.

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Marietta, GA
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42 reviews 42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love this place. Have been eating here since it opened many, many years ago. Love their BBQ Pork and their lemon pie is the best. Service is quick and staff is very friendly.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1425 Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30062
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: (770) 971-3201

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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