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Southern Soul Barbecue

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2020 Demere Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2807
912 638 SOUL
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11:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 18:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Simpsonville, United States
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, fun atmosphere. Terrific beer selection too! I ended it with the fried Oreos! Each one of us thoroughly enjoyed our meals.

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Thank Lokyi M
Johns Creek
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate outside next to the smoker, could not had better causal dining. Picnic tables with bench seats, added to great BBQ. French fries, slaw, and sauce were the crowning moment.

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Brevard, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Southern Soul is rated No. 1 on many lists of St. Simons Island eating places, so in our third year of a winter visit, we tried it this time to see what all the hype was about. The rating apparently comes from the place's funky style and interaction with the service staff, but the barbecue (we each had a "Pig"... More 

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Minneiska, Minnesota
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the burnt ends- wonderful and so was the brisket chili. Go at a off time for shorter lines. The sole slaw was just ok but the fries were crispy and good.

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Thank Zane40
Holyoke, Massachusetts
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49 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the pulled pork, with mac and cheese, and hand cut fries. It was amazing. The staff was friendly, the location cool, and the sauce mouthwatering. The hot soul sauce was the best, but you couldn't go wrong with any of them.

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Thank Tim M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It tour guide from trolley tours told us we needed to try this place before we left the island. Definitely great ribs! Fried okra was good, baked beans were great. Good food for a decent price.

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Thank Linda D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Smoked prime rib was wonderful! Good place to take kids. Good prices also. We plan to eat there again soon.

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Thank Janice L
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you dig southern BBQ, you'll be happy to know this is one of those places that's actually worth the hype - and the line. It's low-key, very casual and has mostly outdoor family style seating, so I suggest you show up in shorts or jeans and ready to make a new acquaintance. The specials are always unique and interesting,... More 

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Connecticut, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Southern Soul is a down-home, no frills establishment (as all good 'que joints are). You place your order from a surprisingly large menu and then have a seat at one of the communal tables outside (under a roof of sorts). You raise your hand when they call your name and some great Southern eats are placed in front of you.... More 

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Madison, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

The food is consistently wonderful. We eat here often when we are in the island. Always busy but worth the wait

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 18:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2020 Demere Rd, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522-2807
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Georgia Coast  >  Golden Isles of Georgia  >  Saint Simons Island
  • Phone Number: 912 638 SOUL

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?