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Butt Hutt Barbecue

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480 Macon Hwy, Athens, GA 30606-5155
+1 706-850-8511
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Tue 11:00 - 21:00
Wed - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Ahwatukee AZ
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19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 weather was questionable so they were in that night. It's a small, very (VERY) informal... More 

Thank LaurHum67
Jefferson, GA
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28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 mac & cheese. The show stopper is the chicken mull. Better than any I have... More 

Thank johnsonhouse
Bishop, Georgia
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38 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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80 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My whole family loves the brisket and I believe it is the closest to what you get in Texas in the entire Athens area. I really like the curly fries and the choice of vinegar based or mayo based slaw. I do not like stew, but the rest of my family loves Butt Hutt's stew.

Thank James E
Athens, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016

The Butt Hutt offers a delicious assortment of barbecue, stew and sides. With its rustic atmosphere and food, it is a must for barbecue lovers.

Thank Barry M
Cedartown, Georgia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

This place was great! The Brunswick Stew was really good. Nice, personal service. My husband also really liked the meat skins.

Thank haygoodjc
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

If there is a place worse than this, I don't know where it would be. This restaurant (if you can call it that) is an eighth choice when you have only six to pick from. My pork Q was as dry as kindling wood and about as tasty. My wife had beef brisket which she hardly touched...it was so fatty.... More 

Thank william p
Savannah, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Got the half rack order of ribs on Monday April 25th, and they were some of the best ribs I ever tasted. They provided BBQ sauce but these ribs were so good on their own, I did not even try the sauce. Their beef brisket was great as well. Both of my daughters will be going to school in Athens... More 

Thank Greggator
Saint Paul, Minnesota
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140 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We arrived in town late following a long day of travel. Looking for quick, easy, tasty, reasonable food. We found it! Great pulled pork. Super prices. Fast, friendly service.

Thank gjv43501
Athens, Georgia
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29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

The food was very good - each type of meat that we sampled stacked up well in quality versus anywhere else in the area, the sauces were solid, and the sides were plentifully portioned. The service was friendly, and we were pleasantly surprised to receive the "Sunday Discount" of 10% off the bill.

Thank Jerry W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?