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Zack's Family Restaurant

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1495 Headland Ave, Dothan, AL 36303-2821
+1 334-673-9225
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10:30 - 14:30
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 14:30
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Hartselle, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Fantastic Home Cooked food, usually crowded because the food is so good but well worth any wait. Just won best meat and three award in Alabama and is well deserved.

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NEWTON
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

You get a meat and 4 sides, drink, and bread. It was too much food for me, and the catfish on Friday was not deboned. Everyone was very nice but they need a 3rd parking lot. It was $19.95 for the 2 of us. The heath bar car was delicious.

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Thank DONNA M
Dothan, Alabama
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86 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Zack's is an excellent place for a nice chicken lunch buffet. The chicken is cooked to perfection and they always have an excellent selection of vegetables to go with the main course. Be sure to go early for lunch since it is usually crowded at lunch time.

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Thank Leonard S
Dothan, Alabama
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Good home cooking with large servings. Menu changes daily so there is always lots to choose from. Vegetables galore. Price is awesome.

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1 Thank Rebecca P
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

You can rely on Zack's for the best comfort food around! Friendly staff. Buffett style with servers scooping up generous portions of deliciousness!

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1 Thank Jane F
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

The most amazing southern comfort food you will find in the circle city! Prepare to wait in line, especially on a Sunday morning!

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Thank Hana K
Dothan, Alabama
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

Good selection of southern vegetables and meats and catfish served buffet style for fast service. Crowded and noisy

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Thank Cowan W
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

My husband, nor I, have seen or heard about hot water cornbread for 30-40 years since our "Big Mama" s made it almost daily. Imagine our joy to have it with our delicious southern meal at Zack's. We were greeted with a hearty welcome, enjoyed our meals of chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and gravy, fried green tomatoes & cabbage.... More 

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1 Thank Melanie B
Dothan, Alabama
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269 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

This place is great. We visited for lunch, since it's only open at lunch, and had a huge meal. Chicken, mac and cheese, cream corn, fried tomato, hush puppies, green beans, and lots of other choices like checkin fried steak and fried catfish. Drinks were served by the servers and the rest is cafeteria style. Peach cobbler was almost too... More 

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Thank ExpatAgainandAgain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The chicken fried steak was incredible. Best flavor and so tender. The mac n cheese, okra and mashed potatoes had wonderful flavor and were generous in portion size. I highly recommend the banana pudding! The fried chicken had great flavor. One piece was perfect and the other a little dry but not bad at all. Collard greens were perfection. I... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
Monday
10:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
10:30 - 14:30
Wednesday
10:30 - 14:30
Thursday
10:30 - 14:30
Friday
10:30 - 14:30
Saturday
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1495 Headland Ave, Dothan, AL 36303-2821
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: +1 334-673-9225

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