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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“brisket” (131 reviews)
“pies” (60 reviews)
“turkey” (60 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1715 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
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Reviewed today via mobile

Hated this place. The white stuff they call sauce is horrible. I wouldn't feed it to prisoners. Just had a nasty taste. Not sure what the Brunswick Stew was supposed to taste like but I didn't like it either. The bread was good. Not a...More

Thank Frog P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have long been a fan of Bob Gibson’s. I normally get the White BBQ Chicken but today did Ribs and Turkey. The white sauce is great on the turkey and the ribs were outstanding also tried the wings. Great dinner. Only down side the...More

Thank Forrest C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had the Sampler - It was great, plenty of food. Service very good. Food tasted wonderful. I heard about this place on Diners and Dives and wanted to check it out. We are from the Memphis, Tn area and we saw all the BBQ...More

Thank Violet U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Indiana now, so stopping by this restaurant was a treat for myself and my family. We grew up in the North Alabama area and everyone there knows about Big Bob Gibson's Barbecue. I ordered my favorite, the Brunswick stew. I have had...More

Thank Cattaps
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for lunch with some coworkers. The service was fast and friendly, and the food was very good.

Thank takis1980
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

for many years I have heard about Bob Gibson's BBQ. I finally made that trip. Now I understand that there will be many that like/love this place. But the only three items I can say was good was the Pulled Pork, Mac N Cheese, and...More

Thank jadestar62
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have seen this place on many TV shows, in foodie magazines & websites, so had to try the famous Alabama white BBQ sauce. Both hubby & I had the BBQ chicken sandwich & thought it was just OK due to a flimsy bun that didn't...More

Thank Maralyn T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Best in the south eat there often friendly service great pies for deserts when in Decatur for visit or for business don’t pass up the opportunity to eat there

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was great as always we used to live in Decatur and ate here on a regular basis. Each time we return to visit family we try to make time for a quick meal here. The chicken stuffed potatoes are amazing, not to mention that...More

Thank Tracy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Everyone loves Big Bob's that is every person that's eaten there. I have two favorites the chicken & the brisket. Big Bob's white sauce is perfect on any poultry. It is delicious on turkey, quail and even pheasant. Be sure to try the stuffed baked...More

Thank Steve S
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Response from Brandon B | Reviewed this property |
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Response from DickMcGee | Reviewed this property |
We put them in our cooler. They were still good when we arrived home.
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
9:30 AM - 8:00 PM
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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