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Heavy's Barbecue

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2155 Sparta Rd SE, Crawfordville, GA 30631-4409
+1 706-456-2445
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Augusta, Georgia
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stuumble on Heavy's after passing it for years...decided to stop and without a doubt it is the best BBQ I have ever eaten! Best ribs for sure! Great pulled pork and the chicken is good too! I love just stopping by...very eclectic place!

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Thank Lisa H
Raleigh,NC
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160 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Our first comment is that this is the most unusual barbecue restaurant you will ever find! We were driving on I-20 in East Georgia last week, where we stopped for gas in Crawfordville, and the BP station/convenience store appeared to be the only establishment for miles around. We saw the sign for Heavy's at the intersection, and asked the attendant... More 

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Thank charliespr
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This was the second time I've tried this place and I'm done with it. The lady working there is not friendly at all!!! It's pretty much this attitude that if you're not a local then she doesn't want you in her wigwam breathing any of the air. The service is 100% of the reason I'll never return, they are rude... More 

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Thank travelguyIPA
Martinez, Georgia
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017

I am a fan Bbq. I try to eat the local fare (tomato, vinegar, mustard, KC, etc). This was not BBQ. There was a strong smoke aroma when you walk into this dirty and dark cabin. I expected a BBQ meal and a dive location. I was expecting a full menu and truly smoked meats. However, the unenthusiastic lady at... More 

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Thank Bloviator
Tampa, Florida
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Great welcoming atmosphere along with friendly staff. The building and its contents are unique being more of a draw than the food. Large portions but the chicken was greasy, the chopped pork just average. Not able to comment on the dessert because they were out of what I wanted to try. If you like average food the building and atmosphere... More 

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Thank ritafb2015
Augusta, Georgia
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This is a very unique place but its uniqueness may be better than its bbq. Their bbq isn't bad just average. They have a friendly staff (there with a very large group and they handled it well) and a great atmosphere (part of the movie set for Sweet Home Alabama). Pork and chicken bbq and burgers. Popular place with the... More 

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Thank John K
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,039 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

you are gonna like this place, long a favorite of deer hunters and other outdoorsy types. nothing fancy but you'll get a full meal deal here that will leave satisfied and not wanting any more for till supper. ribs are nicely smoked, tender with just the right amount of pull to gently tear away from the bone. sauces are available... More 

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Thank Bbqman3341
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166 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Food choices limited to bbq pork and chicken, burgers, and fried fish with sides. Good and huge servings but not really special. Counter service was friendly. Ambience would be the calling card. Really unique local setting.

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Thank KayWangen
Jacksonville, Florida
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Love going to Heavy's when we're up hunting. The atmosphere is nice, old cars and such outside, taxidermy inside. The food is great as long as you want BBQ. My kid wanted a burger once...we were told 25 minutes...he got chicken :) Ribs, pork and chicken are great. I'm not a fan of the Brunswick stew but, my Wife and... More 

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Thank Jason T
Crawfordville, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 November 2015

I recently ate at Heavy,s Barbecue .I had pulled barbecue pork stew,slaw.tea and sweet potato pie. They all were delicious and the portions were large. The menu includes Barbecue Chicken,catfish,hamburgers,fries,sodas and lemonade.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2155 Sparta Rd SE, Crawfordville, GA 30631-4409
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Crawfordville
  • Phone Number: +1 706-456-2445

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