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Butt Hutt Barbecue

480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
+1 706-850-8511
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average13%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“stew” (7 reviews)
“corn nuggets” (5 reviews)
“brisket” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Some of the best BBQ in Athens, I think. I've only done take out so can't comment otherwise. I will go back. That's a good recommendation

Thank RetiredDawg
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is a Southern BBQ joint. As far as I can tell, if you enjoy BBQ in its various presentations, this place should be another pleasant experience. The pulled pork and the brisket are both, I think, excellent. Other members of my family have had...More

Thank JohnB57Jonesboro
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Came here for a business lunch. We were seated but provided no menus. After a few minutes we received menus & took our drink orders. We placed orders for meat skins & fried pickle. Both were hot & good. Forty minutes later we finally got...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

This place is definitely not fancy, in fact could probably use some sprucing up, but the food was authentic and delicious. Most notably, the fried okra was perhaps the tastiest I've ever had. It was so fresh it probably was farmed that morning. Yummy food...More

Thank Nikki C
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

Placed an order over the phone. The phone rang numerous times then rolled to voicemail. The second time some one picked up and took my order. The person was nice and gave us an estimated time for pickup. After hanging up, I realized I forgot...More

2  Thank Stephanie A
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Took my wife and visiting son for lunch on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend. If you like barbecue this is a good, inexpensive place. The restaurant is clean but very plain (dated). Service was outstanding. I understand during the week at lunch the place...More

Thank Don H
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We went based on a suggestion of one of the locals we were hanging out with. The food is good. We ordered a number of different things including the quarter checking, Butt dog, and the regular pork sandwich. All of the food was good. I...More

1  Thank jsle
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We took a group of 12 people to "the Butt Hutt" to see a band that was going to play at my Aunt & Uncles party the next night and I'm really glad we did! Typically the band plays outside from my understanding but the...More

Thank LaurHum67
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have visited this place twice. First time was the best. Second time the chopped pork was dry. Most everything is good to very good here. Have tried the chopped pork, ribs, 1/4 chicken, Brunswick stew, beans, corn nuggets, fries, potato salad, slaw, okra, and...More

1  Thank johnsonhouse
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Really good bar b que and onion rings. The only downside is a lack of a mustard based sauce. But it's still the best place in Athens for bar b que. Highly recommended.

Thank Bill H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Athens
  • Phone Number: +1 706-850-8511
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