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Melvin's Place of BBQ

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2315 Hall Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35805-2941
+1 256-541-3431
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“brisket” (4 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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2315 Hall Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35805-2941
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Found a BBQ on TripAdvisor and as we arrived we were a little skeptical due to not being an actual restaurant..... SO glad we stopped. Ordered ribs and pulled pork plates to go. Lots of great food and the gentleman who helped me (I'm so...More

Thank triciaburchett
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well being that it’s my first time in Alabama I thought I should seek out an authentic non chain bbq local. Low and behold I hit the jackpot! We turned on to Hall street which intersects with cemetery street. I wouldn’t call it a restaurant...it’s...More

Thank McKMalone
Reviewed June 9, 2018

My husband and I watched a documentary on PBS about the best BBQ places in Alabama and decided to go on a BBQ expedition around our state. I made a list of the 17 spots and we have endeavored to visit and taste each place...More

1  Thank Bee B
Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

What a great “hole-in-the-wall” barbecue joint! Amazing pork and ribs and Melvin makes you feel right at home. Don’t let the neighborhood bother you. It’s worth it. I’ll definitely be back!

2  Thank robtfudge
Reviewed February 15, 2018 via mobile

The two of us ate lunch at Melvin’s Place of BBQ. The food quality was Very Good; the quantity Excellent. The ribs were very tasty, although they were somewhat greasy. The same was true for the chicken dish. The sides of beans and potato salad...More

1  Thank Helga H
Reviewed September 9, 2017

Read the reviews! They are right on. i had a pork plate and wife had a pork sandwich. Both were excellent. Mevin is the real deal!

1  Thank dmarsh1303
Reviewed September 2, 2017 via mobile

These ribs are the best in Huntsville. Got two racks to go. Wow! Everyone at the picnic loved them. Had a few left and was going to split them with daughter, but wife said oh no you don't.

Thank John R
Reviewed July 10, 2017 via mobile

If you ever get the chance to stay a night or two in Huntsville, Alabama..this is a must try...i got the pulled pork platter, it came with beans, potato salad and bread and extra sauce. It was very reasonably priced and Melvin was very nice...More

2  Thank Donna C
Reviewed June 10, 2017 via mobile

I was exploring and found Melvins. He works the place alone and turns out the best meats ever and give huge portions for the price! I could not come close to finishing $15 worth or Ribs and pulled pork! I'm headed my back tomorrow for...More

4  Thank Philip_Herring
Reviewed May 11, 2017

I bring a staff of 25 to Huntsville each year and they always ask how many times we can go to Melvin's. This year I called Melvin a month in advance and was able to book a lunch and a dinner for the group. The...More

2  Thank John L
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April 24, 2017|
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Response from jmacdde | Reviewed this property |
I believe they probably could, but I would call and ask him. (256) 585-2213
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2315 Hall Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35805-2941
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-541-3431
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