The Top BBQ Restaurants To Eat At In And Around Helen, Georgia

Posted by Tom Telford on Thu, Sep 01, 2011

Helen abounds with multiple reasons to make a visit. Surrounded by beautiful landscape, lots of great activities and simply a gorgeous place to relax and unwind. You'll also appreciate the amazing, mouthwatering food - particularly the delectable barbecue.

When you hit the south-easy United States, there's usually a type of food you're destined to enjoy - southern BBQ. To make it easier on your next trip up to Helen, Georgia, here are the Top BBQ spots you'll want to be sure and stop by when you're visiting.

North Georgia BBQ

Address: 663 Edelweiss Strasse, Helen, GA 30545
Phone: (706) 878-5753
Website: On Facebook

North Georgia Barbecue, located at 663 Edelweiss Strasse has a reputation for being the tastiest, consistently best BBQ in the area. Reasonably priced, to boot, you can't go wrong by planning lunch or dinner here. Family friendly and delicious! And according to their Facebook page, they've got over 162 recommendations. 

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Image courtesy of Rib Country BBQ

Rib Country BBQ (Helen + Cleveland)

"So good, it'll make you squeal!"

Helen Address: 11 River St, Helen, GA 30545
Helen Phone: (706) 878-8008

Cleveland Address: 2652 US-129, Cleveland, GA 30528
Cleveland Phone: (706) 865-1119

Website: www.ribcountrybbq.com

With multiple locations, you'll be able to hit one of the two spots close by to your Cedar Creek Cabin Rental. Smoked over a variety of hardwoods, you'll enjoy their choice cuts cooked to perfection and a unique rib country taste.

Choose from a selection of starters (like country cheese fries), sandwiches (including the intimidator pulled pork sandwich), and their full rack of baby back ribs. 

Kids can enjoy a pork plate, classic chicken tenders, a hot dog or an order of ribs.

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Image courtesy of Hickory Stump BBQ

Hickory Stump BBQ

Address: 6725 GA-17, Clarkesville, GA 30523
Phone: (706) 754-5500
Website: On Facebook

With over twenty-five recommendations on Facebook and forty-four on tripadvisor, this up and coming barbecue joint is a great spot to visit in the city of Clarkesville, Georgia.

This quiet north Georgia secret serves pork sandwiches and plates, and provides a nice rack of ribs for your lunch and dinner enjoyment. For something a little different, be sure to try out their smoke salmon.

Wrapping Up

No matter whether you're seeking the best pulled pork sandwich, smoked ham or pork chops, the most tender, tasty ribs around, or just overall excellent barbecue, any one of these restaurants in Helen, Georgia is sure to hit a home run with your taste buds.

What else could you ask for? Several mouth watering BBQ joints to choose from.

The south is renowned for excellent barbecue  and southern hospitality - treat yourself right and give 'em a try!

Topics: Food, Drinks, & Restaurants, North Georgia
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