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Original Ben's Jr

552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
+1 251-928-1211
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“hamburger” (8 reviews)
“potato skins” (3 reviews)
“ribs” (2 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ben's has been a fixture in Fairhope for many years and good for them. I recently decided to give them another try (despite a bad experience long ago) via takeout. The meats I ordered (a pound of pulled BBQ pork and a whole BBQ chicken)...More

Thank Jay B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have had quite bit of seafood while visiting! So a local place was perfect for us! I had bbq beef sandwich, potato salad, and mason jar sweet tea! I love to taste bbq where ever we travel! I did enjoy my meal! It was...More

Thank Kristin E
Reviewed February 21, 2018

This place is ground zero for a great hamburger in this area. Old restaurant, but great interior. This place is well known and visited by locals and tourists. They also have great BBQ.

Thank David R
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This is without question the nastiest restaurant I have ever been in. The carpet was disgusting with years of food apparently ground into it and food scattered over it (the carpet was blue, except in the high traffic areas where it was black). It looked...More

Thank LADiner
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Eat there weekly. Good people, good service, good food! I love the Swiss and Bacon Burger, and for an appetizer the potato skins can't be beat!

Thank Chad36526
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Quiet local place that has some of the most amazing barbque. Friendly people, great food! the place is old and not some modern chain food place! Great atmosphere! Highly recommend it! Off the beaten path and worth it!

Thank jeffreya360
Reviewed March 21, 2017

Four of us ordered two combo platters to share - ribs, chicken, beef, and pork, with coleslaw and onion rings. The ribs were burned, the chicken overcooked and dry, and the coleslaw had a watery, flavorless dressing. We all left wondering how this place could...More

Thank CandE_Brunner
Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

Well, tried this place because it was recommended by a friend. The service was bad. I had to go to the front to ask for dressing for my salad and a refill on my iced tea. The sweet tea is excellent! The man bussing and...More

Thank Kimberly H
Reviewed March 5, 2017

The BBQ here is great. It looks like a hole in the wall but the food is amazing. The sweet tea is fixed just right. The food is always hot and fresh. The meat is tender and tasty. They have some great hamburgers and the...More

Thank Cara M
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

This is the type of place you just drive by and don't even look back. In doing so it is such a waste! Though the place is not very much on display the food is really good! I had the pork barbecue with some of...More

Thank Priscila S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 552 N Section St, Fairhope, AL 36532-2616
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Fairhope
  • Phone Number: +1 251-928-1211
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