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Smokey Pig Barbecue

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1617 11th Ave, Columbus, GA 31901-1903
+1 706-327-9253
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Cross Plains, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hands down the best barbecue in the whole world. Recommend the sliced plate (sliced into bite sized pieces). Brunswick stew is excellent. They also understand that barbecue was meant to be eaten with white bread. You can smell it two blocks away - do yourself a favor and follow it to Smokey Pig and enjoy!

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Thank HillTop1986
Boston, Massachusetts
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Came here with some friends as part of their sons turning blue weekend. The BBQ sandwich with 2 sides was delicious! The BBQ nachos were excellent as well! Will definitely go back. This place has been around for 50 years and they know what they're doing. The owner came around to say hi which was a nice touch!

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Thank Naresh D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped because we read reviews, this was the worst bbq and slaw that we have ever had. Meat was very overcooked and nasty.

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Thank Tammy G
Augusta, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

I got the BBQ potato with bacon to go. Very good. I was surprised by the pure weight of the to go tray. Careful not to drop it!

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1 Thank Simmonsp08
Panama City, Florida
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2015

I had the Barbecue Sandwich. I know thats not fancy but the sandwich and a bag or chips were exactly what I wanted. They have plates with sides and all kinds of stuff on the menu but I went for the Barbecue.

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1 Thank Jeff H
Columbus, Georgia
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2015 via mobile

I got a chipped sandwich and two cups of Brunswick Stew. It was great as usual. I been going to Smokey Pig for over 40 years.

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2 Thank luke757
Atlanta, Georgia
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2015

This is about the best BBQ in the world. The thing to order is the chipped pork sandwich and a bowl of Brunswick stew. The smoked flavor is out of this world. I grew up in the little town, and live in Atlanta now, but will drive all the way down there just for this BBQ (or Dinglewood Scrambled Dog... More 

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2 Thank Cenobia_Gilchrist
Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2014

Super tender bbq pork with unique mustard based sauce. It was wonderful. The place is old and outdated but you don't eat the atmosphere. Go for the BBQ and you will likely go out of your way to get back there from time to time. These are the kinds of places that have memorable BBQ in the south

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2 Thank william s
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2014

Ok we decided one day to go visit Columbus Ga. We stopped here to have lunch and boy I wished we had not, the place looks like the 50's and never has been renovated, the staff though friendly looked like the belonged in a tattoo parlor instead of a food place, the ribs were over cooked, the slaw sucked had... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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484 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2014

My first visit and I was amazed. The bite sized pork plate was tender and wonderful. The mustard based sauce was light and tasty. The beans and potato salad sides were excellent, but extra $. Plate came with slaw, light bread and lots of pickles. Slaw was different; try small bite first. Pie seemed to have come sliced and pre-packaged... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1617 11th Ave, Columbus, GA 31901-1903
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 706-327-9253

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?