Purchase Book Online The Bob Sykes Bar B Q is a true family business
“Dad had the ideas Mom knew how to run a business And they both loved Bar-B-Que”
– Van Sykes
Bob Sykes Bbq Keeping the Fire Burning Since 1957….
- Serving legendary BBQ on a seasoned pit.
- Locally owned and operated by Three Generations of the Sykes family.
- Voted Number 1 BBQ Sauce in Alabama.
- Known for Authentic Southern BBQ from the Pit to the Plate.
- Barbecuing fresh pork shoulders over a natural fire of hickory coals.
2023 Bob Sykes BBQ and Blues Festival
The 12th Annual Bob Sykes Bbq & Blues Festival presented by the City of Bessemer and Chevrolet Bessemer is set for Saturday, April 29, 2023. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. Be sure to bring your chair or blanket and…Read More →
2023 Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival Date Announced!
The 12th Annual Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival is set for April 29, 2023 at DeBardeleben Park located in downtown historic Bessemer, Alabama. The event will combine the best of blues music and legendary Bob Sykes Bar B Q from 12-8pm. Gates open at 11am. Be sure to bring your chair or blanket and…Read More →
The Story of Bob Sykes Bar B Q “From The Pit To The Plate” is now available to purchase at Bob Sykes Bar B Q Restaurant located in Bessemer, Alabama or order online at
Purchase Book Online The Bob Sykes Bar B Q is a true family business. The Sykes Story is the quintessential saga of hard working resulting in success. Bob Sykes grew up on a tobacco farm in Tennessee where he learned the exalted art of cooking true Southern barbecue, Bob Sykes dreamed of someday owning his…Read More →