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Dreamland Bar-b-que

) #11 of 726 Restaurants in Birmingham €€ - €€€ American, Barbecue
1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
+1 205-933-2133
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (321 reviews)
“banana pudding” (109 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Talk about the quintessential BBQ Joint...you can walk by the open wood-grilled pit. Had only enough time in B'ham for one stop and both friends and family said this was the place - and it was!

Thank ChiefMac979
Reviewed 4 days ago

From the register to the table the service is great and the food for me the ribs are very tender and season to the fullest. But the other items on the menu is pretty good to.

Thank Mary Ann C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Set in a small back street in the university district of this historic city is this treasured restaurant with car tags decor' - it is historic; could really tell a story. From the outside looking in - one feels like it may need some refurbishing...More

Thank Mbuina
Reviewed 5 days ago

I don't know why we waited so long to visit Dreamland! In addition to the cole slaw, the fried okra starter is yummy, the mac-n-cheese is delish and they have a good beer selection. The BBQ sauce is the only one around Bham that my...More

Thank Angie B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We knew we couldn't make it to Memphis in time for dinner, so let's check out Birmingham! What a gem, plenty of seating! They served us a platter of white bread and a bowl of warm sauce! Confused, Charles our waiter said tear off pieces...More

Thank bergy11
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived with a group. Suggestion is to order half a slab or ribs as if you have anything else, a full slab is HUGE. Prefer smoked ribs vs. flamed ribs, but that being said these were great. Also prefer hard liquor which is not available,...More

Thank billyjeanne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Now this is a sight Pulled pork sandwich, baked beans and slaw very good The banana pudding was the perfect sweet after the animated lunch It's just fun to sit there and watch all that is going on

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everywhere I visit, I seek after some BBQ, we were in Tuscaloosa looking for apartments for my daughter and I asked about BBQ, this name came up twice, when I went to the Civil Rights Institute I asked the hostess about BBq and it came...More

Thank carla482015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic wings, ribs, and pulled pork sandwiches. Pit masters are obviously talented, much more so that the servers.

1  Thank Janna C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the ribs and the smoked sausage. Both were very good. I had macaroni and cheese, fried okra, and cole slaw. All the sides were tasty. Barbecue sauce was okay I have had better. Tried the banana pudding. It was good to be cold. I...More

Thank Isiah W
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Do you serve gluten-free meals?
22 April 2017|
Answer Show all 6 answers
Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant and ask them. but I would guess that the smokes meats are gluten free, since they Ares just rubbed not coated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-933-2133
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