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VOTING CLOSED: Who has the best barbecue in metro Atlanta?

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Whether you prefer dry rub or sauce, Atlanta has some of the best barbecue in the country

In recent years, Atlanta has emerged as a solid barbecue city.

"Atlanta in the past 10 years has emerged as a serious barbecue town," Robert Moss, Southern Living magazine's barbecue editor, told the AJC for last year's spring dining guide. "A generation of barbecue places has gone away, but they've been replaced by a new generation of very good places. That's happened in a lot of cities, but it seems to be particularly pronounced in Atlanta."

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With all the options available, this week’s poll wants to know: Who has the best barbecue in metro Atlanta?

Four of your choices were on Business Insider's 2016 list of the best 50 barbecue restaurants in America.

Thrillist named one of them the best 'BBQ joint' in America in March 2019.

And in February, Yelp said one of the choices is the best reviewed barbecue in Georgia.

Here are your choices for 2020:

If you can't see the poll, click here.

Don't see your favorite on our list? Submit a write-in nominee by 11:59 p.m. Wednesday by emailing your pick to Nancy.Clanton@coxinc.com. If enough people suggest your favorite, we'll add it to our poll.

The winner will be announced June 22.

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