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Dreamland Bar-b-que

1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
+1 205-933-2133
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (328 reviews)
“banana pudding” (113 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic food, service, and atmosphere. Wow! Located behind the University of Alabama of Birmingham. Has that College feel! The food will Knock your socks off!

Thank jeffreya360
Reviewed 1 week ago

This places is like no other. The ribs are mouth watering and the banana pudding is fab. I have never had bad service when walking in the door. If you go on certain weekends you will also be able to see and hear the music...More

Thank Randi C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love eating here at Dreamland. The BBQ is wonderful. The sides are great. Even the sausage is good. The service is always great.

Thank D G
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first visit to Dreamland . I need to go back some more. I like the décor of the place. A lot of old car tags, sports memorabilia. We had the ribs ,okra, potato salad. The ribs were good. The right amount of spices but...More

Thank Muddflap52
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I keep going back to Dreamland. It may or may not be the best barbecue in Birmingham, there is a *lot* of good barbecue in Birmingham. But it *is* good, and the value added is the historic nature of the restaurant, back to its early...More

Thank birminghampastor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just went last week - a buddy of mine and I went after a noon meeting, and I was kind of surprised that it wasn't all that busy ... it didn't take long to understand why. The ribs were not very good, and I too...More

Thank Stephen P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is a short drive from downtown BIrmingham. The restaurant is known for its ribs. We found them without a lot of meat and ok if you like to add a lot of BBQ sauce. Not as good as we expected. But the mac...More

Thank Hy R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ribs. Ribs. Ribs. Ribs. Ribs. Hot, smoking, fall off the bone, slap your mama ribs. Not in my dreams have I had ribs like these ribs. And poor me, I live in a rib-poor state. I'm teling you right now, Dreamland, come on over to...More

Thank jazger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for the first time 2 yrs ago & we finally made it back (from IL.) a week ago. We planned our day of travelling around eating here. This is my 6yr. old daughter's favorite place to eat & wouldn't stop talking about it...More

Thank chris S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with a small group of friends and really enjoyed the experience! I got the rib sandwich (which is actually 4 ribs, not a sandwich at all) and they were delicious, if a little on the spare side. The barbeque sauce is absolutely...More

Thank Erin C
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22 April 2017|
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Response from dgbg100106 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the restaurant and ask them. but I would guess that the smokes meats are gluten free, since they Ares just rubbed not coated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$18
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +1 205-933-2133
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