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Original Ben's Jr

552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
+1 251-928-1211
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“hamburger” (9 reviews)
“potato skins” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (4 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pork platter was chunks of port with BBQ sauce was good. There were two small sides - mine were beans and onion rings. It was a lot of pork, but it made a good lunch. The place is very popular with locals, and prices...More

Thank GeorgeI18N
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We have lived in the area for many years but had never eaten at Ben’s. We always wanted to try Ben’s but have not been able to since they are only open for lunch and our schedule does not allow to eat out for lunch...More

Thank Elvin N
Reviewed June 9, 2018

Ben's has been a fixture in Fairhope for many years and good for them. I recently decided to give them another try (despite a bad experience long ago) via takeout. The meats I ordered (a pound of pulled BBQ pork and a whole BBQ chicken)...More

Thank 607jayb
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

We have had quite bit of seafood while visiting! So a local place was perfect for us! I had bbq beef sandwich, potato salad, and mason jar sweet tea! I love to taste bbq where ever we travel! I did enjoy my meal! It was...More

Thank Kristin E
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This place is ground zero for a great hamburger in this area. Old restaurant, but great interior. This place is well known and visited by locals and tourists. They also have great BBQ.

Thank David R
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This is without question the nastiest restaurant I have ever been in. The carpet was disgusting with years of food apparently ground into it and food scattered over it (the carpet was blue, except in the high traffic areas where it was black). It looked...More

1  Thank LADiner
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Eat there weekly. Good people, good service, good food! I love the Swiss and Bacon Burger, and for an appetizer the potato skins can't be beat!

Thank Chad36526
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Quiet local place that has some of the most amazing barbque. Friendly people, great food! the place is old and not some modern chain food place! Great atmosphere! Highly recommend it! Off the beaten path and worth it!

Thank jeffreya360
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Four of us ordered two combo platters to share - ribs, chicken, beef, and pork, with coleslaw and onion rings. The ribs were burned, the chicken overcooked and dry, and the coleslaw had a watery, flavorless dressing. We all left wondering how this place could...More

1  Thank CandE_Brunner
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Well, tried this place because it was recommended by a friend. The service was bad. I had to go to the front to ask for dressing for my salad and a refill on my iced tea. The sweet tea is excellent! The man bussing and...More

1  Thank Kimberly H
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-1211
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