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LawLers Barbecue

1079 Balch Rd, Suite I, Madison, AL 35758-8582
+1 256-217-1767
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“baked potato” (2 reviews)
“ribs” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:00All hours
Fast food, Barbecue
1079 Balch Rd, Suite I, Madison, AL 35758-8582
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Reviewed 19 May 2017

Lawlers is a great go to place for excellent food. The team there: William, Morgan, and Rene are all so friendly and make you realize how much they appreciate your business! We go there often because of the food and friendly staff.

1  Thank James F
Reviewed 6 February 2017

well i was on my way home and i seen the sign so i thought id pick up a quick bite to eat fro the family when i pulled in i seen the drive thru was a few cars deep but moving quite fast so...More

Thank mikerussell2231
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 8 February 2017

Mr. Russell your review is the reason we love what we do. Thank you sir for stopping in to see us, and for caring enough to tell us about your visit. We will make sure to tell our Balch Road team about this. Please hurry...More

Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

The folks at this location are always kind courteous and professional. They treat you like family. Great food and great service

Thank Ask1012
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2016

Ask1012 we sure do appreciate your kind words...almost as much as we appreciate your trusting us to feed your family. Many folks have trouble finding this little gem there in Madison, so maybe your review will help. OINK OINK

Reviewed 14 September 2016

Good bbq for price. Try the Brown Bag special for $5. Pork sandwich is very good. Quick place to eat.More

Thank Walter K
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2016

WalterK hopefully your review will help others in the area to discover our "little secret" there in Madison beside the hospital. Glad you enjoyed our food. And great to hear we lived up to our "cooked slow...served fast!" motto. Please come back to see us...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

I ordered two pounds of pork to go, and I could not believe how fast they had it ready. It was hot and delicious! There was no fat, gristle, or overcooked hard pieces.

Thank ConnieH35
Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

I stop in here often as it is close to my house. Today I had the Brown Bag Special. The sandwich was just as I ordered and the barbecue beans are delicious (especially if you add a little rib sauce). Always order a sweet tea....More

Thank SweetTeaLisa
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2016

SweetTeaLisa we are SOOO glad you live close by! The Lunch Bag Special is easy, quick, and includes your sweet tea too. We brew it fresh many many many times a day. See you tomorrow?

Reviewed 27 June 2016

Lawlers is one of my I-don't-want-to-cook-so-I'm-picking-up-dinner-on-the-way-home places. I'm a big fan of the stuffed potato with turkey. It's huge, can't eat it all, but it's delicious.

1  Thank Aint_Life_Great
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

Yes life is great! And especially since you made us your I-don't-want-to-cook-so-I'm-picking-up-dinner-on-the-way-home places! Don't be a stranger now, ya hear?

Reviewed 18 May 2016

I had the pleasure of eating a pork sandwich meal at Lawlers Barbecue on Balch Road for lunch recently. Our group had a complicated order and the cashier was pleasant, accommodating, and professional even with all of the changes. The food was fresh and hot,...More

Thank Letonya M
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

We are tickle pink to hear that! It was a pleasure serving YOU! Please come back often. OINK OINK

Reviewed 16 May 2016

I had the stuffed baked potato with pork. Very good. I asked them to hold the sour cream which they did. I got my order very quickly. It is a small dining room, but it was peaceful. Good for sitting there while I was eating...More

Thank PickyEater31
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 2 March 2017

PIckyEater31 it is indeed a "small" dining room and hopefully it is always peaceful and feels like home. Thanks for eating with us. Hurry back. OINK OINK

Reviewed 24 April 2016

The box lunch with their sliced turkey sandwich and baked beans is a great choice. Lawler's also has exceptional ribs. If the opportunity presents itself might want to take some home and put them in the freezer for a later date. A trick they taught...More

Thank Jeffrey W
Jim K, Owner at LawLers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2016

Jeffrey W we thank you for this review, and more importantly for making LawLers YOUR barbecue place! Our cold packs are definitely a way to have LawLers anytime you get a craving. Not only do we have half slab rib cold packs, but also 1lb...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Delivery
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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: 1079 Balch Rd, Suite I, Madison, AL 35758-8582
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Madison
  • Phone Number: +1 256-217-1767
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Very near Madison Hospital emergency room entrance on Balch Road, just off Highway 72 East. Small dining room that seats only 24. Drive thru and take out. 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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