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Dreamland Bar-b-que

1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
+1 205-933-2133
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“ribs” (358 reviews)
“banana pudding” (126 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (14 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

On our way south from Nashville, my husband wanted to stop here since it " was famous". I didn't want to go to their Tuscaloosa location since it was such a small menu (the original loc), so we stopped at the b'ham loc which had...More

Thank plgarlepied
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My family visited on a Saturday evening and were seated quickly. Service was not super fast, but we weren’t in a hurry. Our server was attentive. First they bring out white bread and warm tangy BBQ sauce. Tasty, but I needed plenty of water! My...More

Thank Kathryn N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Ribs was tuff, not tasty at all. I’m glad I only got six ribs. Potato salad was nothing special either. Service was ok. Oh they bring you one wet nap when you eat ribs, Really? I was disappointed after reading all The good reviews.

Thank MichaelFussell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved the service, and meal was great! I of course got ribs, my son got the barbeque sandwich. We got a couple of drafts ( I recommend the Dreamland Brown). Will definitely go back!

Thank TruckerbobR
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Originating in Tuscaloosa they recently opened a restaurant on Hwy 280 in Birmingham. A little more upscale than Tiscsloosa with a few more items on the menu. Can't go wrong bbq of all types and very good sides to compliment. Together with Sothern wine(sweet tea)...More

Thank Roger R
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I have been looking forward to eating the ribs at this place. They got great reviews and we just cannot wait until we had the ribs. The ribs are actually horrible. They were fatty there was really no Hickory pit taste to...More

1  Thank Harvey8380
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Outstanding barbecue ,always consistent. Dreamland is the gourmet barbecue of the south-- the greatest sauce there is.when barbecuing at home- I ONLY use Dreamland sauce ,which is available at all locations

Thank patrick L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We could smell the BBQ from outside the restaurant. Went inside and had some sweet tea while waiting for a BBQ pork sandwich with coleslaw on it. Dipped my sandwich in the spicy BBQ sauce provided, yum!! They also have homemade potato chips, they were...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love Dreamland. We eat there often. The ribs are delicious and the service has always been excellent. Our favorite bbq place in town

Thank Stacey B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff. Neat to watch ribs being cooked. Ribs were outstanding. Mac and cheese was good too. Fun atmosphere.

Thank Michelle B
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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