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Original Ben's Jr

552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
+1 251-928-1211
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“pork plate” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
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1 - 10 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 22 March 2017

Four of us ordered two combo platters to share - ribs, chicken, beef, and pork, with coleslaw and onion rings. The ribs were burned, the chicken overcooked and dry, and the coleslaw had a watery, flavorless dressing. We all left wondering how this place could...More

Thank CandE_Brunner
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Well, tried this place because it was recommended by a friend. The service was bad. I had to go to the front to ask for dressing for my salad and a refill on my iced tea. The sweet tea is excellent! The man bussing and...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed 5 March 2017

The BBQ here is great. It looks like a hole in the wall but the food is amazing. The sweet tea is fixed just right. The food is always hot and fresh. The meat is tender and tasty. They have some great hamburgers and the...More

Thank Cara M
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

This is the type of place you just drive by and don't even look back. In doing so it is such a waste! Though the place is not very much on display the food is really good! I had the pork barbecue with some of...More

Thank Priscila S
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! Was looking for something for lunch that might be different and did we ever luck out. Doesn't look like much from the front, but looks can be deceiving. Rather than the barbecue, we each ordered the fried seafood platter. Only problem was we should...More

Thank KBR0229
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by appearances. This looks like nothing special but you'll be surprised. Great bbq, good service. You order at the counter and food is delivered to your table. Downhome friendly food and service

Thank Cathy H
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Been eating here a long time and will continue to eat here for a long time to come. They never disappoint.

Thank Gulfcoastgs
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The sign said it all. We locked up the brakes and spun in! The smell let me know I was in the right place. The owner pointed out that I could get a better deal with the special, plus more food! Bonus! I loved the...More

Thank Spirit80420
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch. We were very glad we did. They had fried green beans which were awesome and it greasy. The hamburgers were amazingly big , fresh . Onion rings were great! Tea was large also but perfect. When we return...More

Thank Gail H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Ben's BBQ has been around for many years, and is a favorite by locals and visitors alike. If you don't want to get hindered with the downtown parking situation from 11:00 - 2:00, then I suggest that you head up Section St. just north of...More

Thank Linda C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-1211
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