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Dreamland BBQ

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, , Barbecue
12 W Jefferson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2573
+1 334-273-7427
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“banana pudding” (144 reviews)
“ribs” (317 reviews)
“chopped pork” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Bar, Barbecue
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
12 W Jefferson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2573
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1 - 10 of 845 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We found this restaurant just okay. The sides were good but the options are limited and they are served in styrofoam bowls. The ribs were okay, the sausage was good but we found the pork, which comes chopped, to have quite a bit of fat...More

Thank wer4travel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was excited to come try the food based on what I'd heard. Sadly, my experience did not live up to the hype. The food was average at best. The staff was friendly and attentive which is why I gave 3 stars but the food...meh.More

Thank Amber C
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Amber C, thank you for stopping in and letting us know about your experience. I'm glad to see that we provided good service and am sorry you didn't enjoy the food. I hope you'll stop by sometime and let us try again. Please speak with...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

You come here for the ribs. What a disappointment. My wife and I travel, and eat ribs across the country. We ordered their special, a full rack of ribs. The ribs were the ‘toughest’ ribs we have ever had. This is a reflection of being...More

Thank DavidBecham
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

DavidBecham, thank you for stopping by and letting us know about your experience. We do indeed cook our ribs over an open pit on high heat. We’ve been cooking like this since Big Daddy opened the first Dreamland in Tuscaloosa in 1958. We understand that...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed Sunday afternoon dinner at Dreamland with wife and daughter. Biggest and best slab ever. Great cole slaw and beans. Ladies loved the pulled pork. Acacia served us with a smile. Picked up a cool T-shirt too.

Thank SKI-MRG5
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

SKI-MRG5, thank you for stopping by and for letting us know about your experience. We love that Acacia took great care of you and that you enjoyed your visit.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is consistently one of the best barbecue places in Alabama. I love coming here because you always get what you expect, high quality beef pork and poultry.

Thank Rob C
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Rob C, thank you so much for letting us know about your experience. We are honored by your words and will strive hard to maintain the quality our guests like you expect!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Walked down from the Embassy Suites for a quick bite to eat. Great service , ordered their Brunswick stew, yum, yum, lots of meat and veggies.

Thank Mac278
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Mac278, we appreciate you making the walk from the Embassy, and are so glad you enjoyed the stew. It is loaded with a ton of meat, veggies and of course Dreamland BBQ sauce!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really great atmosphere. Staff is generally very nice. Food is almost always really good! Can be really crowded at lunch, so plan accordingly.

Thank Becky B
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Becky B, we appreciate you stopping by and letting us know how we did.

Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I love it. The banana pudding is awesome. Friendly service and the atmosphere was great. It’s a must try.

Thank PlatinumCeo
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks PlatinumCeo, we appreciate you stopping by and letting us know how we did.

Reviewed 8 November 2017

Whether you're in Tuscaloosa or Montgomery, or anywhere else in the state - mention Dreamland BBQ, and you'll get positive reviews! It's an Alabama institution, just as our famed universities are!!

Thank oldvetsailor
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

oldvetsailor, we couldn't agree with you more! Dreamland is a state treasure and we take serving you very seriously. Dreamland will be 60 years old next year and we plan on being around for a whole lot more.

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Really cool atmosphere in a convenient location in downtown Montgomery. Very friendly service. This would be a great place for a big group of friends to eat and drink. They had a nice local in-house micro brewery. The ribs were just average and the BBQ...More

Thank Bigdean80
Bob P, Owner at Dreamland BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks Bigdean80, hope to see you again soon. Cheers!

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risky39
30 November 2016|
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Response from Tina J | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they have beef. They do have chicken and turkey options.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 14
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 9:00 AM
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 - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 W Jefferson St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2573
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-273-7427
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