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“Best Southern Country Style Cooking”

Zack's Family Restaurant
Ranked #3 of 228 Restaurants in Dothan
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is the best you can find for true southern cooking. True, it is not for someone a diet. We eat here frequently and everything is delicious. There is a fix price for your meal that includes a meat, three sides, desert, bread and drink. There are always wonderful fresh sliced tomatoes (without extra charge) that are grown nearby. You have a choice of about six meats, six or 8 vegetables and a number of deserts to choose from.
Zack's has won the award for a number of years for Best Family Restaurant as well as Best Country Cooking in our area. The staff work hard and are always very friendly and the owner is always there to speak to everyone and thank them for coming. Usually there is quite a line waiting but it moves quickly and there is always a place to sit when you get to the end. Their hours are 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Sun-Fri.

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Reviewed May 30, 2014

We were directed to this place by a few people. We wanted local and we GOT it 300%. We knew this was the right place when we could not find a parking place during lunch. Served cafeteria style, you seen everyone from suits, to shorts. The food was excellent and plentiful. The staff was responsive and kept our tea glass full. Awsome!

Thank Tim A
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Reviewed May 28, 2014

The Food that Zack's serves is not for people who are watching their figures. It's a good ole country food serving good time place. The buffet allows (3) vegetables and a meat so monitor what you really like to eat and not try something because it's new to your tongue palate.Then add family or good friends and its a perfect outing. The waitresses are also awesome which makes one's dining experience a sheer pleasure and you can't wait to go back for the next absolute pleasant dining experience.

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Thank CeleneJeffers
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Reviewed May 25, 2014 via mobile

Driving thru Dothan and tried this place on a Sunday afternoon. How could I describe this awesome food?

Best:
Country fried streak.
Fried chicken
Fried green tomatoes
Okra
Baby butter beans

The cooks must be southern angels!

1  Thank Travelinman31
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Reviewed May 6, 2014

Don't leave this place without an order of fried green tomatoes or the banana pudding!

As another poster said, don't go for the atmosphere - go for quick lunch, down home cooking and GOOD eating. Everything that is not good for you, but tastes so good. I had the fried catfish filets and they were excellent. If it's fried there, it's probably good.

There is a line a mile long at lunch, but worth it. Service is fairly quick and they get your through.

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Thank orreo5859
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