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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

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6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork ribs” (54 reviews)
“baked beans” (41 reviews)
“cole slaw” (35 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I visited Leatha's for the first time this weekend, it will not be my last. I LOVED it!! This Is a great family cookout feeling place with great grilled and smoked food. Love the "at home" great service and food, the staff made us feel...More

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Leatha’s Bar-B-Que Inn is a casual local gem in Hattiesburg. The first time I ate there, I dreamed about her sauce that night...seriously. I had a half-rack of pork ribs loved every bite. Leatha has passed away. Now the restaurant is run by her granddaughter...More

Thank Mike2847
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a multigeneration restaurant. I understand why they have survived. The food is good honest fare prepared by a family that has a talent for barbecue. The pork ribs are pretty much the best I’ve ever had. Mosely a dry smoked preparation with a...More

Thank macfromnc
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Best ribs we have EVER had! They were not only delicious, but also perfectly cooked - the meat just fell ofg the bones. Can't wait to return to Hattiesburg so we can eat here again!

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

OH MY!!! We just had the BEST BBQ at Leatha's. Ribs were out of this world. Rib Eye was melt in your mouth good. Cole Slaw & Baked Beans mmmmmmmmm. This was worth the trip from Oklahoma even if we hadn't been visiting Family. Nothing...More

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Bbq & atmosphere, authentic & good. Run by the family. My favorite is the moist bbq chicken & ribs. But call ahead if you are on a time crunch or expect long line.

Thank Wanda H
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Honestly the best barbecue in Mississippi! Located in a house, they prepare your food when you get there. It's always fresh and the meat falls off the ribs! Trust me on this! 😊 You won't be disappointed!

Thank breeland
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Food was okay ,especially the coleslaw but the service was just atrocious. All of the wait staff acted like they didn't want to be there at all. Very unfriendly. Obviously almost no money spent on upkeep or maintenance. Very disturbing non sanitary behavior by employees...More

Thank Rforester
Reviewed March 9, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful BBQ and the best Coleslaw I have ever eaten. I could have eaten just Coleslaw it was so good. The BBQ is tender and delicious. The service is on par with the food. Absolutely a wonderful dining experience at a good price.

Thank WyoMoe
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Begun in Ms. Leatha’s kitchen & served I takeaway plates from her back door in Foxworth, Ms, this barbecue business has gone through some changes, and so has the family. While the decor is rustic and the menu limited, this is still the best barbecue...More

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January 31, 2017|
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Response from RickyFlynt | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure not. It's illegal to sell a game animal at a restaurant. But you can bet it would be good.
Anita P
June 24, 2015|
Response from Anita P |
Prices for catering for 14 people
Anita P
June 24, 2015|
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Response from Sinclair55 | Reviewed this property |
$ yep $20-$25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-271-6003
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