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Lil Benny's Smokehouse

881 Wimbish Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4327
+1 478-238-5297
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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
“mac cheese” (6 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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LOCATION
881 Wimbish Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4327
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Lil Benny's Smokehouse
1. Customer Service
"He was in no hurry and seems to really like people"
aandrews297
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2. Ribs
" I had the ribs that were tender and moist."
Rob
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3. Brunswick Stew
" Brunswick stew was the best I've ever bought."
24davidi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Checked into my hotel and ask the guy at the desk where I can get something good to eat. He recommended Red Lobster. I'm in the south, I'm in GA, thinking there has got to be some good BBQ, Ribs, pork somewhere in the area....More

Thank Captain648
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped at this place first - but no one was there at noon thirty on Wed afternoon. We would have waited, but still no one behind the counter and no one in the kitchen that we could see.

Thank Capn Al S
Bernice B, Owner at Lil Benny's Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Capn Al S, We're sorry that we missed you. There is usually a signal to let the workers in the back know that someone has entered. They must have missed the signal.

Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Middle Georgia BBQ is underrated. I believe the area has some of the best Q anywhere. And Lil Benny's is my new favorite. Brunswick Stew is excellent too.

Thank JustSteve17
Reviewed 25 August 2018

With the decline of Fresh-Air BBQ, which was truly horrible the last time I was there, and the closing a few years back of Pig-in-a-Pit, I hadn't really found a rib place in town that was outstanding. Until now. The ribs at Li'l Benny's are...More

Thank WithAnchovies
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Great BBQ and stew. Ribs are fall off the bone good. Chicken is great too. Desserts are home made and delicious.

Thank jmshepp
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Our family was on our way to Florida and we stopped in Macon, GA. Decided we wanted to have some BBQ, so gave this local restaurant a try. The pulled pork sandwich and ribs were very good. The sides of Mac & cheese, cornbread casserole,...More

Thank Austin S
Reviewed 4 May 2018 via mobile

My family and I were traveling through the Macon area and stopped for lunch. We had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Benny. The food was awesome and I was made to be a believer in the excellent Brunswick Stew! The ribs, chicken and pulled pork...More

Thank arvieta
Reviewed 26 March 2018

My husband and I visited here because of all of the great reviews on TA. The food was so good, we didn't remember to take pics until halfway through our meal. My husband had the ribs with two sides (cole slaw and Brunswick stew), a...More

Thank 967maeganh
Reviewed 3 March 2018

I love using tripadvisor to find a restaurant when in a new place; this trip, it happened to be Macon, Georgia. After searching "best bbq near me" on my smartphone, Lil Benny's came up. I asked what they made the best and she didn't hesitate...More

Thank cinesage
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Lil Benny's is a great place for Southern barbecue. The ribs and chicken are off the chain. They're meaty and tasty. You get good quantity for the price. The cornbread stuffing, smoked potato salad and mac n cheese are awesome!

Thank cruis1n2
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 20
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 881 Wimbish Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4327
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
  • Phone Number: +1 478-238-5297
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Description
Lil Benny's Smokehouse is a Catering Dine-in Take-Out Restaurant & Retail Store where you can stop by for a hot meal or shop for chilled fully-cooked Ready-To-Eat restaurant-quality packaged BBQ meats and side items prepared in-house. For your events, you can order catering for most items in larger sizes, hot "off-the-grill".
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