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Fincher's BBQ

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3947 Houston Ave., Macon, GA 31206
478 788 1900
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Takeout

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The Best!

Fincher's will always be my favorite. Not only BBQ, but the burgers, ribs, stew, and skins (if, and when you get them) are hands down the best. I could drink their sauce- it is a great vinegar based sauce.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Summerville, South Carolina
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Summerville, South Carolina
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fincher's will always be my favorite. Not only BBQ, but the burgers, ribs, stew, and skins (if, and when you get them) are hands down the best. I could drink their sauce- it is a great vinegar based sauce.

Thank tgif85
Macon, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015

It has been family tradition to have Fincher's bbq on Christmas eve. Introduced this to a son-in-law from Maine and he would not eat anything else!! No BBQ can compare and I have tried many!!! Keep the original and this place will be here forever!!!

Thank peggysue415
Atlanta, Georgia
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

I had never been to Fincher's despite the fact my wife's Grandparents grew up in Macon and I have to Macon many times - not sure how that happened... I have now been three times and look for excuses to go to Macon or plan a stop on the way south. If you are traveling on I-75 through Georgia looking... More 

Thank JeffBreedlove
Fort Lauderdale, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015 via mobile

A trip home to Macon isn't a trip home without stopping at Fincher's on Houston Avenue. You cannot go wrong at Fincher's! Great food and great service! Just an awesome place all the way around! And they will always ask if you want a refill!

Thank John W
Eatonton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Grew up eating Fincher's but this location seems to be slipping from it's once great standards of where to for BBQ in Macon. Thought after the fire, that they might redo the interior but not the case. Run down and dirty feel...broken chairs, ripped booths and grimy floor. Food remains good. Hitting the drive thru and taking it home is... More 

Thank gam0m0f5
Warner Robins, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

When it comes to local restaurants, the first thing that comes to mind is Fincher's BBQ. There is nothing better than a Mom n Pop's style restaurant and being a BBQ joint you really have to stand the test of time like Fincher's has done. Ever since a kid growing up in Macon it has always been a Fincher's BBQ... More 

Thank dunnonsite
Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have been eating at Finchers since at least 1950s so that's probably somewhere around 500 times easily for me alone and all 3 generations now say Yes! whenever I ask if they want me to bring them some Fincher's home. The Brunswick is the best I ever had throughout all the types I've tried in many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

This place is amazing! I have lived in Middle Georgia for a few years now and I've tried every local BBQ restaurant around, but none are as wonderful as Fincher's. The pork is perfect, and the sauce is to die for. My kids love the regular pulled pork sandwich, and my favorite is the BBQ grilled cheese. Whoa! Now that... More 

Thank Watergirl26
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75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

Wow, what has happened to Fincher's BBQ that I remember from years ago. The only thing the same is the building on Houston Ave. Nothing tasted fresh or original Fincher's. The BBQ was second rate and ordinary. Not the Fincher's I remember. The sauce wasn't even the same. And the sauce is why I drove an hour to get here.... More 

Thank Hvilledude
Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Another just average BBQ place in middle Georgia. I'd rather eat at Sonny's in comparison. Their sauces leave nothing to be desired, and their sides are just normal.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3947 Houston Ave., Macon, GA 31206
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: 478 788 1900

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Seafood

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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