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Dreamland Bar-b-que

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3314 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36607-2507
+1 251-479-9898
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Mobile, Alabama
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The problem with Dreamland is that it can easily become addictive. When you walk in, the smell of the open pit, immediately makes your mouth water. As much as I hate to admit it, they do ribs better than I do. The days vary, but the days they take them right off the pit, is definitely the best. Just went... More 

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Thank chasb0lt
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always love good BBQ and was not disappointed! And the fried okra was incredible. Great atmosphere, easy to find and good service.

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Thank John W
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94 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

My daughter, who plays softball at The University of South Alabama, brought us here to eat-fantastic choice. Did not realize how good even dipping simple white bread in BBQ sauce could be but it is very addictive. Had ribs and they were amazing- others had BBQ sandwich and nachos all were great. The smell alone in here is intoxicating. I... More 

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Thank Keith K
Fairhope, Alabama
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Wanted barbecue after church at Dauphin Way Baptist Church. Spiritually fed & in need of physical nourishment, we decided to go to Dreamland practically around the corner. Very good choice!!! I love their chips, so I got the Tips & Chips & my husband got the pulled pork sandwich. Then, of course we had to top it off with their... More 

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Thank Roni M
Vancouver, Washington
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333 reviews
218 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

The flavor of the meat was great, however it was very tough and fatty. I was very disappointed as I've been here before and enjoyed it in previous visits. The mac and cheese was great as were the chips with my tips. I will certainly give this place another try, however I will stay away from the tips.

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Thank TrvlTheWorld2
Mobile, Alabama
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I DO NOT understand the 4 star reviews for this place! It is horrible... do not waste your time or money. I have been here 3 times, and it has been consistently bad. First off, the pork sandwich was ice cold, dry as a bone, with no smoky flavor- just too salty. It was like if had been dumped on... More 

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Thank kcox471
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great food, cold beer and Alabama Football right here in Alabama. St Louis and Memphis BBQ doesn't hold a candle to Alabama BBQ.

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Thank Del S
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
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344 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Although this location does not compare to original Dreamland in Tuscaloosa, It has it's own special character. If you see it from I-65 and want to get there, well, you better be ready for a rather circuitus route. We know the drill and have enjoyed it several times. Food quality is good. Service can be somewhat iffy. When it's busy... More 

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Cody, Wyoming
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

This was a very good, but cheaply run restaurant. It was definitely not fancy. The bread and beans were prepackaged. They used paper plates and bowls for everything. It was nice to have plastics cups with lids that we could take when we left. Their sweet tea was delicious! The pork was good, the restaurant was clean, and the staff... More 

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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We ate on 8/26/2016 and I love it because they have their own unique taste....my husband ate traditional ribs and I had hot wings. I love the spicy tangy barbecue sauce!! The coleslaw is fresh and great. Our service was amazing as well. Plenty of TV for sports but safe and family friendly!! This may be my NEW favorite♡♡♡ Taste... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3314 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36607-2507
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-479-9898

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