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Cracker Barrel

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$$ - $$$
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655 Cahaba Valley Rd, Pelham, AL 35124-1372
+1 205-987-1555
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good down home cooking anytime...breakfast all day and good vegetables all afternoon and evening...their catfish and meatloaf is great

Thank jwhite8478
Pelham, Alabama
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47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cracker Barrel is normally an excellent place to get a quick fulfilling meal. The food and service at this restaurant don't quite live up to the norm. The service seems to be very slow and the food is not the best I've had.

Thank bamaboy2060
Bedford, Indiana
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When on the road, we always enjoy stopping at Cracker Barrel for hearty country cooking. This was no exception. Our turkey dinners - the Thursday special - hit the spot. Service was also quick and friendly. We also had a chance to pick up some cute items from the sale area in the gift shop. In our experience, to see... More 

Thank Susan E
Cleveland, Tennessee
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231 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cracker Barrel is not only for great country cooking but also has fantastic shopping for last minute Christmas gifts! Instead of heading to the malls, I think we can get everything we need right here. Plus, we can also have a great breakfast to get us started. Cracker Barrel is one of our favorite places to eat and to shop!... More 

Thank Rick26
Birmingham, Alabama
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The last 2 times we have ordered at Cracker Barrel it has been for take out. It has been very easy and since we leave nearby everything was still warm. Much better than fighting the crowd and noise. You still have to put up with the crowds shopping for treasures.

Thank charper2016
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

I love the cornbread, slathered with melted butter. It tastes just like my grandmother's. The veggies are cooked and seasoned just right. The service is good and quick. I LOVE the chicken and dumplings. The meatloaf is yum. I forget about the chocolate and blackberry cobblers. With ice cream. To die for!

Thank Cynthia P
The Villages, Florida
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168 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016

Server was exceptional. Breakfast fast and filling. Great stop on our road trip. Such a big change from the one we stopped at in Florida. The service he was great!

Thank Laura99
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90 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Just good food and always consistent with fast food delivery and great service. Right off the interstate, plenty of parking.

Thank Lisa B
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7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Yes its a chain and yes it mainly comfort food but by our standards its always been a "Go To" place when you just need some good food in a comfortable atmosphere. On both occasions we were seated promptly and service was very good. It's enjoyable and inexpensive. We'll never stop going to the barrel when we just need to... More 

Thank mturner122
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157 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

RECOMMENDED: When we are just looking for a good meal and familiar experience, we choose a Cracker Barrel! This one is good, service is always good and the food is as expected, good! You can't go wrong with Cracker Barrel on Cahaba Valley Road!

Thank Broke-and-Hungry

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 655 Cahaba Valley Rd, Pelham, AL 35124-1372
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Pelham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-987-1555

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?