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All 349 Fredericksburg Restaurants

Allman's BBQ

1299 Jeff Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-373-9881
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Ranked #48 of 349 Restaurants in Fredericksburg
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Local cuisine
Description: A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole Slaw dressing. Handspun milkshakes. A step back in time. 1 block off the UMW campus directly in front of Eagle Village. Indoor and Patio table service. Call ahead for take-out. T-shirts and aprons available for purchase.
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Richmond, Virginia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This is one of the best BBQ joints in VA. It is worth the drive. Very down home and friendly. I love the pulled pork sandwich. The ribs are also wonderful, with their own special sauce. The first time we came here, they offered several things to us to try before we ordered. They stall take the orders on paper,... More

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Brunswick, Maine
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Just had the absolute best barbeque and sides, not to even mention the most unbelievable service by Christine. We had just spent over a hour to go 23 miles. Totally frustrated when we arrived. After two plates of samples, we got our own bbq plate. Anything you get here is homemade and wonderful. It'll be a regular travel stop for... More

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Concord, Massachusetts, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Very tasty and great prices. The ladies were super friendly and welcoming. I am sure it will be visited often by my freshman

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FREDERICKSBURG
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I've lived in Fredericksburg for about 18 years and remember when "natives" raved about Allman's like it was the definition of BBQ. Of course, I tried it. It's fine, but nothing special. Maybe you have to be a life-long Fredericksburger, but I haven't been back. I like Virginia BBQ on Rt. 1 just north of Allman's, but there are others.... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

We love love eating there. The barbecue and sides are all. delicious. Christine is great. She always gives us great service.

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Culpeper
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287 reviews 287 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

if you like dry tasteless meat, then this is the place to go... minced pork was not impressive and the sauces did not help much... sadly the nicely cooked fries were the best thing on the plate, crisp and flavorful, and my lady liked her milkshake... we had been meaning to stop by this spot, having passed it many times,... More

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014 via mobile

Crazy generous sides! Creamy old fashioned mac and cheese, baked beans with a little tang and rib meat falling off the bone! The service was quick and friendly. Be prepared for a dive but I think that's part of the charm!

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Salisbury, Maryland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014 via mobile

Allman's in Fredericksburg is Old School Southern BBQ. Stopped in for a late lunch with my wife. Had an Order of hush puppies while waiting for our food. They were a bit under cooked, but still tasty. Had the sliced BBQ plate with two sides for $9.95. The BBQ was very good, the smoke was subtle. Mac and cheese was... More

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Monroeville, Pennsylvania
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86 reviews 86 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stopped at Allman's for the first time while passing through on the way to Richmond. It look's like an old (been there forever) BBQ joint, which is almost always the place to find good BBQ made the right way. Was not disappointed. My wife and I had the pork sandwiches which were very good. Staff was attentive, efficient and friendly.... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

If the building looks like it is from the 50s....it is, but why change perfection? The staff, the food, and the atmosphere all combine to provide an excellent dining experience. The pulled pork sandwich is one of the best I've ever had. My kids go for the milkshakes...they come out in the steel cups. The sides are generous, and haven't... More

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Additional Information about Allman's BBQ

Address: 1299 Jeff Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Phone Number: 540-373-9881
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Monday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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