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New Buckhead Restaurant Brings Diners Chef-Crafted Barbecue

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Atlanta goes chef crafted ‘cue with the introduction of Smokebelly, opening on Wednesday, May 21. The restaurant is a joint venture between the team behind The Big Ketch Saltwater Grill, Milton’s Cuisine & Cocktails and Tin Lizzy’s Cantina and Trey Humphreys (the Fur Bus, A Social Mess and the Pool Hall) with executive chef Darrell Rice at the helm. Smokebelly offers American barbecue influenced by techniques from several regions of the country, and also features an extensive craft beer and craft cocktail selection.

Smokebelly is situated in the heart of Buckhead on East Andrews Drive, in the former Tavern 99 location. Rice, a veteran in Atlanta’s restaurant scene (Canoe, Aria, Mosaic and The Big Ketch) has traveled extensively to prepare for the new restaurant. Smokebelly has 20 craft beers on tap alongside a selection of well-known and artisanal liquors, and handmade craft cocktails.

Smokebelly is located at 128 East Andrews Drive. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner Sunday through Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.and Thursday through Saturday 11 a.m. until... Parking is available at the restaurant. For more information, visit or call 404-848-9100.



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