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Sam's BBQ 1

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4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068-4321
+1 770-977-3005
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11:00 - 19:30
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Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 19:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going back here for about 10 years. Love the rib plate, and pork sandwich. Beef Brisket is also a good choice, very tender and moist. Favorite sides are red neck lasagna, brunswick stew, Cole slaw, fries....we usually go for lunch for the special.

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Thank Sbfranci
Roswell, Georgia
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have ordered takeout several times from Sam's. Never even knew there was a nice, little restaurant to sit down and eat. Food's very good. Glad to find a new place to go!

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Thank Triplejatlanta
Marietta, Georgia
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239 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped in for lunch yesterday. I ordered the Rib plate from the lunch menu with fried okra, redneck lasagna, and Texas Toast. All was perfect. The ribs were incredibly meaty and tender. The okra was cooked perfectly. The redneck lasagna wonderful. The Texas toast was done just right. I even enjoyed the dill pickle slices!

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Thank Milthill
Marietta, Georgia
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38 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Focus is on keeping it simple and delicious. The pulled pork sandwich with side of mac & cheese and sweet tea is second to none. Service is friendly and fast.

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Thank Ward E
New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

One of the best pulled pork sandwiches and mac and cheese I have ever had! Fast service, hot and fresh food, casual atmosphere. Perfect for quick lunch!! And Yummy!!

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Thank Dee V
Marietta, Georgia
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

This was catered at a work event & my husband said it was the best mac & cheese he'd ever eaten. He wanted to get some to take home

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Thank MomOf4Suns
Marietta, Georgia
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67 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I stopped in with a group of friends after a morning hike along the nearby Chattahoochee River. The menu is limited (various cuts of beef, pork and chicken and about a dozen sides). Meals can be ordered as lunch (on a bun with 1 side) or dinner (no bun and two sides). After filling our glasses at the drink area... More 

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Thank Carol A S
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Excellent BBQ and sauce, but could use better selection of sides. Not really crazy about any of them.

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Thank Sarah W
Canton, Georgia
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135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I really like barbecue. And I have given this place multiple chances. It's not that it's bad, please don't take me the wrong way. It's just there is a lot better barbecue in other places around Atlanta. Good but not awesome.

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Thank GSU320
Paris, France
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103 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Ordered for a large group and only heard rave reviews all night. The meats were all perfectly cooked and juicy. The sides were also really nice. A great place for tasty catering.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 19:30
Thursday
11:00 - 19:30
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4944 Lower Roswell Rd, Marietta, GA 30068-4321
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Marietta
  • Phone Number: +1 770-977-3005

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?