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Demetris Bar-B-Q

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1901 28th Ave S, Homewood, AL 35209-2682
205-871-1581
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Mon - Sat 6:00 am - 8:30 pm

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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
Most recent review
Average BBQ

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 14, 2014
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Atlanta
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58 reviews 58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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42 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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219 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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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69 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Sarasota, Florida
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37 reviews 37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Love to go to Demetris when visiting family in Birmingham. They have a great breakfast with an array of choices from traditional, pancakes, and my favorite homemade biscuits and gravy. If you get there late morning you can get them to fry you some homemade apple pies that are heavenly. A good Southern Breakfast.

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Vestavia Hills, Alabama
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

It had been a while since I ate at Demetri's so was delighted to find that the BBQ was still as good as I remembered it. Liked the onion rings too. The server who took care of us was a delight so wish I could remember her name, but alas I cannot.

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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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