Sweet Auburn BBQ - Highland Ave

Sweet Auburn Magnum
Call: (678) 515-3550 or visit sweetauburnbbq.com
Sweet Auburn Barbecue, known for its locations at the Atlanta Food Truck Park and Sweet Auburn Curb Market, now has its independent location in Poncey-Highland. Sweet Auburn Barbecue's specialty is southern barbecue with international twists featuring smoked meats, brisket, and barbecue pork along with daily sides and specials.

Super Bowl Watch Party

Sunday February 3, 2019 06:30 PM EST
Cost: No Cover

Chinese New Year party at Sweet Auburn BBQ

Tuesday February 20, 2018 06:30 PM EST
Ring in the "Year of the Dog" at Sweet Auburn's Poncey-Highland restaurant. Guests can enjoy a festive, family-style menu and lion dancers from Chien Hong School of Kung Fu.
Cost: $45

New Year's Day at Sweet Auburn

Saturday January 27, 2018 11:00 AM EST
Head to Sweet Auburn's Poncey-Highland restaurant to start off 2018 with barbecue, where the team will serve classic black-eyed peas and collards for good luck in the New Year. 

New Year's Eve at Sweet Auburn

Sunday December 31, 2017 11:00 AM EST
Celebrate the last day of the year with barbecue from Sweet Auburn. Guests who dine after 4 p.m. will receive a complimentary glass of champagne with their meal

Thanksgiving to Go

Monday November 13, 2017 12:00 AM EST
Take the stress out of the Thanksgiving holiday and take advantage of Sweet Auburn's Thanksgiving feast offerings! Sweet Auburn's holiday to-go menu includes all the fixings for a turkey feast, along with sides like potatoes, cranberry sauce, and biscuits. To order your meal, email catering at sweet...
Cost: $85

UGA Football Watch Party

Saturday September 16, 2017 07:30 PM EDT
Join Sweet Auburn BBQ at their Poncey-Highlands location to watch UGA take on Samford. Pair half-off pints of beer with Sweet Auburn favorites, including smoked wings and pimento cheese wontons. 

WuTang Wingsday

Tuesday October 11, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
This edition of Wing Wednesday has gone WuTang with Sweet Auburn Barbecue's WuTang sauce making its way onto the menu. Enjoy all you can wings or enter the wing eating competition. The reigning champ cleaned off 50 bones. Anyone interested in becoming the new champion must eat all wings within 45 mi...
Cost: $15

The final Betty Hsu's Bao Night

Sunday September 25, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
The handmade BBQ baos have sold out each time, and they’re crafted by Betty Hsu: mother of Sweet Auburn BBQ’s owners, brother and sister team Howard and Anita Hsu. As an extra special recipe for the final night, Betty will prepare her generations-old Chinese bun recipe using pork, Chinese noodle...

After-hours screening of Atlanta

Monday September 12, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
Don't get FX? Can't wait till it's online Wednesday? Catch the latest episode of Donald Glover's new series Atlanta" in the company of other ATLiens and Sweet Auburn Barbecue's smoked wings."
Cost: Free

Easter Brunch at Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Saturday March 26, 2016 08:00 PM EDT
A collaboration by executive chef Joey Stallings and chef Charles Fricke, the Easter brunch menu includes springtime features such as deviled pimento eggs and bacon, cucumber salad, charred asparagus, roasted multicolor carrots and a selection of Sweet Auburn’s signature smoked meats, including: b...
Cost: The Easter Sunday brunch buffet will be available for $20 per guest, with the opportunity to add bottomless mimosas and bloody Marys for an additional $10.

Ring in the Year of the Monkey

Monday February 8, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Enjoy a special menu of Chinese-inspired dishes, a featured Monday Night beer (crafted just for the event), and — in keeping with the ancient Chinese tradition — lion dancers from local nonprofit dance group Wing Sing Association.

Game Day Deals

Saturday February 6, 2016 07:00 PM EST
Sweet Auburn is celebrating in the restaurant with 50 cent wings, in honor of the 50th anniversary game. The wings will be available in the bar only and will begin an hour before kickoff and lasting until the winner is named. Catering packages including slider bars and wing platters are also availab...

Pig and Pint Mondays

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
During Pig & Pint Mondays, Sweet Auburn matches two favorites: barbecue and beer with an $8 pairing. Available only in the bar, the special features the signature Texas sandwich with the choice of pulled pork or chicken sandwich and a select draft beer. Additional beers may be purchased from Sweet A...

Kids-Eat-Free and Taco Tuesday

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Enjoy tallboys of Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, shots of Evan Williams and Auburn tacos, pulled pork tacos topped with pear slaw, for $2 each. For families, Sweet Auburn’s kids-eat-free Tuesday offers one children’s meal per every adult entrée purchased.

Wu-Tang Wednesday

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Named after Sweet Auburn BBQ’s ever popular chicken wings, Wu-Tang Wednesday features an all-you-can-eat wing menu for $15 per guest. All four preparations of Sweet Auburn’s smoked wings: sweet and spicy Wu-Tang, buffalo, barbecue and coconut lemongrass are offered on Wu-Tang Wednesday.

Bourbon Thursday

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Start the weekend a few hours early with a $6 cocktail menu at Sweet Auburn. Beverage director Blake Carter has crafted a bourbon-focused menu of specialty cocktails, sponsored by Four Roses Bourbon, offered only during Bourbon Thursday. All crafted with Four Roses Bourbon, highlighted cocktails in...

Weekday Lunch

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Enjoy a pulled pork or chicken Texas sandwich, your choice of side, and a soft drink for just $9.

Braves baseball drink specials

Saturday October 31, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Throughout each home and away Braves game, Sweet Auburn BBQ is offering a couple of drink specials-the “fast pitch,” a PBR and “shorty shot,” one ounce pour, of Evan Williams for $5. Pair the specials with pimento cheese wontons, wu-tang wings, and Texas sandwich.
Cost: $5

Atlanta Fringe Festival After Party: Roots Dance Project

Friday June 5, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Meet the Roots Dance Project dancers and enjoy late-night specials.

Sweet Auburn's First Anniversary

Wednesday February 18, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Ring in the year of the sheep while helping Sweet Auburn celebrate its first anniversary. Enjoy Monday night brewing’s exclusive lion dancer IPA, a spicy, smoky beer with hints of ginger and serrano pepper. Sweet Auburn will donate 10 percent of the evening’s food sales to The Giving Kitchen.

Smoked Bowls Ramen Night at Sweet Auburn

Wednesday January 28, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Sweet Auburn Barbecue in Poncey-Highland is launching a new monthly pop-up series. First up, Smoked Bowls
Cost: $10

Coat and Clothing Drive at Sweet Auburn

Sunday January 18, 2015 07:00 PM EST
Turn pantry staples, clothing and coats into barbecue and drink specials this Monday at Sweet Auburn Barbecue! Between 1 and 6 p.m., Sweet Auburn will be hosting a coat and clothing drive benefiting the Atlanta Center for Self-Sufficiency in tandem with Urban Explorers.

Sweet Auburn BBQ UGA Football Tailgates

Friday November 28, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Sweet Auburn is the newest spot to cheer on the Dawgs! Whether they’re playing at home in Athens or on the road, Sweet Auburn will show the games on all four of their flat screen TVs. Signature menu items such as the pimento cheese wontons, wu-tang wings and super buns stuffed with smoked pork bel...

Don't Be a Dork, Eat Pork at Sweet Auburn and Give Back

Monday November 10, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Don't be a dork, eat some pork and give back! Join Sweet Auburn for dinner on Tuesday and a percentage of your meal's subtotal will be donated to StandUp for Kids Atlanta and used to support programming for homeless and at-risk youth throughout the city.

Atlanta Streets Alive Party at Sweet Auburn BBQ

Saturday September 27, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Let’s take the streets! Atlanta Streets Alive is back this Sunday and North Highland will close, so Atlantans can enjoy being outside, whether on bicycle, skates or their feet. Sweet Auburn is celebrating with an all-day party featuring $5 draft beer, cocktails an Hawaiian pork sandwich specials. ...

Sweet Auburn BBQ Luau

Friday September 19, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Send out summer with a Hawaiian Luau at Sweet Auburn Barbecue on Saturday, September 20! Don’t miss a barbecue buffet, tropical drink specials and a dance party with DJ Mike Zarin beginning at 11 p.m. Whether keeping the Music Midtown party going or celebrating the last day of the season, it’s t...

Beer Dinner

Tuesday July 22, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
In partnership with Wild Heaven Craft Beers, Sweet Auburn Barbecue will host a four-course beer dinner. With dinner starting at 7 p.m., guests will enjoy a coursed meal featuring seasonal off-the-menu dishes that expand upon Sweet Auburn’s signature Asian-inspired barbecue offerings. Dishes such a...
Cost: $45
656 North Highland Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30306
(678) 515-3550

#ponceyhighland #midtownatl


Monday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Tuesday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Wednesday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Thursday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Friday: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM – 9:00 PM