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Original Ben's Jr

552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
+1 251-928-1211
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Overview
  • 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
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552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
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Reviewed March 5, 2017

The BBQ here is great. It looks like a hole in the wall but the food is amazing. The sweet tea is fixed just right. The food is always hot and fresh. The meat is tender and tasty. They have some great hamburgers and the...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Cara M
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the type of place you just drive by and don't even look back. In doing so it is such a waste! Though the place is not very much on display the food is really good! I had the pork barbecue with some of...More

Date of visit: January 2017
Thank PriscilaS809
Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Wow! Was looking for something for lunch that might be different and did we ever luck out. Doesn't look like much from the front, but looks can be deceiving. Rather than the barbecue, we each ordered the fried seafood platter. Only problem was we should...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank KBR0229
Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Don't be fooled by appearances. This looks like nothing special but you'll be surprised. Great bbq, good service. You order at the counter and food is delivered to your table. Downhome friendly food and service

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Cathy H
Reviewed November 6, 2016

Been eating here a long time and will continue to eat here for a long time to come. They never disappoint.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Gulfcoastgs
Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

The sign said it all. We locked up the brakes and spun in! The smell let me know I was in the right place. The owner pointed out that I could get a better deal with the special, plus more food! Bonus! I loved the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Spirit80420
Reviewed July 28, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a quick lunch. We were very glad we did. They had fried green beans which were awesome and it greasy. The hamburgers were amazingly big , fresh . Onion rings were great! Tea was large also but perfect. When we return...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Gail H
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Ben's BBQ has been around for many years, and is a favorite by locals and visitors alike. If you don't want to get hindered with the downtown parking situation from 11:00 - 2:00, then I suggest that you head up Section St. just north of...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

Bens has, hands down, the BEST Burgers in the entire county! Yummy down home flavor, HUGE portions and cooked to order. I could eat them everyday. If you are in Fairhope stop in and give them a try. The place doesn't look like much and...More

Date of visit: May 2016
Thank Trisha B
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

The kind of place that has stood the test of time. Order at the counter and then take a seat if you can find one. Someone will be by shortly with drinks in mason jars. We had brisket sandwich and chicken sandwich both of which...More

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank bkvailes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday
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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