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Character's Famous BBQ - CLOSED

7283 Adairsville Hwy # 140, Adairsville, GA 30103-2010
+1 678-481-6701
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible18%
23 Mar 2017
“Worth the drive”
23 Jul 2016
“Not so famous”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
7283 Adairsville Hwy # 140, Adairsville, GA 30103-2010
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

We decided to drive out of town to try something new and made it 15 minutes before they closed. They did not rush us and the guy serving us was super friendly. Overall it is the best BBQ in area.

Thank Alterdstate
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I have watched every show of BBQ Pit masters and eating at his restaurant was the reason. They never place in the big cooks so I became curious. Well no longer, it's very average.

Thank William D
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Dry meat is not the way to cook bbq. Try a little sauce on it next time, and maybe some place to sit down to eat instead of take out only.

Thank sam s
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Be there early for lunch. Service that only an owner can provide. Not fancy, but clean and mouth watering good! If briskett is sold out, take the pork!

Thank Phil21640
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I have only eaten their food a few times. I don't really know why because it was delicious and you got a lit of food for the money.

Thank Gary G
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Michael Character knows how to do BBQ. There is not one morsel that can't be described as fantastic all the way down to the lemon pound-cake slice. I've eaten BBQ all over the USA and it is hard to come close to Characters! This is...More

Thank lil_maryjane4ya
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Every time my daughter and son-in-law visit, we pick an order up from Character's. They live in New York City and crave barbecue from Character's whenever they come to Adairsville!!

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Michael Character is the proprietor of the place and the man knows how to slow cook some BBQ. This is truly the best you find...anywhere! Get a pork plate and ribs. You get two sides and a slice of homemade lemon cake. 3 Minutes off...More

Thank Jason R
Reviewed 21 November 2015

Without question the best ribs, butt, and brisket you are ever going to put in your mouth. The counter service is fast and polite but if your looking for atmosphere, booze, romance keep driving. The Naysayers are F O S. This is Southern smoker artistry...More

Thank 656AnnG
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

We were traveling through Adairsville Ga. Coming from Paris island. We wanted BBQ and thought this would be a good choice. NOT! The owners and employees are arrogant and smug! The BBQ was over cooked. And the place needs a good cleaning!! The best thing...More

1  Thank LMcNeese
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7283 Adairsville Hwy # 140, Adairsville, GA 30103-2010
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Adairsville
  • Phone Number: +1 678-481-6701
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