Restaurant Listings: Barbecue
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3477 County Road 33 (off U.S. 31), Calera
We don't normally list restaurants this far south of town, but Tin Top was a top 10 finalist in the Birmingham News' "Best Ribs in Birmingham" contest, 2008. Owner John Culbert started cooking BBQ when he was 14, nearly 35 years ago.
3043 Allison Bonnet Memorial Drive, Hueytown
Open seven days a week, lunch and dinner. Customers say Sam Henderson's barbecued ribs are the best in the county. Barbecue plates -- pork, beef, chicken, ribs, riblets -- are served with baked beans, cole slaw, fries and a bun. Sandwiches, pies also available.
8156 U.S. 11, Trussville
Named a "hidden gem of dining" in Birmingham News City Scene, March 2009, which notes that owner Rodney Woody started selling his barbecue in a little truck stop along U.S. 11 in 1992, but moved into his own place six years ago. City Scene says "Don't leave without trying one of the famous fried apple pies prepared by Woody's mother, Marylouise."