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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 - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • 18
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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 3
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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
Most recent review
Always a favorite

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 2, 2015
sandsjm1
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Macon, Georgia
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Macon, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015 NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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236 reviews 236 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Classic GA BBQ. Pork sandwich, stew and slaw are really good. I really like sauce too. Service is friendly and prices are reasonable. This family has long history in GA BBQ and the current generation continues the trend. BBQ often a matter of personal preference but if you have not tried this one, you should. They have a limited menu... More 

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Milledgeville, Georgia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Fresh Air has been voted best/favorite BBQ in Macon (not sure how many times); and it sure lives up to that distinction! And just as good as the meat is the coleslaw! I am not a Brunswick Stew fan; so I always get extra slaw instead..... and I still want more when I finish it! :-). They tell you hello... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Whenever I travel through Macon, I always stop at Fresh Air BBQ. The BBQ is delicious.... A very clean restaurant, reasonably priced and totally family friendly. Worth the stop!

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Macon, Georgia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Boy, has this place gone downhill. I used to think it was the best BBQ/Ribs in Macon (along w// High on the Hawg, which closed a while ago). I hadn't been in a while and ordered the rib plate. I got a puny selection of ribs with very little meat on the bones; why I didn't send it back, I... More 

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Dawsonville, Georgia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have always gone to the Fresh Air BBQ in Jackson, but on our way home from a Florida Vacation, we decided to stop in Macon since it wasn't as far off the beaten path. We haven't been to Fresh Air in seven years (we moved north of Atlanta) but today's meal made every moment of that seven years worth... More 

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Gulf Shores, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Good place to experience a diiferent style of cue. Chopped pork with vinegar style sauce. Excellent brunswick stew and slaw. Good place to stop in leui of run of the mill chain restaurants. Look for it behind Longhorns.

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Atlanta, GA
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30 reviews 30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

This is my favorite place for smoked BBQ chicken, I love the extra hot BBQ sauce, vinegary with black peppar, I could drink it!

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Macon, Georgia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This is a vinegar based bar b que sauce & the meats are smoked to perfection. Really good Brunswick stew, too! I've eaten at both locations & the food & service if good at both.

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Restaurant Details

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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