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All 93 Saint Simons Island Restaurants

Southern Soul Barbecue

2020 Demere Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912 638 SOUL
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - 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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Athens, Georgia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

I try to provide an unbiased perspective for all of my travel experiences. Here we go: Atmosphere: It's a BBQ joint. Which means, there are long lines. Minimal to no parking. You will have to walk from your parking spot to the door. Outdoor seating--more than indoor seating. At times you might not find a seat. It's hot. But this... More

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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 NEW

We were staying at the Cloister on Sea Island and got collected take-out as a change from the more luxurious foods at the hotel. Take out is never the best medium in which to experience a restaurant, but nevertheless I was impressed. I felt that the ribs and pulled pork were the stronger contenders out of the meats Not the... More

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Brunswick, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We always take our out of town guests to southern soul BBQ for a meal, but we took our guests on the 4th of July, they closed early which was not on their web site, also the pulled pork was very dry. So disappointed in food and service that day. They forgot one of our meals.Their food is normally the... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

This is some of the best BBQ I have ever had. The brisket burnt ends are amazing, especially with the South Carolina sauce. As for the sides, the Brunswick stew and the Hopin' John are both great. The atmosphere here is rustic and adds to the experience.

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Clermont, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We stopped in for lunch - the place was busy, but service was fast and friendly. Great barbeque! We had the pulled pork sandwich, coleslaw and baked beans. Can't wait to go back!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

The pulled pork was fantastic. The spicy BBQ sauce was great. I could have eaten a bucket of the smoky baked beans. Took about 7 or 8 minutes to order, line was to the door, but once order was taken only took about 5 minutes to get food brought to us. We would definitely go back.

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Palm Beach, Florida
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129 reviews 129 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We arrived to find a line around the building! Charming down home feel recently reconstructed after a fire, southern soul delivered as a good BBQ spot should. The sauces are exceptional as are the brisket, ribs fresh cut fries and collards. I found the pulled pork too dry and without enough flavor for me but the rest of my sampler... More

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Clermont, Florida
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465 restaurant reviews
178 helpful votes 178 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Had the ribs and brisket platter this Sunday with mixed emotions. Ribs were great flavored and meatier than in the past but had smaller amount of bark on them than usual. A different flavor showed up in the rub also. The brisket was a bit dry. Both were tasty still but not five star. The collards were OK and the... More

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Always a good crowd.... Great menu sandwiches and plates are good. Great ribs collard greens mac & cheese! Can't wait to get back!

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Covington, Georgia, United States
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39 reviews 39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Our first visit, wish we lived closer! Excellent pulled pork and brisket. Especially the burnt ends, they were so very good. Large lunch portions for a "to go" box. Very busy place but worth the visit.

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