In 1978, in a little town called Pulaski, Tennessee, two brothers from Athens, Alabama decided to go into the barbecue business. Now more than a quarter of a century later, Phillip and Jerry Lawler have created quite a reputation in the world of barbecue. LawLers prides itself in having "the most flavorful, highest quality pit barbecue in all of North Alabama and Southern Tennessee with establishments in Athens, Huntsville, and Madison in Alabama and Lewisburg, Tennessee. LawLers uses old-fashioned recipes and time-honored traditions to create a sensational experience for barbecue lovers. The meat is still slow-cooked and smoked over Tennessee hickory hardwood in real brick-lined barbecue pits, and hand-picked or pulled from the bones.
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1506 US Highway 72 East
Athens, AL 35611
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Stuffed pork, ham or turkey baked potato
LawLers Barbecue in Athens serves up endless combinations of barbecued meats and traditional sides. The stuffed potatoes – a mix of smoky, seasoned pork, ham or turkey and a buttery baked potato – are legendary. Known as "Stuffies," these baked potatoes are loved by fans of all ages and are a hearty meal for lunch or dinner. It's not likely that you'll still be hungry after one of these creations, but plenty of tasty sides like barbecue beans and cole slaw are always on the menu.