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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 7, 2016

The barbeque is fabulous. The fried seafood is scrumptious. The hamburgers are the best ever. The only downside is that it's only open for lunch and it's crazy crowded.

Date of visit: March 2016
Thank Virginia G
Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

Going waaaaay back to Hurricane Frederic, and the causeway, Ben's has been a long time favorite. They have the BEST potato skins I have EVER had-no contest!! Pork sandwich, onion rings, French fries-YUM!!!

Date of visit: January 2016
Thank Sugarkisses519
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

I drive 45 minutes to come here because they have the best burgers ever here! They are big, juicy, hand packed, half pound burgers that are cooked to order. The onion rings are good and the steak fries are great. Your drink comes in a...More

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

Reminds me of when I was little and the church would sell half chicken or burger plates to raise money. It's yummy food. Nothing fancy.

Date of visit: December 2015
Thank anewlife1001
Reviewed September 20, 2015

Always has great bbq; never have been disappointed during our many trips there. You order at the counter, then they bring it, and service is terrific!

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank kenkraw
Reviewed July 29, 2015

I don't understand all the cars out there at lunch time. It must be some kind of tradition. You will have to wait in line around lunch time. Very average BBQ. Hot and crowded. Go figure?

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank T9128SWjohnm
Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a fairly popular local barbecue place. If LA Barbecue (in Summerdale) and Dreamland (in Mobile) were not nearby, it might be worth visiting more often. I have been here enough to know that I would rather spend money on gas to go to...More

Date of visit: May 2015
Thank maninthemoon850
Reviewed July 6, 2015

Great barbeque. We tried to the pulled pork, and it was better than Moes. We used to love Moes in Orange Beach, but have tried the one in Daphne two times and was not impressed. We came from Southern Illinois, anyone who knows barbeque knows...More

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank Dianne C
Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

Best burger ever! Big burgers with amazing taste. Everyone loves eating there. Get a big sweet tea, it's the best sweet tea in a big mason jar. Best place in Fairhope or Baldwin county!

Date of visit: June 2015
Thank FoodDude251
Reviewed December 21, 2014

They know their meat but the side salads just not my cup of tea. Start with a 3 meat platter on your first visit.

Date of visit: December 2014
Thank Jay B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
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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