Atlanta is definitely one of the biggest and baddest food towns in the Southeast, but we have to give credit where credit is due; the rest of the state amazing grub scattered all around. For all the legit food lovers out there, we dare you to test your stomach to these insane and delicious food challenges in Georgia. Do you think your stomach can handle literal pounds of food in one sitting? Put on your stretchiest yoga pants and find out and maybe (if you succeed) get a free meal out of it all.
Brett's Beast Burger Challenge
Price: Free or $40
Address: 3190 Atlanta Hwy #11, Athens, GA 30606
Why You Should Go: This challenge in The Classic City gives you only one hour to devour a whopping 6-pound burger loaded with toppings. If you succeed, your meal is free and you earn a lifetime recognition on the Beast Burger Challenge Wall Of Fame. Into extravagant burgers? Try this 24-karat gold burger at The Hardrock in Midtown.
Bearfoot Tavern’s Bear Mace Wing Challenge
Price: Free or $10
Address: 401 Cherry St, Macon, GA 31201
Why You Need To Go: This Middle Georgia challenge is seemingly simple: eat 12 wings in 15 minutes. That's child's play until you find out the wings are so spicy that the contest has the word "mace" in it. If your tastebuds can handle the heat, you'll get a free beer, hat, a feature on the Beer Mace Challenge Wall Of Fame and of course, your wings are free. If you're an all-around spice lover, try this brand new hot chicken spot that makes you sign a waiver.
Fox’s 30″ Big One Pizza Challenge
Address: 2971 Monroe Hwy, Watkinsville, GA 30677
Why You Need To Go: Pizza lovers unite because this challenge lets you grab two friends to devour a 12-pound pizza (52 slices) in only 25 minutes. Prepare your bellies because this one is not free even if you win. However, your team does get a $100 gift card to be used later plus your picture on the Wall of Winners. Want more massive pizza? Try this 5-pound pizza slice in Roswell.
Las Flores' El Burrito Chingon Challenge
Price: Free or $40
Address: 957 S Main St, Conyers, GA 30012
Why You Need To Go: You have one hour to scarf down an 8-pound burrito made of four tortillas loaded with beef, chicken, and tons of other toppings. Finish it all to get it for free in addition to your photo on the Wall Of Fame. Love burritos and tacos? Try this brand new Cajun-Tex-Mex spot in Alpharetta.
Square Pub's T-Rex Burger Challenge
Address: 115 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030
Why You Need To Go: This greasy, cheesy contest challenges you to gobble up a 1.5-pound triple-stacked burger loaded with bacon, fried eggs, onion straws, and more. You also have to finish off the massive order of chili cheese tater tots, all within 30 minutes. Meals are free for winners and you'll be next up on the Wall Of Fame. For more crazy burgers, get your hands messy with this Krispy Kreme burger in Atlanta.
The So Ba's Pho King Challenge
Address: 560 Gresham Ave, Atlanta, GA 30316
Why You Need To Go: This rather unique challenge includes a 6-pound dish of pho loaded with meat, broth and vegetables and noodles. Slurp it all up in one hour for a free meal, a "I'm a Pho King Champion" t-shirt, $100 gift card and Wall Of Fame status. There has only been one winner, could you be the next? Attention Ramen lovers, check out this Atlanta all-you-can-eat Ramen Fest next month.
The 2' Big Easy Grille's "Not So Easy" Sandwich Challenge
Address: 1193 Collier Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30318
Why You Need To Go: You have one hour to finish a two-foot-long sandwich loaded with meats, cheeses, and toppings. But that's not all, you have to finish three massive portions of sides along with it. Winners get a free meal, free t-shirt, and a Wall Of Fame photo. For more messy and massive sandwiches, try the best Philly cheesesteaks in the state at these new locations.
Bone Lick BBQ’s Fat Ass Muff Challenge
Address: 1133 Huff Rd NW Atlanta, GA 30318
Why You Need To Go: This messy and massive 6.6-pound BBQ sandwich is loaded with pulled pork, beef brisket, sausage, boneless ribs, collard greens, cheese, and sauces. Finish it in an hour for a free meal and feature on the Wall Of Fame. Bone Lick BBQ also owns this Edgewood speakeasy with a bookshelf door.