We went there last week. I had beef brisket, baked beans, mac n cheese and corn bread. Hubby had half a rack of ribs, greens and fried okra. We were lucky we got there when we did. It was 10 till 7 and we got a table right away. Within 15 minutes there was a line up that did not die down the whole time we were there.
There doesn't appear to be a hostess. A waitress walking passed the front seated us and was our waitress as well. She was very nice and attentive. She took our order within 10 minutes, I'd say, but it took another 30 minutes at least to get the food. The owner was walking around and speaking to customers and thanking us for coming out. He specifically told my husband that the food is well worth the wait. All of it is home made. The menu suspiciously has "home made from scratch" in quotes though.
The mac n cheese did not seem to have a true home made cheese sauce. It was extremely orange and kind of tasted like KFC's mac n cheese. There was bits of smoked meat in the sauce. It was edible, but not home made tasting. The baked beans were pretty good. Two different types of beans were used. The sauce had a smoky, BBQ taste to them and there was chopped smoked meat in them as well. The beef brisket was shredded rather than sliced and served over sour dough bread. It wasn't very flavorful at all, but not bad either. It was very tender and kind of rich tasting. I liked it, but my husband did not. He ordered dry ribs. They were very tender. He guessed that there was sugar in the rub since you could kind of see a few caramelized pieces on the meat. The greens were also not highly seasoned. We grew up with greens that were cooked for hours with many seasonings and smoked meat of course. I know that a lot of people don't do that. These tasted like just basic seasonings were used. There is no way the fried okra was home made. I've made fried okra plenty of times and there is no way to get each piece of okra perfectly coated with breading. This was obviously frozen, which is fine. It's better to have each piece coated than not. I tried both sauces that were on the table. Regular and sweet and zesty. They were nothing to write home about. We also got a side of fried wings, which were pretty good. They use a coating of flour and corn meal, which gave it a nice crunch. Our meal came to over $38, which I thought was a little pricey.
Over all, the place is nicely decorated and clean looking. Staff seemed friendly. They were a little slow in getting the food out, but I think they are overwhelmed. I probably wouldn't go there again though because it was just mediocre in my opinion.