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.
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 →
THANK YOU to everyone who attended and supported the 2022 Bob Sykes BBQ & BLUES Festival presented by The City of Bessemer, Premiere Chevrolet, BLOX and Pepsi. Several thousands of festival goers attended the beautiful DeBardeleben Park on April 30th and enjoyed a day of eating Bob Sykes BBQ and dancing to award winning, legendary…Read More →