Southbound Smokehouse - Augusta

4.5
11 reviews
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$30 and under
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Southern
Welcome to Southbound Smokehouse where classic southern barbecue meets friendly neighborhood cantina. Our signature menu combines inspired creations featuring devastatingly delicious Pork, Chicken, and Beef cooked slow and low over hickory for that inspired award winning flavor that you know and love. Our signature sides? Well, they are always crowd pleasing.
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1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Food was excellent. We had to ask to be waited on after about 15 minutes. We had to ask for utensils and small plates for sharing appetizers. The Nachos were cold. The cheese was cold and hard on top. We had them reheated and they were great. Overall it was good. I would definitely go back.

M
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food! The smoked flavor was awesome! Service was a little slow, but excellent when provided. Live music started as we were leaving, but the band sounded great. Wish they had started a little earlier, but apparently they were playing until midnight.

YB
1 review
Dined on July 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Met a group of friends there for a celebration. I made the reservations for outside thinking it was for inside. When we arrived the hostess accommodated us by placing is inside in there private area. (We didn't even know they had a area where they host parties). We had a great time. The waitress was awesome and the food was great as usual.

MH
1 review
Dined on July 4, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our table was ready and waiting for us. The food was delicious as always, great service, special order no problem. The only thing lacking perfection is the beer selection. Maybe add more from Restoration Brewery like "Jude"

MS
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Service was great food was awesome but for what I paid for a tray the portions could have been alittle but larger.

KK
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Great venue; great service. Thank you!

Would have like more entre selections on the "limited menu."

JH
Atlanta
14 reviews
Dined on June 22, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

Why ask what kind of seating you want on a reservation if you aren’t going to pay any attention to it? The hostess did nut really pay attention when I told her we had a reservation. She sat us at a high top even though I had requested standard seating. She said that was all that they had. They weren’t all that busy.
Food was ok, but not as good as on previous visits.
No longer have waffle fries ( which were very good) but regular fries that tasted frozen. They also used to have a salad with strawberries which was no longer on the menu.
The menu at the north Augusta location seems to be more extensive and I wonder if all of their efforts are going to that location. The central avenue location was not busy.
The biggest issue was the rush they seemed to be in to get us in and out.
We ordered drinks. Then We ordered soul rolls as an app. It came out and was good. We ordered entrees a few minutes after the app came out and they came out just a few minutes later. We hadn’t even finished the app.
We were out of there 45 minutes after we sat down.
Didn’t make me want to come back
Sad because we have enjoyed southbound in the past

TR
1 review
Dined on June 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food and service were excellent. We got there when they opened and were seated immediately and they had a table that would accommodate my husbands Powerchair. Saw a set up for live entertainment but we left before it started. If you like a sports bar atmosphere with live entertainment and great food this is the place to go.

OT
Charleston
2 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Great service with good BBQ. A frequent go-to. Glad there’s now one closer at SRP Park.

F
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined on June 1, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Southbound has a solidly developed menu. The food we've tried on two separate occasions was really delicious! I wouldn't recommend the "homemade salsa" - it lacks any real flavor profile. Our waitstaff on both occasions were great - super friendly, attentive and efficient. The ambience is what you'd expect at a smokehouse restaurant/bar and night music event venue.
Overall, Southbound gets a solid two thumbs up. We'll be going back for sure!

OT
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on May 25, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

I would say that the absolute best thing about this place was our server. Very patient and very accommodating and paid let us know that she was there for our needs. We will be back to see her.