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“Freshly cooked food.”
Review of Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel
Ranked #16 of 54 Restaurants in Spanish Fort
Cuisines: American
Description: One of several Alabama locations.
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Description: One of several Alabama locations.
Reviewed May 16, 2012

Cracker Barrell is a great place to have breakfast at. All of their breakfast food is consistently cooked well, fresh, and with overall high quality. The time it takes to get the food out is very short compared to the seemingly unlimited amount of customers that come during breakfast rush hour. The service is very nice, with courteous waiters and hosts. The only reason why it didn't get five stars from me is because the atmosphere is too...loud. Even when there aren't many people there, you feel like you have to raise your voice because of some of the waiters' loud voices and echoing drama that goes on from the entryway of the kitchen. Toning down the atmosphere would make this place irresistable. Also, the lunch and dinner is okay, but nothing comparable to what they serve at breakfast. Very nice place. :)

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Thank Julia C
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Few things are as consistent as a Cracker Barrel meal!! Our waitress Marie was very attentive!!

Thank Lawrence L
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Reviewed April 5, 2012

I like Cracker Barrell although they have a bad reputation with people of color. The waitress was very good, and most of the food was okay. The main thing about Cracker Barrell is that they need to put more focus on serving hot food hot. I did not like that the hashbrown casserole was room temperature and hard. That seems to always be the case with them. Great food, but delivered poorly.

Thank Sharon M
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Reviewed March 8, 2012

Excellent food and great service. Love the coffee!

Thank D S
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Reviewed February 20, 2012

In the spirit of full disclosure, I will admit that we arrived for lunch around 2:00pm. But that shouldn't have been an obstacle to quality food.

I ordered chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes, mac cheese, and applesauce. The steak was dry and tough. The potatoes were lumpy and tasteless. My guest's chicken fried chicken turned out to be a flat, dry chicken "breast" that may have been real chicken at some point, but taste and texture seemed to my guest like old cardboard.

When we ordered, we told our server we wanted a "big bucket" of our drinks - we were very thirsty - but despite that clue, she took quite a bit of time before coming to check on our refills, by which time we'd both emptied our glasses.

Just a suggestion: when CB has those outdoor sidewalk sales to get rid of seasonal merch, please put a cash register out there somehow?? It's annoying to have to return to the main cash register, where there are always a number of people waiting to pay their meal tab, just to buy a $1 tchotchke.

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Thank 20FlOz
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