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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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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork ribs” (52 reviews)
“baked beans” (42 reviews)
“cole slaw” (31 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 11 July 2016

Great pork ribs, baked beans, cole slaw, and managed some pecan pie for the finish. Absolutley wonderful. I love the atmosphere and the food. I've eaten at Leatha's for over 30 years and it's always special.

Thank Kent N
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Had lunch at Leatha's on my way home from Florida and it was very good. I ate the lunch portion of ribs with beans and slaw and liked it a lot. The ribs were extremely tender with great flavor, the slaw was different and had...More

Thank Mike B
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

This is the best bar-b-que you could ever want to wrap your fingers around. The flavor is amazing . The smell alone will have your mouth watering. And that first bite makes you think you've died and gone to heaven. A must for any fan...More

Thank Alana W
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Really, really impressive steak that I had from here last year. I really talked this place up and can't wait to go back again! Or server was very impressive too. A group of eight...she didn't write anything down and there was not one single mistake....More

1  Thank NikD34
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

As someone who smokes BBQ I wish it was bit more authentic in the fact that they actually smoked the meat old school but other than that real good ,bbq sauce the best I've had. Meat is always tender(mostly due to steaming it) but the...More

Thank Sora K
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Quaint casual place with fantastic BBQ. Sections include pork and beef ribs, pulled pork, and chicken plus rib eye steak. We had ribs and chicken. You can order one to four Bbq meats and two sides. She has a secret sauce cold slaw that is...More

Thank Rebecca K
Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

While I'm personally not a rib lover, it doesn't take long in Leatha's to figure out its a historic and important place in the community. The sides were good and the chicken was good, not overwhelming but yet again, might have just been the limited...More

Thank JCapp69
Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

The ribs and chicken were the BEST we have ever had anywhere in the country! The secret recipe slaw was fantastic and the baked beans were super! The only negative was the lackadaisical attitude the server had-- hope this get this squared away as it...More

1  Thank Kwajkid007
Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

So the food was good, but not award winning. They were out of most sides, well at my table. Other people sat down and got sides my dream of a waitress said they were out if. Anyway, I'm not sure if this restaurant is an...More

Thank Kbar101
Reviewed 5 June 2016

This charming place lived up to its reputation. More than enough sized servings. Worth a stop on our trip.

Thank seenitb4365
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Questions & Answers
1 February 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
24 June 2015|
Response from Anita P |
Prices for catering for 14 people
Anita P
24 June 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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, 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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