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Dobbs BBQ

2636 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
+1 334-794-5195
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  • Excellent20%
  • Very good23%
  • Average28%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible14%
Travellers talk about
“lamb stew” (16 reviews)
“sliced turkey” (2 reviews)
“pulled pork” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2636 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

What a shame an old place like this has to get to the point you can't go there anymore. Been stopping here on way to Beach for 40 years from Ohio. The men's rest room I don't think has been touched in 40 years and...More

1  Thank Keith J
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

I don't know how or why this place is so popular. I've only eaten here once and that was enough. Ordered the BBQ ribs and was hoping they would be as good as ribs usually are. When they brought me my plate it looked like...More

Thank Kelli C
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Dobb's BBQ was once a empire in the Dothan area and after visiting the business today for the first time in months it is very sad to see. The building and it's contents are of rough needs in repair. Someone in the City must be...More

1  Thank southernbeachgent
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for a no frills, jam up BBQ joint, this place is it! The service was spectacular, food got to us quick, and it was so delicious!! We shared the combination plate and it was a ton of food. We had fries and...More

Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

On our way to Destin and stopped by for bar BBQ. Husband liked half chicken. I didn't like my bar b q sandwich or slaw. The place needs to be cleaned up! Bathroom not clean and restaurant needed to be cleaned. Hope kitchen was cleaner...More

1  Thank Sherry C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

Disappointed in this restaurant - BBQ was below average and service slow although they were not busy.

1  Thank Clay C
Reviewed 26 May 2017

driving through my hometown i decided to get a quick lunch at one of my favorite places back in high school. I ordered a chopped pork platter and they must use a blender as i do not recall eating a manwich or sloppy joe but...More

Thank bamafutbal
Reviewed 24 May 2017

While traveling to Tallahassee... I happened past Dobbs Famous BBQ. I was wanting some slow smoked brisket... to enjoy as I traveled. Dobbs DOES NOT have brisket. I was told brisket was a cheep cut... and they used a higher quality beef. I was told...More

1  Thank Richard L
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Asked whether we were looking for a national chain or a local BBQ, we opted for the local BBQ and our hosts recommended Dobbs. We found it just as we wanted: quick service, great food, friendly and homey. Husband enjoyed a BBQ platter while I...More

Thank Barbara T
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Informal ma and Pa restaurant, not a chain. Decor is fish trophies and paintings and photos. Kind of fun. I had chipped pork with stew. Both were very tasty. The homemade hot sauce was Tabasco like, but more flavorful. Highly recommend for local atmosphere and...More

Thank Paul T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2636 South Oates Street, Dothan, AL 36301-5682
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Dothan
  • Phone Number: +1 334-794-5195
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