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Sweet Georgia Brown

Map & Directions 2840 E. Ledbetter Drive
Dallas, TX 75216
  • Barbecue, Soul Food, Southern
  • Daily 11am-9:30pm
  • MasterCard, Visa, cash
  • Catering, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
  • Dinner, Lunch
  • Not Necessary, Accepted
  • Lot Available


Dallas Observer's Description

Sweet Georgia Brown could easily be overlooked among the surrounding Family Dollars and pawn shops, but when the soul food mecca is called "the pride of South Dallas" (it's actually in South Oak Cliff), it's not the appearance they're talking about. It's the unbelievable food: melt-in-your-mouth ribs; crispy, greasy fried chicken; buttery sweet potatoes; and macaroni and cheese that you'll have dreams about. The dining room is Spartan and ill-lit, but the staff is friendly, and the buffet service keeps the inevitable line moving briskly--although once you've tasted the goods, any wait at all seems like an eternity.

Member Reviews

  • TheBarbecueFiend
    on 09/03/13

    I've read several other reviews which detail the sheer terror and discomfort at dining in this area of Dallas. I guess it might be a little intimidating if your usual stomping grounds include Highland Park and Uptown, but I didn't feel the least bit unsafe in broad daylight. That being said, if you have a concealed handgun license, it's probably not the worst idea in the world to... More >>

  • RomanR1 wrote a review for Sweet Georgia Brown
    on 04/20/10

    Love their meals but can only eat them once a month.

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Tips from foursquare

  • Jerome on 09/21/10

    Get it to go and you'll eat for days.. The Portions are overwhelming

  • John Wayne L. on 11/21/13

    Wow, good home cookin... You better come hungry or you won't get through half your plate I promise... HUGE PORTIONS!!!

  • Jason D. on 04/30/11

    The most food for the money! Im a big guy and took 1/2 home. Best southern cookin ive had in a long time!

  • Leandra Lang O. on 05/23/13

    They only have smothered pork chops on Thursday. ....

  • Christopher M. on 06/23/12

    Get the Greens & Cabbage they give you a boat load!

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