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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“pork ribs” (58 reviews)
“baked beans” (42 reviews)
“cole slaw” (36 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had such high hopes for this place it came highly recommended from a friend, I was expecting more. I stopped in at about 2:30 and was the only person in there, I stood by the door not sure as to the seating policy, a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank FtMyersTony71
Reviewed October 31, 2018

From the outside, I thought I had found the real deal....the place is well worn and inviting for an off the path lunch get away. I did not read previous reviews before going but I would have tried it anyway because of the curb appeal...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank luvtotravel173
Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

This is a very good bbq smokehouse. Gives you a lot of food. Could of been cleaner. Came in and there were dirty dishes on just about every table. Our waitress was not friendly in the least bit. In fact she didn't look like she...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Emily T
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

My sister and brother in law met us at Letha’s for dinner one evening. Just a really neat open space that has that home town smoked cooking that you can smell the meat cooking down the street! We ordered baked beans, Cole slaw and ribs!...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank Debbie813
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Leitha's came highly recommended by a lot of friends who've visited the area. They were out of beef ribs when we ordered so I got the three meat plate with slaw and friend potatoes. I ordered sausage, pork ribs, and the half chicken. The sausage...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Danny W
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

We drove out from New Orleans to eat here because we heard that it was such a good barbecue boy was that a load of BS. It wasn't very good at all and having to deal with all the bad attitudes working there has me...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Labergeron
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here on our trip based on the Trip Advisor ratings and the fact that I’m a “hole in the wall” connoisseur. I love to eat local wherever I go and BBQ is my favorite. I’m giving this 3 stars because the food was decent...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Val T
Reviewed August 16, 2018

I love BBQ and enjoy trying new BBQ places when traveling. We were excited to visit Leatha’s after seeing it featured on a TV show. My wife and 2 of my sons visited the first week of July. This was our first (and unfortunately, our...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Mike W
Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Leatha’s is a MUST for BBQ around these parts!! The atmosphere is just relaxing! It’s an older, unique restaurant but don’t let that fool you, the food is off the charts! Never ate anything wasn’t good! The staff is majority family of Mrs Leatha’s so...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Vangi1280
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Leatha’s is a special place. The staff is friendly and the service is good. The ribs are the best around with meat that falls off the bone. A “must eat” place in Hattiesburg.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank aquaman64
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January 31, 2017|
AnswerShow all 10 answers
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
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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, Kids, Families with children
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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