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Fincher's BBQ

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3947 Houston Ave, Macon, GA 31206-2515
+1 478-788-1900
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Macon, Georgia
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59 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016

Many in Macon have their pick of bar-b-cue and Finchers is one of the best. Astronaut Sonny Carter even took some on his missions n to space. Pulled pork, fries and Brunswick stew is a standard. Over New Years we will get a bar-b-que shoulder.

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Thank Steve R
Reva, Virginia
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

I've been visiting this locally-owned bbq dive since I was a small child, when the waiters would bring a window-tray out to your car. I return every time I'm back in town. They smoke their chicken & whole sides of pork at the Houston Ave location & no matter what you get, the meat is outstanding in flavor, texture, moisture.... More 

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Albany
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62 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016 via mobile

I am a barbecue skeptic so I was pleasantly surprised by Finchers. The barbecue pork was very good. Tasty and moist and not overpowered by any particular sauce. Fries were fine and typical of most barbecue places but still good. The coleslaw was really good. We ordered a pint and I think I ate about 3/4 of it. Even though... More 

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Virginia
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016

I only had the pulled pork sandwich to go, but I was very pleased. The mustard sauce has a different kick from most, and I would love to try it over a pork plate. The service was friendly in its own way, which I loved. ;) If you like getting your bbq from down home family-run "hole in the wall"... More 

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Jacksonville, Florida
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103 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 19, 2016

Went through the drive through off the recommendation from a friend - wonderful pulled pork sandwiches and hush puppies and super close to the interstate (we were traveling through to Florida from Indiana). It doesn't look like much on the outside but so worth it and WAY better than a fast food lunch!

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited Macon on business (not much reason to go otherwise) but came across this good bbq while I was there. The location is pretty run down but the food was affordable and good...very good actually. Very popular, we made it in before the lunch rush. Nice staff, friendly service, good food-nothing fancy. FYI-Mustard based sauce.

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Opelika, AL
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 5, 2016

We were on our way to Atlanta with our granddaughter and her friend. She was searching for a place to eat on here phone and found Finchers. I was sure I had heard of it in somethings I had read about Macon music. It looks like a real dump which I guess it is. But that is what true bbq... More 

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Macon, Georgia
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 13, 2016

Quaint hometown barbeque restaurant run by the Fincher family for at least 3 generations. They know everyone almost by 1st name. A great place to eat your favorites from grilled cheese to the ribs! Love the place and the food!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

BEST ever BBQ everything! Been patronizing over 50 years & never disappointed. Family owned & operated since day one..same GREAT service..same GREAT food consistently. Treat yourself!

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Thank sknight1949
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 26, 2016 via mobile

It doesn't get any better than this. There are lots of great places to eat in Macon.... But only one place to get good BBQ. And that's Fincher's. You can go to any of the locations- they're all great! But the original one on Houston is my favorite. You won't be disappointed by the friendly service and the consistently delicious... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3947 Houston Ave, Macon, GA 31206-2515
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-788-1900

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