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Traditional Southern wood-pit ,award-winning barbecue. Our sauces and rubs are made in-house. All of our techniques and recipes are the result of 11 years of cooking experience on the professional barbecue competition circuits throughout the country.
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to Sam’s BBQ because I heard that it was good. And it was. I got the BBQ pork sandwich and fries and it was delicious.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

Absolutely the best. We regularly get takeout and it’s always fan-f’n-tastic. Brisket is awesome. Mac and cheese is to die for - possibly literally with all the cheese. Always worth the stop.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2019 via mobile

Dirty with flies everywhere- landing on you and your food. WHERE IS THE HEALTH INSPECTOR??? Don’t clean —- this is the same mentality that phases out quality condiments like Tabasco - fools!

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Takeaway dinner. Chocked full wet brisket sandwiches—oh yea. Sides of chips green beans and coke and onion salad. Just right. Fountain Cokes the home office the home office would be proud of. Friendly and great prices. “Sam” took the orders today and shared some great...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed June 5, 2019

Brisket was really good. Mac&Chesse is awesome. Enjoyed meal and experience. Would recommend for lunch, dinner or catering. Carryout is available and quick and easy.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed April 21, 2019

No frills BBQ at its best. You pay for the food and not the frills. Go ahead and put some South in your mouth. Enjoy

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed March 13, 2019

This is definitely the best BBQ in town. Consistently fresh and tasty. Never a disappointment. Meaty Ribs with little fat. Excellent juicy Pork and Brisket. Good Cole Slaw, and excellent Potato Salad. Brunswick Stew is full of meat and vegetables. Not at all watery. Great...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed January 22, 2019

Dinner at Sam's BBQ-1 was our choice one night last week. A new offering is a sandwich side and drink for $10 and we both chose that. My wife had the pork sandwich with a side of brisket chili (a new occasional option) and a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

There is a lot of good bbq out there. This joint is one of the very best. Hell the beans were better than some pulled pork I’ve been served. But it should. They excel at sides here. The mac n cheese is some of the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We previously thought the food was OK, but in recent visits they have consistently had a snotty attitude. This even included a $250 carry-out order and I walked out thinking “nothing is worth putting up with that attitude “ Goodbye- I won’t be back.

Date of visit: August 2018
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silver209
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Response from 488randiec | Reviewed this property |
It's variable. The beef rib, called a short rib, is market priced. When the cut gets too expensive they don't buy 'em. Last time I was there, they only had dinner-sized cuts, so I ate a $10.25 pork rib platter instead... More
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