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509 Mangum Avenue, Selma, AL 36701
(334) 872-1390
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 15
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Date night

Good food. Service was good.Memories from past visits were always good!! Kinda dark inside..always bring friends here. Very good local restaurant

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
Judy F
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Selma, Alabama
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Doing business
  • Romantic
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33 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Selma, Alabama
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Good food. Service was good.Memories from past visits were always good!! Kinda dark inside..always bring friends here. Very good local restaurant

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New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

As with the rest of Selma, Tally ho also has an interesting history dating back to the early 19 century. A quaint little local staple, the food will warm the senses and the staff will make you feel nice and comfortable. A friendly young owner-couple, keeps the tradition alive in the old Tally ho house.

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Hapeville, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Great crab claws and the St. George entree was great. Thanks for such great customer service. The mix drinks were good also. What i disliked was the lights were to low inside the place. It's romantic inside but i still like to see what eating.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

As Selma residents we always try to support local businesses. Unfortunately tonight we were neglected for 40 minutes. They seated us and did not return to our table. We watched another table in the room order, eat appetizers, and get their entrees. We left frustrated and are headed to Montgomery now.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We were just stopping by trying to find good food i was a little disappointed on the food. The food didnt have enough flavor just blan i ordered the oysters and tell them not to add sour cream it just throws the taste off completely and the grouper fish it was fried but just blan my bf order the gumbo... More 

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Kansas
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

In the TripAdvisor app, this restaurant is tagged as cajun/creole cuisine. I don't know who's error this is, but it's not. They do serve gumbo, but that's not at all what this place is about. It's Selma's fine dining restaurant (probably the only one, I'd guess, but don't know). A subdued and elegant atmosphere, whose customers' favorite dishes are their... More 

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Davenport, Iowa
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182 reviews 182 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had the gulf shrimp and fried oysters served by servers with a great sense of humor and welcoming nature - one guy even gave us tourist information as we left the restaurant. Along with our meal we got friendly conversation from the locals at three tables around us! It was a fun evening.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

It's a big weekend in Selma with the commemoration of the March 1965 tragic walk to Montgomery that ended at the bridge. This restaurant is recommended but is a little out of town. It's is worth the trip. The food, staff and setting are excellent. Hopefully someday they can have a second place in the midst of the redevelopment downtown.... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

When the wife and I travel from our home in Minnesota to our farm in Marion, Alabama, we always look forward to the 24 mile drive to Selma to dine at the Tally Ho restaurant. The new owners of the establishment is a young energetic and friendly couple that have continued the tradition of great food and service to its... More 

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Augusta
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

In town for business. Enjoyed my trout thoroughly. Coworker had a steak and was great. Lounge was classic. Like taking a step back in time. only fault was they still allowed smoking in lounge. Bummer.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 509 Mangum Avenue, Selma, AL 36701
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Selma
  • Phone Number: (334) 872-1390

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Doing business, Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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