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Barbeque Shack

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4320 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605-2526
+1 706-613-6752
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  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
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“stews” (3 reviews)
10:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
4320 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605-2526
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Reviewed February 4, 2017

We went here based on a recommendation from a friend who likes their hash/brunswick stew. The place looks run down and the inside is pretty spartan w/ styrofoam cups, plastic forks and wooden bench seating. Being from Texas, I had to try the brisket sandwich...should...More

Thank texdawg89
Reviewed October 25, 2014

Having a taste for a barbeque lunch, I saw this place and stopped in. The service was friendly and good. The beef brisket sandwich was delicious. The Brunswick stew was the best I have ever had, and the banana pudding was very good.

Thank Stephen T
Reviewed July 19, 2014

This is a traditional southern bbq type place. A plate of chopped pork, two sides, with white bread and a bag of chips. Nice folks, good food, honestly not the best by any stretch but better than average. If you are in the area, sure....More

Thank jgwisdom
Reviewed October 11, 2012

If you are expecting great Texas or North Carolina style cue, just keep driving by Athens (and perhaps Georgia). In my opinion, this is the best of Athens. The Brunswick stew is fantastic and the pulled pork is reasonably good. The ribs and chicken are...More

Thank crucifer
Reviewed August 31, 2012

Good food and service. We had pork sandwiches with chips and slaw and stew( best ever). My husband loved the banana pudding. This was lunch quick and easy. Will be returning to try the ribs and chicken.

Thank Cochran68
Reviewed May 26, 2012

Purchased 1.5 lbs of BBQ ribs to go and was very pleased with the flavor. The staff was very friendly.

Thank joe_b_88
Reviewed January 14, 2011

My husband and I love eating at the BBQ Shack. Not only is their BBQ great, but their stew is the best around, hands down. We live in Hoschton, which is a good 30 min. drive from Athens, but it's worth it for the BBQ!

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Reviewed November 18, 2010

I went there on a Thursday for lunch and had not been there in a while. Had a BBQ plate and tea which came out to 9.99. The food was execellent and the waitresses were even better. Its not a cheap lunch but excellent food...More

1  Thank jmbuga
Reviewed March 18, 2010

We have visited the BarbequCUe Shack many times over the past ten years. The service is always fast and friendly. While there are many good choices on the menu, our favorite is the chopped BBQ pork sandwich. The meat is incredibly lean and well-smoked. Customers...More

Thank TravelingfoolGeorgia
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Reviewed August 22, 2008

Just for the banana pudding.

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Lunch, Dinner
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10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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  • Address: 4320 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605-2526
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-613-6752
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