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Melvin's Place of BBQ

2315 Hall Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35805-2941
+1 256-541-3431
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“ribs” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (4 reviews)
Open Now
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM Hours
$$ - $$$
2315 Hall Ave NW, Huntsville, AL 35805-2941
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

I felt like i had been invited to dinner at someone's home. We ordered pulled pork and smoked chicken plates that came with potato salad and beans. The pulled pork was outstanding, but the smoked chicken quarter was the best we've ever had at a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mary U
Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

Called Mr. Melvin to see if he could accommodate a group of 8-9 of us on pretty short notice. He had already sold out for the day/evening, but when he asked/I told him we were flying out the next day, he said “C’mon...I’ll put some...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank RobB2294
Reviewed August 18, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
2  Thank triciaburchett
Reviewed August 3, 2018 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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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!

Date of visit: March 2018
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

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank helgah248
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!

Date of visit: September 2017
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.

Date of visit: September 2017
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

Date of visit: July 2017
2  Thank Donna C
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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

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Kids
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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