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Smokey's BBQ

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8073 Highway 72 W, Madison, AL 35758
+1 256-721-0300
10:30 - 15:00
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Sun 10:30 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 10:30 - 20:00
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Vienna, Virginia
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316 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We are new to the area and systematically trying the many BBQ joints in the area. Smokey' has now taken over the number one spot in our mind. While the wait was a little longer, the food was hot which isn't always the case when picking up BBQ. The ribs were meaty and stood on their own dry. Pulled pork... More 

Thank Spiegs1968
Huntsville, Alabama
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Bbq is pretty good and love their baked beans which contain bbq meat. Very reasonable prices. Discounts for military, firemen, and police.

Thank Walter K
Madison, Alabama
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I've eaten here several times, the meals are not consistent sometimes the meals are great and sometimes there below average. They need to hire more mature workers some times the young people who work there are playing around and not serious. But given the right manager this place could be much better.

Thank kappaamu
Huntsville, Alabama
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Went to Smokey's for Sunday lunch. Upon ordering, we were told that the baked potatoes would not be ready for another 40 minutes. Instead I order a pork sandwich. My side was french fries. My companion's side was Brunswick Stew. The staff did not pay enough attention to know that the order was ready and the sides were not as... More 

Thank PickyEater31
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

The BBQ is just the way I like it! Only gave 4 stars is cause they need to update the facility a little in my opinion, but the food is more than worth it.

Thank Monte C
Huntsville, Alabama
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016

Been eating at Smokey's for several years, after relocating to the area. Always great food, with many selections. All their entrees are great, from the BBQ right down to the southern fried catfish. Smokey's sauce is the best I've had. (I prefer the mild red sauce, but they offer a spicier version, too.) Great selection of sides. Always friendly and... More 

Thank jansheila2016
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I'm not real particular about BBQ, they pretty much all taste the same to me. I like Smokey's, I've never gotten a glob of fat that I can recall. I do like their potato salad, I've stopped in to get just that to accompany a home meal. The service is always quick and friendly.

Thank TravelGal09Madison
Athens, Alabama
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62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Smokey's is a bit of a unique place. While it is a BBQ joint, they have awesome burgers (the Smokey burger) and unusual options like cornbread/greens and fried okra. The ribs are decent also. This is a regular visit for me and my wife. While we love the food it is not the cleanest place. It is usually run by... More 

Thank Samuel T
Daegu, South Korea
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116 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

Had lunch here today. Got the combp platter, 1 St. Louis style rib (wet), pork and beef. Two sides of onion rings and okra. All was good but felt the meats could have been a bit more smoke flavored, although still better than many I have had recently. The fried okra was spot on though an a lot of it.... More 

Thank JustvisitinK
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We had Smokeys pulled pork and wings for a party .... Pretty freakin good .....the pork was very tender and very well seasoned .... The wings were the best wings I've had

Thank Nikki D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
10:30 - 15:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8073 Highway 72 W, Madison, AL 35758
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 256-721-0300
Madison is a small incorporated city just west of Huntsville with many shops, stores and restaurants.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?