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Lil Benny's Smokehouse

881 Wimbish Rd, Macon, GA 31210-4327
+1 478-238-5297
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked beans” (5 reviews)
“stew” (3 reviews)
“mac cheese” (7 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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"
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2. Ribs
" I had the ribs that were tender and moist."
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3. Brunswick Stew
" Brunswick stew was the best I've ever bought."
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I ate here two nights in a row because of the amazing BBQ and the warm, friendly service I received here. I had the ribs that were tender and moist. The spicy sauce will sneak up on you but it is amazing. I also has...More

Thank Rob J
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 Maegan T
Reviewed 4 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 4 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
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

Chicken leg quarter was over cooked, dry, and very dark. A lot of hairs was on the skin of the chicken. I was very disappointed. Ribs were ok... Rolls were really good though...Great customer service!More

Thank latresaharris
MsBenny_LBSH, Owner at Lil Benny's Smokehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2018

latresaharris, We're sorry for your experience. Can you contact us with the details of your order, such as day and time, dine-in or take-out? Did you contact the restaurant when this occurred? We strive for excellence for every order and we use any type of...More

Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

Tried Lil' Bennie's yesterday. Had a pork sandwich with stew and mac&cheese. What a great meal! The pork was tender and very flavorful, not to heavy on the smoke but enough. The sauce, which was incorporated into the pulled pork, was delightful. (I didn't try...More

Thank dnr1202
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Lil Benny's Smokehouse delivered - great BBQ - I had Brunswick Stew - He had Ribs and both were yum ! Lovely family run business - highly recommended.

Thank Tracy O
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

Awesome bbq. Not the typical dry mess at other bbq joints requiring extra sauce. Staff were very polite and even offered us ice to carry home and fill water jugs bc we told them we were wo power. Green beans were great, mac n cheese...More

Thank Food4nuts
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
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
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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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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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