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1901 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2682
205-871-1581
Today
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Ive had better but Ive had worse

This restaurant is close to downtown Homewood and its not necessarily a bad restaurant, its just not anything to write home about. When you have SOOOOO many choices of barbecue in Birmingham area, I wouldn't seek this place out. The brisket was average.

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
Jonathan W
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San Diego, CA, United States
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San Diego, CA, United States
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131 reviews 131 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This restaurant is close to downtown Homewood and its not necessarily a bad restaurant, its just not anything to write home about. When you have SOOOOO many choices of barbecue in Birmingham area, I wouldn't seek this place out. The brisket was average.

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Topeka, Kansas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Demetris BBQ was a frustrating experience overall. I order the brisket sandwich with a single rib plus a side of fried okra. A couple of annoying things about this place. 1. They put this white sauce on everything. It's atrocious. It's unnecessary. It's completely stupid. Their brisket is so tender and so perfectly smoked, I am absolutely clueless as to... More 

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Atlanta
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95 reviews 95 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

While waiting for our hotel room to be ready we walked over and were looking forward to Down Home BBQ. We arrived at 10:25 am and were told we could have breakfast if we ordered right now or wait 30 minutes for lunch. One of us ordered breakfast with hash browns and the other decided to wait for BBQ. The... More 

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southeast
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54 reviews 54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

While I enjoy fine dining at home and while traveling, there are few meals I look more forward to than breakfast at Demetris on Saturday morning. This is your classic greasy spoon, reasonably priced tummy filler location. From pancakes, to french toast, to hashbrowns, to biscuits, to the omelet which is my favorite. This is THE place for breakfast.

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Birmingham, AL
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34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Went on Saturday for lunch. Staff did not seem interested or prepared. "BBQ" chicken was very tough and maybe barley cooked thru. No flavor except seasoning on the skin. Baked beans with pork in them were room temperature. Did mention this to the server, who asked if we wanted a different serving of beans. We said no. No adjustment made... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

I have been eating at Demetri's my whole life. Great smoked chicken, Smoked Turkey, Pulled Pork and Shredded Beef served with a tangy BBQ sauce. Sides are Greek influenced with their famous Greek style Cole Slaw and their Greek potato salad. Oh, and don't forget the best baked beans I've EVER had. Sweet with small chunks of beef, a meal... More 

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Alabama
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282 reviews 282 reviews
226 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

Good diner breakfast. Cathead biscuits, great French Toast, eggs anyway you want them. Come meet the regulars. Ask for Judy's table and tell her hello for me.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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38 reviews 38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014 via mobile

Tired of BBQ? Give Dimitri's in Homewood a try. Wonderful grilled vegetables. Great daily meat & two.I had the daily special of pot roast. Great home made mashed potatoes. The home made pies looked great too. Remember, they still have great BBQ. Made to order breakfast too. Enjoy!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

I'm a regular for breakfast, 3-8 times a months for years. For the most part, it is a very good breakfast but there are several things that bug me. I hate waiting to pay for my meal! I'm though eating and I want to leave and I have to track down my waitress as she has to tab me out!... More 

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Chattanooga
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29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

On Saturday at 9AM there was a wait but not long in this local barbecue establishment that also has a very good breakfast. It is not fast but the service is adequate. Recommended

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1901 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2682
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Homewood
  • Phone Number: 205-871-1581

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 8:30 pm

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