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Battle of the Marietta Barbecues

We want to know what you think of the restaurants we checked out and where you think the best barbecue in Marietta can be found.

I love ribs, and with the warm weather I have been craving them on a daily basis. 

We want to know what you think of the restaurants we checked out and where you think the best barbecue in Marietta can be found. So show your support for your favorite barbecue joints in the comments below!

1. never disappoints. The smell alone is enough to make me sigh happily. The baby back ribs were tender. The meat was a treat to bite into. The sweet tangy sauce was generously applied to the ribs. As an added bonus there was hardly any fat on the bones. Williamson Bros. is one of my favorite places to go for ribs. . 

2. This was my first time trying . The slow-smoked ribs were tender but had a little more fat than I like to see. The barbecue sauce was on the sweet side, but I enjoyed it. Tell us what you think of Shane's Rib Shack in the comments.  

3. The 's baby back ribs are smoked to tender perfection and seasoned to a savory medium of not too sweet, not too tart. These ribs were a home run. .

4. Maybe I went on an off night, but the left me disappointed. The ribs were tough and chewy. However, as far as I could tell there wasn't a lot of fat. On the bright side, the sauce was excellent and there was plenty of it.

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jody May 01, 2012 at 11:33 AM
Dave Poes is our favorite
Chris Lamer May 01, 2012 at 01:47 PM
Dave Poes is the best around.
Amanda Seals May 01, 2012 at 02:07 PM
The ribs at Dave Poe's are awesome. Prefer the St. Louis style. YUM.
Greg from Marietta May 01, 2012 at 04:48 PM
Yep, gotta say Dave Poe's is the best in Marietta. If you head out to Roswell, Swallow at the Hallow gets my vote.
Alan Eisen May 01, 2012 at 05:32 PM
David Poe's in "Marietta". GC BBQ on Shallowford & Johnson Ferry or Sam's #1 on Lower Roswell & Johnson Ferry also are very good. Shane's doesn't even compete and shouldn't be allowed to call there food bbq.
Melissa Kory (Editor) May 01, 2012 at 06:13 PM
I've never been to Dave Poe's but I know where I am having dinner tonight! Can't wait to try it :)
Donna Espy-Rypel May 01, 2012 at 06:15 PM
You will LOVE Dave Poe's, Melissa! VERY tender meat and a great, casual atmosphere!

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