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Southern Legacy BBQ & Brew

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2943 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244-1095
205-988-0744
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 16
    Very good
  • 18
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  • 4
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Okay food- great service

The food was okay. I can't say it was good and I can't say it was bad. The pork was a little dry. The waitress was very nice along with the hostess.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

Best bq and friendly staff ever. I would travel here just to eat here. Lovely place to have a good bbq meal without rushing and the staff is well trained.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The food was okay. I can't say it was good and I can't say it was bad. The pork was a little dry. The waitress was very nice along with the hostess.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We stopped by for lunch one day during training, and it was pretty standard BBQ. I love BBQ, so I really look for something that makes it stand out like a good Memphis rub, etc. the restaurant was really well kept and had a nice bar. The staff was friendly, but the waitress was a little inattentive. We had to... More 

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Columbus, Mississippi, USA
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19 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had never eaten here - had a late lunch on a Saturday. Food was average; service okay. I've had better but certainly have had worse. Probably rocks out at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

My daughter and I went here for my birthday. We enjoyed the atmosphere and very much enjoyed the food. Four of the employees came out with an ice-cream sundae and sang happy birthday to me. I am more than pleased with the service and the food. All in all it was my best birthday ever.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Great service, I go there for their hamburger, don't recommend anything else, ribs are more like beef jerky and dry chicken, laid back atmosphere

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This by far is one of the most average barbecue restaurants in Birmingham. The food is okay and nothing was spectacular.

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Shanghai, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Was looking for some good take-out BBQ near my hotel, and Southern Legacy seemed to have good reviews. I went to the restaurant to order, planning to have a beer while waiting, and take my food to go. It wasn't busy at the time, yet the bartender was clearly more interested in talking with her friends than taking my order.... More 

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Atlanta
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

We went with a large group. Service was friendly and accurate. The brisket was tender, but no smoke. Yummo fried tomato BLT, but the highlight of the evening was the bread pudding with carmel sauce. It comes with vanilla ice cream. They are happy to pack it up to go if you're too full to eat it there. This is... More 

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Katy, TX
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Southern Legacy BBQ was recommended to us and did not disappoint! We ordered a two-meat plate of pulled pork, which came with four pork ribs. The pulled pork was excellent -- very tender, and the Legacy sauce was delicious! This plate also came with a choice of two sides. Very generous portions! Definitely got your money's worth!!! Christy, the bartender,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2943 John Hawkins Pkwy, Hoover, AL 35244-1095
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: 205-988-0744

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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