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OB's Real Pit Out N Back BBQ

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725 Industrial Blvd, McDonough, GA 30253-6614
770-954-1234
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 22
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  • 42
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  • 20
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  • 7
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Not bad , not great

Although the food is edible , I didn't find the bbq pulled pork to have much taste. It lacks the smoker taste. I also had to ask for more meat because the plate was only enough to fill a small childs appetite. They need to work on quantity and taste.

3 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2015
newyorkislander
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

Although the food is edible , I didn't find the bbq pulled pork to have much taste. It lacks the smoker taste. I also had to ask for more meat because the plate was only enough to fill a small childs appetite. They need to work on quantity and taste.

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Thank newyorkislander
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2015

O.B.'s is just O.K. Their sides and starters are nothing to write home about (preprocessed and microwaved). The interior is a little outdated and the prices are too expensive for what you get. If you are going to dine here, get the Pork Plate (pulled pork) as it is very good (if you don't count the sides). You get 3... More 

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Thank Nicole R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015 via mobile

I think inconsistencies keep this place from getting better reviews. Like their Awesome Potato that is normally big enough for two people (or leftovers) has seemed to shrink over the past year. The bbq: it's ok. Nothing that special.

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Thank Sarah M
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

Wanted to try bbq in Georgia, but this was not good by any means no really smoke flavor at all the sauce was ok. I am from KC and was willing to try something different. I dont know if this is just Georgia style, but was not impressed. I should have gone next door to the other restaurant. They were... More 

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Thank Cameron S
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

I have driven past the sign on 75 for years and years and finally stopped... Well it was ok, but not great. The brisket was the worst brisket I have ever eaten. I could hardly chew it and left 3/4 of it. The wife ordered the pulled pork which was way better. Thankfully she left 1/2 of hers, so I... More 

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Thank Michael S
Jonesboro, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

I'd seen the advertisement on I-75 about this restaurant for over a year, and always told myself I wanted to try it. Well, I finally got the chance and I saw that I'd been missing a treat. I ordered the OB's Ultimate and was pleased. The bbq ribs were well-cooked and tantalizing. I enjoyed the pulled pork and bbq baked... More 

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Thank James B
Palm Bay, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

The food was phenomenal... I had the fried catfish which was cooked perfect. The catfish was crispy just how i like it. Waitress dd a great job. When I return to GA will definitely eat here again. My daughters had the pulled pork sandwich and the other had the cheese steak which was brisket. I enjoyed the food will definitely... More 

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Thank mj_palmbay
Waterloo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015 via mobile

OB's slow roasts their meats for 16 and let's it sit for to rest before carving it. It was the most tender pork I have ever had. They have great sauces many other delicious things to eat. Their hush puppies were delicious! The service was good also!

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Thank Happycak
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Prior to my wife buying me a smoker for Christmas a couple years ago, I used to stop at this place at least once a month. The Q is five stars, the sauce is the kind I like, sweet with a hint of cinnamon. If you are on the south side of Atl., give this place a try.

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Thank Michael M
Jackson, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

FOOD -- Honestly, the times I've been forced to eat here with my in-laws I've never been overly impressed. I had considered most everything I had tried average or below. I was recently there, with the in-laws again, and I had the pork plate and Brunswick stew along with mac and cheese and fries. This time I could taste/smell the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 725 Industrial Blvd, McDonough, GA 30253-6614
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  McDonough
  • Phone Number: 770-954-1234

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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