Atlanta has never been seen as a mecca for barbecue, but in recent years it's become a serious BBQ town. Barbecue is of course wildly subjective, but the lines at these newer joints prove that they have risen to the top of the pack:

Fox Brothers

Community Q

Heirloom Market

DBA

Old faithful options:

Armstrong's BBQ, Summerville, on US27 

Brick Pit 

Dreamland BBQ, Roswell

Fatt Matt's Rib Shack 

Pig-n-Chik 

Old South Barbeque, Windy Hill just east of South Cocb Drive, Smyrna, Georgia  770-435-4215

Slopes 

Spiced Right 

Sprayberry's Barbecue 

A little outside of Altanta is also Hickory Pig in Gainesville Ga.

 Great place to help with your catering needs, as well as express delivery and carry-out, is LowCountry Barbecue in Smyrna.  They are Atlanta's only southern Carolina-style barbecue catering company. 

 

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