If you’re planning a visit to Cartersville, don’t forget to make some time to check out some of the town’s finest restaurants. Bartow County is home to some amazing BBQ restaurants featuring high quality, authentic BBQ in fun family environments. Here’s a look at a few of the best places to visit for delicious BBQ during your Cartersville trip.
Adams Bar-B-Q is located on Felton Road in Cartersville. It’s a family owned and operated restaurant that has been open since 1997. Their varied menu offers traditional BBQ choices, as well as salads, appetizers, and kid friendly food. They also have daily specials, with great deals on their combination plates. They’re open for lunch and dinner, and provide outdoor seating and takeout meals.
Scott’s Walk-Up Bar-B-Q
Scott’s Walk-Up Bar-B-Q is on Tennessee Street, just off I-75. The owner’s three famous specialty sauces are the perfect complement to anything on the menu and are also offered for sale in bottles, so you can take some home with you. The restaurant has indoor and outdoor seating, so you can get takeout or enjoy the beautiful weather on their covered patio. Scott’s specializes in simple BBQ, with traditional smoked pork and ribs.
Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse
Johnny Mitchell’s Smokehouse is located at West End Commons, and is famous for slow-cooking its meats over a real wood fire. Johnny Mitchell’s is a full-service, sit-down restaurant that features a full menu of snacks, starters, soups, and salads, and also have seafood along with their creative BBQ fare. Johnny Mitchell’s has won the Cartersville-Bartow Convention and Visitor’s Bureau’s coveted People’s Choice Award for best restaurant four years in a row. It was also featured on the Travel Channel’s BBQ Crawl series. In 2017, the chef/owner’s signature Redneck Reuben was tastily tapped by Georgia Eats as 100 Plates Locals Love!