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Allman's BBQ

1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
+1 540-373-9881
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“cole slaw” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (35 reviews)
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1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I am so so sooo happy we chose this place over Country Cookin'. The portion sizes were huge, well worth the price. I had a half rack of ribs and two sides which was more than enough for me and probably another person to share....More

Thank Kendall R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old school Virginia bbq place the bbq chicken was outstanding and the hush puppies were awesome. Price is cheap and portions are hearty.

Thank James C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Texas-style barbecue is becoming a plague. Thank goodness there are still places like Allman's, still doing barbecue in the traditional Virginia style. I stopped for lunch, and went for the minced pork platter with beans and slaw. The pork was great. Moist and delicious. Slaw...More

Thank MarshallManson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here after a search on trip advisor, were not disappointed!! Food was excellent, staff very friendly, and in original building that they opened many moons ago. Pulled pork, baked beans, string beans, chopped chicken all amazing. Very good size portions. So good we went...More

Thank topmoss
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife is from Memphis, so be honest here, I like Memphis style sauce the best. Allman's meat was good and tender, they only had two sauces on the table, one was hot and the other was sweet. I've been to Allman's twice in the...More

Thank michaelmcmillan
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

They have been in business since 1954. I can see why the food was great and the portions are huge. Nothing like great food and stepping back in time.

Thank Honestyrule1
Reviewed 3 March 2018

My husband and I had lunch at Allman's BBQ today (having passed by this restaurant so many times). The food was delicious -- very generous portions. We both had the BBQ pulled pork plate, that included 2 sides. The veggies were very tasty -- try...More

Thank Platinum2VA
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I live in Florida currently and I miss good bbq! My wife and I were on a personal trip to northern Virginia and were in need of getting a bbq fix. Nothing in Florida compares to this hole in the wall restaurant that turns out...More

Thank razzmoose
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This place has a huge reputation that baffles me. I’ve eaten here at least 3 different times and it was always no good. Recently had a pulled pork sandwich with terribly dry pork on dry bun. It is a hole in the wall place that’s...More

Thank rockfish1967
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The combination of the food, the price and the service make this a five. The service was exceptional. The food by itself is probably a four or a four and a half. Our waitress was wonderful, she gave us suggestions, came back to check on...More

Thank Mike W
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-373-9881
A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole Slaw dressing. Handspun milkshakes. A step back in time. 1 block off the UMW campus directly in front of Eagle Village. Indoor and Patio table service. Call ahead for take-out. T-shirts and aprons available for purchase.
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