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Golden Rule Barbeque of Hoover

1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
+1 205-823-7770
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“pork” (15 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked in and was made to be felt welcome noticed lots of locals coming in to eat and visit, great chopped pork fries and apple pie, I'll come back next time I'm in the 205!!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SeanS2051
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I-65 "must have" place to eat! This place has it all. Need a break, gas, bathroom... Oh yeah great food! I marked this place on the travel app. The BBQ is some of the best you will ever have. They offer it sliced or shredded....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ScotandDebbie C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Golden Rule is one of the oldest and best bbq places in Birmingham! I highly recommend going if you will be in the Hoover area. Besides bbq, they have great burgers!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lauren F
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is my favorite bbq place when talking about meat. They have a true bbq pit; you can smell the fire before you arrive. I always order the bbq pork sandwich; it comes in two sizes. They have a tangy sauce. They also serve a...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank jewel12251010
Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

This place is the real deal. Pork sandwiches, great hot dogs, sweet tea. Cheap, quick and good. I fed 6 people for $25. Not fancy but it works.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Rileyandherfamily
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I love the Golden Rule in Irondale, so I was expecting the same. Wrong. The bbq was overcooked and tough, the tea was watery and to top it off I get to the counter and the lady tells me cash only. Now I dont carry...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank KevinMuir
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

If you want some great southern food and looking for a hidden gem, here it is. On the outside and I side, looks old. But, food is great.

Date of visit: August 2018
Reviewed June 12, 2018

They've got pork, and it's chopped or sliced. Either way, you can't go wrong. They also have one barbecue sauce, and I'm fine with that too. The slaw is excellent and is the kind that does not have mayonnaise. And the baked beans? I really...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Knot_my_reel_name
Reviewed May 26, 2018

This is a traditional Southern BBQ joint. Come for the BBQ, they know what they are doing. Memorial Day weekend we arrived on Saturday to a very busy restaurant, we took seats at the counter and waited for our server. We waited for 10 minutes...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Captain H
Reviewed May 25, 2018

Looked for a place to eat in Hoover, waiting for the rain to end to attend the SEC Baseball Tournament. Arrived around 12:15 and the place was packed. Had to pick up a number paper to await an open table. Had about a 15 minute...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank BamaGrandslammer
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$650 - US$1,225
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1571 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover, AL 35216-4526
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Hoover
  • Phone Number: +1 205-823-7770
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