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“A True BBQ Restaurant”
Review of Old South Bar-B-Q

Old South Bar-B-Q
Ranked #14 of 215 Restaurants in Smyrna
Price range: $2 - $24
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Reviewed January 21, 2012

Outstanding BBQ! smoked on site with a good menu to choose from. This restaurant is very small so arrive early for lunch or you will be waiting in line to sit down. Its a little pricey with a pulled pork sandwich, fries and sweet tea at just over 8 bucks. BUT the food is very good and worth the money. Staff is great, service is quick and with the correct server you get a hug at the table. This restaurant has been at this location as long as i can remember so give it a try.

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Reviewed December 27, 2011

Since '68 just as good as it always has been. Pork Sandwiches, plates and ice tea is wonderful. So good, I can't try any thing else.

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Reviewed December 19, 2011

We stumbled upon this little gem, and we will definitely be going back and bringing more with us! The smell wafting from the little house was mouth-watering, and the barbecue didn't disappoint! This is your picture-perfect Southern barbeque restaurant--small spaces, small tables, faded Rockwell prints on the wall, and DEElicious food and sweet tea! Yum!

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Reviewed December 2, 2011

We eat at Old South fairly often. The place has been around forever. It's a quaint little house with goofy bathrooms, and a little old lady who takes care of your drinks. That being said, it is probably the best BBQ in the Atlanta area. It is consistent and the food is always good. Great Brunswick stew, and I especially love their bread! This is not a five-star joint. This is a "que" place, and you will not be disappointed.

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Reviewed July 6, 2009

If you are looking to be wined and dined and wowed by the atmosphere, then go on down the street. If you are looking for the #1 absolute best barbeque in the Atlanta area -- then go to Old South. After your first visit you will come back again and again for the pulled pork. Can't say I've every tried any other meat because the pulled pork is so good. All the sides are great too: hushpuppies, green beans, baked beans, coleslaw -- all of it. The pork is tender and lean (no fat, no gristle), with a nice smoky flavored. They have perfected the "pulled" process -- the meat is fluffy pieces not chunks. They have several different sauces but I still prefer the original which is tomato based with a little vinegar. This stuff is so good I've been hauling pounds of it "to go" back to my home 700 miles away for years. It's a family joint, so call ahead just in case they've closed for vacation. Enjoy!

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