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Cracker Barrel

5040 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
+1 205-428-7080
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good29%
  • Average15%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
5040 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
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1 - 10 of 88 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Was good as always! Food and service was as expected. Would recommend to a friend. Love the biscuits and blackberry jam.

Thank _nessacat1972
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were a group of 12 and we were seated almost immediately for lunch. Servers were friendly. Order came timely. Food was good, could have been warmer.

Thank Keith L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like so many other Cracker Barrel’s the service and food was good. We were greeted and seated promptly.

Thank CaverQ
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Good food, good service. Close to hotels, Walmart, Target, Alabama Splash Adventure, and other restaurants. The staff is always friendly and helpful.

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a bite to eat at about 8:30 pm on a Saturday night. We were seated after the hostess asked a server where to seat us to make sure a server was assigned to the table. Our table and chairs were still wet...More

Thank Lillymom1162
Reviewed 16 November 2017

Food came out in a reasonable amount of time and our waitress was super sweet everything we've grown to love about Cracker Barrel.

Thank GatorGirl32548
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

As usual, the food was very good. Better still was the fast and friendly service we had from our waitress. She was very friendly and delightful to talk to.

Thank robertrconley
Reviewed 28 September 2017

I've seen several negative remarks, but none here for me! My family stopped here on the way to Atlanta and had a great meal! We enjoyed the chicken fried steak, fried catfish, and delicious fried chicken livers! We had a wonderful waitress, which made it...More

Thank ladygreyhound33
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The staff was standing around talking and did not seat my family and I. After waiting 15 minutes we walked out. I don't think they even noticed,

Thank Your_Opinion_Counts
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My family and I along with our daughter's boyfriend went to this Cracker Barrel for dinner this evening. Server was nice. Food took forever and was lukewarm when it got to our table. I cut into the hamburger steak and a long hair came out...More

Thank Waits4
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5040 Academy Ln, Bessemer, AL 35022-5249
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Bessemer
  • Phone Number: +1 205-428-7080
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