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Cracker Barrel

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199 Supercenter Dr, I-65 & US 31 Exit 231, Calera, AL 35040-5193
+1 205-668-2027
06:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 06:00 - 23:00
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Gulfport, Mississippi
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86 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We usually stop at Cracker Barrel when we are on group trips. They know ahead of time to expect us and the estimated time of our arrival. Upon arrival we were promptly seated in groups of 4 or 6. The staff understood we were on a time schedule and they ensured orders were taken quickly and hot food was brought... More 

Thank JRAP2013
Alabaster, Alabama, United States
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Never had a bad experience at this Cracker Barrel. Food is always delicious. Probably, one of the best places to eat in Calera, AL. Although one of your smaller sized Cracker Barrels, I have never had to wait very long. Recommend Chicken Fried Steak with gravy and the Fried Catfish Fillets.

Thank Chris F
Madison, Mississippi
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traveling in our RV and hungry for some good Southern Food, we can depend on Cracker Barrel. To go orders are no problem. Plus while I wait I check out everything on sale! Great gifts on the 50% & 70% shelves!!

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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a busy Sunday afternoon. Plenty of staff, no long wait. Food excellent, price reasonable, general store well stocked and clean restroom.

Thank Trish B
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

1st they received a 90 for health score. We discussed walking out. The food is what you expect. Seems like the dinners are getting smaller. The dumplings were very runny. We did have a great waitress that made visit decent.

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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

My friends and I stop here on our way to Birmingham and the staff was on point and our food was very good and I just loved the country store it was the best and we had an awesome time !

Thank Rosie N
Tallahassee, FL
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102 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We got caught in a major thunderstorm & were thrilled to find a Cracker Barrel where we could take refuge. We had a server who asked us every 5 minutes if we needed anything - but he forgot about the extra butter we asked for & was no where to be seen when we were ready for our check. He... More 

Thank TallaResident
Linton, Indiana
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81 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We have eaten in a lot of Cracker Barrel restaurants when we travel. This has to be our worst experience. Service was poor, cold food, incorrect order and had to go ask for more drinks. Won't be stopping there again.

Thank Ed D
Gulf Shores, Alabama
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48 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

As always, a great dining experience! Good food, good ambience and good customer service; all at a reasonable price.

Thank DeniseW217
Dallas, Georgia
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22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Same ole same ole. It would be nice to see something new. I'm not sure when they stopped serving fried chicken.

Thank lisa c

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 22:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 199 Supercenter Dr, I-65 & US 31 Exit 231, Calera, AL 35040-5193
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Calera
  • Phone Number: +1 205-668-2027

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