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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
251-343-0001
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Today
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Entertaining clients
Dining on a budget

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great bbq and great atmosphere

went in with a buddy and had a great meal. I had the barbeque ribs with potato salad and beans. Ribs and beans were finger licking good! buddy had a mixture of ribs and chicken with beans and coleslaw... meal comes with a piece of Texas toast to clean the plate! would definitely return for another... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Adam W
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Mobile, Alabama
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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148 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bergen, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

this was definitely the best BBQ pork i have ever had; went for the 30h+ smoked pork, the pulled meat was super tender and juicy; all in all just great!

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Mobile, Alabama
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

went in with a buddy and had a great meal. I had the barbeque ribs with potato salad and beans. Ribs and beans were finger licking good! buddy had a mixture of ribs and chicken with beans and coleslaw... meal comes with a piece of Texas toast to clean the plate! would definitely return for another great meal!

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our group loves great BBQ, heard from some locals on the college campus to try it. Food is very, very good. The staff is quite friendly and attentive. The old house is in need of some attention, They need to spend some money to update and clean the bathrooms especially! If you need your restaurant experience to be squeaky clean,... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a place based on looks you might pass on by, but don't be fooled! The food is excellent and the staff is awesome. The bread pudding is amazing too!

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Mobile, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The barbeque is absolutely amazing, but the facilities are very plain and old. Many famous and some not so famous people have autographed the walls and ceilings in the restaurant. It is a unique experience.

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Daphne, Alabama
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97 reviews 97 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

The BBQ here is great but I wish it was served at a different location. I have purposely avoided looking at the health rating every time I go in. Some people like the character of the place, but it reminds me of a gas station bathroom. If your surroundings don't bother you when it comes to food, this is the... More 

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Chanhassen, MN
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Small local BBQ place with lots of character and great food. I had the pulled pork and it was excellent, but others in our group had the ribs and they were great too. All the sides were excellent, including the beans, cole slaw, and potato salad. And don't forget the banana pudding for dessert. Unique "hole in the wall" atmosphere,... More 

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Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

This restaurant was everything i want in a bbq restaurant, (including the writing all over the walls lol) it's not fancy, but damn good bbq and sides. I had the chicken. Yum yum! And the place has. Character.

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Columbus, Georgia
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109 reviews 109 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We visited on a whim after reading about it in an Alabama BBQ Roadtrip book. The menu is not huge, basically Pulled Pork, Ribs, and Chicken with a few sides to choose from. The ribs were meaty and tender and the pork was juicy. My kids were even kept entertained by the writing on the wall. It was well worth... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Best BBQ in west Mobile. Period. These folks know what they are doing. Order the pulled pork in bulk and get sauce to take home.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: 251-343-0001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?