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5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
251-343-0001
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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Visitor rating
  • 85
    Excellent
  • 39
    Very good
  • 16
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great bbq and great atmosphere

went in with a buddy and had a great meal. I had the barbeque ribs with potato salad and beans. Ribs and beans were finger licking good! buddy had a mixture of ribs and chicken with beans and coleslaw... meal comes with a piece of Texas toast to clean the plate! would definitely return for another... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Adam W
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Mobile, Alabama
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dining on a budget
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Mobile, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

I love this place since i live in Mobile what is almost 8 years. Always bring all my visitors from Germany. The food is extremely good and the place is super unique. If you ever come to Mobile you gotta try it. Its pulled pork platter is to die for.

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Idaho
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75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I asked a local for his recommendation of a Southern Style BBQ eatery, and his first and only recommendation for a non-chain place was the Brick Pit. He said "Keep your eye out closely as it looks like a house. It's a dive. You can easily miss it because it is set back from the road slightly"......a spot on description.... More 

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Pennsylvania
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75 reviews 75 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Some of the best places are the ones off the beaten trail. I wanted some real Alabama barbecue and as we exited the interstate for Mobile, AL., I stopped and checked Google for the best barbecue in Mobile. It came up with this address and we plotted it in the GPS and in about 5 miles later, I found it.... More 

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Demopolis alabama, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Ribs, Pulled pork, chicken, and everything else you order there is awesome. Their banana pudding is great and their baked beans are the best!

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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Fantastic food. A down home environment. And good prices. You'll never want Dreamland again after eating here.

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Bergen, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

this was definitely the best BBQ pork i have ever had; went for the 30h+ smoked pork, the pulled meat was super tender and juicy; all in all just great!

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Mobile, Alabama
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51 reviews 51 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

went in with a buddy and had a great meal. I had the barbeque ribs with potato salad and beans. Ribs and beans were finger licking good! buddy had a mixture of ribs and chicken with beans and coleslaw... meal comes with a piece of Texas toast to clean the plate! would definitely return for another great meal!

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Iowa City, Iowa, United States
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58 reviews 58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Our group loves great BBQ, heard from some locals on the college campus to try it. Food is very, very good. The staff is quite friendly and attentive. The old house is in need of some attention, They need to spend some money to update and clean the bathrooms especially! If you need your restaurant experience to be squeaky clean,... More 

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

This is a place based on looks you might pass on by, but don't be fooled! The food is excellent and the staff is awesome. The bread pudding is amazing too!

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Mobile, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The barbeque is absolutely amazing, but the facilities are very plain and old. Many famous and some not so famous people have autographed the walls and ceilings in the restaurant. It is a unique experience.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 5456 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36608-3046
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: 251-343-0001

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?