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Allman's BBQ

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1299 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
540-373-9881
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11:00 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 8:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch
Description: A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole...
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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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
A 1950's hang-on...

We had searched BBQ places on "advisor" the day before,,,just looking. The one the GPS had closest was no longer open. This one was next closest. Picture an old brick corner store with a smoker out front. Menu had ribs, pork and beef. Service was very good and friendly. Food was fast arriving and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 16, 2015
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  • Local cuisine
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NJ
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

had lunch one day, we shared pulled pork sandwiches (sliced and minced) - both delicious - sides of fries (good), cole slaw (good) onion rings (great) - stopped by next day to pick up a rack of ribs to take home for dinner (great - melt in your mouth) which are only available after 3pm) - they gave us generous... More 

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Waldorf
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124 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We had searched BBQ places on "advisor" the day before,,,just looking. The one the GPS had closest was no longer open. This one was next closest. Picture an old brick corner store with a smoker out front. Menu had ribs, pork and beef. Service was very good and friendly. Food was fast arriving and plentiful. Sides were all good. Great... More 

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VA
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182 reviews 182 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

My husband and I went for lunch ordering ribs and pulled pork sandwich. Meh. The ribs were reheated most likely from the day before, dry and tough. We shall not return. Pitiful.

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Stafford
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I have always loved Allman's BBQ. I have been going for many years and have no complaints. Great BBQ, fries and iced tea.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good southern pulled pork BBQ, sweet corn bread, hush puppies, coleslaw, baked beans, fries, brownies and miles of smiles Other offerings as well

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South Charleston, West Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

I'm not sure where many of the reviewers have had BBQ, but i've had some of the best and this place is the worst I've ever had. The pulled pork, was liked boiled pork, no smoke flavoring, it tasted like it was old or sour. My wife got the same thing and her's was at bad, we both took a... More 

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1Skip
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is a must if you love BBQ! Not much curb appeal, but the food makes up for the appearance! If you're not careful you will miss this establishment due to the way the intersection is designed. There is not a lot of parking, but close Enough to a shopping center that you can park and walk... You will need... More 

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VA
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98 reviews 98 reviews
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

This place was recommended to us by a local in Fredericksburg. We almost missed it driving by. But when you walk in, the smell of great bar b que is wonderful. The people are super nice, the food is great - with very generous portions. The onion rings are some of the best we've had. Our party of four all... More 

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Cross Junction, Virginia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

I try to visit this place every time I come through Fredericksburg. I have the plate with two sides. Great value. The bun is optional. Restrooms are outside in the back. Great barbecue joint!! Friendly, no-nonsense wait staff.

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Cape Coral, Florida
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66 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

This was our second trip to Allman's, and it was delicious both times. The ribs are fall-off-the-bone fabulous. The potato salad and green beens were great. The slaw is different, but good. It's a great BBQ joint!

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Additional Information about Allman's BBQ

Address: 1299 Jefferson 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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1299 Jefferson Davis Highway, Fredericksburg, VA 22401
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: 540-373-9881

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • 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.
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

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