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Golden Rule Barbeque of Hoover

1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
+1 205-823-7770
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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American, Barbecue
1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Whenever we visit a friend who lives in Hoover, our first stop is Golden Rule. The chopped pork sandwiches are excellent, and the sauce is delicious. The sides are good. I always eat too much and love every bite. the fried peach pie is a...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Bring your coat with you to this place. It is freezing. The food was pretty good. We went on a day that the area had received heavy rainfall which caused their debit card machine to not operate. Customers that had ordered prior to this outage...More

Thank Mousieb
Reviewed July 20, 2017

I dont think much has changed in this place in the last 25 years or so. I walked in and there was no seat yourself sign or wait to be seated, asked the cashier. she said you by yourself? sit at the counter. ok. so...More

Thank mad155
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

It's amazing that a restaurant that I used to frequent in the 70's is still good today. As soon as we parked the car, there was no doubt that this was a barbecue restaurant. The smell is so good, you want to bottle it for...More

Thank Carroll P
Reviewed June 13, 2017

Awesome food! BBQ plates are fresh and tasty. This place is a must try for anyone coming to Birmingham or Hoover areas. I like the pulled pork plate or pulled pork sandwiches. They also have really nice tasty desserts.

Thank Rani L
Reviewed March 12, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is Alabama in a nutshell. Cozy, smells good, friendly, a little rough around the edges, and you absolutely fall in love with it. I order the "mixed" pork plate with beans and slaw and perhaps some fries, and I consume every last bite....More

Thank 6016-1824
Reviewed February 22, 2017

I've been dining at the Golden Rule Barbeque in Hoover on Montgomery Hwy for 22 years. The barbecqe is always fresh and is slow cooked on a brick, wood grill. Besides the great smell of the barbeque cooking, you can watch it being cooked. It...More

1  Thank Gerry D
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Very crowded but we got it to go and were out of there pretty quick best I've had in a long time we don't find barbecue like this in florida this was good as one I had 20 years ago so they haven't changed over...More

Thank RandyandDonna
Reviewed November 16, 2016

When it's Golden Rule, that's when! I love this place. The BBQ is excellent. You can watch them cooking the pork shoulder right there inside the restaurant, and there must be a hundred going at any one time! These guys know how to 'que. I...More

Thank BisoninLondon
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Sauce was like catsup. Most of the menu was non-BBQ. I just don't understand how the door stays open

1  Thank mark236cpa
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-823-7770
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