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Allman's BBQ

1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
+1 540-373-9881
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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“cole slaw” (19 reviews)
“ribs” (35 reviews)
“pulled pork” (17 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 8:30 PM Hours
American, Barbecue
1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have been in business since 1954. I can see why the food was great and the portions are huge. Nothing like great food and stepping back in time.

Thank Honestyrule1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I had lunch at Allman's BBQ today (having passed by this restaurant so many times). The food was delicious -- very generous portions. We both had the BBQ pulled pork plate, that included 2 sides. The veggies were very tasty -- try...More

Thank Platinum2VA
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

I live in Florida currently and I miss good bbq! My wife and I were on a personal trip to northern Virginia and were in need of getting a bbq fix. Nothing in Florida compares to this hole in the wall restaurant that turns out...More

Thank razzmoose
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

This place has a huge reputation that baffles me. I’ve eaten here at least 3 different times and it was always no good. Recently had a pulled pork sandwich with terribly dry pork on dry bun. It is a hole in the wall place that’s...More

Thank rockfish1967
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

The combination of the food, the price and the service make this a five. The service was exceptional. The food by itself is probably a four or a four and a half. Our waitress was wonderful, she gave us suggestions, came back to check on...More

Thank Mike W
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

The historic charm of a 1950's BBQ joint is there, I guess. The BBQ sandwiches we're barely average and the two sauces we're nothing special either. Giant serving of a rather uniquely flavored slaw and less than crispy onion rings rounded out the meal. Service...More

Thank George F
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Allman' s BBQ has been in Fredericksburg, VA for... like 60+ years... maybe 70! The restaurant has changed very little since interstate traffic travelled "the Number One Highway" from Maine to Florida. The restrooms are tiny little things, out back. The pulled-pork BBQ sandwich is...More

Thank SP H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We had to make a stop at Allman's, and were not disappointed. This is an old fashioned BBQ joint with a nice staff and no frills atmosphere. I enjoyed my visit and will pop in again when we return to Fredricksburg!

Thank BPRQ
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This was our first visit. Simple, good BBQ. We had the pulled pork with cole slaw. Very tasty. Enjoyed their sauce; different than what we have experienced before, but very good. The food was reasonably priced. Servers were excellent. The owner dropped in unexpectedly, and...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was our first experience. We are not from Fredericksburg so have no local roots for this place as others have. First off, the serving size was HUGE. Had the pulled pork and potato salad and onion rings. We are accustomed to BBQ in the...More

Thank WaterBoyzz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-373-9881
A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole Slaw dressing. Handspun milkshakes. A step back in time. 1 block off the UMW campus directly in front of Eagle Village. Indoor and Patio table service. Call ahead for take-out. T-shirts and aprons available for purchase.
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