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7972 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL 36116-6673
334-279-5401
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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
OK place for a meal

I have eaten at this restaurant a few times. As others have noted the fried crab fingers are excellent and many people go just for that item. It looks like a small family restaurant, nothing fancy. Not a place to take someone you want to impress. The food in general has been OK. Neither me or my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed October 16, 2014
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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Westfield, Massachusetts
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I have eaten at this restaurant a few times. As others have noted the fried crab fingers are excellent and many people go just for that item. It looks like a small family restaurant, nothing fancy. Not a place to take someone you want to impress. The food in general has been OK. Neither me or my date have selected... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We eat there about once a week and sometimes two. Yes we do get "not so great" dishes sometimes, but the next trip the same dish will taste like granma cooked. (Sorry if your grandma can't cook). Montgomery does not that many great restuarants and never has. The one that do the best on a regular basis and privetly owned,... More 

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24 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

While my sister and I visited Dad in Montgomery, we had the chance to eat out a few times. Dad and his retired friends like this place, but I don't know why. Our waiter tossed napkins at us like he was dealing cards and then proceeded to tell us how he was making money playing poker. When he delivered the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014 via mobile

The chopped steak was so dry you DAD to dip/sunk/immerse the meat in the tiny bowl of au jus. Otherwise some would be calling 911. The cornbread muffin was stone cold. The squash casserole was really egg casserole with a little squash. The fried okra was fair. The mashed potatoes had no taste and were barely Luke warm. It was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

I am reviewing strictly for fried oyster lovers and crab claw lovers! Their oysters are huge and fried to perfection! 2 for 1 crab claws during the week from 3-7 dine in. Their claws are so delishious!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Sommer's Place is a local cafe serving lunch and dinner in a neighborhood strip mall. We have eaten there many times, and for the most part, we have been very pleased. It can seat well over a hundred patrons, but the area is divided into three areas and a small bar so even when full, usually at lunch, it does... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

I know it was probably at least 5 years ago since my husband and I visited Sommer's Place but our experience was so bad we will never step foot back in the place. Sommer's Place did not take reservations when we visited for my birthday. We knew we were in for a long wait but we knew it would be... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

The food was terrible! I don't think the fish was even tilapia. The waitress dropped a bag out of her apron which looked to be cocaine! Then she messed up our order twice. When I asked for the manager, needless to say she was very rude. I overheard the server gossiping and said my wife and I were just trying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Wait staff is excellent, food is good, and prices are reasonable. Their best quality is that they are consistent. Always, always, ALWAYS!

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Not only is the food WONDERFUL, they are a great bunch of people. Service is GREAT! Can't ask for anything better when eating out. Large variety on the menu, fast service, great smiles, I can't say enought about how Wonderful this place is.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7972 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL 36116-6673
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: 334-279-5401

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18
  • Cuisine: Italian, Steakhouse, Seafood

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