15 of the most delicious barbecue spots in Huntsville

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Moe’s Original BBQ is your destination for classic, Southern fare. (Photo via Moe’s Original BBQ / Facebook.)

From dry-rubbed brisket to juicy pulled pork sandwiches and Southern sides, you can’t go wrong with barbecue. If you’re living in Huntsville, you’re in for a treat because Rocket City is home to some delicious joints dishing out mouthwatering meats and sides. Here are 15 of the best barbecue spots in Huntsville.

1. Moe’s Original BBQ

Moe's Original BBQ Downtown Huntsville
(Moe’s Original BBQ Downtown Huntsville / Facebook)

Starting off with an Alabama favorite is Moe’s Original BBQ. With several locations throughout the state, Moe’s BBQ has won more than a few awards for how incredible their food is. But go try it for yourself, and let us know what you think!

2. Boarhog’s Barbeque

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I want to dive into a plate of this. (Boarhog’s / Facebook)

Boarhog’s Barbeque has all the classics like smoked chicken, ribs, brisket and even fried catfish. Make sure to try their mac and cheese for a side, and you can’t miss out on their loaded potatoes with your choice of meat on top.

3. PB’s BBQ

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Those ribs look to die for. (PB’s BBQ / Facebook)

PB’s BBQ is one of the best local barbecue spots in Huntsville, with fall-off-the-bone ribs, an iconic side dish of smoked mac and cheese and much more.

4. Ted’s Bar-B-Q

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Tamales at a BBQ joint? Im interested. (Ted’s Bar-B-Q / Facebook)

Ted’s Bar-B-Q has two locations in the Huntsville area, one in Huntsville and one in Madison. Head to either for tasty brisket, smoked chicken sandwiches and a surprising menu item—hot tamales! Bonus: Both locations have a drive-thru too, so pick-up is convenient.

5. Pig N Out

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Nothing like a barbecue sandwich. (Pig N Out / Facebook)

Pig N Out is a cozy, casual spot in Huntsville serving fresh barbecue with meat they roast in their pits to perfection daily. Try their famed loaded potatoes, grab a delicious sandwich for lunch or satisfy the whole family with one of their massive family packages.

6. Dreamland BBQ

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There’s nothing like a day of football and good food. (Dreamland BBQ / Facebook)

You’ll love whatever you order from this well-known barbecue joint. From ribs to Southern sides and desserts, they’ve got it all. 

7. Gibson’s Bar-B-Q

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Look at all them chickens. (Gibson’s Bar-B-Q)

Awarded Family Diner With the Area’s Best Barbecue, Gibson’s Bar-B-Q is a must-try in Huntsville. People rave about their biscuits and their meat is always made fresh.

8. ChuckWagon BBQ Southside

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Just look at this spread. (ChuckWagon BBQ Southside / Facebook)

Head to ChuckWagon for Texas style barbecue. They have pulled pork, chicken, sausage, ribs and incredible beef brisket.

9. Barbeque Heaven

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Get a plate full of goodness. (Barbeque Heaven / Facebook)

Barbeque Heaven is offering home cooked Southern sides and fresh smoked meat. The portions are large and the fried okra is out-of-this-world good.

10. LawLers Barbecue

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BBQ from LawLers is hard to beat. (LawLers Barbecue / Facebook)

LawLers Barbecue is serving St. Louis-style ribs, sandwiches and comfort sides in Huntsville. Their barbecue potatoes are a must-try and their sauces are top-notch.

11. Floyd’s Barbeque

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The outside of Floyd’s. (Floyd’s Barbeque / Facebook)

Barbecue here is cheap and delicious. With homemade sauces and sides to boot, these deals can’t be beat.

12. Bark & Barrel BBQ

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This plate almost looks too good to eat. (Bark & Barrel BBQ / Facebook)

The brisket here is a must-try, but get there early for a taste because they sell out fast!

13. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

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Wings are on the agenda tonight. (Dickey’s / Facebook)

The second you walk through the doors of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, the smoked meats and amazing sides will make your mouth water. Try the cheddar jalapeno sausage and wings.

14. Greenbrier Restaurant

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These hushpuppies look heavenly. (Greenbrier Restaurant)

Pork ribs, barbeque chicken, fried catfish, hamburger steaks and more await you at Greenbrier Restaurant.

15. RD’s Smokehouse Barbecue

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Check out this loaded potato. (RD’s Smokehouse / Facebook)

RD’s Smokehouse is a little drive from the middle of Huntsville, but with its smoked burgers, crazy loaded potatoes and insane sauces we had to include it.

What is your favorite spot for BBQ in Huntsville? Let us know by tagging us @hvilleblast.

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Miranda Shaffer
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