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Dreamland BBQ

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3855 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-3144
+1 256-539-7427
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good29%
  • Average24%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible11%
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“banana pudding” (11 reviews)
“cole slaw” (4 reviews)
“baked beans” (3 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
3855 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-3144
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Reviewed April 11, 2018 via mobile

We were in town for an annual symposium and made our normal trip to Dreamland. We love the open pit in the dinning area and the ability to see the food cooking. I had the ribs this visit and they did not disappoint! Great texture...More

Thank signal9tn
Reviewed April 5, 2018 via mobile

Loved this place. I have had barbecue before from living in Georgia but never had it this good. Loved the smokey scent as I entered, friendly staff, wood fireplace, delicious bbq pulled pork with coleslaw and pickles! 3 trips in two days!

Thank Dave H
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

The aroma from outside was more than fulfilled by the large,tender, well flavored ribs. Side dishes matched the quality. Cole slaw, fried okra, baked beans- delicious. Open Saturday! We also enjoyed banana pudding! Open Saturdays.

Thank ReneeDillard
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

Went with a very large group reservation. They were ready for us when we arrived. The staff & kitchen were very well prepared. The food couldn’t have been better, both in quality and quantity! Thanks Dreamland!

Thank davyd83
Reviewed November 9, 2017

Great customer service. Wonderful food and big helpings. Waitress was wonderful. Price was very affordable too.

Thank Dawn W
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

Food was amazing, staff was friendly. We went out with friends for some good ribs. We were not disappointed. The atmosphere was nice, a sports bar feel. Get ready to have sauce on your face. It's a warm, vinager based sauce that has a ton...More

Thank Eric M
Reviewed August 28, 2017

There are many barbecue restaurants in the Huntsville area, but none of them delivers the quality of food and atmosphere that Dreamland does.

Thank Oldcoot340
Reviewed August 26, 2017

Really enjoying bbq, we were excited to try this restaurant having been recommended by a local. The exterior was very nicely done and attractive. Inside there was a staff member to greet and seat you ~ then it began it's spiral for us. We ordered...More

Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

Excellent service. Let me sample since I was afraid of the spiciness and after eating most of the sausage, I decided it had more kick than I expected. Tasty tho. Ribs were lightly spiced, tender, nice crust and meaty. Sides were typical BBQ fare but...More

Thank cindyannsmith
Reviewed July 30, 2017

Had traditional BBQ. Three of us for dinner and received quick service and good food. I had Chicken BBQ, another had Ribs and another had some sort of salad (really?). Great atmosphere (Especially for Alabama Fans). Got to talk to the pit-master on duty who...More

Thank FoxVigil
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3855 University Dr NW, Huntsville, AL 35816-3144
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-539-7427
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