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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

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6374 U S Highway 98, Hattiesburg, MS 39402-7514
+1 601-271-6003
11:00 - 21:00
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21 reviews
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

Best BBQ in Mississippi. I travel for work and have stopped all over the south for BBQ, and Leatha's is so much better than anyone else. Highly recommended their pulled pork sandwich, baked beans and pecan pie.

Thank Katie S
Heber City, Utah, United States
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109 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

From the very first bite it's as though you're having a dream of BBQ Bliss. I've never seen ribs fall off the bone as easily as I did at Leatha's. Same with the chicken. Kids meals are reasonably priced and just a fun atmosphere for family. This is worth a trip if you are anywhere close to Hattiesburg. I can't... More 

Thank Scottloves2golf
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2016 via mobile

Letha's BBQ is off the chain ! You are talking about BBQ that falls off the bone good! It's a place to go and get and have a blast looking at the old pictures on the wall. Awesome service, great prices for the amount of food that you are served. The Swet is the best around! Overall this establishment is... More 

Thank Roberto C
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7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Best Everything eating Famous Barbque Place! !!! Everyone Should Eat Here! !! The sauce is Something special!Many Famous actors,Sport's stars, etc have eating here. Hattiesburg, Mississippi's Own! !!

Thank Niruba G
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1 review
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I love this place the food is awesome & the people are also great. This is a great place for family and friends as well as Lunch

Thank Lady1b
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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3 reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

I have traveled all over the country and leatha's is home to the best bbq you will find anywhere. Anytime I have an out of time guest I take them to leatha's and they agree that it's the best.

Thank aaronryals4
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 March 2016

I paid a significant price to stay over and extra night to eat here because of the recommendations. The restaurant environment is rustic, but it is fine and clean. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall the food was ok. I completely agree Steve A. and Jim L. whose October '15 and September '15 reviews are spot on. I... More 

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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016 via mobile

Always a great restaurant experience. I always try to come here about once a month. Great takeout too. They have tailgate packages available that feed our group nicely.

Thank Charles C
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129 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This restaurant is a locally owned family restaurant and has been featured on the Food Network. The building itself is a holdout from generations ago that let the world advance around it. I'm sure it was in the middle of the woods at one time. The barbeque was tasty and very tender. The sides, I believe are unique to this... More 

Thank Liz S
Bloomington, Indiana
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119 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2016

Worth the trouble to find -- the ribs are unbelievable, meaty and falling off the bone. The slaw and beans are sweet but great. It's about 3 miles west of Hattiesburg on US 98, next to a dairy queen. Don't let the outside fool you -- it may look like an abandoned country store, but inside the food is great... More 

Thank HoosierTraveler60

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?