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Martin's Restaurant

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1796 Carter Hill Rd, Country Club Shopping Centre, Montgomery, AL 36106-2002
+1 334-265-1767
11:00 - 19:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:45 - 14:45
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 19:30
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666 reviews
308 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been there a couple of times. Very good service is fast prices are reasonable. The portions are very large and if you each have an entrée you could be bringing something home. Fried chicken is very good. Save room for dessert.

Thank Pkukk
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Came for lunch; seated quickly. All locals which made the place interesting. Fried chicken was tasty, sides were not as good. We liked the fried green tomatoes and okra with corn. Cucumber salad tasted and looked old, macaroni and collards were awful, cole slaw as OK. Lemonade tasted artificial. Portions are large. We were not offered any desert so I... More 

Thank GayleRKH
Ville Platte, Louisiana
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39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Easy to get to from the interstate and located at end of a shopping center for parking is easy. Down home country cooking. You better be hungry but, the cooked vegetables were very bland. The fried chicken was absolutely delicious! I noticed quite a few people taking left-overs home; just as I did. We should have split a meal. Couldn't... More 

Thank chicotgal
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101 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The service was excellent and several of the meat dishes were good. The fried chicken was very good and the grilled pork shop was good. The side dishes were average at best. The pie that they were proud of was also average at best.

Thank Gary H
Montgomery, United States
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Martins is definitely not for everyone, It is a small meat & 3 from the old days. But it has the best fried Chicken anywhere!! The staff is friendly and the portions are huge. For around $10 with sweet tea included your plate is enough for 2 meals.

Thank Stacey O
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great food! You must try the fried chicken!! The chicken salad is good too. Love their meatloaf. Everything I have had has been great!

Thank ScottyGfromAL
marydenny, Owner at Martin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you! We are glad you enjoyed your meal at Martin's. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Montgomery, Alabama, United States
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120 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

The south is notorious for wonderful meat and 3's and Martin's is one of the oldest ones in Montgomery. They're famous for their fried chicken but be sure to ask for dark meat if you don't like white meat. There's usually a wait unless you get there early.

Thank Holly I
marydenny, Owner at Martin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you! Glad you enjoyed your meal. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Went there last week for the first time, it is very popular and crowded, I just don't know why. The tables are all crammed very tightly together. The food was mediocre to bad. I had their fried chicken, and what they served me was 2 way over cooked chicken backs. Terrible, sides were coleslaw, red beans, and sweet potato casserole.... More 

Thank Baine S
marydenny, Owner at Martin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for dining with us at Martin's. I am sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your dining experience. If you should try us again please let someone know the problems while you are there as we try to make all of customers happy before leaving. More 

Birmingham, Alabama
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214 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Best meat and three in town. Delicious fried chicken and vegetables. Friendly servers. Huge portions--always enough for two meals. Tables are a little tight and they are always busy.

Thank luvtotravel0330
marydenny, Owner at Martin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review! Glad you enjoyed your dining experience at Martin's. Hope to see you soon. More 

Houston, Texas
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109 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

On our way out of Alabama we stumbled on this amazing restaurant! I know I was on a diet but when I saw the true southern Sunday food on the menu well diet was on hold for the day! The food was so good and cooked fresh! By the amount of people waiting to be seated I knew we where... More 

Thank travelingstylist46
marydenny, Owner at Martin's Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review on TripAdvisor! We are so glad to have you as a customer at Martin's Restaurant. We hope to see you soon. More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$12
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:45 - 14:45
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
11:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1796 Carter Hill Rd, Country Club Shopping Centre, Montgomery, AL 36106-2002
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-265-1767
Martin's Restaurant featuring "Home Style Cooking Since 1930's"Join us for Lunch or DinnerReservations AcceptedDine In OR Carry Out is Available

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?