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Dobbs BBQ

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2636 S Oates St, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
+1 334-794-5195
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Rosemary Beach, Florida
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ribs were good just a bit dry. Side salads just average nothing special. But would go again Great family place

Thank Kiki042014
Dothan, United States
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Not thrilled with their menu but for the price, it's definitely a decent bbq place. Many of the locals love it, so I'd say it's worth the visit.

Thank Ciara L
Atlanta, Georgia
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268 reviews
201 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stopped here for lunch on the way from Georgia to Florida because the parking lot was full. Decided it must be a nice place to eat. We were seated immediately although the place was crowded. Our server took our order and it seemed like a LONG time before we got served - slow average service. We had the chipped pulled... More 

Thank Seabee-Officer-11
Woodbury, Connecticut
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Locally proclaimed as the best BBQ in the world. It is on a main highway near a busy intersection so always busy. Take out a pound or 2, you'll be glad you did.

Thank fred P
Cumming, Georgia
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Traveling between Atlanta and Florida without the benefit of our RV we were looking for something to eat other than fast food that had take out. We had 4 dogs in the car! We were happy to find Dobbs. The place was packed but they had a "take out" area that was pretty quick. The plates we got were good,... More 

Thank dogwalker5012015
Dothan, Alabama
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28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Everyone seems to love this place. I don't get it! Service was awful and the food was mediocre. It definitely didn't make me want to come back anytime soon! Not sure what all the hype is about!

Thank yasminemhill
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

From the moment we walked in, my friend and I both had the feeling we should turn and walk out. Was it the awkward stares from locals who occupied the only TWO tables that were occupied on a Saturday night at 7pm? Was it the conversation we overheard between a waitress and customers at a table close by that repulsed... More 

Thank Becky W
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

This place must be living off of it's 100 year old reputation. Went for lunch today with the family on the way to the beach. Food was not good and restaurant was not clean. Spend your $$$ elsewhere.

Thank Ed C
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

The servers were very friendly, attentive,and never let our glasses get less than half full. My husband didn't get halfway through his salad and our food came:) I was also happy to see a good variety of food for picky eaters like my son and myself and that they allowed various changes to the dishes without charging for them (our... More 

Thank stacielw
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Hungry for lunch, we spotted this BBQ joint t and pulled in. Ms. Lisa waited on us and lead us to the popular sandwich plate. I had pulled pork, he had the sliced turkey. The plates come with fries and your choice of either BBQ beans or slaw. Both sandwiches were AmaZIng! (I made him share) They serve brkfast too.

Thank Shannon M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2636 S Oates St, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: +1 334-794-5195

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