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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork ribs” (51 reviews)
“baked beans” (40 reviews)
“cole slaw” (31 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Hattiesburg for a football game and heard about Leatha's barbecue on the radio went there for once the chicken was absolutely juicy and delicious and the barbecue ribs were out of this world Very reasonable

Thank mauifamilyphil
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped here on our way from Gulf Shores back to Oklahoma and I am so glad we did! The service was good, the people were fantastic, and the food was amazing! The portion size was just right and the price was good for how...More

Thank Brooke R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What can I say. This is the best hole in the wall, hidden gem, slap yo Mama, don't tell anyone about it so it won't be too crowded when you want some ribs and pulled pork place. OK, let's talk about Mississippi and barbeque baby...More

Thank marklE143YF
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is as home spun as you get. Very much the looked a church fellowship hall but with absolutely the most mouth watering and tender ribs ever.

Thank carterbrooke
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Letha's use to be my favorite BBQ restaurant. The last couple of years the service is poor. They only have two, at the most, waitresses and your lucky if they see you to take your order. When they do it's like you are wasting there...More

Thank tkduncan98
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I have been a traveler for over 30 years and have compiled a list of my top ten places to eat from all of those years. Leatha's is definitely on this list. It is a little hard to find(you follow a little lane behind some...More

Thank Paladine5
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

This little place is hidden off the road, but you can smell the bar b q from quite a ways. The atmosphere is of an old southern country restaurant. The menu is simple, and the food is good!

Thank Alksj
Reviewed 10 August 2017

I really didn't think it was possible to get meat this succulent, seriously tender and delicious pulled pork. The sides were every bit as good. Great southern atmosphere. I'd say the only thing that was lacking was the service, but the food is so good...More

Thank Jcotton1
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We plan our trip to New Orleans to stop here to lunch. This BBQ is to die for. We usually will get a bottle of sauce to take back with us. Must stop here!

Thank JKBeavers
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

our tummies are overly stuffed. we got there a little late but they were very accommodating and offered us what they had. we had pork ribs, chickens, potato salad, and baked beans. we enjoyed every morsel.

Thank Roxana M
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1 February 2017|
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Response from RickyFlynt | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure not. It's illegal to sell a game animal at a restaurant. But you can bet it would be good.
Anita P
25 June 2015|
Response from Anita P |
Prices for catering for 14 people
Anita P
24 June 2015|
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Response from Sinclair55 | Reviewed this property |
$ yep $20-$25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-271-6003
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