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Fresh Air Bar-B-Que

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1164 Highway 42 S, Jackson, GA 30216-2122
+1 770-775-3182
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08:00 - 19:30
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Sun 08:00 - 20:00
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Fri - Sat 08:00 - 20:30
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Social Circle, Georgia
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38 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went by after a rave referral. We tried the pulled pork and the chicken. Everything was better than advertised....the selection is sauces is truly outstanding! If you are in Jackson make sure to visit this friendly and warm family run place for the real deal in BBQ.

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Thank dcp7451
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been eating at Fresh Air s8nce I was a kid. If you are looking for some one to serve you at your table, beef or chicken, a fancy places then this is not for you. However if you are looking for pork BBQ cooked in an 80 year old pit this is it. The menu consist of pork... More 

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Thank hturner12
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,111 reviews
890 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,022 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

its been that way more years than i'd like to count. whether it be going to the beach, revisiting oxford, or just get a ild hare we'll all pile in the car and take off for the fresh air with little to no argument. eat our fill, soak up some atmosphere , stare at the l shaped brick pit and... More 

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Thank Bbqman3341
Jackson, Georgia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

My family all enjoys eating at Fresh Air Barbeque. When our children come to visit they ALWAYS want to eat here. We eat there at least once a month and have never been disappointed. Always so good!

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Thank Mental1956
Atlanta, Georgia
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I grew up in Jackson, went to school George and David Barber (owners--their grandfather founded it), been here at least 200 times. Great chopped pork sandwiches, great Brunswick stew. I stop by almost every time I drive thru Jackson on way to Macon or Florida.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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199 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

We travel widely looking for good barbeque and found this place identified in the paper as the best bbq in Georgia. We loved the unassuming decor of this obviously popular place. Expansive dining area, unlike many bbq places that have tightly packed tables. The menu consists of three options pictured on the wall....basically three ways their pulled pork is served.... More 

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Thank 2395Deb
Jackson, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ around. Super fast service and food is always fresh. You must try the stew..absolutely the best.

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Thank sweetshop1828
Braselton, Georgia
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129 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

We stopped for BBQ to take home. My traveling companion LOVES this place and we always have to stop. This was my first time to purchase the BBQ. By the time we got home, mine was watery and tasteless. I only ate a few bites. My husband ate, but did not particularly care for it. The ladies waiting on us... More 

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Thank Kay G
Gainesville, Georgia
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1,111 reviews
890 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2,022 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

cooked inside the legendary L shaped brick pit smoker just like they have been doing since 1929. they've expanded the menu some since i first ate here. expanded the joint and took up the shavings off the floor but the outside remains little changed. the pork is about the same and nobody has dared mess with a truly magnificent sauce... More 

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Jackson
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Fresh air BBq has good taste, but it is limited in selection. You can only get pork plates, stew. it would be much better if you could get ribs/and even beef sandwiches. I hope they will consider this in the future.

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 20:00
Monday
08:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 19:30
Thursday
08:00 - 19:30
Friday
08:00 - 20:30
Saturday
08:00 - 20:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?