Did you know that there’s a secret BBQ trail in Georgia that showcases some of the best and most delicious BBQ dishes in the state? OK, maybe it’s not a secret, but we were surely excited to stumble upon this partially hidden gem. Whether you spell it Barbecue, bar-b-q, BBQ, or barbeque is irrelevant, because flavor is really all these restaurants care about. And probably some mouthwatering satisfaction. Check out the Georgia BBQ Trail and start planning your trip today. You can find the map in entirety
1. Fresh Air Barbecue—1164 Hwy 42 S Jackson, GA 30233
At this famed Macon BBQ joint, you'll find good old fashioned food and excellent service. There is so much history, plus the always fresh BBQ options, you can never go wrong.
2. Dean's Barbecue—9480 S Main St Jonesboro, GA 30236
Dean's Barbecue is the next stop on the trail, and boy is it delicious. Many people visit this famed Southern spot for their Brunswick stew, but mostly for their savory sauce and pulled pork sandwich.
3. Hudson Hickory House BBQ—6874 Bankhead Hwy Douglasville, GA 30134
Many people claim this is the best BBQ in Douglasville, so of course it was added to the BBQ trail in Georgia. Their secret sauce is vinegar based and has that all-too-delicious tang that many people crave from good BBQ.
4. Two Brothers Bar-B-Que—1695 Old Canton Rd Ball Ground, GA 30107
The food is always fresh on this trail stop, and you also get a choice of sauce to top your tender meat. While you may want to stray from the traditional menu items and try something new, Two Brother's Bar-B-Cue is known for their pulled pork sandwich, so you may as well stick to what's perfected.
5. Pink Pig—824 Cherry Log St Cherry Log, GA 30522
Next stop on the BBQ trail in Georgia is the famed joint Pink Pig. Make sure you try the BBQ pork plate, plus a side of the Brunswick Stew. You won't be disappointed, and you may even be back for seconds.
6. Dawg Gone Good BBQ—224 W Hancock Ave Athens, GA 30601
You need to try the ribs smothered in sauce at this next trail stop. They are smoked to perfection, not to mention doused in a deliciously savory BBQ sauce that will end up haunting your dreams until you go back for more.
7. Old Brick Pit Barbeque—4805 Peachtree Rd Atlanta, GA 30341
You HAVE to get the combination plate at this next BBQ stop. Old Brick Pit has mastered the BBQ basics and then some, which means they are the perfect place to slowly end your BBQ trail dreams...
8. Old Clinton Bar-B-Q—2645 North Columbia St. Milledgeville, GA 31061
This is the perfect place to end the BBQ trail in Georgia. Order some delicious pulled pork at the counter and then hunker down in a booth and experience true flavor. It's smoked, it's flavorful, and it's filling—what more can you ask for in a BBQ joint?