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Dawg Gone Good BBQ

224 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2728
+1 706-613-9799
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked beans” (10 reviews)
“ribs” (29 reviews)
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224 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2728
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Reviewed 5 days ago

People were very friendly, sandwich was great, but the beans tasted old and more like candied yams than baked beans. I love all types of beans, but those were the first ones I had to throw away. Cole slaw tasted like it was a bit...More

Thank DoubleDave18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stopped by here on a whim as I was walking by and grabbed dinner to bring home for me and my husband. It was quick and very friendly service, and they had no problem recommending certain items since it was my first time there....More

Thank CaseyH_01
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

The pulled pork was so salty it was hard to eat. The collards were over salted. The coke and chips were good. Would not recommend to a real bbq eater just not good. The meat had no smoke flavor

Thank Shrtcut
Reviewed 13 November 2017

The food was great. The place is small so you have to get there early if you would like a place to sit and eat.

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed bbq sandwich with vinegar sauce., Mac and cheese it summer squash. All super good. Really enjoyed it

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 November 2017

I have eaten ribs all over this country...... And paid some steep prices. The ribs at Dawg Gone Good BBQ are easily the best and juiciest while still having a "bite" I have ever had!! The smoke ring is indicative of the hours spent smoking...More

Thank Bill H
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Outside seating available. Order at counter. Different sauces. Actually have greens and veggies as options for sides. Great local atmosphere.

Thank ERA444
Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

First time here to get dinner to go. The lady (owner) was very nice and patient with me. As I plated my husband’s, I tasted some of each item I ordered and to me this is the best BBQ overall. I especially liked the spinach...More

Thank Julie F
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Relaxed, attentive service, with everybody helpful. We went on a Sunday afternoon and really enjoyed a leisurely meal while watching football. The young staff knew exactly what they were doing to make sure we had a good experience. I recommend the platter, my son and...More

Thank JimmyR81
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Relaxing atmosphere, friendly service, and wonderful food topped off our day trip to Athens. I would recommend Dawg Gone Good BBQ to people who enjoy mom and pop cafes. The ribs and pulled pork plates were excellent. Nice to have so many vegetable choices for...More

Thank Mickey V
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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
3:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 W Hancock Ave, Athens, GA 30601-2728
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-613-9799
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