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Best BBQ Restaurants Across The Tennessee Valley

From the Shoals to Sand Mountain, the Tennessee Valley is full of delicious barbecue! Whether you are new to the area or looking to try a new restaurant the Tennessee Valley’s BBQ Trail is your perfect resource for your next dish!

50 Taters

Address: 1497 County Park Road,  Scottsboro, AL 35769

Phone: (256) 259-3222

Hours:

  • Monday: 11am – 3pm
  • Tuesday thru Thursday: 11am – 8pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 3pm

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The Bar-B-Q Place

Address: 1502 Gault Avenue S. Fort Payne, AL

Phone: (256) 845-6155

Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday: 10am – 7pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 3pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

Two Locations

Address: 1715 6th Avenue SE, Decatur, AL 35601

Phone: (256) 350-6969

Hours:

  • 7 Days a week: 9:30-8:15pm

 

Address: 2520 Danville Road, SW, Decatur, AL 35603

Phone: (256) 350-0404

Hours:

  • Monday thru Saturday: 9:30am – 8:15pm
  • Sunday – Closed

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Boarhog Barbeque

Address: 2064 Highway 72 E, Huntsville, AL 35811

Phone: (256) 851-2762

Hours: 

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday: 6am – 2pm
  • Wednesday thru Friday: 6am – 7pm
  • Saturday: 6am – 2pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Bunyan's Bar-B-Q

Address: 901 W College St, Florence, AL 35630

Phone: (256) 766-3522

Hours:

  • Monday & – Tuesday:  10am – 8pm
  • Wednesday:   10am – 5pm
  • Thursday thru Saturday:  10am – 8pm
  • Sunday –   Closed

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Carlile's Restaurant

Address: 23730 John T Reid Parkway, Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone: (256) 574-5629

Hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Saturday: 11am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 3pm

 

 

 

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Chuck Wagon BBQ

Two Locations

Address: 8982 Madison Blvd, Madison, AL 35758

Phone: (256) 772-5179

Hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 11am – 2pm
  • Thursday & Friday: 11am – 2pm & 5pm – 8pm
  • Saturday: 5pm – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

Address: 11700 Memorial Parkway SW, Huntsville, AL 35803

Phone: (256) 489-6923

Hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday & Wednesday: 11am – 2pm
  • Thursday & Friday: 11am – 2pm & 5pm – 8pm
  • Saturday: 5pm – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Dale's BBQ

Address: 10850 Alabama Highway, Boaz, AL 35957

Phone: (256) 593-1168

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10am – 7pm
  • Sunday – closed

 

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Dick Howell's Bar-B-Q

 

Address: 1350 N Pine St, Florence, AL 35630

Phone: (256) 712-5092

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
  • Thursday thru Saturday: 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 4pm

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Donnie's BBQ Corner

Address: 2517 Oak Grove Road, New Hope, AL 35760

Phone: (256) 723-4396

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday – closed
  • Friday: 11am – 7pm
  • Saturday and Sunday 11am – 5pm

 

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Fire & Space Tex Mex Smokehouse

Address: 11220 S. Memorial Pkwy., Suite R, Huntsville, AL 35803

Phone: (256) 517-8942

Hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Friday: 11am – 9pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 2pm

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Galen's Restaurant

Two Locations

Address:  607 Andrew Jackson Way NE, Huntsville, AL 35801

Phone: (256) 715-8244

Hours:

  • Monday – Sunday: 6am – 2pm

 

Address: 10014 Hwy 431 S New Hope, AL 35760

Phone: (256) 723-5557

Hours:

  • Monday – Saturday: 6am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 6am – 2pm

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Old Greenbrier Restaurant

Address: 27028 Old Hwy 20, Madison, AL 35756

Phone: (256) 351-1800

Hours:

  • 7 Days a week: 10am – 8:30pm

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Hog Leg Barbeque

Address: 9413 AL Highway 69, Arab, AL 35016

Phone: (256) 753-2227

Hours: 

  • Monday and Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday thru Saturday: 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 2pm

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Holy Smokes BBQ

Address: 108 Tupleo Pike, Scottsboro, AL 35768

Phone: (256) 609-8738

Hours:

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

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James Bar-B-Q

 

Address: 41140 AL Hwy, Geraldine, AL 35974

Phone: (256) 659-6506

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday: 10am – 8:30pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Jell's 4 Ever BBQ


Address: 1313 Pulaski Pike NW, Huntsville, AL 35816

Phone: (256) 384-4543

Hours: 

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Saturday: 10:30am – 6pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

Address: 4935 University Drive, Huntsville, AL 35816

Phone: (256) 963-9656

Hours:

  • Monday thru Thursday: 11am – 9:30pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 11am – 10:30pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 9:30pm

 

 

Address: 1851 Cherokee Ave SW Cullman, AL 35055

Phone:  (256) 727-5421

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday: 11am – 9pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 11am – 10pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 9pm

Other locations in Jasper, Gardendale and Murfressboro

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Johnny's Bar-B-Q

Address: 1401 4th St SW, Cullman, AL 35055

Phone: (256) 734-8539

Hours: 

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Saturday: 10am – 9pm
  • Sunday – closed

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KC's Bar-B-Q

Address: 2300 County Park Road, Scottsboro, AL 35769

Phone: (256) 999-0425

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday: 10:30am – 8pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 10:30am – 9pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 3pm

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Lawler's Barbecue

 

Multiple locations: Huntsville, Decatur, Athens, Merdianville, Hampton Cove, Madison, Cullman, Killen, Muscle Shoals

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Little James Bar-B-Q

 

Address: 832 Main St E, Rainsville, Alabama 35986

Phone: (256) 717-4080

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10:30am – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Local Joe's BBQ

 

Address: 102 East Main Stree, Albertville, AL 35950

Phone: (256) 400-5600

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Wednesday: 10:30am – 8pm
  • Thursday thru Saturday: 10:30am – 9pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Mary's Pit Bar-B-Que

 

Address: 179 Hurricane Creek Rd, Gurley, AL 35748

Phone: (256) 776-4893

Hours: 

  • Monday & Tuesday – closed
  • Wednesday thru Saturday: 10am – 7pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 5pm

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Merrill's BBQ

 

Address: 2525 Forrest Ave, Gadsden, Alabama 35904

Phone: (256) 543-7457

Hours:

  • Monday thru Friday: 10am – 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday – closed

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Moe's Original Bar-B-Que

 

Multiple locations: Huntsville, Decatur, Guntersville and Cullman

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Mud Creek Bar-B-Que

 

Address: 844 Co Rd 213, Hollywood, AL 35752

Phone: (256) 259-2493

Hours:

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Saturday: 11am-8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 3pm

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New Market BBQ

 

Address: 5601 Winchester Rd, New Market, AL 35761

Phone: (256) 379-5525

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday – closed
  • Friday & Saturday: 11am – 7pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 4pm

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Ole Dad's BBQ

 

Address: 14163 Highway 231 431 N, Hazel Green, AL 35750

Phone: (256) 828-8777

Hours: 

  • Monday – closed
  • Tuesday thru Saturday: 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Pig-N-Out BBQ

 

Address: 1979 Winchester Road, Huntsville, AL 35811

Phone: (256) 858-0095

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 6pm

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Pruett's Bar-B-Q

 

Address: 1617 Rainbow Dr. Gadsden, AL 35901

Phone: (256) 547-4118

Hours:

  • Monday thru Satuday: 11am – 9pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Rick's Barbecue

 

Multiple locations: Lawrenceburg, TN,  Muscle Shoals, AL, Florence, AL, Madison, AL

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Sally's Smokin Butt BBQ

 

Address: 2904 Gault Ave S, Fort Payne, AL 35967

Phone: (256) 996-5514

Hours: 

  • Monday & Tuesday: 10am – 2pm
  • Wednesday thru Saturday: 10am – 7pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Simmons Barbecue

 

Address: 2200 Gilbreath St. Guntersville, AL 35976

Phone: (256) 582-7675

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 11am – 7pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Smokey's BBQ

 

Address: 8071 Highway 72 W, Madison, AL 35758

Phone: (256) 721-0300

Hours:

  • Monday thru Saturday: 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 10:30am – 3pm

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Smokin' on the Boulevard

 

Address: 4080 Florence Blvd, Florence,  AL 35634

Phone: (256) 757-0099

Hours:

  • Monday thru Wedneday – closed
  • Thursday thru  Saturday: 12n til sold out
  • Sunday – closed

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Speedy Pig

 

Address: 13670 Highway 43, Russellville, AL 35653

Phone: (256) 332-3380

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 11am – 8pm
  • Sunday – closed

 

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Tate's Bar-B-Que

Address: 103 Stewart Rd, Scottsboro, AL 35769

Phone: (256) 574-6173

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10am – 7pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Ted's Bar-B-Q

Three locations: Huntsville and Madison

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Turkey's Barbeque

Address: 5525 Highway 53, Harvest, AL 35749

Phone: (256) 885-6877

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Saturday: 10:30am – 8pm
  • Sunday: 11am – 4pm

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W & W Bar-B-Que

Address: 264 Curt Rd. New Hope, AL 35760

Phone: (256) 723-2835

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Thursday – closed
  • Friday thru Sunday: 10:30am – 7pm

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Whitt's Barbeque

Three locations: Decatur and Moulton

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William's Barbeque

Address: 2021 2nd Ave SW, Cullman, AL 35055

Phone: (256) 734-4292

Hours: 

  • Monday thru Wedneday: 10:30am – 8pm
  • Thursday: 7am – 8pm
  • Friday & Saturday: 7am – 9pm
  • Sunday – closed

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Whether pulled pork, brisket or smoked turkey, GREAT BBQ can be found all over North Alabama. Don't see your favorite BBQ spot? Let's us know and we'll add it to the list.

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