It’s no secret that Alabama serves up the best barbecue. The most popular menu item at most barbecue restaurants here in the Yellowhammer State is the traditional barbecue pork sandwich, which normally comes pulled, chopped, or sliced. Listed below are eight Alabama restaurants that serve delicious barbecue pork sandwiches. How many of these restaurants have you visited?
1. Down South BBQ - Foley
You'll likely stumble upon Down South BBQ while driving to Alabama's beautiful Gulf Coast. What makes this restaurant's barbecue pork sandwiches truly stand out is their buns, which are made from cornbread. You can visit Down South BBQ at 19891 Co Rd. 10, Foley, AL 36535.
2. Saw's Soul Kitchen - Birmingham
The barbecue served at Saw's Soul Kitchen is among the best in America. Its barbecue pork sandwich doesn't disappoint! You can visit Saw's Soul Kitchen at 215 41st St. S, Birmingham, AL 35222.
3. Cooter Brown's Rib Shack - Jacksonville
Even though Cooter Brown's Rib Shack is known for its tasty ribs, its barbecue pork sandwich is just as delicious. You've got to try it! You can visit Cooter Brown's Rib Shack at 8464 AL-204, Jacksonville, AL 36265.
4. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur
Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q is an award-winning restaurant that's well known for its barbecue pork sandwich. When slathered with the restaurant's flavorful barbecue sauce and tangy original white sauce, this delicious sandwich can't be beat! You can visit Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q at two locations: 1715 6th Ave. SE, Decatur, AL 35601 and 2520 Danville Rd. SW, Decatur, AL 35603.
5. L.A. Barbeque - Summerdale
At L.A. Barbeque, every piece of meat is rubbed with a secret blend of seasonings and smoked for many hours. The restaurant's pork sandwich, which comes with one side, is a definite crowd pleaser. You can visit L.A. Barbeque at 603 AL-59, Summerdale, AL 36580.
6. BBQ 65 - Greenville
BBQ 65 is housed inside a Shell gas station that's located off I-65 at Exit 128. This gas station restaurant serves some of the tastiest barbecue in the state, including its amazing pork sandwiches! You can visit BBQ 65 at 2391 Pineapple Hwy., Greenville, AL 36037.
7. Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q - Bessemer
Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q is a family owned and operated restaurant that's been serving delicious barbecue since 1957. The restaurant's barbecue pork sandwich has been a longtime customer favorite thanks to its special sauce. You can visit Bob Sykes Bar-B-Q at 1724 9th Ave. N, Bessemer, AL 35020.
8. Bush's Bar-B-Que - Luverne
At Bush's Bar-B-Que, the pork sandwiches are fantastic! They come with a choice of two sides, which include baked pinto beans, cole slaw, potato salad, etc. Portions are huge, so don't forget to bring along your appetite.
You can visit Bush's Bar-B-Que at 1703 Montgomery Hwy., Luverne, AL 36049.
Where in Alabama is your favorite place to get a barbecue pork sandwich? Let us know in the comments.
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