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5004A Whitesburg Dr SW, Suite A, Huntsville, AL 35802-1637
+1 256-880-1286
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Huntsville, Alabama
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141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

If you are looking for good basic barbecue in Huntsville, Lawlers is your place. I went to the Whitesburg location recently, and ordered a baked potato topped with cheese and barbecue. Great taste, but WOW, I did not know that potatoes grew that big. It was enough for three or four people. Order that only if you are really hungry.... More 

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Thank Bedrock1831
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

I must say the best part of your review is the line where you say "You KNOW you are welcome". That is our hope each time a customer walks into one of our little bbq joints. And YES those potatoes come from the valley of the valley of the jolly ho ho green giant! Please come back to see us... More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
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283 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

Always our favorite pulled pork in the area. Great staff and don't forget to try a pork potato. We haven't had one as good yet.

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Thank rossdmd
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

Thank you Rossdmd. Glad you liked our little bbq joint there at the Shell Station on Whitesburg and Airport. We know there are a lot of other bbq choices close by and it means everything that YOU have made LawLers YOUR barbecue place. Don't be a stranger now ya hear? More 

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86 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

A must have Loaded Potato from Lawlers. What better thing than to be in North Alabama and eating bbq at a gas station. Lawlers is awesome and the loaded potato is a must have.

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Thank Morleyf1
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

Thank you Morleyf1 for this review of our little bitty Airport Road location! See you caught us on TWOSDAY...perfect for a super stuffie tater @ 2 for $12. That spot has been so good to us since 2000. Thank you for making LawLers YOUR barbecue place! Please come back to see us. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Always good food. Fast drive thru. The hot sauce is actually hot , in a good way. Only had the bbq , all the sides are very good. My favorites are the potato salad and baked beans.

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Thank willyb_hsv
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

"Hot in a good way". Love how you put that willyb. Without loyal customers like YOU spreading the word we wouldn't have a chance in this highly competitive world of bbq. We are so thankful for you. YOU make us want to do better next time! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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444 reviews
316 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

I love the option of a drive thru window for slow cooked food! The beef brisket is wonderful and no one can beat the fresh, homemade pies.

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Thank WJB12311
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

The kind words are welcome...unfortunately I think you have reviewed the wrong place. We do not have brisket or homemade pies. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

Good food. i have celiac disease & they are very accomodating. very friendly. Best BBQ around. They are like family.

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Thank samgwen
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

Oh my so sorry you can't just eat everything and not have to worry about it. WE will always try to be accommodating because YOU are why we do everything we do. Don't be a stranger now ya' hear? More 

Panama City Beach, Florida
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283 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

For many years this has been out go to meal. Always fantastic and have yet to have one as good. Always pleasant quick service and wonderful BBQ.

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Thank rossdmd
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

5 stars! OINK OINK That tickles us PINK. Thank you for making LawLers YOUR barbecue place all these years. We hope to get better and faster as the years continue to go by. God bless you. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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197 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 March 2016

Some of the best BBQ I have had in years. Well cooked with just the right amount of flavor, spice and smoke. Sides were excellent as well. Had the pulled pork and will order it again. VERY GOOD.

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1 Thank jsawyer677
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

VERY GOOD are words we so love to hear...and 5 stars? Wow. Thank you so much. Hurry back and bring some more of your family and friends with you? We love you. More 

Owens Cross Roads, Alabama
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247 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2015

The food is excellent and the staff is very friendly. I have special dietary needs, and they always go out of their way to help me. There is always a line, but that is just an indication of how good it is. It moves quickly and the wait is never long. We now eat here several times a week.

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Thank HappyDonor
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

It took way too long for me to learn how to respond to these messages. Thanks for the 5 stars back in the fall of 2015. Hopefully, we are still as good or better in the summer of 2016. You certainly deserve to be Tickled Pink every time you stop at LawLers. Thank you. We love you...really. More 

Huntsville, Alabama
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141 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2015

The barbecue here is just right. The sauces permit you to season it like you like it. Huge baked potatoes with pork or chicken on top. Great iced tea. Sandwiches a standard. Staff is superb. They are proud of the restaurant. Very friendly place.

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Thank Bedrock1831
Jim K, Owner at Lawlers Barbecue, responded to this review

Gary H you are so kind to give us 5 stars. Sorry it was July 2016 before we figured out how to respond to these reviews! And YES we are very proud of our little bbq joints. We want to impress YOU so you tell everybody. Lord knows we always need more business. Thank you!!! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
American, Fast food, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 20:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 20:00
Thursday
10:30 - 20:00
Friday
10:30 - 20:00
Saturday
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5004A Whitesburg Dr SW, Suite A, Huntsville, AL 35802-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-880-1286
Description
Using old-fashioned recipes and time honored traditions, we still smoke barbecue real slow in our USDA facility in Tennessee. This insures the highest quality and consistency so that every customer at every location gets the same tasty, tender, juicy barbecue. We have developed systems and procedures that allow us to offer you almost fast food speed of service...yet everything is made as you order! We always have plenty...so if you need a big order at the last minute...we have you covered! In an age where most pork barbecue is cut, chopped, or ground by machine...we still hand-pull or "pick" the meat from the bone. Sure it's harder and takes longer...but our "pickers" (as we affectionately call them!) are our best quality control. Their trained and caring touch leaves only the leanest, moistest pork...lightly sauced to let the great hickory flavor burst through in every bite!! Guess you could say...we keep pickin' so you'll keep grinnin' The truth of the matter... Because we are just a "little barbecue joint" ...not near as fancy or as famous as some...we know we must try harder to earn your business. We want to be faster, cleaner, and tastier. We cannot be everything to everybody, so we just want to be everything to YOU. At LawLers Barbecue we believe in "cooked slow...served fast! We think you deserve Tickled Pink Service! We love to win contests...butt we REALLY win when you become a regular customer! If you haven't tried us yet...what are you waitin' for?

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