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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork ribs” (46 reviews)
“baked beans” (40 reviews)
“cole slaw” (30 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Unique BBQ where the sauce basted on the ribs and almost candies the bark. Very nice. Pork ribs by far the best followed by The chicken. The mustard Cole sale made fresh was addictive. The owner came and sat down at the table with us...More

Thank woolybooger
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have eaten here numerous times and have never regretted it! Their ribs, pulled pork, and brisket are some of the best I've ever had.

Thank LSUtiger71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a rather poor experience here as my wife, daughter and I were travelling across the Deep South. We waited about 10 minutes for a server to come to us only for her to only say "just pork and ribs left". The food took a...More

Thank Sean R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You will never be disappointed with Letha's BBQ pork ribs ! Great service and the food is good. The potato salad is also very good .

Thank Sanford1968
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

This is the type place we seek out when traveling. The food is absolutely excellent. If you love real home cooking you'll know the uglier buildings usually have some of the best food. The ribs are for real "fall off the bone" tender with great...More

Thank Louisiana_Papa
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Staying in Hattiesburg for the weekend and the clerk at the hotel recommended we eat here. Really enjoyed it. I ordered the pulled pork plate with baked beans and cole slaw. The cole slaw was served first, which was no big deal, but I like...More

Thank Robin C
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

On a recent trip to Hattiesburg, our guide took us to Leatha's for lunch. It is on the west side of Hattiesburg and not easy to spot being back from the highway. The restaurant itself is like going back into the past, but was clean,...More

Thank Bob H
Reviewed 11 April 2017

If you are looking for good bar-b-que but are not fussy about your surroundings, Letha's is your place. Mismatched tables and chairs, waitresses do not write down your order - they are amazing at remembering. Quaint, down home admosphere a little on the 'less than'...More

Thank bettybagwell
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

This place is awesome! Nothing fancy, but the food is incredible. The pork ribs will melt in your mouth. The hot rolls dipped in the hot BBQ sauce will bring tears to your eyes.

Thank dmhburg
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

We are a BBQ family. Leatha's is good and I know it is the holy grail of BBQ in these parts, but we prefer Dreamland ribs and sauce. Leatha's is perhaps to sweet(ketchup-ey) for us. Sides are ok. Hog heaven is better in Ellisville as...More

Thank forkait04
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do they still have coon and possum on menu..
1 February 2017|
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Response from RickyFlynt | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure not. It's illegal to sell a game animal at a restaurant. But you can bet it would be good.
Anita P
Catering price for 15 people
24 June 2015|
Response from Anita P |
Prices for catering for 14 people
Anita P
Price for a dinner plus drink
24 June 2015|
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Response from Sinclair55 | Reviewed this property |
$ yep $20-$25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-271-6003
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