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Sam's BBQ 1

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4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068
+1 770-977-3005
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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
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62 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 

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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 3 weeks ago

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

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Thank Sarah W
Canton, Georgia
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193 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 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.

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Thank GSU320
Paris, France
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102 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 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.

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Thank NA294
Roswell, Georgia
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309 reviews
265 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 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

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Thank AnnaB1952
Atlanta, Georgia
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331 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 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 

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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 

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Thank lvitt
Atlanta, GA
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92 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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Thank Catwoman62
Elkin, North Carolina
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children
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: +1 770-977-3005

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