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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%
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“brisket” (119 reviews)
“pie” (54 reviews)
“turkey” (54 reviews)
Open Now
09:30 - 20:00All hours
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1715 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
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Reviewed yesterday

You want BBQ? This is the place! A friend in Wisconsin from Alabama said we had to stop. Glad we did. Plate of pulled pork and possibly the BEST mac and cheese ever made it worth while. Great prices. We will be back. Buy some...More

Thank kitsuanddate
Reviewed yesterday

The man that owns this has a swelled head because he wins a few awards but I have tasted far better bbq else where in the state Dobbs BBQ Dothan Al or Webbs 231 BBQ in Midland City al just to name a few. The...More

Thank michaeethins
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Road tripping to Georgia with my Dad and stopped here at the suggestion of my uncle. Was not disappointed! Got the stuffed baked potatoes- chicken and pork. Yum! Very friendly staff and the best sweet tea! Dad enjoyed s slice of coconut cream pie and...More

Thank Ana R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This review is solely based on a togo order of two pulled pork sandwiches. The pulled pork was very moist and it wasn't greasy. They put a little cole slaw on top of the pork. It's not a creamy slaw. I wasn't a fan of...More

Thank Sadie W
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent award winning southern BAR-B-QUE and side dishes!!! From fall off the bone ribs to giant loaded baked potatoes. Everything was tastey and fresh! Service is always quick and friendly. Just try to save some room for the homebaked pies !!!

Thank Joe R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wife and I went with another couple. Had a variety of dishes. Half BBQ chicken was good (Smokey's in Madison much better); Ribs were very good; Brisket was not so good. Macaroni & Cheese is great! Pork BBQ is good, but not the best I...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my Aunt (89year old) for her first visit. She loved it; BarBQ moist with just the right flavor. Vegetables had that home cooked taste and pies were a definite homemade quality. Can't beat the BBQ.

Thank Hapi535
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent BBQ deserts and taters. Mmgood. Service very good. Parking not to bad. Real southern food.

Thank LLPepper77
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bar b Que sauce rated #1 in the South. Friendly and warm environment. Just an all around great family place to eat at.

Thank wendykY7524OE
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an occasion to visit Gibson's for lunch this past Thursday with a group of 12. We had not called to tell them we were coming. They without hesitation, went and pulled some tables together for us. When some latecomers arrived, no problem, just pulled...More

Thank Ellis C
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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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