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Dreamland BBQ

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5535 15th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-6816
+1 205-758-8135
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
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West Columbia, South Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ate at the Hoover location. The place was super clean and organized. Ordered the half bbq chicken and 4-oz chopped bbq with baked beans and slaw. Best bbq chicken and baked beans I've ever had; chopped bbq w/ Dreamland sauce was fabulous; even the slaw was great. Still had room for a cup of banana pudding, while wife had the... More 

Thank fred532016
Blacksburg, Virginia
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The barbecue is pretty good, the menu includes ribs and what ever sides you want to go with those ribs. It's a must eat place if you're passing through Tuscaloosa.

Thank ParkerUSCH
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

And what it is is ribs. Carolina sauced ribs. And they are delicious. Don't wait on a menu, there are none. Your only decision is which side you want . The ribs are delicious and done right. You also get a plate of white bread to sop up that leftover BBQ sauce, which is also really really good. Definitely worth... More 

Thank GeauxTigers351
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

BEST BBQ Ive ever eaten!!! The services was outstanding. We even got a tour of the pit were all the magic happens!

Thank Denah K
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ribs were awesome. Sausage was ok but nothing magical. Atmosphere was worth the visit. Service was excellent.

Thank Andre M
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dreamland in Jerusalem Hieghts, is the best and is the original place to enjoy dreamy Dreamland ribs.

Thank lindabo
Lubbock, Texas
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice quaint BBQ joint, Awesome food and good Hospitality. Set up like a sports bar with TVs on all the wall and a bar. Try the pulled pork It was fantastic. I would eat here again in a heart beat!!!

Thank sroy2
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67 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly service and good food, nothing fancy, just your basic BBQ. It was a welcomed change of pace on my cross country drive. It has a pleasant old time feel to the place, and I liked that the food was very much so comfort food.

Thank IRoseA
Naperville, Illinois
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213 reviews
145 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to the small one located out in a residential area. It might have been the original location. Not impressed with the place nor the service. I've heard that the one to visit is across the bridge on the river. Next time we will go there.

Thank Ian H
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go to the original. Experience the love when you smell it in the air coming out that chimney! Ain't nothin like em anywhere!!!

Thank L6101UIchrisp

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5535 15th Ave E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405-6816
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Tuscaloosa
  • Phone Number: +1 205-758-8135

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