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Martin Luther King Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
+1 205-345-6861
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sliced pork” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (26 reviews)
“picnic tables” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Martin Luther King Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want fancy and upscale, keep driving. If you want the best ribs you'll ever eat in your lifetime, hit the brakes and stop here.

Thank briscoedarling
Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a whole slab of ribs with the family and it was all enjoyed to the very last one! Place is nothing fancy, picnic tables outside, a lot flies surrounding them unfortunately, we were there right at 10:30am, would of been nice if they attended/...More

Thank Danny00782
Reviewed April 7, 2018

From Ohio and was here visiting family, Archibalds always a favorite. I always get the pork sandwich or wings. Sauce is good, more on the vinegar side. Not very big place to eat, so better order and take home. We visit the place every couple...More

Thank nicksN730GF
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Exactly what you’d expect. A tiny place, basically in a backyard. The food was perfect. Limited menu, we didn’t even get sides. The pulled pork was great, and it was fun to have both, but you wouldn’t be wrong to just get ribs. They were...More

Thank Gabe D
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Most of the time, simple is better. There is nothing fancy or upscale here, it's just simple and good. If you like a vinegar base sauce, you will love this. This is true Southern BBQ! I highly recommend this.

Thank William L
Reviewed November 20, 2017 via mobile

The sliced pork shoulder was very good. Side items baked beans and banana pudding were even better. I prefer pulled to sliced but to each his own. I prefer Full Moon and Dreamland but Archibald's has the hole in the wall barbecue joint nailed. I...More

Thank Scott B
Reviewed November 19, 2017 via mobile

35 years after moving from Northport, Archibald's is still serving the best BBQ in the area. We stopped by for lunch on our way to Lake Charles.

Thank David M
Reviewed September 19, 2017

Archibald's is the way southern barbecue is supposed to be - fantastic flavor, best barbecue sauce I've ever had, served by friendly people with picnic tables outside to enjoy the weather. There is nothing fancy about Archibald's, except the flavor of their food. The building...More

Thank SPFEsq
Reviewed September 6, 2017

It doesn't get any better than this! Great barbecue. Not much to look at, but genuine! Definitely worth a try. We drove 6 hours each way, and would do it again. Put it on your bucket list!

Thank KenGreenville
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Full slab and a Dr. Pepper. Eat outside on one of the picnic tables. Better than dreamland. Period. Doesn't have the name recognition but Tuscaloosa natives know...

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Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Martin Luther King Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Northport
  • Phone Number: +1 205-345-6861
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