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518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
334-264-6015
Sunday
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 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
Most recent review
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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Alabama
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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44 reviews 44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
1 review
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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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Montgomery, Alabama
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2011

the food is ok manner leaves alot to be desire I visit it two days ago bought chocolate cake which was very dry the owner overheard this comment she start talking to a customer that she eats the cake every day an it a lie if i said it was dry bad to let the customer hear you call them... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

Not a great neighborhood. Ancient building. Minority owned and operated. Absolutely delicious. If you're looking for the authentic experience of southern soul food? This is the place. Hands down.

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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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