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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pork ribs” (52 reviews)
“baked beans” (42 reviews)
“cole slaw” (32 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not like u thought it would be but it was ok. Memphis one and only bbq has this one beat.the staff was nice

Thank Cortney N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best BBQ in Hattiesburg, Ms. From locals to all types of visitors Letha 's is the place for BBQ. Many visiting athletic teams makes this their first stop when they get into town.

Thank Jody L
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We have stopped at the DQ in front of this place many times and notes the traffic headed back to this dive. Thought we would try it. The cole slaw is pretty darn good, and the recipe is a secret. The pulled pork is tender...More

1  Thank Bob S
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Anyone driving through the area should stop at Leatha’s for the best bbq ever. All meats are smoked on site and you can smell the smokehouse easily from 500 feet away. There is enough seating for about 200 people indoors so no need to make...More

Thank JHChicago2014
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Several new family members were able to attend the event and they had heard all the great things about the food and the great staff of at Leatha's and were excited to have the opportunity to see what everyone else was saying about the restaurant....More

Thank Adrian D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We stopped on our way to Biloxi to give them a try because we had seen it on the Travel channel about a year ago. They were very friendly and the food was great. I'm not really a barbecue type of girl, but my husband...More

Thank NothappyTravelor
Reviewed 15 November 2017

Came in at lunch. As we pulled into parking the smokestack was churning out great BBQ smells and promised a genuine southern example of what we came for. Our server is from the original family and told us about the history and food. Service was...More

Thank et490
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The ribs and chicken both fall off the bone and the potato salad is AMAZINGLY good! Wait time from ordering to receiving your food is almost non existent.

Thank Amanda N
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place has awesome customer service and huge portions. The food is wonderful! I got the ribeye and ribs. It made two meals. The ribs are wonder baby back ribs that are so tender, they fall off the bone. It is off the road and...More

Thank Tonya0303
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Leatha's has the best BarBQue you will get anywhere! The family has kept this restaurant going for many years! It's a great family atmosphere, and great food! We chatted with the cook the day we went, just a great place!

Thank tracyselliott
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31 January 2017|
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Response from RickyFlynt | Reviewed this property |
Pretty sure not. It's illegal to sell a game animal at a restaurant. But you can bet it would be good.
Anita P
24 June 2015|
Response from Anita P |
Prices for catering for 14 people
Anita P
24 June 2015|
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Response from Sinclair55 | Reviewed this property |
$ yep $20-$25
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
  • Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Hattiesburg
  • Phone Number: +1 601-271-6003
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