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Sam's BBQ 1

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$$ - $$$
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4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
+1 770-977-3005
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Portage, Michigan
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Focus is on keeping it simple and delicious. The pulled pork sandwich with side of mac & cheese and sweet tea is second to none. Service is friendly and fast.

Thank Ward_Elw
New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best pulled pork sandwiches and mac and cheese I have ever had! Fast service, hot and fresh food, casual atmosphere. Perfect for quick lunch!! And Yummy!!

Thank Dee V
Marietta, Georgia
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49 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016

This was catered at a work event & my husband said it was the best mac & cheese he'd ever eaten. He wanted to get some to take home

Thank MomOf4Suns
Marietta, Georgia
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65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2016

I stopped in with a group of friends after a morning hike along the nearby Chattahoochee River. The menu is limited (various cuts of beef, pork and chicken and about a dozen sides). Meals can be ordered as lunch (on a bun with 1 side) or dinner (no bun and two sides). After filling our glasses at the drink area... More 

Thank Carol A S
Atlanta, Georgia
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

Excellent BBQ and sauce, but could use better selection of sides. Not really crazy about any of them.

Thank Sarah W
Canton, Georgia
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196 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

I really like barbecue. And I have given this place multiple chances. It's not that it's bad, please don't take me the wrong way. It's just there is a lot better barbecue in other places around Atlanta. Good but not awesome.

Thank GSU320
Paris, France
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Ordered for a large group and only heard rave reviews all night. The meats were all perfectly cooked and juicy. The sides were also really nice. A great place for tasty catering.

Thank NA294
Roswell, Georgia
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320 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

I usually have a good experience here but stopped in for lunch and ordered turkey sandwich and coke slaw Coleslaw old and tasteless Turkey was so salty... Guess you have to stick with beef or pork and other sides

Thank AnnaB1952
Atlanta, Georgia
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365 reviews
299 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

I had heard about this restaurant from a fellow BBQ Judge as I am KCBS Master BBQ Judge. We compared favorites and this was one of his. There are two locations but the one we chose was the original, on Lower Roswell Road. This location has two entrances. One for takeout and one for dining inside. The takeout also offers... More 

Thank Flylowe
Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 4, 2016

The food is wonderful! I am from Chicago, not crazy about "Bar-B -Que" but Sams changed my mind! The eat in is good, too, kinda love the bare bones but clean, efficient atmosphere, I just get the pork, no bun, and sides.......fab! The carryout has saved me from cooking for a big...or small, groups. I couldn't create this. Like today,... More 

Thank lvitt

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-977-3005

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?