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306 Bbq

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23101 US Highway 72, Athens, AL 35613-7644
+1 256-444-2306
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We found this little gem on our drive to Florida. It was busy, Sunday noon, but the service was quick. You order your food at the counter and find a place to sit and they bring you the food. We had the pork plate. The food was amazing. Being from the north we never had white BBQ sauce, my husband... More 

Thank Joy W
Huntsville, Alabama
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great food. Best ribs I have ever had - hands down! I have to be gluten free and they can reasonably accommodate this. Great atmosphere. Would highly suggest this for locals and tourists alike.

Thank Jillieq
Huntsville, AL
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197 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped to eat on a Saturday night and I was disappointed. Ribs were tender but flavor was just ok. It seems to me they don't have enough dry seasoning or smoke on ribs. Service was really good. One person in our party had chicken fingers and they were outstanding.

Thank Ken B
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8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped by for lunch on Saturday. No wait. Food came out hot and quick. A little expensive for lunch, ended up being $50 for 4. We had a rib sandwich, a chicken potato and 2 orders of (6) wings. The potato was good. It would have been better if the cheese was melted. The rib sandwich and wings were very... More 

Thank CoconutZone
Athens, Alabama
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37 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tried 306 with a friend of mine. We BBQ at home and smoke everything from meats to cheese. In my opinion the food here is good but far from great. I had ribs and pulled pork and I felt it was over priced. The staff was friendly and the restaurant was pleasantly clean.

Thank Boydt664
Madison, Alabama
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66 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

We visited after church on a Sunday and enjoyed the great food. Lots of excellent choices, but my favorite is the brisket. Fast service and always prepared just right. We prefer this location over the new one over off I-565.

Thank ttmt2
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

they rushed and messed our order all up. we went after church with our family we were visiting. employees were playing with cell phones instead of bringing out food to tables. asked for sauce and didnt get it for over 10 minutes but by then my food was gone. good food but i would never return.

Thank bethany1982
St. Louis
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102 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I visited this nice barbecue place while visiting friends recently in Athens. Although not the absolute best BBQ I've ever had, it was quite tasty. I especially liked the baked beans they offered. I would recommend 306 BBQ to anyone looking for good barbecue in the Athens area. I don't believe you'll be disappointed.

Thank MoBiker
Columbus, Ohio
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

We went to this place based on the recommendations for other viewers. I wish we would not have. We all had the pork. The BBQ sauce was so watery and the Mac and cheese that so many said was good reminded me of Stouffers. The only thing I liked was that the ribs were very tender to were they fell... More 

Thank nataly02
Burlington, North Carolina
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57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

We are from NC and I loved the BBQ here! We had a bit of everything because we dined with family it was great. The ribs were some of the best I have had, pulled pork great but the smoked turkey was to die for. Just wish they had the brisket available when we went.

Thank clsmith398

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Parking Available
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 3:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23101 US Highway 72, Athens, AL 35613-7644
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 256-444-2306

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?