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Papa Bucks BBQ

1085 S Lewis St, Metter, GA 30439-5134
+1 912-685-4421
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“pork” (9 reviews)
“potato salad” (15 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
1085 S Lewis St, Metter, GA 30439-5134
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We happened upon Papa Buck's by checking out other Trip Advisor reviews. The reviewers did not steer us wrong. The pulled pork was tender and tasty, without fat and gristle. It takes some effort to hand-pull pork like that. The sides were tasty. I had...More

Thank Sheri L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a great stop on the highway between Savannah and Macon. The pulled pork was good, not world class bbq, but really good. The potato salad was awesome, top notch. The Brunswick Stew was way too sweet for my taste and tasted like the...More

Thank TR1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Off the beaten path BBQ with the usual food....but fantastic French Fries and fries combinations listed under a section of the menu called "Scooby Snacks". The food is by no means terrible, just average BBQ. It's the friendliness of the staff that sets it apart!...More

Thank Cricketblue99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch. I was told about it by a young lady at the welcome center. The food was served fast, hot, correct, and delicious. I ate the briscuit, baked beans and macaroni. The people were very friendly. I would gladly eat here again...More

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Talk about "Down South BBQ", THIS IS IT! Dine in or take out. Can't be beat. Home of the "Pigzilla". Many have tried, few have succeeded.

Thank Z5808IYbillc
Reviewed 5 July 2017

I have eaten at Papa Bucks several times, each time having a barbeque pork sandwich, which has always been absolutely delicious. The pork is tender, juicy, very flavorful, and relatively lean. The bun has always been fresh, which is SO important with a sandwich! Their...More

Thank BIGbob07
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Our friend, a former resident of Metter, recommended Papa Bucks BBQ if we were ever in town. Since it was on our way to our destination, St. Simons Island, GA, we stopped, shopped the sought out Papa Bucks BBQ. We each order a pulled pork...More

Thank JustPeachy4576
Reviewed 13 June 2017

On an unexpected trip to Atlanta, we found this Gem. Highly recommend. Sweet tea and BBQ pork what else do you need. Clean, good service and not pretending to be anything than what it is... a good place to eat.

Thank Tod W
Reviewed 6 June 2017

My husband and I were traveling through the area on the way to south Georgia this past week. Like always, I hopped on trip advisor to check out some good eating spots. Papa Bucks came up in Metter and although a little out of the...More

Thank CIrwin49
Reviewed 27 May 2017

if you find yourself driving the lonely stretch of I-16 between Macon and Savannah, this is definitely worth putting on your radar for a stop. there are not many good choices on this stretch, so it really makes this place more worth it. great sides...More

Thank marieatta_pman
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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1085 S Lewis St, Metter, GA 30439-5134
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Metter
  • Phone Number: +1 912-685-4421
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Papa Buck's BBQ is the right place for "deee-licious" barbeque, beef brisket, ribs, chicken and more! We have a new home in Metter, so stop by and say hey! Our new address is 1085 South Lewis Street | Metter GA 30439 (beside Jay's Truck Stop)
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