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“low quality food”

Pulaski Heights BBQ
Ranked #42 of 414 Restaurants in Athens
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Athens, GA
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86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“low quality food”
Reviewed 19 July 2014

The food is not very expensive, and you get what you pay for. I really like the location and the atmosphere of the restaurant, but everything tastes old and leaves you with the same bad aftertaste no matter what you order. The best side item is the chips, and the pulled pork is fine. The collard greens are edible but not tasty. Avoid the beans. The mac and cheese is okay. The cauliflower is pretty bad. So are the tacos. I haven't tried the ribs. The chicken is so-so. If the food could be brought up to the quality of the restaurant, this would be a great place. In its current form this is not a good place to eat.

  • Visited March 2014
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English first
Ottawa, Canada
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94 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“This You Can't Miss!”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

This simple place, located in an old converted factory building down Pulaski Streeet serves up SLOW cooked brisket and ribs, mac n' cheese, etc. that are TO DIE FOR! We had a wedding party of 30 and all wanted take-home bags of the left-overs.

Visited July 2014
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Thank Lewis S
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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania
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72 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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“Yum!”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 via mobile

Excellent BBQ. We had both a sliced brisket and smoked pulled pork, and they were both great. Fantastic deviled eggs. Good service. Great location. Inspired pairings. Go there now!

Visited June 2014
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Thank AthensNikita
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Athens, Georgia
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157 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Not Very Good----”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

A little strange when one walks into the restaurant. The downstairs is fine but on the second level behind the register/bar is where they keep storage items for all to see. A quite unsightly view.

Picked up a pulled pork plate with a side of coleslaw and squash casserole, on a Sunday evening to eat at home. Both the coleslaw and the squash casserole tasted awful and as though they were prepared a day or two before---went straight in the garbage. The pulled pork sandwich was not any better. The pork had a fair amount of fat, a little tough and tasted like it was just warmed up in the microwave. The roll was stale. It make for a nice meal for the dog.

Save your money at eat elsewhere.

  • Visited May 2014
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Athens, Georgia
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“Perfection, if you're into high quality food at a good price point.”
Reviewed 12 May 2014

Best. Ribs. Ever. And they also have excellent salads & sides. We all agree it's a no-brainer choice for a fun & delicious family dinner.

  • Visited May 2014
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