Get Your Soul Food Fix

Eat at Thomas Rib Shack for BBQ & Local Soul Food in Tuscaloosa, AL

Pleas note, we have temporarily suspended our breakfast service.



Try our famous BBQ ribs.



Plan the event of the year with soul food catering.

Contact Us

Contact Us

Speak with the soul food pros.

There's never a bad time to eat BBQ

Need an excuse to stop by? There are plenty of ways to enjoy our BBQ restaurant:

  • Fill up before the next 'Bama football game
  • Let us host or cater your birthday party
  • Bring the whole family for Sunday dinner

We are a first-come, first-served establishment-so hurry in to see us before your friends and neighbors take all the seats. Call 205-759-5010 now to schedule catering services.

Home-cooked meals, from our family to yours

Thomas Rib Shack has come a long way since our opening in 1971 as a backyard grocery store. We've been a family owned and operated favorite for local comfort food since 1990. You can dine with us or pick up a bottle of our famous original BBQ sauce to take home.

Visit Thomas Rib Shack in Tuscaloosa, Alabama for a meal you won't soon forget.

  • Thomas Rib Shack

    2931 15th Street
    Tuscaloosa, AL 35401


    Call Us
    Phone: (205) 759-5010

    Mon: Closed
    Tue: 10:30AM-5:00PM
    Wed: 10:30AM-5:00PM
    Thu: 10:30AM-5:00PM
    Fri: 10:30AM-5:00PM
    Sat: 10:30AM-5:00PM
    Sun: 10:45AM-4:00PM