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Macon Road Barbecue

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2703 Avalon Rd, Columbus, GA 31907-2614
+1 706-563-0542
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“ribs” (4 reviews)
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2703 Avalon Rd, Columbus, GA 31907-2614
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Reviewed November 26, 2011

Great food, friendly people who obviously know lots about what they are doing. Ribs were very flavorful. The smoke flavor on all the meats was well done. The only thing I didn't care for was the barbecue cole slaw salad.

Thank Benruhl17
Reviewed October 31, 2011

I have lived in Columbus, GA my whole life. I used to live right around the corner from Macon Rd. BBQ, and my grandmother still does. My family picks up food from there frequently and I think it is quite possibly the best BBQ in...More

2  Thank jbullockga
Reviewed October 26, 2011

It is what it is, an out of the way southern smoke-house. We thoroughly enjoyed our various selections, and left quite satisfied, and smelling of smoke. And the price was right. Wonderful!

Reviewed July 26, 2011

As we pulled on the parking lot of the restaurant, I was already prepared from reading reviews that this was considered a hole in a wall. Because of previous reviews of how great their BBQ was at this restaurant, we decided to give it a...More

Thank Joyflnoise
Reviewed May 10, 2011

I stopped by this joint because of the reviews on TA & I actually enjoyed it. The 'home' feel was there. I'm not a fan of chains, but i prefer mom & pop joints. This is a classic. Thank you for the hospitality, great service,...More

1  Thank JoeySantiago
Reviewed April 29, 2011

Went here with friends after reading such great reviews. It was, as expected, a hole-in-the-wall kind of place, but that didn't bother me. Overall, the BBQ was just so-so. It was decent but I've definitely had better. Bottom line: It's alright, but you might be...More

Thank bennettk45
Reviewed February 18, 2011

Just stopped in to a small mom and pop place that impressed me with the service and most of all the best. BBQ I've had in years. The stew was good but the chopped pork.was excellent. The fries were home cut so the kids were...More

2  Thank timetravluva
Reviewed February 1, 2011

This place is SOOO TASTY! I grew up in Texas, so the BBQ is a bit different here, but they've done a good job converting me. I'm in love with this place! I had the chopped sandwich and fries and couldn't have been happier. I...More

1  Thank SunnyNG
Reviewed December 31, 2010

This is one of the better BBQ joints I've been to in the South. I had the Rib Plate, and the kids had the chopped pork and chicken. The ribs were very good. They had a nice, smoky flavor, topped off with a great mustard-based...More

Thank Noleman
Reviewed January 21, 2010

Get the plate of barbeque chunks ... also the homecut french fries are great! The barbeque is slow cooked over hardwood and is fantastic ... tasty and juicy.

Thank awesome1jh
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2703 Avalon Rd, Columbus, GA 31907-2614
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 706-563-0542
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