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Chuck Wagon BBQ

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8982 Madison Blvd, Madison, AL 35758-1743
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

No vinegary sauce here! The brisket will melt in your mouth...... Everything is good. Don't be put off by how small it looks from the outside. You will find a spot to sit and enjoy. More parking in back or park at Logan's and walk over. The owner really cares about his BBQ!

Thank Doris L
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The owner CARES about his food. You can tell with every bite. I mix it up, but always have to get a little brisket. It is not the cheapest place to eat lunch, but you definitely get what you pay for...oh, and try and different sauces.

Thank big_nick_hwt
Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are multiple BBQ places in the Huntsville/Madison area but the Chuck Wagon is by far the best. We usually get the beef brisket and the meat is so moist and tender that it melts in your mouth. CW is not the cheapest BBQ but the extra price is well worth it. The baked beans and potato salad are great... More 

Thank Obiwan820
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chuck wagon makes the best beef brisket I've ever had! I have given parties and have ordered their brisket. It is always the rave!!

Thank Claudia R
Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a little slice of heaven. Check the hours and make sure you go early. The BBQ is insanely good. Not much else to say except come hungry!

Thank Christian V
Edgewood, Maryland
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Noticed Chuck Wagon some months back, but it seemed to be closed/out of business whenever we happened to drive through the area. Fortunately, coworkers took us to Chuck Wagon during their limited business hours. Check online for their lunch and dinner service schedule. Lunch from 1100-1400 Mon-Fri and dinner from 1700-2000 hours. The building is definitely rustic/western style on the... More 

Thank RobertL0001
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alabama is all about pork and chicken BBQ, so to find a place that understands brisket is simply a miracle to this native Texan. Yes they have other types of BBQ and my husband says the ribs, pork and sausage are really good, but the star here is the brisket. They have the usual sides. I liked the baked beans,... More 

Thank BBBuzzell
Crestview, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had brisket plate with potato salad and vinegar coleslaw and buttered toast. 3 BBQ sauces to choose from. 4 sides to choose from: baked beans, corn on the Cobb, potato salad and vinegar coleslaw. Baked potato with several toppings also available. Limited menu and rustic appearance, lunch Monday- Friday. Dinner on Thursday and Friday. But well worth scheduling to get... More 

Thank debdanielson
Madison, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place may not look like much on the outside but they serve the best BBQ around. The place is small so come early for a seat or you may be waiting for a table. I highly recommend the brisket but it is all good!

Thank dennis w
Huntsville, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Being Texas transplants, finding good brisket is a rarity in Alabama. Or any BBQ that's not pork. Loved their brisket. Juicy, smoky, delish. We had mild and spicy sausage which was cooked perfectly and not too spicy. We also had ribs which had a nice smoke ring and were tender. No one tried the chicken but if looks can tell,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8982 Madison Blvd, Madison, AL 35758-1743
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: 256-772-5179
The best of Texas in Madison, AL!

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