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918 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-3920
+1 256-351-6294
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Decatur, United States
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is by far, one of the best values in town. Consistently good food & love their lunch boxes! Just sorry they don't have a sit down area to eat. Drive thru only.

Thank 572janaf
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016 via mobile

Whitt's pork is juicy and flavorful. The sweet, crunchy slaw (vinegar, not mayonnaise based) which tops the sandwich is the perfect accompaniment. The vinegary slaw lets the smoky pork flavor shine through. It isn't fancy, but it is southern bbq at its purest form. Great pork doesn't need a heavy sauce!

Thank Melanie K
Decatur, Alabama
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36 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We pick up BBQ often from Whitt's. Decatur has two locations and both are always good. This is true Southern BBQ. Their stew is really good too!

Thank valsgramy
Decatur, Alabama
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36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

this is old fashioned bbq, I like the pulled pork with sauce sandwich. it comes topped with coleslaw and choice of sides and all are excellent. my favorite is the corn salad, but I think they only have that one when fresh corn is in season. it is drive through, but they have picnic tables if you'd like to eat... More 

Thank Judy S
Decatur, Alabama
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Quick service and great food. Anytime I am back in town, I head straight here for a consistent meal and great prices.

Thank EMW422
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I ate at Whitts back in 2005 and it was some of the best BBQ I ever ate, we'll me and my family stopped by to see if it was still that good (2016) and all I can say is Whitts still has the best BBQ I have ever put in my mouth. Moist smoky flavor that can't be beat.... More 

Thank Trinity H
Irving, Texas
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98 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

21 of us invaded Whitts on a Thursday night and they handled it well. Very good service and food. Ice tea, sodas and lemonade came in large glasses....😊. High marks for the gumbo, salad bar and burgers. If I return to this area again I will choose Whitts.

Thank KWRref
Decatur, Alabama
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2016 via mobile

We love to eat Whitt's Bar-B-Que. It is not an eat in restaurant but worth taking home or on a picnic. We enjoy all they have on the menu. They have pork ( our favorite), beef, and stew. You can get a box with a sandwich, beans, chips and a cookie that is very reasonably priced.Try it, you'll like it!

Thank Lucille L
Huntsville, Alabama
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in with a friend for lunch. He promised it would be good. Quick service, good food and good price. I loved the brisket.

Thank ericsaid
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102 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

I'm perplexed as to why Whitt's BBQ isn't #1 Absolutely best pulled pork around ! My personal favorite are the oversized sandwiches they offer at many locations ! Enough said !

Thank 1busyman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 918 6th Ave SE, Decatur, AL 35601-3920
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Decatur
  • Phone Number: +1 256-351-6294

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