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Backstreet BBQ

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290 W Franklin St, Hartwell, GA 30643-1570
706-377-OINK (6465)
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Alto, Georgia
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Working in town at the courthouse and you could smell the goodness of this place so we decided to check it out man where we glad we did. I got 1/2# of Ribs and pulled pork and I could not finish it. The staff was very nice will go back next time I am in town.

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Thank Mherron80
Canon
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87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

The food at Backstreet is generally pretty good and consistent. The chicken is what I consider to be the best. The meals are prepared quickly and delivered in a timely manner but the only place they lack sometimes is in the area of service and personality.

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Thank Ernest R
Anderson, South Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a local, beloved favorite. They are only open on Thursday Friday and Saturday, and often crowded, but worth the wait. Everything they sell is exceptional. Owner is almost always on the property making sure customers are happy and tummies are full. Very traditional, no frill.

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Thank Laura K
Conyers, Georgia
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157 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

We were in the area at dinner time and noticed a long line of cars at the dive thru. We love bar b q so we parked and went inside. My wife and I both ordered pork plates. The meat was cooked just right and not filled with fat. Stew was good and the slaw chopped up fine and not... More 

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Thank Tommy M
Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We did carry out of ribs and sides. They were out of pulled pork. My 15 minutes in the restaurant demonstrated an angry waitress, disorganized service-in the store and the very busy drive through window, and general lack of appreciation for customers. The ribs were cooked well, but had only a light smoke flavor. The sauce was necessary to eat... More 

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Thank samlaw2015
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

This is 1 of our favorite places to eat! We LOVE their BBQ chicken half! Service has always been great!

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Thank Penny D
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

If we eat barbecue it has to be here. We've been several times and they never disappoint! We've tried stew, BBQ, and brisket they're all wonderful.

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Thank April A
Danielsville, United States
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88 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for a to go plate. The pork sandwich plate was really good. They have good sweet tea. Stew was good. Slaw was sweet and good. No complaints here! Will go back when in town!

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Thank Misty P
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56 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

I'm not a fan of BBQ but they have good stew. The few times I've had the BBQ it was good. It's a very popular place but it's only open at select times. I think it's open every Friday and Saturday but when it's open its always crowded with parking lot full and drive-thru very crowded as well.

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Thank Elaine J
Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

If you seek good BBQ don't go anywhere else. All the sides are homemade and service is great. We go every weekend we are in from Atlanta.

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Thank Scott C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 290 W Franklin St, Hartwell, GA 30643-1570
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hartwell
  • Phone Number: 706-377-OINK (6465)

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