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Best Alabama Barbecue Restaurants


Craving some flavorful brisket, a pulled pork sandwich or slab of bbq ribs? Try these smokin' spots for some of the best barbecue 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
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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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Zingy sauce and homemade sides set Full Moon apart from the crowd. 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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Zingy sauce and homemade sides set Full Moon apart from the crowd. More...

Full Moon Bar-B-Que Barbecue
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337 Valley Ave.
Homewood, AL 35209
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Zingy sauce and homemade sides set Full Moon apart from the crowd. 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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