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Allman's BBQ

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1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
+1 540-373-9881
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11:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
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Chesapeake, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had lunch with daughter who is attending UMW and had a wonderful lunch. Portions sizes are big and took some home for later. Eat in dining is limited to about 30-35 people and it can get a bit crowded...but worth the wait.

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Thank Jon D
Huntington, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On our way home we stopped in Fredericksburg for the night. Allmans BBQ was recommended to us. Boy are we happy we listened. The ribs were amazing. The cole slaw outstanding. This us BBQ the way it should be. We will visit again.

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Thank marie s
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Driving to Florida from NYC,,, day one stop Fredericksburg. Locals recommend Allman's. WOW WOW WOW. Great place for ribs plus sides. Came in at 6:30 Monday nite; not a lot of local places open on Mondays. I was first to arrive, but 3 HAPPY families plus numerous take-out folks arrived. Got full plate of ribs and could just finish 1/2.... More 

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Thank allerton21
Charlottesville, Virginia
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The BBQ and rib sauces are amazing! Ribs delicious and tender. Always a stop when I am traveling through Fredericksburg.

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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Quick service, good food, good price. You get what you expect with no surprises. I've been to Allman's several times and enjoyed it every time.

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Thank Stephen F
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

This place had great food and awesome prices. It is rather small but the great service and meal made up for that. When you arrive you choose your own seat. They will bring a menu to your table. I had the Chopped BBQ Platter with a choice of two sides. My sides were Potato Salad and Baked Beans they were... More 

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Thank Tiffany B
Falmouth, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

SC BBQ snob review. The pulled/minced pork here is pretty good. Not as smokey as SC bbq but moist. The sauce served at the table/not on the meat is a little weird but ok. The creamy style cole slaw is very good. Do NOT get the ribs. These are very dry and no amount of sauce will save them. The... More 

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Thank mikesxpress
Annville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

I read about Allman's BBQ in Southern Living magazine while visiting family in Richmond, VA. It was worth the side trip off of I-95 for wonderful smoked pit bbq. I had the pulled pork sandwich with slaw and hush puppies as sides. Delicious! I definitely want to stop again.

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Thank bobt187usmc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Can sit outside even on rainy day. Did that for my b.day. love every visit. Been there for yrs. Gotta go a few times. N you will always go bk.

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Thank Margaret K
Baltimore, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

The BBQ is delish, great ambiance, friendly staff. I ordered the shred pork platter and M the chopped pork sandwich. M and I will definitely be back!

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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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-373-9881
Description
A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole Slaw dressing. Handspun milkshakes. A step back in time. 1 block off the UMW campus directly in front of Eagle Village. Indoor and Patio table service. Call ahead for take-out. T-shirts and aprons available for purchase.

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