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Sam's BBQ 1

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4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
(770) 977-3005
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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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Marietta, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank lvitt
Atlanta, GA
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89 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

I'm not a fan of the order-at-the-counter, take-your-seat and we'll-bring-your-food-to-you style of dining. That said, 5 of us had lunch here recently and we were mostly pleased. We started with two orders of wings - one sweet, and one spicy, but the waitress couldn't tell us which was which when she brought them to the table. Not an auspicious start.... More 

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Elkin, North Carolina
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

We had dinner at Sam's BBQ and chose to do so because of the reviews. It was not very busy so our we got our food very quickly. I had the smoke sausage and it was very flavorful. The mac and cheese, one of my fav foods, was a little disappointing. It lacked flavor. I had to keep putting salt... More 

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Thank Angladie55
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Excellent Brisket. Both sandwich with 1 side or lunch plate with 2 sides are excellent. Great sides. A little pricey for lunch but great food quality.

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Thank Hammond R
Atlanta, Georgia
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101 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Had the Brisket plate and 2. The brisket was perfect. Nice smoke ring, tender, thin slices and not over seasoned like many other BBQ restaurants. The brisket was great on its own. Both sauces were great. Cucumber Salad was one of the best i have had. Just enough red pepper! Baked beans were great. Restaurant was clean! This is not... More 

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Thank Steve L
Georgetown, Texas
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128 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

I had lunch here and ordered the brisket with sides of slaw and Brunswick stew. The list of sides is impressive. As my Daddy used to say, "you could make a meal out of it". The brisket was very good and the atmosphere Spartan. This place is worth a return.

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Thank John C
Atlanta, Georgia
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479 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed nice lunch. Had rib plate with okra and Brunswick stew. Was 2 pm so not peak time. Food was fresh though ribs probably cooked earlier. Also really like their NC style sauce.

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Thank Flyrod929
Atlanta, GA
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2016

We went a few weeks back with a large group for a co-worker's birthday lunch. I ordered the brisket lunch plate, which they tried to charge dinner prices. Got that part resolved, and had a seat. When the food came out, the green beans had zero seasoning, the mac & cheese was just "meh", and the brisket was so dry... More 

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Thank myalibi1
Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016

I got some BBQ recently. The Mac and cheese is great. I ordered a pound of chopped pork and it was a little light on the serving. Beans were delicious. It is a little pricy as my total order ended up being close to $50. Mac/ Cheese, soup, beans and lb of pork. Maybe a lunch special would have been... More 

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Thank swimdancermom
Stockbridge, Georgia
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2016

My first impression of this place was "uh-oh"! I do not like restaurants that you stand in line to order, take a seat and they will bring it out to you. That is too much like fast food. We were already in the area so decided to try anyway just to say that we tried. I was not impressed by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
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: (770) 977-3005

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