Tiny Town Red Top BBQ and Blackberry Repair — 12 Comments

  1. That place sounds awesome. You can get some good BBQ in the Santa Maria (Central Coast) area of California, but apart from that it’s hit and miss. Our ace in the hole is a CA/AZ/NV chain called Lucille’s ( where you can get reliably good Southern food, as well as really well crafted mint juleps. We go there at least twice a month. But I think folks from your area would be underwhelmed by it.

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  3. @Gretchen: There is a chain in Memphis called Corky’s that does good Q, but as with good wine, the thrill is in the hunt. If you can get close by interstate, it’s just not as good. Yeah, even if it was wonderful, I would still turn up my nose. 🙂

  4. I LOVE little places like this! That’s one of the great pleasures of my job, it takes me all over the place and one of the truth’s I’ve found is the best food comes in the smallest and sometimes crappiest looking packages. There’s a place around Huntsville, AL if you ever get down there called Mary’s Pit Barbecue (actually its in Maysville just east of Huntsville). Without a doubt the best pork barbecue in the country! They’re only open Thursday thru Sunday but it is definately worth the trip and the wait!

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  5. BigRigDriver: I’ve been to Big Bob’s BBQ in Decatur, AL just down the road from Huntsville, so I’ll have to look up Mary’s. Thanks for the tip!

  6. Hey this is Meghan i am actually the one who waited on the couple. My grandfather is the one who actually owns that restaurant its a family business. I truly appreciate what you did about writing a blog about our restaurant. Thanks so much and im really glad you enjoyed it. If you ever get hungry and are down in the area i really hope you can stop by again.

  7. Just read this article and wanted to let you all know that this place is one of the best places to it around, if you stop by make sure to grab a couple of pork potatoes!!! they are awesome I recomended. Good clean place with excelent food and hard working people.

  8. @Marcelo: Yum. Pork Potatoes! We saw them as we were paying. Wish we would have gotten a couple “to go.”
    I can vouch for the cleanness – at least the part we saw. Spotless.

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