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Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn

6374 US-98, Hattiesburg, MS - (601) 271-6003
As good as the meat is, the sides are even better. The coleslaw is fresh and crisp, with a solid mustard taste. The spectacular potato salad uses large chunks of skin-on potatoes and is even more mustardy.
100% Approval Rating (11 votes)

Scorecard

5 - Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Overall: Legendary - Worth driving from anyplace
Ribeye Steak
Potato Salad
Pork Ribs
Coleslaw
Fried Potatoes
BBQ Chicken
BBQ Sauce
Baked Beans
Pulled Pork/Ribs Combo

Highlighted Reviews

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Cliff Strutz - Photos (6)
Roadfood.com Editor
"A t-shirt on an employee at Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn read, "Muddy Waters invented the electric guitar, Mrs. Leatha invented barbecue." Although it is doubtful Mrs. Leatha invented barbecue, she just may have perfected it! Be prepared to have difficulty finding Mrs. ..."   [Read More]
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Carol Bayer - Photos (4)
May 05, 2011
"After making four u-turns, we finally found Leatha's and were very glad we did. We arrived at 10:57 AM to see smoke billowing from the smoke house and a closed sign on the door. At exactly 11 AM, the door was opened and the customers waiting in their cars all filed ..."   [Read More]
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Ann Mitchell
November 11, 2012
"This is the place for BBQ that should be on any and all lists for its incredible taste, lean meats, fabulous side orders and the SAUCE. The secret weapon is its home-style personality and the most delightful people. The pork is perfectly smoked, so lean yet moist. ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

6374 US-98, Hattiesburg, MS
(601) 271-6003

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:No
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:Yes
Pork ribs.
"Pork ribs."
Carol Bayer





Pulled pork sandwich: excellent, particularly if you put some mustardy cole slaw on top.
"Pulled pork sandwich: excellent, particularly if you put some mustardy cole slaw on top."
Carol Bayer


Hard to find, but worth it!
"Hard to find, but worth it!"
Carol Bayer


With pork, beef, chicken, and turkey available, one of Leatha's combination meals may be the way to go.  This is a plate of pulled pork and pork ribs.
"With pork, beef, chicken, and turkey available, one of Leatha's combination meals may be the way to go. This is a plate of pulled pork and pork ribs."
Cliff Strutz


If you enjoy a good mustardy coleslaw, then Leatha's version is for you!
"If you enjoy a good mustardy coleslaw, then Leatha's version is for you!"
Cliff Strutz


Leatha's is the rare BBQ parlor where the sides outshine the meat.  Exhibit A is the outstanding potato salad.
"Leatha's is the rare BBQ parlor where the sides outshine the meat. Exhibit A is the outstanding potato salad."
Cliff Strutz


A towel, with your knife and fork inside, will serve as your napkin at Leatha's.
"A towel, with your knife and fork inside, will serve as your napkin at Leatha's."
Cliff Strutz


Smoke like this pouring out of a BBQ parlor smokehouse is almost always a sign of good 'que.
"Smoke like this pouring out of a BBQ parlor smokehouse is almost always a sign of good 'que."
Cliff Strutz


This sign is the only indication from US-98 that Leatha's exists.
"This sign is the only indication from US-98 that Leatha's exists."
Cliff Strutz



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