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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” (12 reviews)
“hush puppies” (36 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 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Family owned. Best vinegar based BBQ around.A must try. Also their pecan pie is amazing as well.

Thank Supermommyhj
Reviewed 20 May 2018

One of two bar-be-que places in Shelby. Wonderful! Like the child's chopped. Meat, slaw, fries. Seniors get free tea.

Thank Runie57
Reviewed 18 May 2018

The most famous barbecue restaurant in Shelby is Red Bridges Barbecue, located on Highway 74. The second most famous is Alston Bridges Barbecue. I have eaten at both and I think I like Alston Bridges Barbecue better. I recently ate there and the meal was...More

Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Stopped In for Lunch last week and ordered the 1/2 Baked Chicken with the barbecue sauce in a small plastic container. I also had some of the Best Baked Beans ever. It must be an old family recipe with such delicious flavor. I also enjoyed...More

Thank Sandy R
Reviewed 13 March 2018

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...

1  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
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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, Highchairs Available
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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