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2636 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
+1 334-794-5195
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Columbus, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have heard about this place for years and decided to try. Was not my favorite. I tried the combination platter with fries and the camp stew. I was pleased with the fries, very fresh, but the meat was not my favorite. I know a lot of people enjoy Dobbs and I am glad you have a strong following, however not... More 

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Thank BBQ Fanatic s
Flowery Branch, Georgia
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We always , as a family of 8 stop to eat lunch on our way to Destin It has now become a tradition after 6 years. The adults usually order pulled pork sandwiches with slaw and baked beans or brunswick stew and it is always delicious! My grand daughter loves and always gets their ribs. So it is safe to... More 

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Thank tessiemae33
Dothan, Alabama
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dobbs has been a favorite my whole life. The BBQ cant be beat! The brunswick stew is a must for every trip here. And, dont miss Mrs Dobbs delicious strawberry shortcake.

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Thank Bruce P
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Pulled pork 10 every busy and does not look like it's a restaurant for a woman I would not go there by myself my husband came with me other than that the food was okay

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Thank giresi
Hartselle, Alabama
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This place advertises that it has been in business over 100 years, should have closed years ago. Food was awful and total experience let us down. If I had gone in nasty restroom with stalls rusting down first, I'd never have made it to a table. I had a country fried steak that was tough and gristly. She had BBQ... More 

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Thank gcamp13
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32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a must stop for us whenever we are traveling through Dothan - for about 30 years now. Love the "camp" stew - I grew up calling it Brunswick stew. Nicely spiced! I had the slice pork BBQ plate which came with fries and slaw. My husband had the chopped pork BBQ sandwich with baked beans and fries. Good... More 

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Thank Mary C
Roswell, Georgia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

The service was great and the folks that work there are all very nice. In that regard, it's southern hospitality at its best. The BBQ, however, was just okay - as for me I'd rate it about a 5 or 6 on a scale of 1-10. But this place is a dump - be forewarned - it's nothing like a... More 

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Destin, Florida
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Hubby and I ordered the combo platter and made 2 meals off it. Came with fries and a iceburgh salad. Too much food for lunch but we took food home. Daughter got the chicken platter and said the pork was better. Service was quick, place is not fancy which was ok with us, waitress friendly and manager stopped by to... More 

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Thank Anita F
2 reviews
Reviewed 10 February 2017

BBQ average at best - not much atmosphere and took unusually long time to be waited on and to receive our order.

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Thank Charlene C
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The BBQ was pretty good. The menu was was not that flexible (get this or nothing). The fries was pitiful. If I go back again I would just order the meat and get my own sides.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2636 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: +1 334-794-5195

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?