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“Roadside Nirvana”
Review of Archibald's

Archibald's
Ranked #3 of 88 Restaurants in Northport
Cuisines: Barbecue
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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 is a small concrete block building behind a house on the side of the road. You dine on styrofoam plates at picnic tables, but it can't be beat. The ribs are very meaty and tasty. The pork is sliced, not pulled but is tender and so flavorful. Wash it all down with some of Archibald's sweet tea and you'll be hearing Dixie in your head all day. Archibald's is a can't miss when in the Tuscaloosa area. ROLL TIDE!

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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!

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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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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Very simple concept here in a small block building. Specializing in delicious BBQ ribs, with an accompanying tasty sauce. Great every time, ordered a slab which came with 8 pieces of white bread and 2 small cups of sauce. For first time, got a pint of cole slaw with it. Ribs were outstanding & slaw made a complimentary side. Looking for fancy surroundings, you need to go elsewhere, but if looking for great BBQ, this is the place.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Some say Archibald's is the best BBQ in the Tuscaloosa area and I'd have to agree with them. This spot is tiny, though, and is best used for take-out, or, in nice weather, to sit on one of the picnic tables nearby.

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