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Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
+1 770-775-3182
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“stew” (51 reviews)
“pork” (19 reviews)
“crackers” (8 reviews)
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8:00 AM - 7:30 PMAll hours
American, Barbecue
1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My mother loves this place and she suggested I go there. Brunswick stew was good and BBQ was just ok nothing special. I probably won't go back. Its worth trying once.

Thank Iamaspartan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I like to try different BBQ joints when I see them. Stopped here on a friend's recomendation. They didnt have brisket, my favorite, but their beef Brunswick stew was delicious with he slaw.

Thank wook323
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The BBQ sauce is vinger based and they have hot and not hot. The pork is very tender and taste great. They have BBQ Plates with either slaw or with slaw and stew and BBQ sandwiches plates. If you don't want a plate they also...More

Thank brendan8tive
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Little out of the way but Excellent BBQ and best stew i have eaten . Worth a short trip just to eat it , the staff is also friendly and you can see the ovens ?? that they cook the meat in.

Thank charlesalden
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Wow, great bbq, had the deluxe plate, some pulled pork, coleslaw, Brunswick stew, bread, crackers, and pickle. All new new to a New Yorker Nothing special, tell them what you want, tray style service, Omg the ladies are so polite and very nice to talk...More

Thank George w
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The Bar B Que here just good southern Bar B Que in a unique atmosphere The meat is always consistently good as are the sides. We don't particularly care for the sauce which is a vinegar base but that is always a personal preference. We...More

Thank Jesse W
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The menu and food has changed little of the years, but the bbq and stew are great and need no change. The vinegar based sauce is "just right". You can't go wrong at Fresh Air BarBQue.

Thank Cindy6078
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Its been at least 25 years since I last enjoyed this "original" Fresh Air Bar B Que spot. I don't think much has changed, still very "old school" Bar B Que served very simply. We both had the pork plate which is served with slightly...More

Thank woodframes
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I'm a Georgia boy who loves vinegar based BBQ sauce and this place is on the top three places for its sauce alone. Add the super fine ground slaw and Brunswick stew and the fresh air experience is sure to please. Even the ice (crushed)...More

Thank Ron R
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

This is the place for your pork fix! No chicken or beef. No ribs... just smoked pork from enclosed pit in front of you. Part of eating area still has the sawdust floor. Easy to get off I 75, over to Fresh Air and back...More

Thank Lee H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 7:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 770-775-3182
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