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Big Sam's BBQ - CLOSED

625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
+1 706-443-5343
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
6 Apr 2015
“Big Sam's BBQ is closed for good”
13 Sep 2014
“Best BBQ Ever but sadly, they are now out of Business”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
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Reviewed 30 August 2013

We chose this restaurant for a quick stop on a drive from Atlanta to Auburn. We're from Washington State and have never had real Southern BBQ. Sam didn't disappoint! The hospitality was incredible and the food was fabulous! Our 9 year old son didn't think...More

1  Thank TLWJLB
Reviewed 17 August 2013

We walked in - after a long drive from New Orleans - 2 Brits in the middle of nowhere! Big Sam welcomed us with open arms! Food was great, ribs so tender they fell off the bone and the BBQ sauce was lush!. Waitresses were...More

Thank 59Rach
Reviewed 31 July 2013

Absolute best barbecue around! Best sauce and amazing service! I've tried every other BBQ place in LaGrange and wasn't impressed. Big Sam's will make you feel like family and the food is incredible. I won't go anywhere else!

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 1 July 2013 via mobile

From the moment I walked in, I felt like Big Sam was a long lost and crazy uncle, only being accepted by the family because he can make some fantastic BBQ. I had the pulled pork platter. It was tender and juicy with a great...More

Thank Claybob86
Reviewed 1 July 2013

My husband and I went here on a Saturday for dinner after picking peaches. We weren't from the area but had found this BBQ place online. Upon walking in, the owner/cook was sitting in a chair and the best waitress ever, Andrea, was at the...More

Thank Krob730
Reviewed 6 June 2013

I love going there. The staff are down to earth and friendly. Big Sam is a really cool guy! I would recommend this place to anyone that loves BBQ!

Thank Smccloud08
Reviewed 26 May 2013

Well, we were early for an event in Pine Mountain so we headed to Big Sam's for lunch. We were a little early for his crowd too, but the service and food was "Supper Good". Not a misspelling either. We stopped for a sandwich and...More

Thank WalterBudBussell
Reviewed 25 April 2013

By the time you leave Big Sam's you'll feel like you have a new best friend. Between the wiener dog stories and the friendly harassment we laughed for two hours. Oh yeah, the BBQ is AWESOME. We took Sam's big butt home with us to...More

2  Thank garysue_68
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I loved the food the service, & the waitresses . the people there are very friendly && the BBQ is unbelievable

2  Thank aaleyah112912
Reviewed 12 April 2013

As good as it gets....and the floor show was excellent....Big Sam the Entertainer.....best service in town..a great Friday dinner.

2  Thank jacesbig
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 10
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 625 Jefferson St, LaGrange, GA 30240-4940
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  LaGrange
  • Phone Number: +1 706-443-5343
  • E-mail
Big Sams is a local place for great BBQ with a relaxed and very casual, playful atmosphere. daily specials on BBQ ,Lo-Country boil,Catfish,Hand made Grilled Burgers,and some of the best sauces you will ever put in your mouth.Portions are plentiful and Big Sam always makes time to visit, always good music and something fun to watch on the big screens.
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