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2020 Demere Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912 638 SOUL
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Some of the best BBQ ever! Little hole in wall next to gas station and you wouldn't want it any other way. Indoor or outdoor rustic table settings and inside is ecclectic and boasts some awesome classic rock music like Zepplin to jam to. Superb! Food was excellent, and timely as well as friendly staff. Love it!

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Peachtree City, GA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

We're from the Atlanta area and have started searching out the best barbeque place in every area we visit. This one is definitely in the top tier of places we've eaten at so far. The meat was done perfectly and although I had to mix my own portions of sauces, I did find just the right amount of tang that... More 

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Oak Ridge, Tn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

I stopped by for lunch to see if this place, which has been featured on a national food network, was really as good as it appeared on the show. I ordered their Jumbo pulled pork sandwich with some slaw that was complimentary, e.g., no charge for it. If you order a side of slaw, there is a charge. If you... More 

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Georgia Coast, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015 NEW

Make sure to visit Southern Soul for a true southern BBQ experience. You won't be dissapointed. This is by far the best place to grab some BBQ on island. Just ask a local. :)

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Ribs had been cooked some time before I arrived. They were lukewarm, dry and undercooked. In contrast the wife's brisket was excellent - hot and tender. Sides were less than brilliant. Potato salad was bland and dry and the fries overdone. Will not be returning.

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Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

griffin and Harrison do a great job mixing it up everyday. The barbecuban is the best sandwhich on the planet. Really helpful after a night at bubbas up. Craft beer selection is totally legit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

I actually discovered this restaurant by using my travel advisor app. This was some of the best Barbeque that I had ever eaten that I visited it 3 times during my visit to St. Simons. The 3 meat sampler was exquisite!!! My server Mel was outstanding and recommended that I try the burnt ends ...and boy were they good!!! The... More 

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New Port Richey, Florida
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Found it via Food Network suggestion. Was busy on a Monday afternoon during off peak season. Ordered the three meat special. It was very good. The lady who took my order was great. She help us decide. Had ribs, pull pork and sausage with mac and cheese, stew, and greens. Please note that when you eat outside you may smell... More 

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Indaina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We had read the great reviews on Southern Soul and so were probably expecting something like Frank Underwood's experience at Freddy's BBQ in House of Cards. It was good, but not deserving the level of praise Frank dishes out to Freddy. On the plus side, the scent of the ribs when we got out of the car had everyone in... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food is amazing, portions are huge and the place just stays packed - a good sign of great food! I had been previously (many times) by had discussed with my better half while driving between JAX and SAV, stopped in (a bit of a detour) and she loved. She wanted to stop back 3 days later on way back... More 

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Additional Information about Southern Soul Barbecue

Address: 2020 Demere Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
Phone Number: 912 638 SOUL
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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