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Davis Cafe

518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
+1 334-264-6015
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good45%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“peas” (3 reviews)
“fried chicken” (14 reviews)
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518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first thing to say about the Davis Cafe is that it gets by with word of mouth. It has too, as the outside looks like an abandoned building. I went in thinking that the best places are often dives, so why not give it...More

Thank Meowy
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The food is pure-T soul food with all the seasonings!! You will not find better mustard/turnip greens. The beef liver with onion and gravy is my favorite dish while everyone else around me is eating ox tails or fried chicken on Thursdays. Service is a...More

Thank Nancy Jo A
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a very good lunch at Davis Cafe - reasonable price and friendly service. Family owned and operated with a southern menu that changes daily. The Turkey with dressing was so good. We also enjoyed sampling the mini sweet potato. We will definitely return...More

Thank Ajourne
Reviewed 10 July 2017

If you've ever really had great southern food. Really great southern food - don't say no to Davis Cafe. This is by far the best southern meal (outside of at my southern grandmother's house) I've had. The fried food was perfect - crispy and not...More

Thank ModPod65
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

I love a good hole-in-the-wall restaurant. And outside appearances may scare some people away but to me it's a challenge, & it's usually comes with a good payoff. This place was recommended by Dr. Cherry at the Dexter Parsonage. I was looking for local food...More

1  Thank Jgreenway151
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We ordered breakfast that was served fast and was delicious. Get past the building's exterior so you can stop by for a truly authentic Southern experience. The staff was friendly and courteous.

Thank Ann L
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is truly an eatery that focuses on their southern comfort food, with no frills. I was brought here by an ASU alumni when we were in town on business. It's a small hole in the wall place with friendly service, yummy fried chicken, and...More

Thank haleym319
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

While the restaurant is nothing to look at from the outside the food on the inside is fabulous. We ordered pot roast and fried chicken with buttered peas and butter squash as our sides. Everything was delicious.

Thank allanjbauer
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Open for breakfast and lunch. Marvelous seasoned menu for all tastes. A must visit for all visitors to get a taste of the South. Don't let the location discourage you...a favorite place for dowtown office workers. Very clean, prompt courteous service. Try the buttered squash.

Thank golfer96
Reviewed 2 August 2016

If you are looking for some great soul food look no further. This old run down building has been cranking out southern favorites longer than i have been alive. Nothing has changed, the food is always delicious, and the service is spot on. It is...More

Thank DontWannaLeave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
7:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-264-6015
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