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4320 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605-2526
+1 706-613-6752
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Bogart, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We went here based on a recommendation from a friend who likes their hash/brunswick stew. The place looks run down and the inside is pretty spartan w/ styrofoam cups, plastic forks and wooden bench seating. Being from Texas, I had to try the brisket sandwich...should have stayed with the pork. My sandwich was nothing but trimmings and about 1/3 of... More 

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Waycross, Georgia
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2014

Having a taste for a barbeque lunch, I saw this place and stopped in. The service was friendly and good. The beef brisket sandwich was delicious. The Brunswick stew was the best I have ever had, and the banana pudding was very good.

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Dacula, Georgia
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692 reviews
495 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2014

This is a traditional southern bbq type place. A plate of chopped pork, two sides, with white bread and a bag of chips. Nice folks, good food, honestly not the best by any stretch but better than average. If you are in the area, sure. Drive from a distance, probably not. You can get a nice meal for a very... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2012

If you are expecting great Texas or North Carolina style cue, just keep driving by Athens (and perhaps Georgia). In my opinion, this is the best of Athens. The Brunswick stew is fantastic and the pulled pork is reasonably good. The ribs and chicken are passable. Great atmosphere, friendly staff and they finally take credit cards. Open only Thursday through... More 

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Athens
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70 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2012

Good food and service. We had pork sandwiches with chips and slaw and stew( best ever). My husband loved the banana pudding. This was lunch quick and easy. Will be returning to try the ribs and chicken.

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Fishkill, New York
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77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2012

Purchased 1.5 lbs of BBQ ribs to go and was very pleased with the flavor. The staff was very friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2011

My husband and I love eating at the BBQ Shack. Not only is their BBQ great, but their stew is the best around, hands down. We live in Hoschton, which is a good 30 min. drive from Athens, but it's worth it for the BBQ!

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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2010

I went there on a Thursday for lunch and had not been there in a while. Had a BBQ plate and tea which came out to 9.99. The food was execellent and the waitresses were even better. Its not a cheap lunch but excellent food and service. Heads up they do not take credit cards this is a cash only... More 

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Georgia
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141 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2010

We have visited the BarbequCUe Shack many times over the past ten years. The service is always fast and friendly. While there are many good choices on the menu, our favorite is the chopped BBQ pork sandwich. The meat is incredibly lean and well-smoked. Customers can add their own choice of several sauces. The banana pudding is freshly made daily... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2008

Just for the banana pudding.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Barbecue
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Thursday
10:00 - 21:00
Friday
10:00 - 21:00
Saturday
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4320 Lexington Rd, Athens, GA 30605-2526
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-613-6752

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?