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The Basketcase Cafe

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228 S Oates St, Dothan, AL 36301-1637
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Dothan, Alabama
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a little artsy for guys but if you find yourself there with the wife I recommend the aptly named Cardio Burger. On a menu of chicken salad and cantaloupe this thing stands head and shoulders above the rest. I've never seen a show here and have only been around lunch (wife works nearby) but the ladies love... More 

Thank Shawn R
Dothan, Alabama
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Had a wonderful Alfredo type pasta with chicken, bacon and mushrooms. This food was amazingly good! The menu had a good selection of food.

Thank Hillbillie12
Huntsville, Alabama
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2015

In town for business, first trip to Dothan. Went for lunch and had the chicken salad sandwich with corn chowder. The sandwich was outstanding. Obviously they make their own chicken salad but make the buns in house as well. That was a pleasant surprise. The corn chowder was good but not outstanding. At the urging of the waitress, finished the... More 

Thank Lee M
Atlanta, GA
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

We discovered this place years ago on our trips to the beach from Atlanta and now always try to stop. Good sandwiches and healthier offerings. Everything is good.

Thank RaoulAtlanta_GA
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I tried to talk to the owner about setting up a tasting for my wedding. He was very rude and was talking down to me. I don't think it is uncommon for caterers to set up tastings for potential customers. I also understand that it is a resturant but the catering menu is quite different from what they serve in... More 

Thank Kelly J
Dothan, Alabama, United States
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

I love going to the Basketcase. The staff is so friendly and the chef is awesome. I love the pastas and the soups. I have never had a bad meal there.

Thank Mom_Dita
Dothan, Alabama
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

We went back for lunch to give them another try since it is a local place owned by local people. The food was nasty, I mean nasty! The bread tasted stale, the meat on my sandwich was slimmy! The salad was brown, I could go on but I won't except to say that our server was rude and inattentive, We... More 

Thank LAZebra65
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

For trusted & true, you can always count on The Basketcase. My favorite dish is their Alfredo pasta with chicken, mushrooms & bacon. Served with a sourdough roll, it is always more than I can eat; but I still can't resist ordering a poppyseed muffin that I finish my meal with! AND they use crushed ice with their tea, I... More 

Thank Rita F
Dothan, Alabama
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2013

We had a Christmas party at the Basketcase. This may well be the worst food I have ever had in a restaurant. The steak strips were dry and rubbery. The chicken strips were mushy. The cowboy beans tasted like they were swept up off the floor. The only saving grace was that the coffee and dessert were decent. I was... More 

Thank LAZebra65
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I love to go to Basketcase Cafe. The food is great. Try the chicken salad and fruit with the poppy seed muffin...you cant go wrong.

Thank wlsmith

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    2.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $13
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 S Oates St, Dothan, AL 36301-1637
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: 334-671-1117

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?