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Muscle Shoals, AL BBQ



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Known as the fastest growing city in Alabama, Muscle Shoals has always needed fast, fresh BBQ to keep up with the lively spirit of the city. Located just five minutes from the gorgeous and historic banks of the Tennessee River, LawLers Barbecue is proud to offer the best BBQ in Muscle Shoals, Alabama. Muscle Shoals is located in Colbert County with a population of 14,575. Not only does the Muscle Shoals area have a top 10 school system, there is also so much art, music, history, shopping and food to discover.

Muscle Shoals AL

Once envisioned as a metropolis of industry by automotive legend Henry Ford, Muscle Shoals instead held onto its community values through the dedication and determination of its most passionate citizens. The people and the local government felt strongly that the public should profit from their community, not private companies, and instead used the natural industry of the river to grow and expand the town. It is those home-grown roots that bring you the tight knit and innovative community Muscle Shoals is today.


Dining options in Muscle Shoals are not even close to limited. No matter what you’re craving, you’ll find somewhere to satisfy your taste buds. There are pizza joints, Asian cuisine, southern cooking and barbecue options galore! From local eateries to national chain restaurants, you don’t have to settle for less. 


There is a sort of shopping tradition in Muscle Shoals. Shops such as The Village Shop and Lynda’s Loft have been outfitting women for decades. In nearby towns, Tuscumbia and Sheffield, you’ll also find a variety of antique stores. Who doesn’t love to go antiquing?

Arts and History

The art and history culture in Muscle Shoals and surrounding cities is unmatched. Since the 1960s, Muscle Shoals has been known for music and the “Muscle Shoals Sound.” The “Muscle Shoals Sound” was developed over decades by both local and international studios and artists, eventually giving birth to the historic FAME Studios and Muscle Shoals Sound Studio. The hit records produced in these studios went on to shape the history of American music. From the famous FAME recording studio, to Muscle Shoals Sound where icons such as Lynyrd Skynyrd, Bob Segar, Cher and The Rolling Stones recorded some of their most popular hits. You can also tour the Alabama Music Hall of Fame, located nearby in Tuscumbia.

If you’re a music lover, Muscle Shoals is definitely your place to be! LawLers Barbecue is conveniently located just down the street from the iconic FAME Studios, so you can stop by for fresh smoked barbecue before or after your visit. While you’re here, you can also visit the outdoor activities Muscle Shoals has to offer.

Outdoor Activities

If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, don’t worry we haven’t forgotten about you. Muscle Shoals offers world-class fishing, lush golfing opportunities and a view of the historic Wilson Dam, built in 1918 and named for President Wood Wilson. Pick up a slow-cooked BBQ picnic and head out to take advantage of the day! 

A few popular places in Muscle Shoals you can go to enjoy the outdoors are the Tennessee Valley Authority Recreation, Spring Park, Cypress Lakes Golf and Tennis Facility and Wilson Lock and Dam. There are ample fishing, hiking, biking and hunting opportunities. There are three state-managed Wildlife Management Areas available to the public for hunting. There is also a national wildlife refuge that offers additional land for use.


There are multiple events and festivals that take place every year in “The Shoals”. The African Heritage Festival celebrates the African culture with food, crafts, music, fashion and other activities. There is plenty to do for all ages. Another popular festival in the area is the Helen Keller Festival. The Helen Keller Festival is held the 4th weekend in June every year and consists of parades, live music, art exhibits, food vendors and so many more activities to enjoy. Check out the full list of annual events here.

LawLers Barbecue is proud to be part of such a rich and vibrant community, where the people are fascinating and the music is always turned up loud. If you’re looking for casual and comfortable dining in the heart of this vibrant city, you’re looking for LawLers. Experience rich sauces, slow cooked meats, and homemade comfort foods in the busy center of Colbert County’s largest city. Whether you’re planning a family vacation or a music lover’s historic getaway, Muscle Shoals is the ideal city for music, food and fun.