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518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
334-264-6015
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7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Down Home Cooking At Its Finest

The fried chicken arrived at the table golden-brown, seasoned to perfection, crispy, and juicy. The corn muffins are tender delights. The greens were fresh and seasoned well. I liked the food so much that I went home and brought my husband (Chef Mike) back so he could enjoy the experience as... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 28, 2014
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Tampa, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

On Tuesday, June 23 I visited with a group of 25 at lunchtime. I called ahead with only 30 minutes notice. They did an excellent job and the food was amazing. Was surprised by the outside but was willing to give it a try because it was suggested by a good friend. I am so glad that we did! Yum!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

Don't let the outside of the building fool you. The food inside is delicious. The collard greens are delicious. Call ahead to see what's on the menu. Wednesday & Friday they typically have the collards and the turkey and dressing. Both are excellent dishes. The fried chicken is great and the cakes are super moist and delicious

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Alabama
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

The fried chicken arrived at the table golden-brown, seasoned to perfection, crispy, and juicy. The corn muffins are tender delights. The greens were fresh and seasoned well. I liked the food so much that I went home and brought my husband (Chef Mike) back so he could enjoy the experience as well.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

My husband and I were driving back to Florida from a trip out of town, and along the way we were discussing where to eat. My husband mentioned barbeque, so I did an online search for barbeque in the Montgomery area, and up popped Davis' Cafe. This is NOT a barbeque restaurant, but we ended up pretty happy with our... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

The original restaurant we were looking for had closed so a local recommended Davis Cafe. I'm so glad she did. She said "don't go by what it looks like on the outside". She was right. But, the food makes up for it. I had the fish and it was excellent, the fried chicken was off the chain. The greens were... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

This experience was one of the worse ones I ever had. The reviews said if was great so I decided it try it along with a couple of friends. It is in a deserted area however that didn't bother me. It was the food. I was looking for a great soul food restaurant in the area and this was not... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

reminds me of my grandma's cooking a whole lot....takes me back to my childhood! The outside is not the best or most attractive looking but by golly wow the food makes up for it! The chicken is huge and the sides are well seasoned. If you are looking for authentic "soul food" you will not be disappointed....I PROMISE!

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

This is a lunchtime meat and three kind of place and the menu changes daily. It may not look like much on the outside but it is nice and friendly inside and the food is very good. The best chicken and dressing ever!

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Huntsville, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

The receptionist at our hotel recommended The Davis Cafe and gave us driving directions. We followed the directions but thought we'd made a wrong turn because we seemed to be driving into an old industrial somewhat deserted area. We spotted the sign hanging outside a run-down looking building. I'll admit there were thoughts about leaving but I'm happy to say... More 

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SOUTHOLD
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011

A tour guide recommended this place to us. The southern food is plentiful and delicious, and the price is fair. The people inside are apparently on lunch break - police officers, business people dressed to the nines, landscapers, etc. The place was packed, but we got a table immediately. The one thing that could put you off is the exterior.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: 334-264-6015
Open Hours
Monday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 3:30 pm

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