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Allman's BBQ

1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
+1 540-373-9881
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“cole slaw” (19 reviews)
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
“ribs” (33 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The historic charm of a 1950's BBQ joint is there, I guess. The BBQ sandwiches we're barely average and the two sauces we're nothing special either. Giant serving of a rather uniquely flavored slaw and less than crispy onion rings rounded out the meal. Service...More

Thank George F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Allman' s BBQ has been in Fredericksburg, VA for... like 60+ years... maybe 70! The restaurant has changed very little since interstate traffic travelled "the Number One Highway" from Maine to Florida. The restrooms are tiny little things, out back. The pulled-pork BBQ sandwich is...More

Thank SP H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had to make a stop at Allman's, and were not disappointed. This is an old fashioned BBQ joint with a nice staff and no frills atmosphere. I enjoyed my visit and will pop in again when we return to Fredricksburg!

Thank BPRQ
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was our first visit. Simple, good BBQ. We had the pulled pork with cole slaw. Very tasty. Enjoyed their sauce; different than what we have experienced before, but very good. The food was reasonably priced. Servers were excellent. The owner dropped in unexpectedly, and...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 17 September 2017

This was our first experience. We are not from Fredericksburg so have no local roots for this place as others have. First off, the serving size was HUGE. Had the pulled pork and potato salad and onion rings. We are accustomed to BBQ in the...More

Thank WaterBoyzz
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We always look for local BBQ when we travel. This little BBQ joint in Fredericksburg was just what we were looking for. With reasonable prices, generous portions, and terrific service (thanks, Christine, for making our day), we were in "hog heaven". We both had the...More

Thank genglertNorfolk_VA
Reviewed 3 September 2017

We stopped in for dinner about 30 minutes before they were closing and found the staff unfriendly and more focused on cleaning up the cafe at the end of the day. Seating consists of a few tables and old fashioned counter stools. The ribs were...More

Thank 50StateVisitor
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

I was recommended this place by some locals who frequented it. Unfortunately, the only things that saved this review from being one star were the good reviews from other people in my party and the good French fries. I personally did not like my meal...More

Thank elizamarsh
Reviewed 18 August 2017

scaly owed and operated - classic Virginia BBQ - you wont be disappointed. This is the the of place you take folks if they want to experience genuine Virginia BBQ

Thank jameschew
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This place is decent, not exceptional. The food was good and tasty, I especially liked their cole slaw.

Thank cbm91910
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 21:00
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
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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