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Bridges Alston Barbecue Inc

620 E Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150-4034
+1 704-482-1998
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good13%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (11 reviews)
“hush puppies” (35 reviews)
“chopped pork” (8 reviews)
10:45 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
620 E Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150-4034
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had the ribs for my birthday (again). The BBQ and the chicken are also great but the ribs are my favorite. This is definitely on out "go to" list...

Thank Rds683
Reviewed 13 January 2018

I ordered a chopped pork BBQ sandwich and a side order of French fries and the others ordered rib plate with hush puppies, coleslaw and beans. There was plenty of food on the plate. The BBQ sauce they are known for a vinegar based and...More

Thank myajenna
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

The portion size is very small, a reorder of hush puppies was only three not much for five grown men, food was fine just meed bigger quanity

Thank 627donnie
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Went there for lunch today and the place was very busy for 1:30 PM in the afternoon. I ordered the large sliced tray with fresh hot hush puppies. Yum Yum. Tray came with plenty of sliced pork and red slaw. Ice tea is home brewed....More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We no longer live in NC...but try to eat at Bridges when we can get to Shelby before they close!! Happy to say that the quality hasn't changed....and the service was good.

Thank djtdoc
Reviewed 12 October 2017

not as good as Red Bridges.Dryer, less flavorful for us. We have eaten at Red Briges many times. The main difference between the two is that Alston Brdges is plainer, than Red Bridges. Hush puppies milder less flavorful.

Thank Lori T
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Visited this Restaurant with some friends after a music gig @ a local facility. All I can say is this is the best BB-Q by far that I have ate around here ( and I'm talking Lincoln County , Gaston County and Mecklenburg .I love...More

Thank Gene T
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Every week we go to Alston’s for an order of ribs. I love how juicy and tasty they are. And how the meat just falls off the bones. I especially love their sweet bbq sauce. The service is always fast and friendly.

Thank RSpicer
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We got take-out this time but the best experience here is to sit at the counter. Alston Bridges Barbecue is the best I've ever had. I had it for the first time over 40 years ago. I've had BBQ in Atlanta, Austin, Columbia, Dallas, Kansas...More

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 6 September 2017

went in the other day busy was seated right away waitress got order and in a matter of min we were eating always enjoy going here everyone friendly waitress keeps eye on there customers not like some places them seen to vanish even the owner...More

Thank michaeljwilson2327
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Questions & Answers
27 January 2015|
Response from Paramedic J |
They have vinager base sauce(The only way! IMO) and ketchup based sauce (By request only). I have been going here for 20 years and to the best of my knowledge they have never had a mustard type sauce
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 AM - 8:00 PM
10:45 AM - 8:00 PM
10:45 AM - 8:00 PM
10:45 AM - 8:00 PM
10:45 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 620 E Grover St, Shelby, NC 28150-4034
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Shelby
  • Phone Number: +1 704-482-1998
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