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Martin Luther King Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
+1 205-345-6861
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good22%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sliced pork” (4 reviews)
“ribs” (25 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
Martin Luther King Blvd, Northport, AL 35476
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Reviewed June 6, 2015 via mobile

Prefer to order the pit BBQ in and out! I really like the BBQ sauce! The sauce is slightly spicy and compliments the meat perfectly! What a hidden gem!!!! This is what BBQ IS ABOUT!

Thank Fretboard
Reviewed March 17, 2015

Archibald's keeps it simple. Ribs, bread, sauce is all you need to have a great meal here. They offer a couple of sides too. There is not much seating inside, but there are picnic tables outside too. I think most of their business is carry...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

This has always been our favorite barbecue place. If you're expecting high class dining don't even bother. But if you're looking for the best barbecue you've ever put in your mouth then don't look any further. Get it to go if you have to but...More

Thank LouAnna85
Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

They have the best BBQ in Tuscaloosa. The sauce is the only kind we use. Words do not say enough about this place. If you want great BBQ this is the place

Thank Sam A
Reviewed May 22, 2014

My family and I have been coming to Archibald's for as long as I can remember, at least 50 yrs, for sure. We have nothing against Dreamland, or various other Tuscaloosa/Northport B'cue favorites, but NOBODY has sauce that even comes close to Archibald's. My husband...More

Thank Mary6414
Reviewed January 7, 2014

Archibald's is in a white cinderblock building behind the family that runs the place's home. It has been there since the 50s. If you are looking for fancy this is not the place. If you are looking for fantastic BBQ and ribs, this is THE...More

Thank 1BamaBacker
Reviewed January 2, 2014

After visiting family in Alabama, they would take us to Dreamland, which wasn't my favorite. This time they took us to Archibald's for take out. Oh my gosh, the ribs are out of this world, cooked to perfection. My husband liked them so much that...More

Thank blancanj
Reviewed October 19, 2013

I now have a tie for my favorite ribs in Alabama. The sliced pork was the best I have ever eaten and the ribs where top notch. I will defiantly be back to Archibald's !

Thank flyerforfood
Reviewed August 10, 2013

Awesome. Really. Have been going to dreamland for years and just fond this place. Call ahead to reserve a slab. Small place so they can run out.

1  Thank BDH321
Reviewed April 29, 2013

We have been eating at Archibald's since 1979. Consistently delicious barbecue. The place looks really sketchy from the outside, but the smell of wood smoke calls and it doesn't lie! Sliced meat on white bread with trademark sauce, chips, and a drink. Worth a special...More

Thank Love2TravelAlabama
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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