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Back Alley BBQ

105 E College St, Dickson, TN 37055-1827
+1 615-446-3289
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (9 reviews)
“corn pudding” (5 reviews)
“peach cobbler” (2 reviews)
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11:00 - 14:00 Hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
105 E College St, Dickson, TN 37055-1827
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We moved near Dickson last summer and have had fun trying all the local eateries. We are from Memphis so we did not expect Back Alley BBQ to even rate close the the Midsouth finest, BUT it DID. You will be glad you went and...More

Thank Sheryl R
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Good selection of BBQ... pulled pork is moist and flavorful. No sauce, you add your own. Ribs are to die for. Very good sides, variety of sides.

Thank Godiva2
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

Nice surprise. Traveling on 40. Very good , tender, tasty bbq. The chess pie was homemade and delicious. Would recommend.

Thank KANNP1
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

This is some of the best barbecue we've ever had! Sides were delicious. I'd go back for the pies alone. We had pecan and chocolate chess. YUM!!

Thank Natalie O
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

We drove from Nashville to try them after tasting their pulled pork at a play at the Renaissance Center. The ribs were excellent - great taste and a lot of meat! It has limited days and hours so be sure to check their website.

Thank Randolph M
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Found this place by accident. Their ribs are great! Never had ribs with this much meat. The family loves this place. Well worth the time to get here, about a 60 mile drive for me. Staff is very friendly and helpful. Will be a regular...More

Thank tnashville2014
Reviewed 12 September 2017

This is an amazing little Dickson treasure. Everyday is wonderful with their BBQ and veggies - Cornbread is super yummy and crisp on the outside (like my mother's). - but the Nacho Thursday is well worth the wait. Get there before the noon rush or...More

Thank MikeandSherry B
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

I have been to many BBQ restaurants in Memphis and around the country. Back Alley serves the best BBQ chicken and ribs that I have had. Their secret rub makes all the difference. The BBQ port is good and compares with other fine BBQ restaurants....More

Thank Steve S
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Had to come back for the BBQ NACHOS with shredded brisket. Oh and my first slice of chocolate chess pie. Once again everything was outstanding.

Thank Robert S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Great place to get some incredibly tasty BBQ! Love eating at locally owned restaurants. I recommend the pulled pork (what they call BBQ) & brisket. If you're lucky they will have burnt ends.

Thank Julia T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 20:00
12:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 E College St, Dickson, TN 37055-1827
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Dickson
  • Phone Number: +1 615-446-3289
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