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LawLers Barbecue

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544 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758-8736
+1 256-772-0590
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Madison, Alabama
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178 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2016

LawLer's is my go-to place for take out barbecue. Superior barbecue is very rare, and LawLer's doesn't reach that level, but the food is pretty good. For me a good measure of a barbecue place is the quality of the sides (potato salad, baked beans, slaw, etc). LawLer's sides are very good. The sauces are excellent too. There is a... More 

Thank hummernator
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

We eat Lawlers a lot and love it. We especially love their pulled pork, turkey potatoes, slaw, beans...well, pretty much everything. They do run special during the summer that come with a 2 liter and they are a GREAT deal. Be sure to stop in and get ya some great BBQ. P.S. They do state that most items are gluten... More 

Thank KStalli
Huntsville, Alabama
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90 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

appreciate they close on Sundays; very friendly staff; will let you sample items if not sure if want to order; excellent food; white sauce is amazing; wish they had homemade pies, french fries, and hush-puppies; contributes to the community; clean place; drive thru is fast; hard to decide what to order each time, as so many good things; have to... More 

Thank GRITSfromAL
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this review

GRITS from AL you have made our day! We want to do what you have accused us of everyday at every store for every customer! Please hurry back to see us and bring a friend. May we use your review on our website? Oink oink. More 

Vienna, Virginia
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325 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Lawlers is literally around the corner from our new place and it has won our seal of approval. Not the best ever but no need to go far afield because it's close and very good. Service is fast and friendly. Pork and Turkey stand alone or with sauce. Ribs fall off the bone. We enjoyed the Mac and cheese and... More 

Thank Spiegs1968
Madison Al
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

Average pork. Do not even have chicken on the menu. My wife does like their huge potato stuffed with turkey. Restaurant dining area is typical BBQ cafe. They do not cook anything on site. They have a central location that does all the cooking and then ship it out to all their restaurants. Staff is friendly and drive through very... More 

1 Thank steevshirley
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this review

Well steevshirley, not exactly what we wanted to hear BUTT I must say you were very kind in giving us 5 stars for service! Thank you. Yes we do and have for over 20 years cooked at a central location. We believe it affords us consistency and allows us to always have plenty of product. We still cook low and... More 

Madison, Alabama
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70 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016

I had the pulled pork sandwich and some potato salad and I enjoyed every bite. The sauce is different from most restaurants and is a nice change. I plan to go back and get the loaded potato next. My son goes by after work sometimes and gets the whole family dinner. We all enjoy it!

Thank Bama6gal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent pulled pork sandwich I have ever had the pork was tender and juicy not dry like some pork sandwiches I have tried in the past. Fast and friendly service and you definitely get your money's worth! I would recommend it to everyone that visits Madison Alabama!!!

Thank tabnjay98
Mechanicsburg, PA
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

I had the combo plate with pork and ham and for sides went with the bbq beans and potato salad. Both meats were moist and quite tasty and the sides were pretty good too. A lot of food on the plate in my book for ten bucks... $10.27 to be exact. Food was up quick and folks working there were... More 

Thank rob17055
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

The loaded stuffed potato is my favorite. It is large enough to share! Quick friendly service. I return here often

Thank DARRYL_KHarvest
Huntsville, Alabama
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18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

If you want quick, affordable tasty bbq this is the place to go. Very clean, friendly staff, good tasting bbq. You are sure to be pleased.

Thank HehMommy256
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this review

HehMommy256 thank you! Sounds like we lived up to our slogan. Cooked slow...served fast! Your kind and encouraging words inspire our team to do even better next time. OINK OINK and God bless you. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 15
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758-8736
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 256-772-0590
The way it is... Using old-fashioned recipes and time honored traditions, we still smoke barbecue real slow in our USDA facility in Tennessee. This insures the highest quality and consistency so that every customer at every location gets the same tasty, tender, juicy barbecue. We have developed systems and procedures that allow us to offer you almost fast food speed of service...yet everything is made as you order! We always have plenty...so if you need a big order at the last minute...we have you covered! In an age where most pork barbecue is cut, chopped, or ground by machine...we still hand-pull or "pick" the meat from the bone. Sure it's harder and takes longer...but our "pickers" (as we affectionately call them!) are our best quality control. Their trained and caring touch leaves only the leanest, moistest pork...lightly sauced to let the great hickory flavor burst through in every bite!! Guess you could say...we keep pickin' so you'll keep grinnin' The truth of the matter... Because we are just a "little barbecue joint" ...not near as fancy or as famous as some...we know we must try harder to earn your business. We want to be faster, cleaner, and tastier. We cannot be everything to everybody, so we just want to be everything to YOU. At LawLers Barbecue we believe in "cooked slow...served fast! We think you deserve Tickled Pink Service! We don't need to win trophies or contests...we win when you become a regular customer! If you haven't tried us yet...what are you waitin' for?

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