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The 7 Best Places For Barbecue In Decatur

Are you on the hunt for some delicious barbecue in Decatur? This cosy Georgia town is full of great barbecue joints from down-home smokehouses to traditional Korean barbecue. Get your brisket and ribs fix at these seven best places for barbecue in Decatur.

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1. Community Q BBQ

Community Q is Decatur’s best when it comes to juicy, saucy, smokey meats served with some good ol’ Southern hospitality. Hop on over and treat yourself to their St. Louis style ribs, smoked sausage and sliced beef brisket. Afterwards, be sure to order their delicious blueberry bread pudding with pecans.

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2. Hines Signature Barbecue

Hines Signature Barbecue is famous for its incredible in house spices. Years of tradition and secret family recipes make the meats unforgettable. Do yourself a favour and indulge in a feast of their delicious brisket. Afterwards, be sure to grab a few of their famous desserts. They’ve got all your faves from peach cobbler, red velvet cake, banana pudding and more.

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3. Meema’s BBQ

Meema’s BBQ puts Southern-style barbecue to the test with expertly smoked meats, incredible sauce variety and killer side options. You can’t leave without ‘Meema’s Meat Lover’ dinner with a side of baked beans. Don’t forget the peach cobbler afterwards!

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4. City Barbeque and Catering

This award-winning barbecue chain is famous for its quality cuts, community involvement and friendly service. Everything here is made fresh from scratch daily and smoked on-site. We recommend any of their brisket dishes, especially the brisket chilli if it’s available. Don’t forget to grab a gallon of their sweet tea on the way out for home.

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5. Smoque House BBQ

If you are looking for quality barbecue chicken, look no further than Decatur’s Smoque House BBQ. Smoque House BBQ serves up the juiciest, sauciest, most tender barbecue chicken in the state. Order a half chicken and a big sweet tea.

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6. D92 Korean BBQ

This authentic Korean barbecue cannot be missed. Indulge your tastebuds in a meal of traditional table cooked meats with delectable flavour. Go all out and order their all you can eat. We recommend the marinated pork belly and bulgogi. Polish it all off with one of their melon ice creams.

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7. J & T BBQ and Cajun Grill

Fall off the bone ribs, thick and creamy mac and cheese and desserts that rival Grandma’s, J & T is the place to be. The candy yams and juicy, smoky meats will have you raving for days. We recommend feasting on a rack of ribs, grab a few sides and top it off with a peach cobbler.

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Melanie Hamilton

Melanie is an avid traveller with a passion for history and global foods. She is currently based in Tbilisi, Georgia where most of her time is occupied with qvevri wine and Soviet history. Having do-si-do'd her way across Europe and Latin America, she's enjoyed some of the world's most exciting places firsthand and can't wait to tell you about them.

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