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Gibson's Barbecue

8419 Whitesburg Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802-3060
+1 256-882-0841
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good21%
  • Average32%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (6 reviews)
“pork” (6 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 am - 8:00 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
8419 Whitesburg Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802-3060
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Gibson's BBQ in Huntsville, AL is not affiliated with the fantastic Big Bob Gibson's in Decatur, AL. Gibson's in Huntsville food is not bad, just not comparable to the very best.More

Thank Ray T
Art S, Owner at Gibson's Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

We are very sorry for your experience at our location. We all come from the same Family Tree with the same recipes and cooking techniques, although we do have separate businesses. Give us another try, I'll personally give you a tour and a Free Meal....More

Reviewed 25 May 2017

We love doing breakfast at this local favorite. The biscuits are so good. It's old school environment with yummy food. The pie always looks so good, but I'm so full I never get to try it. I'm goign to get some to go next time.

Thank Wendy M
Reviewed 13 February 2017

BBQ was same as any other place. But was set this place off was the helpful staff and their wonderful smiles. A bit awkward to get to with all the construction in the area.

1  Thank spike s
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A group from a company that I worked for locally gets together for lunch on the 5th Friday of the month (4-5 times a year). We had about 14 attendees. Gibson's are famous for their Brunswick Stew at a very reasonable price which I order...More

Thank nleonegolf
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Our USBI lunch group meets at Gibsons BBQ on the 5th Friday of the month which occurs 4 times a year. Many local retired employees attend and get to trade stories and discuss non attendees. Gibsons is a long standing restaurant in Huntsville and a...More

Thank nleonegolf
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Not much to say here. The food is decent to good but the environment -- especially the cleanliness factor -- grossed me out. I had to select a date but it's been longer since I've been there. I will not go anymore after seeing, for...More

Thank John F
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The BBQ is outstanding the low rating is because of the service and they filled out to go order incorrectly. I will return bit ill check my order before I leave.

Thank D B
Reviewed 21 June 2016

We were in the mood for barbecue and asked around for recommendations. The response was unanimously "Gibson's", and neither of us was disappointed. The dining room is not a fancy one, but you're there for the food, right? And there was plenty of it! We...More

Thank susie1107
Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I love BBQ and have yet to find a good place to eat BBQ in Huntsville. Everything was dry, I had the pork and the ribs, dry and tasteless. The coleslaw was just vinegar and sugar, terrible, the fried okra was actually good. The person...More

Thank Thomas P
Reviewed 6 June 2016

This was our first time we've been. The food was great, and the service was even better. Porter was our waitress, and she made my family's experience superb. I'm going to bring my family again because of her. Thanks so much for the excellent meal...More

Thank JTene8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
6:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8419 Whitesburg Dr SE, Huntsville, AL 35802-3060
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-882-0841
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