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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

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$$ - $$$
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6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
11:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was OK could've been better. It didn't have enough seasonings. The employees were very nice and friendly.

Thank Jessica C
Ridgeland, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

These are the best ribs I have eaten anywhere and I travel a lot. Love this place and stop whenever I can

Thank Forrest C
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
2 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been told this was the best BBQ ever, but the day I went, the food was trash, I've never seen so much fat in pulled pork and the service was even worse, it was like the person taking my order was doing me a favor. I wished she would have just told my wife and I to go somewhere... More 

Thank hardychip
Huntsville, AL
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want fancy, you're in the wrong place. However, if you are looking for great BBQ (I had the pork and chicken), great sides such as potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, and fried potatoes at a good price, head right over. Oh, the service is excellent too!

Thank Fastpitch4Me
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I was skeptical when my family brought me back a plate of the BBQ ribs. This was a first time visit for them. They raved about how good the food and service was (dinner time). I'm not a fan of BBQ sauce and the son tells me it not heavy at all. He was right. Slightly sweetened on the juiciest... More 

Thank tarad1993
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

Hang tough. GPS and Google maps get you close. Finding Leatha's is worth it, so pull into the Dairy Queen at 6374 US-98 and look back SW about 60 yards across the gravel lot. The superlatives of other reviews are modest. The pork ribs were the best. Oh, the natural flavors and smoked aromas!!! The slaw was unique and very... More 

1 Thank FSK-2
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I have been eating at Leatha's for many years and it is by far some of the best BBQ you will eat. The sauce is sweet and tangy, the coleslaw is mustardy sweet and the pork is juicy and tender. Try it, you won't be disappointed!

Thank Angela W
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

This is a family run restaurant tucked away off of the main road. You certainly don't get dressed up to go, but don't let that stop you - definitely go! Their Bar-B-Q beef was unreal - fall off the bone, melt in the mouth - I can't think of enough good ways to describe it. Big portions, but I ate... More 

Thank Samanta E
Laurel, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We've been visiting Leatha's for years. Food is always amazing and service is incredible. My favorite is the beef ribs, but everything is great. Can be busy at times, but patience is key. It's worth waiting if you go at a bad time.

Thank JNnMS342
Austin, Texas
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

we ALWAYS love stopping here! I found the quality of their food to be consistently excellent. I also love their staff and the atmosphere of their facility. i never miss a chance to stop here for BBQ!

Thank jtwestcaATX

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?