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Bates House of Turkey

1001 Fort Dale Rd, Greenville, AL 36037-3614
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
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“turkey” (89 reviews)
“sandwiches” (23 reviews)
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1001 Fort Dale Rd, Greenville, AL 36037-3614
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a unique, one of a kind restaurant . They raise their own turkeys and have since 1923. You will not find better tasting turkey anywhere in the world, make that the universe. Bates turkeys are fed all vegetable feed with no drugs or...More

Thank bamgeo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have always driven by but never stopped at Bates House of Turkey. Recently, we stopped in for lunch. Enjoyed the pulled BBQ turkey sandwich,chili and turkey wrap. Turkey was moist and so delicious yum yum yum. Apparently this place has been in business for...More

Thank nickamc80
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

Bates is such a bright spot on I65. Knowing that we found a place that is not "the same fast food" made our day. The turkey was moist and tender, the cornbread stuffing was superb. The place is spotless. We thoroughly enjoyed the BBQ turkey...More

1  Thank debmink
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Great place for lunch. Fresh vegetable sides and they let grow ups get the kid meal for a smaller appetite.

1  Thank Sheri J
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

I have eaten at Bates many times over 40 years and they have consistently offered good meals at a good price. This is a worthy place to eat. It is self serve as you order and pick up at a counter but the dishes are...More

1  Thank James B
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great place to stop if you like turkey because that's the only option here.There are plenty of turkey dishes here but my favorite is the Hickory Smoked Sandwich with pasta salad.My family and I always come here whenever we are traveling to...More

1  Thank the1andonlyanna
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

We absolutely love stopping here to get a bite to eat when we are passing through Greenville, AL. Bates has all sorts of amazing Turkey dishes and sandwiches. My favorite is the Turkey Salad Sandwich. It is great to get sandwiches to go when headed...More

1  Thank Paul L
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews, I had a craving for a full Thanksgiving dinner, so I stopped at lunchtime. There was a lot of food for the money, but it reminded me more of cafeteria food than a homemade meal. I'll stick to my fried turkey...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 8 February 2017

stopped in for lunch recently on advise of customer at gas station next door. highly recommended. we were there at a slow time. service quick and accurate. we had a club sandwich and turkey salad plate. both were fresh and delicious. very interesting family story...More

1  Thank rogerc1234
Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have stopped at Bates a few times when traveling to or from the Alabama Gulf Coast. You place your order and pay at the counter, then wait for your name to be called. Pick up your napkins, eating utensils and drinks yourself - no...More

1  Thank Jenny W
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Laura Kate F
Has something changed? I stopped bt this summer and I had this wonderful giant sandwich that I could barely finish, but today when I stopped thru my sandwich was a third the size for the same price. It was almost like a small appetizer and I left feeling hungry which is not what your restaurant is known for. Just feeling confused because you've always had such a good reputation. Genuinely want to know has something changed?
3 January 2017|
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Response from dustmon | Reviewed this property |
Just one of those things I bet---was there 2 months ago and left very happy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1001 Fort Dale Rd, Greenville, AL 36037-3614
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: 334-382-6123
  • E-mail