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Johnny Ray's Bar-B-Que

3431 Colonnade Pkwy, Ste 500, Birmingham, AL 35243-3232
+1 205-968-8005
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pie” (7 reviews)
“onion rings” (5 reviews)
“fried okra” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 - 20:30All hours
American, Barbecue
€€ - €€€
3431 Colonnade Pkwy, Ste 500, Birmingham, AL 35243-3232
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Good BBQ and sides are good as well. You will be pleased with the specials especially if you get the pie as it is wonderful.

Thank mrb9393
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great Bar BQ with plenty of fixin's. Onion Rings are a must. Within walking distance to Edgar's Bakery...a must stop also.

Thank runthebuoy
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We had great service and good food. Hard to get bad bar-b-q in Birmingham. The desserts looked good, but we were full.

1  Thank Lynn30620
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Come hungry - lots of food for very reasonable price. Had ribs one night for supper and pulled pork the next day for lunch. Sweet potato fries are good.

1  Thank 257LisaA
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Everything was okay but food was average and we had to ask for the BBQ sauce (they only offer one and it is ok but not any better) twice before we got it. The triple decker was small for the price. The best part of...More

1  Thank mn_teefo
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Stopped in for a quick lunch. My waitress, Kaitlyn, was great and brought me a sweet tea pretty quick. I ordered the Susie Q combo, which is a simple BBQ sandwich with 3 sides. I went with the standard fries, baked beans and cole slaw....More

1  Thank Toby F
Reviewed 18 July 2017

My initial assumption of Johnny Ray's was it is an old school BBQ spot and would no doubt have perfected its menu. First - I will say the meat was delicious and the sauce, although extremely tangy, was very good. So in regards to the...More

1  Thank AndyS893
Reviewed 15 June 2017

My wife and I visited Johnny Ray's BBQ on a Saturday for lunch. We ate at this restaurant quite regularly 25 years ago, but haven't visited in many years. My wife reminisced about the signature Banana Pie and wanted to try it again. At 1:30...More

Thank Bill P
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Long time favorite restaurant for BBQ, but several locations have closed. Great sauce that makes any dish better. Sides come in good proportions and the dessert pies are to die for! Great family atmosphere, with quick service and reasonable pricing. You've got to give this...More

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Johnny Ray's is known for its chicken, and it doesn't disappoint. Fabulous as always This time we got ribs, and they were more tender and flavorful than any we've ever eaten. Sides were abundant and great. We got fried okra, not a normal choice for...More

Thank TwinMomAlabama
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 21:00
10:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3431 Colonnade Pkwy, Ste 500, Birmingham, AL 35243-3232
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-968-8005
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