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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


American, Barbecue
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
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meals, features


1/2 Pound $6.25
Full Pound (feed 3-4) $12.45
Pulled Pork
1/2 Pound $6.25
Full Pound (feed 3-4) $12.45
Beef Brisket
1/2 Pound $6.25
Full Pound (feed 3-4) $12.45
Smoked Chicken
1/2 Pound $6.25
Full Pound (feed 3-4) $12.45
Smoked Sausage
1/2 Slab (6-7 Ribs) $12.8
Full Slab (12-14 Ribs) $19.8
Baby Back Ribs
Gallon $4.95
Fresh Brewed Tea
Dozen Buns Or Loaf Of Texas Toast
Per Person $0.5
Paper Goods
plates, napkins, utensil packs, wet naps, cups
Pint $3.0
Quart $6.0
Bbq Sauce
(feed 20) $40.0
1/2 Pan Of Mac N' Cheese
(feed 20) $20.0
1/2 Pan Of Banana Pudding
(feed 20) $30.0
1/2 Pan Of Apple Cobbler
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Baked Beans
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Potato Salad
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Collard Greens
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Green Beans
Pint (feed 3-4) $4.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $7.95
Fried Okra
Pint (feed 3-4) $5.7
Quart (feed 7-8) $8.95
Mac 'n Cheese
Pint (feed 3-4) $5.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $10.45
Brunswick Stew
Pint (feed 3-4) $5.95
Quart (feed 7-8) $10.45
Brisket Chili
winter only
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All reviews brisket mac and cheese fried okra texas toast baby backs cole slaw lasagna stew excellent flavor green beans done perfectly sweet potato service was prompt cobb county quick lunch sweet tea sides
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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
Thank Milthill
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
Thank Bbqman3341
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
Thank Jwvv
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

This is true southern BBQ, they just need to open a location 25 miles northeast in America around Dawsonville.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank rsrda
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

We stopped in for dinner tonight at the closest place to our home that has been our favorite place for BBQ long before we moved within two miles of the place. We were ten miles away when they opened and frequented it then, as well....More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Milthill
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Had passed this place multiple times and finally decided to try it. It was great. I have pulled chicken sandwich with mac and cheese (not from the box) and collard greens. Everything was very good. Get there early because it closes at 8pm. Spoke with...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank LisaP50th
Reviewed June 14, 2018 via mobile

Sams barbecue is excellent and at a fair price. It is consistently good, and the service is always friendly. I would highly recommend this restaurant to anyone looking for some delicious bbq. Our family eats here at least once a week!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Graham C
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely loved the sampler platter. All the meats were moist. Just a great deal and meal to share with your SO. The sauces were all delicious. And the ribs were my favorite!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Adelia F
Reviewed May 27, 2018

I verified a $100 gift card twice that it was valid before placing a catering order but they would not honor it when it came time to pay. My daughter requested brisket for her high school graduation party. I never heard of this place but...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Lisa S
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Arrived a few minutes before closing. Ordered the brisket, sweet potato tater tots, potato salad and corn muffin. Good value for the price. Loved the BBQ sauce - sweet with a tang to it. Brisket had good flavor, tots were interesting with shreds of sweet...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank linnilinni2016
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January 30, 2016|
Response from Randie C | 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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