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The 15 Best Ribs Restaurants Near College Park

Updated: July 5, 2022

Drop the knives and forks because these are the top College Park spots for sticky finger-licking racks of ribs. After scrutinizing millions of critic and diner reviews from top sites we give you the list of College Park’s best BBQ ribs. So if you're craving baby back ribs or a plate of crispy lamb riblets there's nowhere better than these top spots.

Find the perfect Ribs spot

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen

American, $$, College ParkAmerican, $$College Park
Google: 3.9
Yelp: 3.5
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Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Candler Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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The Iberian Pig

Spanish, $$, AtlantaSpanish, $$Atlanta, South Tuxedo Park
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Heirloom Market BBQ

Korean, $$, AtlantaKorean, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.7
Yelp: 4.5
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Gunshow

American, $$$, AtlantaAmerican, $$$Atlanta, Ormewood Park
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Stockyard Burgers & Bones

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Poor Calvin's

Asian, $$, AtlantaAsian, $$Atlanta, Downtown
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5
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Fat Matt's Rib Shack

American, $$, AtlantaAmerican, $$Atlanta, Morningside - Lenox Park
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.0
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Boucanes BBQ

American, $$, East PointAmerican, $$East Point
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 5.0

Botiwalla

Indian, $$, AtlantaIndian, $$Atlanta, Old Fourth Ward
Google: 4.6
Yelp: 4.5

Food Terminal - Atlanta

Malaysian, $$, AtlantaMalaysian, $$Atlanta, Marietta Street Artery
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Buena Vida Tapas & Sol

Spanish, $$, AtlantaSpanish, $$Atlanta, Old Fourth Ward
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Rumi's Kitchen - Colony Square

Persian, $$, AtlantaPersian, $$Atlanta, Midtown
Google: 4.5
Yelp: 4.5

Basil's Restaurant & Tapas Bar

Mediterranean, $$, AtlantaMediterranean, $$Atlanta, Garden Hills
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Le Colonial - Atlanta

Vietnamese, $$, AtlantaVietnamese, $$Atlanta, Buckhead Village
Google: 4.4
Yelp: 4.0
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Why is this list better than others?

Choosing the right spot for Ribs can be tough, especially if you’re exploring new restaurants. The restaurants in this list rose to the top after we analyzed the Yelp and Google ratings for 15738 restaurants in College Park, 823905 restaurant reviews, and exactly 863 lists and articles from experts at Atlanta Eats and Hoodline and more. All with some boam magic. The restaurants you see have been featured in Atlanta Eats - 29 Romantic Restaurants for Date Night in Atlanta, Hoodline - Get these trending Atlanta restaurants on your radar today and Hoodline - Check out the 3 most popular spots in Atlanta's Garden Hills neighborhood. Every option we show has been verified as open and offering key services when we recommend it, thanks to our real-time updates. Our site gets no money for featuring restaurants in this list – everyone’s earned their place. We don’t recommend restaurants lightly, these 10 are really something special.

Common questions

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen, Barbecue Kitchen, and Ruby Tuesday are the highest-rated ribs spots for take-out in College Park.

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen, Barbecue Kitchen, and Ruby Tuesday are the highest-rated late-night spots for ribs in College Park.

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen, Barbecue Kitchen, and Ruby Tuesday are the highest-rated ribs spots for lunch in College Park.

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen and Ruby Tuesday are the highest-rated spots for ribs delivery in College Park.

Hattie Marie's Texas Style BBQ & Cajun Kitchen, Barbecue Kitchen, and Ruby Tuesday are the highest-rated rib spots for dinner in College Park.

Drink pairing tips for Ribs

  • Pair Sauvignon Blanc with pork ribs with a barbecue rub

    having pork ribs with a barbecue rub and not sure white wine to drink with it? Go for Sauvignon Blanc. Its acidicflavors will pair nicely with the food and complete the meal.

  • Rosé and grilled turkey burger


    When considering how to best enjoy your grilled turkey burger, we would highlight how well a glass of Rosé complements the dish as it battles the grilled flavours.


  • The perfect complement to grilled fish steak


    When having grilled fish steak, experts suggest you pair it with a glass of Prosecco, a popular sparkling wine.

Factoids about Ribs

  • A day for barbeque-lovers

    People dedicate July 4 to barbeque in The United States. It’s called National Barbeque Day!

  • A perfect match: The Arnold Palmer Cocktail & Southern barbecue

    Do you know how The Arnold Palmer Cocktail is made? Well it’s made by mixing some lemonade into tea and people usually drink it while eating Southern barbecue.

  • Ready for some ribs?

    Do you know how many ribs of ribs it took to win at the Hog Challenge Amateur Eating Competition in 2015? The winner, Matt Stonie, finished 71 ribs within 5 minutes.

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