For second year in a row, this barbecue joint has been voted #1 in GA by Southern Living

ATLANTA — It is an Atlanta institution and anyone who has ever eaten at Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q can tell you exactly why it has been named the best barbecue joint in Georgia by Southern Living.

It is the second year in a row that Fox Bros. has been honored with the title by the magazine.

Fox Bros. is known across the metro for having some of the best barbecue around, and Southern Living’s readers agreed.

Jonathan and Justin Fox began their careers in barbecue throwing backyard parties for their friends after relocating to Atlanta from Fort Worth, Texas. Backyard parties grew into catering, a pop-up at Smith’s Olde Bar, to building the must-visit original location.


“In 2007, The Brothers along with partner Beau Nolen, opened the Candler Park location on DeKalb Avenue and began welcoming guests with their signature style of smoked brisket, pulled pork, wings, and a mix of original side dishes seven days a week,” Fox Bros. said on its website.

Today, Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q serves up to 1,200 guests a day with their smokin’ ATL-style of barbecue, classic southern sides and homemade desserts in addition to feeding hungry fans at Mercedes-Benz Stadium and Truist Park.

“The original DeKalb Avenue location is where you’ll find the broadest array of creative barbecue mashups like ‘chicken fried’ ribs with white BBQ sauce and ‘Tomminator’ tater tots smothered in Brunswick stew,” Southern Living said.

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