Big Bob Gibson's BBQ

1715 6th Ave SE
Decatur, AL 35601
(256) 350-6969
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm
9:30am - 8:15pm



  • This Dixie restaurant doesn't skimp on dessert it bakes pies fresh daily. Our favorite: coconut cream. Chocolate meringue and lemon icebox have devoted followings, too.
  • Chicken with white sauce named one of "Huntsville's 20 Most Distinctive Dishes" by Go magazine. Big Bob Gibson's is world-famous for its white sauce, which adds a slightly tangy taste to the meat.
  • No complaints. Have the potato with BBQ on top.
  • Have a piece of their homemade pie. It's almost as good as the barbecue!!!
  • Little sampler plate was more than enough. Pork, brisket, beans, Cole slaw all fantastic.
  • Turkey potato, pork platter, brisket sandwiches, brunswick stew, tater salad
  • I had the brisket, but I tried my husband's ribs and that was my favorite part of the meal - try both!
  • Are you ready to completely pig out on great food at this years Festival? Chris Lilly and Ford Fry will be at the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival May 30-June 2, 2013! You won't want to miss it!
  • Best chicken potatoes in the white sauce yum
  • The ribs were amazing!
  • Est. 1925. Invented Alabama white barbecue sauce.
  • Make sure you specify what kind of BBQ sauce you want, especially if its a to go order, they dont automatically put it in. The Lemon Meringue pie is amazing, perfect flavor, not too eggy!
  • Pork potato
  • The brisket is just amazing
  • Baked beans are a must, stew is good, so are ribs, brisket, and pulled pork.
  • Although Chris Lilly is one of my barbecue hero's the food didn't match up to his reputation. Dry pork and chicken. Pies were the best but it's a BBQ joint not a bakery.
  • Try their delicious pies! Sincerely, Nicole Jones - Huntsville, AL
  • Extremely rude server. She also "threw" our plates of food at us like frisbees. Never came back for our pie order. Cheap, good portion sizes, but terrible service.
  • Ribs, brisket, bbq sauce.
  • It's a family tradition. Every time we visit Alabama from Michigan, we have to stop at Big Bob Gibson's. It was my grandma's favorite.

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