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Dreamland Bar-b-que

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3314 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36607-2507
+1 251-479-9898
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10:00 - 23:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 10:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Colorado, but grew up in Alabama. Great BBQ is hard to come by in the Rockies, but not here at Dreamland's in Mobile! I had a combo plate with pulled pork, ribs, baked beans and tater salad and 2 Sweetwater 420 pints to wash it down with. Could not finish the meat, got the box to go... More 

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Thank Sam M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first visit in several years and the excellent service and tasty ribs that I remember from our last visit, were not there! First of all the table had crumbs and hair on it. I asked the guy to whipe the table down three or four times and never did it! The ribs that I remember as delicious, this time... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Driving from NOLA to Ono Island and had been looking for something to eat along the way, but most restaurants were closed on Sunday. Found Dreamland and was more than happy. Service was great as was all the food. Prices were reasonable and we are all stuffed!! Definitely recommend for BBQ

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Thank Albert C
Boron, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was good. The service was good. The cook was real friendly. We had a large group. Nice visit thank you

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Thank Robert J
Boulder
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do pork and chicken, so my husband had the chicken plate and I had the ribs. We each had a different draft beer to share. Service was good and friendly and our food came out extremely quickly. Got info about the beer from the bartender so hope to find it at home.

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Thank maddogkjg
Atlanta, Georgia
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72 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this BBQ joint on a Friday night and the ribs were cooking! Super nice folks serving up some awesome ribs and fixins. Love the mac'n cheese and the slaw. Their sauce is spicy, thin, with a tomato base. My lips burned a little after eating, but really enjoyed the food and SEC atmosphere.

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Thank GynoDoc
Carmel, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Unpretentious dining with good food. Paper plates, plastic utensils and paper towel napkins. Food is the reason to go!

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Thank Dorothy L
Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

A very casual place with carry out. Portions are large so don't make a mistake like I did and order two slabs of ribs for 4 people unless you love leftovers! Inexpensive and the sides are good, especially the coleslaw.

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Thank Mojo106
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We stopped there while traveling through Alabama. It's about 5 miles off I-10. We had some ribs, quesadillas, Mac n cheese, okra, and their fabulous desserts. Our waiter, Nick, did a great job. The food was awesome and service was quick. We were in and out and back on the interstate in about 45 minutes. It was a great pit... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

Sorry people, but the only thing I order here are ribs. Not that they don't have other good food .... think I ordered something different on 2 occasions over the years, but the ribs are delectable! Something that is odd, is how the taste of the sauce can change. When they server the sauce with bread, it seems spicy hot,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
10:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 22:00
Thursday
10:00 - 22:00
Friday
10:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3314 Old Shell Rd, Mobile, AL 36607-2507
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Mobile
  • Phone Number: +1 251-479-9898

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