4524 17th Ave., 706-507-1740
Hours: 10:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Closed Sunday.
Atmosphere: The open, inviting interior is perfect for families. Don't forget to check out the area near the bathrooms in the back of the restaurant. The walls are lined with vintage record covers.
Beverages: Soft drinks, lemonade and tea. Tea is available sweetened or unsweetened, but you'll be tempted to try the sweet tea. It's made with ad decades-old family recipe.
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Main dishes: Bring on the barbecue. You have the usual selection of pork, ribs and chicken. Make sure to try the sandwiches. Popular options include the Boss Hog, a sandwich the menu says separates the men from the boys. At $4.50, it includes slices of marinated barbecue pork tenderloins on a bun with mild sauce, slaw and pickles.
Side items: Pick from brunswick stew, "neverhad" beans, potato salad, barbecue slaw and fresh collards. They're available in quantities ranging from 4 ounces to a gallon, and prices range from about $1 to $22.
What to wear: It's casual. Feel free to pick up one of the T-shirts that features a pig and reads, "Get back ... I just ate collards."
Cost: Prices are affordable, and it's easy to get a big sandwich and two sides for under $10.
Crowds and waiting: There's lots of tables available, and while you might have to wait a little while for your food, you'll be happy you stayed.