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Best Alabama Barbecue Restaurants


From smokehouse to hoghouse and roadhouse, we've rounded up the best in barbecue. Sure, preferences abound when it comes to matters of the grill. So maybe it's a pulled pork sandwich on squishy white bread you crave or Texas brisket with a side of coleslaw and sweet tea. One day you might like your ribs slathered and glazed in tomato sauce; the next day rubbed with special spices; and the next marinated and drenched in tangy vinegar. Whatever your pleasure, try these smokin' spots for the best barbecue around in Alabama.


 


Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q Barbecue
12/20
Dining Room at Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q, Decatur, AL 1715 Sixth Ave. SE
Decatur, AL 35601

However you sauce it, barbecue is a treat at Big Bob Gibson. More...

Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q Barbecue
Quick Bite
1724 Ninth Ave. N.
Bessemer, AL 35020

Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q has proudly served the same recipe for more than 50 years. More...

Dreamland Bar-B-Que Barbecue
11/20
1427 14th Ave. S.
Birmingham, AL 35205
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Birmingham’s Dreamland is the city sister to Tuscaloosa’s unpretentious barbecue joint. More...

Dreamland Bar-B-Que Barbecue
11/20
5535 15th Ave. E.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35405
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The original Dreamland in Tuscaloosa remains a destination for ribs and sauce. More...

Full Moon Bar-B-Que Barbecue
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525 25th St. S.
Birmingham, AL 35233
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Chow-chow, cookies and ’cue win fans at Full Moon. More...

Full Moon Bar-B-Que Barbecue
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Dining Room at Full Moon Bar-B-Que, Hoover, AL 2000 Patton Chapel Rd.
Hoover, AL 35216
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Good sauce and Southern sides up the ante at Full Moon. More...

Full Moon Bar-B-Que Barbecue
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337 Valley Ave.
Homewood, AL 35209
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Chow-chow, cookies and ’cue win fans at Full Moon. More...

Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
13/20
6415 Atlanta Hwy., U.S. 80
Montgomery, AL 36117
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Everything is house-made at Jim 'N Nick’s. More...

Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q Barbecue
13/20
Dining Room at Jim 1810 Montgomery Hwy. S.
Hoover, AL 35244
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Barbecue and much more is on offer at Jim 'N Nick's in Hoover. More...

Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q Barbecue
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3278 Cahaba Heights Rd.
Vestavia, AL 35243
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Smoky chicken with white sauce vies for the diners’ affection at Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q. More...

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