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“Must try” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Brown Bag

The Brown Bag
9425 Jones Road, Northport, AL 35473
205-333-0970
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Ranked #5 of 72 Restaurants in Northport
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“Must try”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013 via mobile

Soul food at its finest. Great food from folks who have passion for what they make. The folks are happy to see you and want to make sure you have enough to eat just like grandma's. The food is wonderful and the service staff is so friendly makes this a sure place to take family and friends.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
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English first
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Home Cooking with a Gourmet Twist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013

I am VERY picky about my Southern cooking. This was not "messed with;" it was enhanced to perfection. The slaw is to DIE FOR. The veggies were perfect. The collards tasted fattening but they had no fat in them. How do they DO that? I wish they could take up residence in my house and cook.

Visited March 2013
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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“A little gem worth seeking out”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

If you want authentic Southern cooking in a warm and friendly restaurant, the Brown Bag is worth finding. The cinderblock building doesn't excude charm, but as you get near you smell the hickory wood burning out back. Great fried green tomatoes, catfish and BBQ.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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49 reviews 49 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012 via mobile

Dont be fooled by the exterior, this is a great little "hole in the wall" place to get mean and veggies. They have some of the best Lima beans that I have ever had in my entire life!

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