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Thompson Brothers Barbeque

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2445 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080-3011
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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North Andover, Massachusetts
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value BBQ! Tucked in a strip mall north of Atlanta, this is a good local place to try for lunch or dinner, especially for out-of-town visitors who are looking for more than the chain restaurants. Order at the counter for sit-in or take out. Had the chopped brisket, with beans and slaw. Nothing fancy, but tasty and filling. Next... More 

Thank darklance
Between VPS & PNS
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75 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

Stayed in Smyrna for business and wanted to go to BBQ in the city but didn't want to fight the traffic. Thompson Brothers BBQ was located near our hotel and glad I decided to give it a try. Great portions and great taste. Sauces were not a big hit for me but that's a personal preference. Definitely would return and... More 

Thank Nuttree
Smyrna, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I have eaten at Thompson's on several occasions and they never disappoint. The food is always seasoned very well, and BBQ sauce alone is legendary in my opinion, and they customer service is always friendly. Although the place may be small and indiscreet the food is exceptional. They have also catered several events at my church and again the food... More 

Thank ladyGee85
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Busy lunch place. Family owned BBQ place. Eat in or take out. Not fancy. Open until 9:00 PM. Good variety on menu.

Thank hpb4619
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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217 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

I eat here every time I get to Atlanta. They can cater for large groups and it's always great. I recommend this for a great catering or quick sit down lunch. These folks know BBQ and do it right.

Thank Bones83
Clearwater, Florida
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645 reviews
437 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

Ate lunch here with a friend. The staff was very friendly. A very nice local restaurant. I had the ribs and Brunswick stew. The ribs were excellent and tender. The stew was very good. Good sized portions for the money. I would definitely eat here again.

Thank Mark0076
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2016

I went to this place during my last visit to Atlanta and was just waiting for another chance. Finally, last week, during my latest trip and my first lunch break - I'm off to grab some BBQ! Simple, no thrills, fantastic food. Can't wait to go back.

Thank Jeff B
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2016

Choose this place based on the reviews and we were so glad we did. the BBQ was delish and I cannot say that about too many BBQ places. Had the brisket & beans which I would recommend. Will go back next time we are in the area.

Thank DGA1202
Conyers, GA
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266 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2015

The BBQ was a bit spicy but the pork was soft, and fatty, and yummy, so I left off the BBQ. I also had the pork n beans as a side. The BBQ sandwich was large. They were out of coke. Honestly, it was a store front restaurant in a strip mall shopping center. I didn't expect much, but it... More 

Thank travelwriter52
Willow Park, Texas
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

Had heard great things about this restaurant on the radio and from others. Ribs were good. Pulled pork was just so-so. brisket tasted more like roast beef. They may inject it before smoking. Definitely not up to Texas standards I am used to. Certainly not a bad meal but would not make a special effort to go back

Thank KDRabbit

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Barbecue, American
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2445 Cobb Pkwy SE, Smyrna, GA 30080-3011
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Smyrna
  • Phone Number: 770-818-9098

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?