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The Strand

215 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2103
+1 256-997-0945
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“onion rings” (14 reviews)
“burger” (22 reviews)
“catfish” (5 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 17:00All hours
American, Diner
££ - £££
215 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2103
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday for lunch. I had The Randy salad and my wife had a Bonanza Burger with fries. My salad was excellent with spinach, eggs, tomato and onion. My wife and I agreed the burger was very good! They have an old...More

1  Thank Steve H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Went 1 time for lunch. Fish & hush puppies both over cooked. Soft drink unsinkable. Would not recommend.

Thank sandramY1762ES
Reviewed 23 August 2017

The service here is good. You can show up dressed up or down. We tried the fish and it was very good. Will go back and try the burgers. They are supposed to be yummy also.

Thank Mousieb
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

My family loves this place and it's owners! The food is always great (thanks to the superb cook) and the atmosphere just makes you feel at home. :) *If you havent ever had one, you definitely need a bonanza burger & I recommend it with...More

Thank Haley T
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a hamburger and huge onion rings in The Strand. There is an attached antiques store, reasonably-priced, and antique furnishings and memorabilia in the restaurant. The employees are very knowledgeable about the history of the building which dates back to the late 1800's. At one...More

Thank Marilyn G
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had the opportunity to be in Fort Payne and decided to try The Strand for lunch. Very friendly staff and great service. Hubby and I both had the Bananza burgers, onion rings & fries. Really good, handmade burgers! Onion rings were excellent. Enjoyed talking...More

Thank ChristineNWFlorida
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Our servers were great! The ice tea cold and tasty. I ordered some friend green tomatoes for the table.....on my 1st visit these were the highlight of my meal....this time they were over cooked almost being burnt. I got the chili dog and onion rings...More

Thank captnemo62
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I haven't been here in well over a year. The place is still the same. Lots of curiosity items, antiques, and stuff from the group Alabama to look at while you are here. My catfish and onion rings were delicious and the price was very...More

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Strand is located in an old theater on the main drag in old Fort Payne. The marquee still hangs over the door. Walk in and time travel back to 1956! A vintage Wurlitzer jukebox greets guests at the front and the dining room is...More

Thank Mark M
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The banaza burger was really good as well as the price for the food, however I was extremely disappointed in the staff. As someone who is raised in the south and the hospitality was very poor. I was also disappointed in the burger that the...More

Thank Logan H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Diner
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 17:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 215 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL 35967-2103
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fort Payne
  • Phone Number: +1 256-997-0945
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