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DAS BBQ Sends Up Smoke Signals In Atlanta's Downtown Grant Park Neighborhood

Brisket, pulled pork, ribs, mac n’ cheese, collard greens and more are on the menu at DAS BBQ's two Atlanta locations.

DAS BBQ Sends Up Smoke Signals In Atlanta's Downtown Grant Park Neighborhood

For those in the market for some of Atlanta’s best barbecue, DAS BBQ is sending up smoke signals. After carving out a name for itself in West Midtown with pitmaster Stephen Franklin’s thick-sliced Texas-style brisket in a relaxed outdoor setting, DAS BBQ opened up a second flagship location that expands on what it honed in Northwest ATL.

The new Grant Park space, previously occupied by the Harp self-service taproom, provides a perfect environment to stretch out as your stomach expands, with 110 covered seats and two spacious outdoor patios, complete with bench seating around a firepit.

Inside you’ll find 80 more seats, a full bar and a newly built smokehouse where Franklin offers classes and interactive BBQ experiences. The original location relies on its trusty old-school smokers, nicknamed Pancho and Lefty, faithfully churning out brisket with an explosively flavorful bark. Once again, the new Grant Park location leveled up its outfit, with three commercial barrel smokers custom-built by Franklin’s uncle, repurposed from recycled propane tanks, making it easier to generate more melt-in-your-mouth meats than ever before.

Regardless of which location you choose, you’re bound to leave full and happy after choosing from seven barrel-smoked meats ranging from pulled pork and brisket by the pound, sausages by the link, or sandwiches and plates paired with sides, which are sure to bring a lusty twinkle to the eye. Customers heap praise upon the piquantly spiced creamed corn and the collard greens, which have folks feeling like they’ve found a secret way to flavorfully increase their veggie intake. Textures and flavors mingle richly, from the peach BBQ sauce to the creamy banana puddings, which put the icing on the food coma cake.

As for drinks, you can expect a full range of cocktails along with a craft selection centered around locals like Monday Night and Scofflaw as well as all of your favorite domestics. Live music and weekly events like trivia and game day drink specials make DAS II, as it is known equally suited to those on a liquid diet, or for those looking for event space.

Put together, DAS BBQ has transcended ‘hole in the wall’ status to become a true Georgia barbecue destination. It’s a rapid ascension for a joint that first opened in a former Pizza Hut just six years ago, and Franklin couldn’t be prouder of what he and his pit crew have achieved, stating that the outdoor atmosphere and green spaces surrounding the new Grant Park location are “a dream come true, on so many levels.”

To quote another Stephen (Tyler), “Dream until your dream comes true.” For ATL barbecue connoisseurs, the dream lives on in DAS BBQ.

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The Grant Park - Oakland Cemetery location is open for inside and outside dining plus take-out the following hours.

Sunday to Wednesday from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Thursday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM

350 Memorial Drive SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 850-7373

The West Midtown location is open for inside and outside dining plus take-out daily from 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

1203 Collier Road NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 850-7373