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Main St. Tavern

$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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629 Main Street, Montevallo, AL 35115-4036
+1 205-665-0336
11:00 - 02:00
Closed now
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Tue 11:00 - 02:00
Wed 11:00 - 22:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 02:00
Sat 16:00 - 02:00
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Madison, Alabama
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Have eaten here several times- excellent food and service with a great atmosphere (eclectic mix of college students, locals and out of town erst from all around). Decent bands are featured on Friday nights. The jerked chicken pasta, beef tips on rice, blackened tilapia or ribeye all get outstanding reviews.

Thank Steven L
Meridian, Mississippi
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45 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while traveling through. We were seated right away and they had friendly and attentive staff. The dining area is large and open. They had a stage area but no one performing during lunch time. My husband had the chicken fried steak with garlic potatoes, very tasty, and I had their take on a blt...pimento and cheese... More 

Thank anita m
United States
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

In a small town sometimes the lack of competition doesn't always push restaurants to do their best. This restaurant stands out amongst the crowd. The grilled jerk chicken sandwiches are Outstanding! The fried green tomatoes are great. My wife had the grilled chicken with the Parmesan garlic roasted potatoes. Awesome! Great venue and great restaurant. I would recommend larger glasses.... More 

Thank Michael L
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Recently celebrated my Mom's Birthday here, excellent food, great service. Really nice restaurant in a great location!

Thank James A
Birmingham, Alabama
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

The Tav has always been the best place in Montevallo for food and the only thing that made the dining experience better is when they moved. The new location is big and open with lots of windows. It feels very inviting and comfortable. Same great staff, same amazing food, just at an even better location. They have two parking lots... More 

Thank Rebeca W
Montevallo, Alabama
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you want something unique and tasty I recommend the Fried Green Tomato BLT! And for an even better kick, have them add pimento cheese!

Thank Terry B
Montevallo, Alabama
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

While they have moved just down the street from the original location, they now offer more parking (still not enough on some nights, lol) and bigger dining area; they still offer great food and service.

Thank bparker4
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40 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Their location has changed. No longer located on Main. Tried burgers and fried pickles. Pickles were our favorite. Burgers were ok but nothing really special. Great location near the university though.

Thank Outwego
Peabody, MA
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

They have moved down the same street but into a bigger place with lots more parking. The menu is about the same, pretty good and pretty good prices but it's much busier now. Almost always at lunch or dinner you see a pretty full parking lot. Not sure of the entertainment because I'm never there that late. If you want... More 

Thank MagicLadyMA
Helena, Al
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177 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

We had heard of this place recently from friends who had eaten at this tavern that was in an old bus terminal. My hubby and I ate here to day and have been talking about the fabulous meal we experienced. All of the food is homemade and it sure tastes it!Both of us had Smothered Chicken (grilled chicken breast topped... More 

Thank PennyW5

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 629 Main Street, Montevallo, AL 35115-4036
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montevallo
  • Phone Number: +1 205-665-0336

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