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The Rocket

1506 Pelham Rd S, Jacksonville, AL 36265-3309
+1 256-435-6515
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Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cheeseburger” (7 reviews)
“salad” (11 reviews)
“onion rings” (8 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue
PRICE
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LOCATION
1506 Pelham Rd S, Jacksonville, AL 36265-3309
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 13 August 2017

Very reasonable prices, albeit everything served on paper. Great tasting BBQ - pulled pork and sides, generous portions, quick service. No table service, order from counter and they call your number when it's ready. Saturday at noon, very busy, yet service was fast, food was...More

Thank OrlandoCyclist
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

The Rocket doesn't look like much from the outside, but if you crack your car window, you can savor the smell of some of the finest Barbecue anywhere! Thr Rocket is almost always busy, and the dining area is small, but there's nothing small about...More

Thank 807marshaw
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I was bummed to find out they don't have ribs (being a BBQ place I would expect it) but instead had their chopped pork. Probably the best I've ever eaten! LOVE the sweet tea. Very cute waitress! It sure gets busy at 11am and their...More

Thank husker24fan
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great food for a good price. Been making the best Bar-B-Que for many years. Great burgers, fries, onion rings and many other extras.

Thank rickbarthel
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The Bad: Bring cash or an in-state check they do not take credit or debt cards. We had fries, fried okra, and potato salad as sides and they were all bought off a truck nothing prepared in the store. The barbecue meat was covered in...More

Thank Jeremy H
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Best burgers around make sure you get one if your in town these are fresh not some fast food burger, would definitely recommend this place to all get there early not a lot of seating you will not be disappointed

Thank Joyrab
Reviewed 23 April 2017

I've eaten here over a hundred times in the last few years. Food is consistently good--great barbecue, but also great diner type hamburgers. Only a few tables, so make an order, but get it to go. Even better, call ahead and it will be waiting...More

Thank dantemike1
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I have been at The Rocket my entire life. They have super tasty food, and the service is always friendly. It is a small building and can become crowded very quickly. They also do not accept credit cards which is fine, just know before you...More

Thank Amy R
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I absolutely love this food. The bbq beans are the best. They give huge portions but if you are eating in this is a little bitty restaurant. But trust me if you want some good food you should definitely come here.

Thank Kelley2639
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

You won't find a bad item at the rocket. BBQ Burgers, onion rings , sweet tea. The list goes on and on. Be sure to check it out

Thank onefast800
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1506 Pelham Rd S, Jacksonville, AL 36265-3309
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-435-6515
Description
This is one of the best barbecue plates in Calhoun County! Here is their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Rocket/129116200473762
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