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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

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6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
601-271-6003
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 178
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great BBQ

I was in town for business and had to stop at Leatha's. This was my second visit and I was not disappointed. I ordered the Half and Half with Beef and Pork Ribs. For my sides I had the beans, but was torn between the slaw or potato salad. I asked the waitress which was better and she said... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Todd S
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was in town for business and had to stop at Leatha's. This was my second visit and I was not disappointed. I ordered the Half and Half with Beef and Pork Ribs. For my sides I had the beans, but was torn between the slaw or potato salad. I asked the waitress which was better and she said she'll... More 

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Thank Todd S
Indianapolis, Indiana
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446 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If TA would allow, I would give this a 4 1/2........would have been a 5 but the service was a little slow......the help likes to talk to the other help. However, it was not so bad as to ruin our stop there as we traveled to New Orleans. This is very good BBQ and they serve large portions of everything.....this... More 

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Thank gold-vintner
Flowood, Mississippi
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After having a terrible experience at Letha's several years ago while in Hattiesburg I decided to give it another chance. We had finished work for the day at about 2 o'clock in the afternoon so decided to have lunch there. We sat at a table and it was forever before the server came around and took our drink order. It... More 

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Thank Karei
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As always excellent ribs and service! Been going for years and never disappointed. Local flavor adds to experience

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Thank Barbara R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is amazing!! The slaw and beans were the perfect side dishes. The pork ribs had so much flavor; best I ever had! I also ordered the chicken which was falling off the bone and cooked perfect. I would recommend this place to anyone in the area or visiting! Service was also amazing - makes you feel at home!

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Thank Kelly D
Hattiesburg
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015 via mobile

Don't see how this place has received any good ratings. Went there twice for lunch and left both times without eating and don't plan to go back. First time they were out of potato salad. Second time they were out of beans and table they gave me had not been wiped clean. What BBQ restaurant runs out of basics like... More 

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Thank henryb563
Columbia, Mississippi
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

The best bbq in Mississippi and coleslaw is delicious it a home away from feeling ,I have meet stars and famous people there you never know who you will see when you go there

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Thank Whalum
Vilseck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

This local favorite country restaurant is known for great BBQ ribs and all the fixins. Ms. Leatha's daughters are fun and amazing to watch as they take the orders without a note pad. Their ability to remember the menu and the individuals who ordered it is astonishing. Treat yourself to one of Mississippi's oldest family country restaurant in Hattiesburg. You'll... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Good BBQ if you are wanting to fill the home cooking craving! The downfall it is always very busy each time we go.

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Thank ThrivingDaisy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015 via mobile

Went there Saturday night. Service was awful They were out of a lot of things Got the pulled pork. It was terrible!!!! Fatty and tasted like it was boiled 😱. No flavor whatsoever Ate the bread and beans and left hungry. Not the place it once was.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: 601-271-6003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?