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Golden Rule Barbecue

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40810 US Highway 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150-6806
+1 256-207-0570
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 8:30 pm
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5 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We decided to take a drive just to see what was around Sylacauga and drove by this BBQ place that has a huge banner on top of the restaurant that reads BEST BBQ IN THE SOUTH. Well my husband and I decided we would like to taste the BEST BBQ IN THE SOUTH. We should have known that there was... More 

Thank Cship25
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016 via mobile

Ordered a loaded baked potato and it was supposed to come with sour cream,chives, cheese, butter. It had meat cheese and was burnt. Worst food ever

Thank Paul W
Wesley Chapel, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2015

I was in Sylacauga on business for the week. The dinning options here are very limited. The place was basically empty when I went so I was seated immediately. Had my beverage and meal in less than 5 minutes. Had the small barbecue pork plate with beans / slaw for $8.99 and a beer for $2.49. I did not find... More 

Thank Robert S
Alexander City, Alabama, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 22, 2015

First of all, they were not that busy, they had 2 waitress, we waited to be seated about 5 minutes, then waited about 10 minutes to get drink order, waited about 45 minutes to get a BBQ Potato, the menu stated it is stuffed with cheese, meat, butter, chives, bacon and sour cream. The potatoes were cold their was no... More 

Thank Terresa B
Tupelo, Mississippi
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2015 via mobile

The food here is alright. Some in our party really enjoyed the BBQ, but others didn't. I enjoyed my hamburger steak. The service was great. The place does have the feel of a chain restaurant, which we concluded it was.

Thank Wild_Place_Finder
Sylacauga, Alabama, United States
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2014

My family and I ate here. My food was cold and my shrimp was like rubber. Every time I've gone here, I've had an awful experiene. The last time, my mother found hair in her food. Won't be going back.

Thank FrontDeskJess
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

The service and the corn bread was the only good thing. The sides were bad, I ordered smashed potatoes and got instant ,in a styrofoam cup! Then there was the BBQ!!! It was so dry and hard I couldn't even eat it. My wife and I have given this restaurant several opportunities we will not go back.

Thank Hutton1971
Louisville, Kentucky
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2014

If you like barbecue, you'll love Golden Rule Barbecue. The food was excellent and probably has the best banana pudding ever. period.

Thank Amy M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
    1 of 5 bubbles
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 40810 US Highway 280, Sylacauga, AL 35150-6806
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Sylacauga
  • Phone Number: +1 256-207-0570

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?