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Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Que

2520 Danville Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35603-4213
+1 256-350-0404
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
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“pies” (11 reviews)
“turkey” (10 reviews)
“pork” (11 reviews)
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9:30 am - 8:30 pm Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2520 Danville Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35603-4213
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

I grew up going to Big Bob's Restaurant. I moved to Florida over 20 years ago, but no trip back home is complete without a Big Bob Gibson's Loaded Chicken Potato and a glass of sweet tea. This restaurant is family owned. The hospitality is...More

Thank Katrina G
Reviewed 15 February 2018

Love this place. i visit every time I come to Decatur. The staff is friendly and the food is great! I normally eat brisket bit at this restaurant i recommend the pork. Both are very good but the pork stands out. Grab a bottle of...More

Thank madsci2000
Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

So, I llived in Decatur for 11 years and ate at Big Bob Gibson's at least a couple times a month the whole time. Coming from Washingtin State, we didnt have BBQ like this up there. I moved away for 6 years and missed the...More

Thank kayrate
Reviewed 28 December 2017

Drove 20 miles to get there. I then waited in drive-thru for 30 minutes. Got to window, paid, waited a couple more minutes. Then I was told "Sorry we are out of potatoes." I am repeatedly disappointed in the customer service, and food inconsistency at...More

1  Thank Gary J
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on December 23 for a take out dinner. They were out of many items on the menu. They did have beef brisket and some side items. If they are open, they should have the menu items. The service was pretty quick. Seemed strange...More

1  Thank ebecker1948
Reviewed 22 November 2017

This place has been there for a while, so it looks like it belongs in an old movie scene... the barbecue is fabulous... it is no wonder they have an entrance full of trophies!!!

Thank Ray M
Reviewed 26 September 2017

this is one of the best place in north al to go for bbq. the service is good and the food is real good. also have the best pies in the state.

Thank fwngold
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

There is a reason why these people have won five bar-be-que championships. The food is great in all of its forms. My wife and I had the pork plate. Even the regular size was plenty. The service and food is down home, not haute cuisine....More

Thank Bedrock1831
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Had their pork stuffed potato. It was huge and absolutely delicious. Loaded with meat, cheese and sour cream. Very good "southern style" sweet tea.

Thank Tammyfleming
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Horrible service . Food was not great and for $40.00 for 4 people to eat it was a waste . The hot dogs where horriable. BBQ plates not worth the money . Just wouldn't waste your time ricks BBQ is much better and worth the...More

1  Thank Calbama
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23 November 2016|
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Response from Ronald M | Reviewed this property |
Buy at local grocery store as they say homemade pies here. We had trouble with a pie we ordered and they said we needed to contact maker NOT them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2520 Danville Rd SW, Decatur, AL 35603-4213
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-350-0404
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