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2516 Walker Chapel Rd, Fultondale, AL 35068-1579
205-849-5122
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Thu 10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Finally got to eat a steak from here!

I have eaten at porkys many times I have even reviewed it once but I finally got to eat a steak from here . Probably one of the best T Bones I have ever tasted. One of the coolest parts about it is you get to cook your own steak over a fire pit if you want to or you... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 8, 2014
Brandon B
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Pendleton
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122 reviews 122 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The restaurant has plenty of open tables & was recommended by a local. Brisket sandwich was just okay, fries were tasty but for the wait food was not hot at all. Unfortunately even if it was a bad night for wait staff or the kitchen, we won't be making a special stop here to or from our destination.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I have eaten at porkys many times I have even reviewed it once but I finally got to eat a steak from here . Probably one of the best T Bones I have ever tasted. One of the coolest parts about it is you get to cook your own steak over a fire pit if you want to or you... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

only about two minutes from the interstate, Porky's is a great place for a BBQ. Serving does not disappoint. Just get the jumbo sandwich and you will not regret it. Friendly and down home place. Don't forget it.

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Pinson, Alabama, United States
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60 reviews 60 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

If you are traveling down I-65 and your hunger threatens to get the better of you give Porky's a try! Tasty sandwiches and ribs. Whole in the wall kind of deal.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

The food here is always good. My favorite is the chicken finger sandwich with bacon, lettuce, tomato and cheese. Also the thick sliced fried baloney sandwich is awesome. But everything is good. Always stop for lunch when I have time.

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Morris alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

A hidden local jewel. I was looking for a great steak and found it!! So Juicy and delicious. The ribs are fabulous and fall off the bone. They have a bar on one end and offer a cook your own steak if you like. You can pick your thick steak and grill it on a huge indoor grill as you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

A little mom and pop place. Looked a little rough outside, but was really nice and clean inside. Large portions, super friendly. Recommended!

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Louisville, KY
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26 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

We saw the good reviews and decided to stop by for dinner. Wife and I were the only ones there in this small, family owned place. We each had rib platter with two sides. Ribs were large pork ribs but were very tender. They had a dry rub bur were served with a homemade BBQ sauce that was delicious. Fried... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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39 reviews 39 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

We found this joint via other TripAdvisor comments and they were right. Great local flavor. We were visiting my daughter at Birmingham Southern and staying in Fultondale. The owner took our order and treated us like family - in a good way! BBQ was really good. My daughter had the smoked sausage and it was solid, too. Good sides. It... More 

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Athens, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Porky's is a bit off the beaten path but well worth the short drive off I-65. The pork sandwich is delicious and loaded with pork that is tender, smoky and moist. The ribs are excellent as well and fall off the bone tender. The sides are average but good and the homemade desserts are hit and miss depending on your... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2516 Walker Chapel Rd, Fultondale, AL 35068-1579
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fultondale
  • Phone Number: 205-849-5122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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