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Fresh Air Bar-b-Que Of Macon

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3076 Riverside Dr, Ste 100, Macon, GA 31210
(478) 477-7229
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9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch

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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Been coming here for years. Always the same...delicious barbeque!! I like the pork sandwich, cole slaw and terrific baked beans. Chicken is good too. They do a very brisk business and that says a lot about how good this is! Don't expect

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
MagsATL
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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276 reviews
209 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I grew up in Covington, GA eating at Fresh Air in Jackson, GA. It was always a treat when we went there and this takes me back in time...lots of found memories of friends and family when I eat at any Fresh Air locations. I love their vinegar based bar-b-que sauce...and their Brunswick steak is soooooo good!! This place is... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Best BBQ I have ever eaten. I have eaten at this place for years, even as a child. Everything is wonderful to eat. Can't go wrong eating their tasty BBQ!

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Texas
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72 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

My granddaughter and I visited this place on recommendation from our hotel. Shabby little place with menu on the wall. My granddaughter asked if she could have two servings of beans instead of one serving of coleslaw, and one of beans. They actually charged me to substitute this! The staff was not friendly. We visited for dinner, and there were... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Been coming here for years. Always the same...delicious barbeque!! I like the pork sandwich, cole slaw and terrific baked beans. Chicken is good too. They do a very brisk business and that says a lot about how good this is! Don't expect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Macon has several Great BBQ joints. This is one of them. My favorite is their Cole Slaw. Good choice for family gatherings. Has a 'separate' room off to one side.

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

If you like a vinegar based sauce, you'll like Fresh Air, one of the better bbq places in town. I like their hot sauce and usually get the chicken, but the pulled pork is great as well. It is extremely casual and a fair value with good portions for the money.

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Newborn, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Great BBQ, I had the chopped pork plate, and reasonably priced. The hard thing is finding this place, corner business in a set-back strip mall. You order from the counter and then they bring you your food. In a area with a lot of businesses and a lot of traffic in and out, and locals eating there

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Macon, Georgia, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Food: excellent Brunswick Stew, cold slaw, and pulled pork. Sauces at the table have a high percent of vinegar. Food: 4.5/5. Service: Self-service from the counter. Preparation of the plates is rapid and friendly: 5/5. Décor: 3/5 with clean restrooms. Value: $ but price increases noted on my last visit. Still, 5/5. Will I return? Yes, I like Fresh Air.

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I and my family have been patrons of fresh air since I was a kid and this places pulled pork sandwiches never have once disappointed me ..some times I order a pound to take home simply the best when ever I eat pulled pork it is always stacked up against this location ..raised in Monroe County we eat at the... More 

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Springfield, Il
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

After reading several reviews, mostly good, my wife and I decided to eat there since we spent the night in Macon. I have to admit I'm a BBQ snob and have high expectations. I smoke pork, ribs, you name it constantly throughout the year so I know what I like and I'm pretty sure I know what good bbq is.... More 

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Additional Information about Fresh Air Bar-b-Que Of Macon

Address: 3076 Riverside Dr, Ste 100, Macon, GA 31210
Phone Number: (478) 477-7229
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3076 Riverside Dr, Ste 100, Macon, GA 31210
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: (478) 477-7229
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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