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“Pretty Good Q!”
Review of The BBQ Shack

The BBQ Shack
Ranked #33 of 223 Restaurants in Dothan
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Southern States
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231 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
“Pretty Good Q!”
Reviewed 15 May 2014

Many visits here, many more to come! We are big fans of the pulled pork, it continues to be some of the best. Lean, chopped very fine, sauce on the side, thank you! We recently ordered our first family pack, usually opting for individual dinners. We got the pulled pork, baked beans, mac n cheese, fried green tomatoes, 1 pepsi and 1 banana pudding, to go. The pork, beans and mac were packed securely in quart containers inside a cardboard carrier usually used for drinks. The pork was as expected, lean, smoky, chopped up, a slight vinegar smell that I found unusually off-putting, but it tasted okay, tending to be drier than usual visits. The beans were so full of meat it was impossible to get a bite of bean without pork, so if you are a vegetarian, stay away! They had a slow simmered flavor, full of molasses, brown sugar and ketchup....yum. The mac n cheese was a little to reminiscent of a blue box to satisfy me, T lapped it up!The banana pudding was full of fruit, wafers and a great pudding, homemade in flavor with a very generous dallop of sweet whipped cream on top, taking me back to Memaw's! It seems like everything else, over the years the quantity has shrank and the price increased, as this dinner ran at a little under 40, but we were still eating it 2 days later, so a good deal overall. Service remains spot on, friendly, a little slow, but I gladly wait for fresh cooked food. The fried green tomatoes at BBQ shack remain the gold standard, only to be surpassed by the Slocomb tomato festival, but let's get real! If you are craving Q in Dothan, you might want to visit this shack, cause it is where the good stuff is hiding!

  • Visited May 2014
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Panama City, Florida
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“Glad I stopped”
Reviewed 30 April 2014

This is just a small building at a road intersection outside of town but well worth a visit. Friendly worker. Good menu with good prices. Pulled pork was nice especially with the multitude of sauces they offer. Southern sides that were tasty. I will stop here again for sure. Closed on Sundays.

  • Visited April 2014
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“love the sauce”
Reviewed 31 December 2013

cute waitresses with sweet southern accents. brunswick stew kinda bland, slaw tangy and sweet with a good crunch..tasty. bbq also a little bland but tender and the hot sauce really kicked it up. Great sauce!

  • Visited December 2013
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Jacksonville, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“Great place for Barbeque in Dothan”
Reviewed 16 November 2013

Went here because of Tripadvisor reviews. We were not disappointed. The barbeque pulled pork sandwich was as good as we have ever had from anywhere. The service was great, We love the Shack feel of the building and it was spotless clean. They have there inspection score of 98 proudly posted at the cash register. If you want good barbeque in Dothan give it a try. We loved it!!

  • Visited November 2013
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“Very disappointing experience”
Reviewed 27 October 2013 via mobile

I ordered a pork plate. The meat was dry and too tough to chew. The waitress was not friendly. They charge 4% to a credit card charge. Will not go back.

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