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Porky's Pride Smoke House

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2516 Walker Chapel Rd, Fultondale, AL 35068-1579
12058495122
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11:00 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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60 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly family BBQ restaurant. Stopped in on 3 separate occasions on way back to Atlanta and had the pork, sausage, ribs, brisket (when available), and a hamburger, all have been very good. The BBQ is not swimming in sauce just a little on top with extra on the side that way you can taste the real flavor of the BBQ.... More 

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Thank JnS41
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband, teenage son, & I flew into Birmingham for a family reunion. We arrived before our hotel room was ready so we asked for a good local place to have lunch. Porky's came highly recommended. What a pleasant surprise! It's a local "hole in the wall" but boy oh boy was it fantastic. The service was excellent. The owner's... More 

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Thank janicek987
Birmingham, Alabama
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38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Didn't have pork (for sandwiches), didn't have chicken. Only had ribs. Was out of bread.... Out of pickles..... What???????????

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Thank Beachin_B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I work down the street and used to come here when the old owners owned it and the new owners are great. The steaks are delicious and the pork sandwiches are great. I love the atmosphere and they make awesome drinks. Try the Vegas bomb they make a good one.

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Thank Alicia M
Birmingham, AL
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

Price's to high for what you get. Small serving and poor service. Has changed owners and may have improved, but I am afraid to try it again.

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Thank WES
christofermcclendon, Owner at Porky's Pride Smoke House, responded to this review

I regret your bad experience whether it has been with our business since I took ownership or before. Either way I would love to invite you back to give us another try. We are continuing to grow both in quality and service but as with any business we will always have room to grow. I would love to have more... More 

Mobile, Alabama
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

This restaurant totally fulfilled my expectations for a barbeque joint. It had the essential smell of smoke, looked a little rough on the outside, but inside, was very clean, and the staff mad you feel at home.. The pork is expertly prepared and just downrigt good. The portions are great, and absolutely one of the best barbeque joints I have... More 

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Thank cecilt530
christofermcclendon, Owner at Porky's Pride Smoke House, responded to this review

I want to thank you for your support and hope you will return to our lovely bbq joint. We are stoked you had such an awesome experience. Christofer McClendon owner 205-514-0303 More 

Springville, Alabama
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2016 via mobile

We went on a Wednesday night as a group of about 10 or 12 guys. The steaks were tough and the BBQ was just ok. Nothing special or anything that made it unique enough to go back. The service was good. It was a mid-week dinner and they only had one waitress on duty. The owner and a couple others... More 

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Thank Countrybears174
christofermcclendon, Owner at Porky's Pride Smoke House, responded to this review

I do believe I remember your group and I hate that your experience was just "average". I would love for you to come back now that we have had a chance to improve. When you dined with us we were only 45 days into ownership. We continue to improve but I can promise we have came along way since your... More 

Dothan, Alabama
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2015

This is a unique place. You can cook your own steak or have them cook it for you at an additional cost.

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Thank donniar781
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We recently moved to this area and discovered Porky's Pride this summer...Loved dog friendly patio and friendly service. The BBQ Salad very good (and a heck of a better value/tastier than Full Moon, which has "ground up little dried chunks of meat" ...what is their problem?!) Porky's has Fresh salad with good portion of pulled bbq meat! Had very good... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

If you're looking for Southern Hospitality and down home cooking this little restaurant is for you. It has a great family atmosphere and small town feel and the food is great. Get there early on nights when the Crimson Tide is playing because the BBQ Ribs disappear fast.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, Bar
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2516 Walker Chapel Rd, Fultondale, AL 35068-1579
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fultondale
  • Phone Number: 12058495122
Description
We are a local owned full service bar and restaurant. We have great bbq, fantastic steaks, and what many people consider the best smoked wings in the state.

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