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LawLers Barbecue

544 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758-8736
+1 256-772-0590
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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544 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758-8736
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

A small chain (I think there are 8 or 9 of them around Alabama - please correct me if I'm wrong), they serve up some pretty good good barbecue with a nice smokey flavor. The drive through is more popular than dining in (very simple...More

Thank James S
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Mr. James because you asked we are happy to let you know there are 10 Alabama LawLers and 1 in Tennessee! You were very close sir! Thanks for telling the world what you thought of us. We are looking for you to hurry back soon....More

Reviewed 6 September 2017

I eat here at least once a week usually ordering the pulled pork plate with barbecue baked beans and potato salad. Although this is a North Alabama chain, it seems like a Mom & Pop operation. The staff is very friendly and treat you as...More

Thank RedClayRambler
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2017

Thanks for that incredible review RedClayRambler. Glad you have made LawLers YOUR barbecue place! You have mentioned all the things we try to create and brand ourselves with...friendly service, large portions, bbq so flavorful you don't need sauce, and the feel of a mom n...More

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Tried this place out and it was ok but nothing special. The meat wasn't to me smoky enough. Sides were pretty good.More

Thank Scott G
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 10 August 2017

Thank you for trying us out. Yes we LIGHTLY smoke our meats as many many customers say it is easy on the gastric parts of our innards! Glad you liked the sides and hope you decide to come back again anyway. God bless and OINK...More

Reviewed 17 July 2017

LawLers Barbeque is amazing! You can dine inside or go through their drive-thru. (Don't be mistaken! This is not a fast food restaurant!) I highly recommend LawLers Barbeque!

Thank Patricia P
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Patricia we thank you for this yummy review! Glad to know we are amazing in our customer's eyes! Hurry back now ya hear? God bless and OINK OINK

Reviewed 17 June 2017

we eat there weekly...always friendly service with yummy food! love the ribs...love the loaded potato! love the staff smiles! best un-sweet ice tea too!

Thank debmax486
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Thank you for making LawLers YOUR barbecue place Deb. We love taking care of you. God bless and OINK OINK

Reviewed 29 May 2017

I was thinking this was a sit down restaurant but it's more like a Zaxby's. You place your order at the counter and they call you when it's ready. I got the pork plate (inside cut) with baked beans and cole slaw. You add your...More

Thank DvilleBrian
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Very sorry we did not tell you about our vinegar slaw when you placed your order. It is a vinegar based slaw that should be tart but sweet...people love it or hate it. No in between. Glad you thought it was a good meal. We...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017

Delicious food accompanied by very friendly staff. Everything on the menu is good, but the thing you really need to try is the stuffed baked potato with your pick of a good amount of barbecue meat on top... and do not forget a sample of...More

Thank Lorenzo C
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Lorenzo we are tickled pink you keep coming to see us! Thanks for the great review and for telling the world about us. Please hurry back. God bless and OINK OINK

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great food, great staff, price was just right. We have a family of five ( 3 young kids) we ate the dinner for four and five drinks for less then $30. Fast service and really easy to get to from the interstate.

Thank iggiflys
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

Guess we never really though about being close to I565 butt we are! Thanks for trusting us to feed your precious family. Ya'll come back now...ya hear? God bless and OINK OINK

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

The Ribs saved the day on this trip. I had the sampler and the ham, chicken, beef, and pork were OK. The BBQ beans tasted as if they came from a can. The Mac and cheese was bland. The Cole saw was pretty good. I...More

Thank MWallace7803
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

So thankful the ribs and the slaw will bring you back again. Hopefully you can try something else, like our stuffie tater or bbq nachos and see how you like those. God bless and OINK OINK

Reviewed 10 November 2016

LawLer's is my go-to place for take out barbecue. Superior barbecue is very rare, and LawLer's doesn't reach that level, but the food is pretty good. For me a good measure of a barbecue place is the quality of the sides (potato salad, baked beans,...More

Thank hummernator
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 4 August 2017

You are so right...we may not be the BEST bbq you will ever have...butt we are consistently "pretty good" as you so eloquently stated. Glad you like our sides and sauces. Y'all come back now ya hear. God bless and OINK OINK

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
10:30 - 20:00
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10:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 544 Hughes Rd, Madison, AL 35758-8736
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 256-772-0590
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The way it is... Using old-fashioned recipes and time honored traditions, we still smoke barbecue real slow in our USDA facility in Tennessee. This insures the highest quality and consistency so that every customer at every location gets the same tasty, tender, juicy barbecue. We have developed systems and procedures that allow us to offer you almost fast food speed of service...yet everything is made as you order! We always have plenty...so if you need a big order at the last minute...we have you covered! In an age where most pork barbecue is cut, chopped, or ground by machine...we still hand-pull or "pick" the meat from the bone. Sure it's harder and takes longer...but our "pickers" (as we affectionately call them!) are our best quality control. Their trained and caring touch leaves only the leanest, moistest pork...lightly sauced to let the great hickory flavor burst through in every bite!! Guess you could say...we keep pickin' so you'll keep grinnin' The truth of the matter... Because we are just a "little barbecue joint" ...not near as fancy or as famous as some...we know we must try harder to earn your business. We want to be faster, cleaner, and tastier. We cannot be everything to everybody, so we just want to be everything to YOU. At LawLers Barbecue we believe in "cooked slow...served fast! We think you deserve Tickled Pink Service! We don't need to win trophies or contests...we win when you become a regular customer! If you haven't tried us yet...what are you waitin' for?
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