Metro Atlanta deli makes Food Network’s list of best in nation

Delis are a staple in American dining and recently, a deli here in Georgia got a nod as one of the best in the nation.

Delis are a staple in American dining and recently, a deli here in Georgia got a nod as one of the best in the nation.

A new list from the Food Network puts Muss & Turner's among the top 51 delis in the country.

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The Smyrna deli is known for its pulled pork sandwiches and funky chicken.

“This Smyrna neighborhood joint masterfully merges concepts and cuisines,” the Food Network writes. “Operating as a deli by day and a bistro by night, Muss & Turner tweaks Southern specialties with Jewish tradition.”

The site also gave Muss & Turner’s props for its “Bucky Goldstein,” which combines brisket, pickles and onion rings, covered with barbecue sauce on a “mustard-slicked bun.”

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Muss & Turner, 1675 Cumberland Pkwy SE Suite 309, Smyrna, has been open since 2005. Their goal is simple: "a neighborhood joint with no culinary boundaries and no pretense."

In addition to the deli location, the team behind Muss & Turner's recently opened a pizza place in Smyrna, MTH Pizza.

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"If you like what we did with sandwiches at Muss & Turner's, you're going to love what we're doing with pizza," Co-owner Chris Hall  previously told the AJC.

Hall joined Todd Mussman and Ryan Turner in the endeavor.

Muss & Turner's previously had another location in East Cobb, but it has since closed.