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Bunyan's BBQ

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901 W College St, Florence, AL 35630
(256) 766-3522
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10:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch
Description: 256 766-3522 zip is 35630

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  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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We stopped for lunch on a Saturday. Judging from the steady stream of customers, Bunyan's is a local favorite. We had the pulled pork and the rib platters. The ribs were large and meaty, the pulled pork tender. I prefer a more smokey flavor but great hot sauce made up for the lack of smokiness... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 15, 2015
Gary M
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Union Bridge, Maryland
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Union Bridge, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

We stopped for lunch on a Saturday. Judging from the steady stream of customers, Bunyan's is a local favorite. We had the pulled pork and the rib platters. The ribs were large and meaty, the pulled pork tender. I prefer a more smokey flavor but great hot sauce made up for the lack of smokiness in Bunyan's BBQ. The mustard... More 

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Florence, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Very good but . . . in Florence, Alabama folks divide mostly into 2 main groups (much like the entire state does with football Alabama & Auburn). With barbeque it's either Bunyan's or Dick Howell's. I'm on the Alabama and Dick Howell's team. However, Bunyan's is very good and both of these establishments have the same type barbeque. Both have... More 

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Talladega, AL
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

I often say, “You can’t please everybody. And, if you do, you’re really not doing your job right.” I think this is the case with Bunyan’s BBQ. Wifey, Mom-in-Law and I had lunch there June 4th. We read all sorts of wonderful reviews. We had their BBQ sandwiches with slaw, Hotdogs with slaw and BBQ half chicken. For sides we... More 

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Florence, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

The absolute best hot dogs on the planet. Get them with extra slaw. The Rib sandwich or the large BBQ is excellent as well. You can get a family pack to go and not have to worry about cooking.

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Florence, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Bunyan's pulled pork sandwich with mustard slaw can't be beat! Get one and take it down the hill to McFarland Park for a picnic. One of life's little pleasures!

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Athens, Alabama
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a hidden gem.My favorites are the pool room slaw,hot dog and you can't go wrong with the pork sandwich,topped with their wonderful slaw.You can also, just buy the slaw for later.

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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I grew up in Florence, Al and moved away in my early twenties--33 years ago. Off and on throughout the years, I've craved a Bunyan's hot dog soo bad! And the sandwich--both covered in their incredible hot slaw. Finally, on a recent trip, I had time to find Bunyan's again, and get my fix! Once was not enough, so before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

There is no better BBQ anywhere. As proof: I have literally craved BUNYAN'S slaw dog and pork sandwich since I moved to Az in 1982. I've been back to Florence a few times since, but they were quick trips with no opportunity to find Bunyans. (They're kind of hidden down from ECM hospital, but I didn't remember). I just returned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Bunyan's opened I think back in the 70's by the late Mr. Cole and has been serving the same delicious bbq sandwiches and slaw dogs ever since. Although they have numerous other items on the menu my favorite is the large bbq sandwich, inside meat with extra sauce, a bag of bbq chips and a diet coke. Others however do... More 

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Florence, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

As a certified BBQ judge with the Kansas City Barbeque Society, I have eaten lots of different BBQ. Someone told me I should go to Bunyan's to eat BBQ. Their food is fairly good, it is inexpensive. The pulled pork is a bit dry, my ribs were slightly overcooked with a good flavor. The sauce is good and looks to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 901 W College St, Florence, AL 35630
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Florence
  • Phone Number: (256) 766-3522

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Description

256 766-3522 zip is 35630
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 8:00 pm

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