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Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Que

1715 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
+1 256-350-6969
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good28%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (117 reviews)
“pie” (54 reviews)
“turkey” (54 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
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1715 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We were a bit disappointed, but it wasn't bad. The ribs come a bit greasy for me, I thought they were dry rub ribs. The red sauce has more ingredients than any food item I've ever seen. The pulled pork was quite good and the...More

Thank John D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Passing thru town. Had heard a lot of good things about this place, so we had to stop and give it a try. I'm very picky about my bbq - this is great bbq! Service was very prompt and friendly. Would recommend this place to...More

Thank Red9072
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like ribs and anything barbecue then this place is for you! Very casual and simple but great tasting food. Don't worry about spending much money! Most importantly, don't walk out without getting a piece of home made pie! Even if your on a...More

Thank Barry P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although lived nearby for over 35 years I had never tried Big Bob Gibson's although you certainly hear about it. So on our way back from Birmingham I knew we would be passing pretty close I decided that I would have to give them a...More

Thank clemson_grad79
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is really good and the deserts are amazing as well. The employees are always really nice and helpful. Just an all around great place to go

Thank Brandy M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The numerous trophies at the entrance testify to the quality of BBQ and sauces available from Bob Gibson restaurant. The food is fantastic. Service is very good, Prices are moderate. What more can anyone want? We have compared BBQ throughout Alabama, in St Louis, Kansas...More

Thank Ray T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was next door at the covfefe (lol, coffee) shop and the smell made my stomach start growling. It's been a while since I've been here so what the heck? I chose the brisket with sides of mac n cheese & red potato salad. I was...More

Thank Jgreenway151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped on the way to New Orleans based on the TripAdvisor reviews. The BBQ was good - and very reasonable in price - but the best thing I had was the baked potato and the coconut cream pie. The place is not fancy but the...More

Thank Earl T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was with my brother and friends for a fishing trip during the Easter season. It was a Friday and there was nothing for me but the others ate. One ribs .. one beef. Both guys are huge barbeque fans (been to barbeque camps) and...More

1  Thank Philip S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I grew up in Decatur and Big Bob Gibson's Barbecue has always been a favorite. Now that I live in Southern Illinois near the home of 17th Street Barbecue in Murphysboro, I have a greater appreciation for barbecue. While 17th Street is excellent and a...More

Thank mommamara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
09:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1715 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-350-6969
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