I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E

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I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E

I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E.  I wanted to know where to eat a long the way?
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    Littleman
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    Have You Left Yet..................... 2010/05/19 20:04:47 (permalink)
    Here's some help if you are still in DFW...........
     
    Rod's BBQ Shack @ 531 East Dallas St., Canton, TX 903 - 567 - 7402. I20/EXIT526/527.
    Bodacious BBQ @ 7180 State Highway 42 N, Kilgore, TX 903 - 983 - 1421. I20/EXIT587.
    Mitchell's BBQ @ 3022 Estes Parkway, Longview, TX 903 - 553 - 1410. I20EXIT595.
    Texas Best Smokehouse @ 3302 S. Eastman Rd., Longview, TX 903 - 234 - 2923. I20/EXIT596.
    Bodacious BBQ @ 2018 Victory Dr., Marshall, TX 903 - 938 - 4880. I20/EXIT617.
    Varsity Diner @ 5902 SE End Blvd., Marshall, TX 903 - 935 - 2227. I20/EXIT617.
    Farmhouse Restaurant @ 1125 South Oak St., Van, TX 903 - 963 - 7077. I20/EXIT540.
    Soulman's BBQ @ 2904 East I - 20, Van, TX 903 - 963 - 7777. I20EXIT544.
    Jim's BBQ @ 720 Texas Spur 156, Waskom, TX 903 - 687 - 3316. I20/EXIT635.
    Dowling's Smokehouse @ 1313 Cooktown Rd., Ruston, LA. 318 - 513 - 9966. * I20EXIT84.
    Hot Rod Bar B Que @ 1911 Farmerville Hwy., Ruston, LA 318 - 254 - 8010. I20/EXIT86.
     
    post edited by Littleman - 2010/05/19 20:12:37
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    Some More Help............. 2010/05/19 20:10:20 (permalink)
    Agave Restaurant @ 242 Blvd. SE, Atlanta, GA 404 - 588 - 0006. * I20/EXIT59B. FD/D.
    Daddy D'z @ 264 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA. 404 - 222 - 0206. I20/EXIT58A/69A.
    285 West Soul Food Restaurant @ 2636 Martin Luther King Junior Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 404 - 691 - 5968. I20/EXIT52.
    Granny's Soul Food @ 1355 Blair Bridge Rd., Austell, GA 678 - 398 - 1005. I20/EXIT44.
    Kelly's Bar B Que @ 2451 Hwy. 81 @ Covington, GA. 770 - 786 - 0585. * I20/EXIT93.
    Stalvey's Restaurant and Lounge @ 3132 U.S. 278, Covington, GA 770 - 787 - 5091. I20/EXIT90/92. STEAKS.
    Hudson's Hickory House @ 6874 Bankhead Hwy., Douglasville, GA. 770 - 942 - 4828. * I20/EXIT36.
    Kenny's Home Cooking @ 5700 Fairburn Rd., Douglasville, GA 678 - 213 - 1181. I20/EXIT37.
    Sam and Rosco's Restaurant @ 7450 Douglas Blvd., Douglasville, GA 770 - 949 - 1195. I20/EXIT34. L/D.
    Williamson Brothers BBQ @ 7040 Concourse Pkwy., Douglasville, GA 770 - 949 - 5058. I20/EXIT34.
     
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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/19 20:16:54 (permalink)
    post edited by Littleman - 2010/05/23 16:03:37
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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/20 07:36:59 (permalink)
    Gerald, your trip should only take you as far east as Atlanta on I-20, then south 90 minutes down I-75 to Macon, and then east out I-16 for the last leg, so Littleman's last set of suggestions would be pretty far out of your way, as nice as a trip to the Blue Willow Inn would be.

    One unfortunate note is that there is virtually nothing on I-16 whatsoever, save Jomax Barbecue in Metter  (exit 104), so you'll want to stop in Macon for a last chance, perhaps Bear's Den (http://marieletseat.blogs...ears-den-macon-ga.html ) or Nu-Way.  I can recommend all three of these places, and each is reviewed here on the site (http://www.roadfood.com/R...&ob=restaurantname ), as is Southern Pit in Griffin, which a little off the interstate and out of the way, but very good.

    If you did want to sample Blue Willow Inn, and indeed you should, it is doable but a little out of the way to get down to I-16.  You'd go through Atlanta about 45 minutes east on I-20 to Social Circle, then return to I-20 and go about 40 more miles east to exit 138, GA-77.  About a mile south of that exit, 77 merges into GA-15.  Follow that 84 miles south and you'll enter I-16 at exit 71.  Thirty more miles and you're at Jomax, marveling at how in the world a state like Georgia's been settled for as long as it has and built so much nothing in all that time.  On GA-15, you'll also pass through Sparta, one of the poorest towns in America, and if its dilapidated-but-populated town square doesn't pop your eyes right out of your head, nothing will.

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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/20 08:36:40 (permalink)
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    Ye Old Colonial Cafe @ 108 East Washington St., Madison, GA 707 - 342 - 2211. I20/EXIT36. COUNTRY.
    Blue Willow Inn @ 294 North Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA 770 - 464 - 2131. I20/EXIT98. COUNTRY.
    Gilley's BBQ @ 342 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 459 - 5543. I20/EXIT19.Jones Bar B Que @ 202 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 562 - 4387. I20/EXIT19.

    Blue Brick Restaurant @ 215 South Carroll Rd., Villa Rica, GA 678 - 941 - 3443. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Gabe's Downtown Restaurant @ 104 West Montgomery St., Villa Rica, GA 770 - 456 - 6026. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Big Mama's Kitchen @ 103 Atlantic Ave., Waco, GA 770 - 537 - 9883. I20/EXIT9.

     


    Ok, Ok, I'll bite, take one for the team, throw myself on the grenade!


    Littleman, Where do you get your vast knowledge of Roadfood eateries?  Google?  Personal experience?  Can you give us a review on any of the restaurants, or do you just know the addresses?


    Inquiring minds want to know.


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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/21 16:05:57 (permalink)
    Monjuni's in Shreveport, LA
    Hickory Stick in Shreveport, LA
    Hot and Hot Fish Club in Birmingham, AL
    Dreamland BBQ, Tuscaloosa, AL
    Weidmans Restaraunt Meridian, MS
    The Rustler Stak house Meridian, MS
    La Pinata Mexican Meridian, MS
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    Re:Some More Help............. 2010/05/23 10:11:11 (permalink)
     
    Yes on Kelly's BBQ in Covington
    Don't care much for Stalvey's
    Granny's in Austell is great
    Daddy D'z is good Q
     
     
    Littleman

    Agave Restaurant @ 242 Blvd. SE, Atlanta, GA 404 - 588 - 0006. * I20/EXIT59B. FD/D.
    Daddy D'z @ 264 Memorial Dr. SE, Atlanta, GA. 404 - 222 - 0206. I20/EXIT58A/69A.
    285 West Soul Food Restaurant @ 2636 Martin Luther King Junior Dr. SW, Atlanta, GA 404 - 691 - 5968. I20/EXIT52.
    Granny's Soul Food @ 1355 Blair Bridge Rd., Austell, GA 678 - 398 - 1005. I20/EXIT44.
    Kelly's Bar B Que @ 2451 Hwy. 81 @ Covington, GA. 770 - 786 - 0585. * I20/EXIT93.
    Stalvey's Restaurant and Lounge @ 3132 U.S. 278, Covington, GA 770 - 787 - 5091. I20/EXIT90/92. STEAKS.
    Hudson's Hickory House @ 6874 Bankhead Hwy., Douglasville, GA. 770 - 942 - 4828. * I20/EXIT36.
    Kenny's Home Cooking @ 5700 Fairburn Rd., Douglasville, GA 678 - 213 - 1181. I20/EXIT37.
    Sam and Rosco's Restaurant @ 7450 Douglas Blvd., Douglasville, GA 770 - 949 - 1195. I20/EXIT34. L/D.
    Williamson Brothers BBQ @ 7040 Concourse Pkwy., Douglasville, GA 770 - 949 - 5058. I20/EXIT34.
     


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    PERSONAL EXPERIENCE............... 2010/05/23 16:05:23 (permalink)
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    Ye Old Colonial Cafe @ 108 East Washington St., Madison, GA 707 - 342 - 2211. I20/EXIT36. COUNTRY.
    Blue Willow Inn @ 294 North Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA 770 - 464 - 2131. I20/EXIT98. COUNTRY.
    Gilley's BBQ @ 342 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 459 - 5543. I20/EXIT19.Jones Bar B Que @ 202 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 562 - 4387. I20/EXIT19.

    Blue Brick Restaurant @ 215 South Carroll Rd., Villa Rica, GA 678 - 941 - 3443. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Gabe's Downtown Restaurant @ 104 West Montgomery St., Villa Rica, GA 770 - 456 - 6026. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Big Mama's Kitchen @ 103 Atlantic Ave., Waco, GA 770 - 537 - 9883. I20/EXIT9.

     


    Ok, Ok, I'll bite, take one for the team, throw myself on the grenade!


    Littleman, Where do you get your vast knowledge of Roadfood eateries?  Google?  Personal experience?  Can you give us a review on any of the restaurants, or do you just know the addresses?


    Inquiring minds want to know.


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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/23 19:24:30 (permalink)
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    I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E.  I wanted to know where to eat a long the way?

     
    I've made that trip twice.  What you do is go to the Restaurants tab above and search for each state you are going through.  You decide how far off of the interstate you are willing to go, and then you look for places that fit that criterion.  Lastly, you come back there and ask if you have any specific questions.  There are a number very close to I-20 in Mississippi, Alabama and Atlanta. 
     

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    Re:PERSONAL EXPERIENCE............... 2010/05/23 21:18:28 (permalink)
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    Littleman

    Ye Old Colonial Cafe @ 108 East Washington St., Madison, GA 707 - 342 - 2211. I20/EXIT36. COUNTRY.
    Blue Willow Inn @ 294 North Cherokee Rd., Social Circle, GA 770 - 464 - 2131. I20/EXIT98. COUNTRY.
    Gilley's BBQ @ 342 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 459 - 5543. I20/EXIT19.Jones Bar B Que @ 202 W Highway 78, Temple, GA 770 - 562 - 4387. I20/EXIT19.

    Blue Brick Restaurant @ 215 South Carroll Rd., Villa Rica, GA 678 - 941 - 3443. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Gabe's Downtown Restaurant @ 104 West Montgomery St., Villa Rica, GA 770 - 456 - 6026. I20/EXIT24. L/D.

    Big Mama's Kitchen @ 103 Atlantic Ave., Waco, GA 770 - 537 - 9883. I20/EXIT9.

     


    Ok, Ok, I'll bite, take one for the team, throw myself on the grenade!


    Littleman, Where do you get your vast knowledge of Roadfood eateries?  Google?  Personal experience?  Can you give us a review on any of the restaurants, or do you just know the addresses?


    Inquiring minds want to know.



    This is like the AAA approach to recommending Roadfood restaurants...............
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    Re:PERSONAL EXPERIENCE............... 2010/05/24 00:17:53 (permalink)
    Check out Andersons Diner on   (exit 233 Ga Hwy 54 )  in Georgia. Great sool food at great prices with friendly service. 5.oo with tea. A bargin
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    Re:I am planning a road trip to Savannah GA from Dallas TX on I-20 E 2010/05/30 10:58:58 (permalink)
    Wideman's is closed.
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