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Big Bob Gibson's Bar-B-Que

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1715 6TH Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
(256) 350-6969
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9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 8:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Awesome Food, saw it on Triple D, had to go

I am a Triple D junkie( Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives) love the show, so after seeing Big Bob's on the show I just had to give it a try, I mean if Guy raved about it , then you know it has to be kickin, and he was so right. I ordered the Smoked Turkey Breast, that is what was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
Joe G
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Oneonta, Alabama
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Oneonta, Alabama
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 NEW

I am a Triple D junkie( Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives) love the show, so after seeing Big Bob's on the show I just had to give it a try, I mean if Guy raved about it , then you know it has to be kickin, and he was so right. I ordered the Smoked Turkey Breast, that is what was... More 

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Glen Rock, Pennsylvania
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74 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

If you are looking for fancy, keep on looking. If you are looking for some of the best bar-b-que the South has to offer, you have found the right place. The only question is: "white sauce or red sauce?" In the end it doesn't matter - they're both great. Great place to take the kids, friends, just about anybody.

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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

I try pork barbecue at many places but seldom enjoy it as well as at Big Bob's. I've never found barbecued chicken to be better than theirs. It can't be beat. The secret is the white sauce. When I go home to Alabama, I have to stop for some BBQ. If you have room, try the coconut pie, or the... More 

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Decatur, Alabama
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

They win national awards regularly for a reason. The pulled pork and chicken is wonderful. Their baked potatoes filled with pork and chicken are large enough to make and army happy. Sometimes I drive through just for sweet tea and pie. However, when I want ribs, they are not my first choice.

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alabama
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have eaten at Big Bob's several times a month for more than twenty years. I have yet to have a less- than -great meal. The smell of hickory smoke greets guests at the door and promises authentic BBQ flavor in your meal. The ribs are tender and flavorful. They need no sauce. The 1/4 chicken plate is also a... More 

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North Alabama
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7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Big Bob's is one of the places that "was always here and should always remain here. It is great Southern food served promptly and priced reasonable. If you like Southern Bar B Que big bobs pork or chicken will impress you. For a smaller meal try the stuffed potato with a green salad. Maybe the thing that pulls all of... More 

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Decatur,AL
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I have eaten there many times and have never been disappointed. The food is excellent and the price is also excellent.

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Decatur, Alabama
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just good Barbeque, stew and chicken and home made pies! people come from all over America to eat at Big Bob's

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Decatur, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

The servers have a reputation for being somewhat cold. The restaurants haven't had face-lifts in years. The food is okay.

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Decatur, Alabama
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8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We live in Decatur and eat at Big Bob Gibson's quite a lot. I enjoy anything I have eaten there. One of my favorites is their bar-b-que potato. These are large enough for two to share, and you can have chicken, pork or beef on them. They also have butter,sour cream,cheese and chives or a combo of whatever you like.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1715 6TH Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-5903
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: (256) 350-6969

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 8:00 pm

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