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1018 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2145
+1 334-262-7000
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Montgomery, Alabama
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27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

Bud's is Bud's. It's where you go to meet your friends after work. You sit around the bar and tell the same stories and the bartenders know who you are. You greet one another by name. You have two drinks. Then order a chicken sandwich and fries to go and a third drink. Before you finish your third drink your... More 

Thank curtisabrown
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2015

This is a great little bar with some awesome food options. We had the buffalo shrimp and a burger with fries. The buffalo shrimp appetizer was good and the shrimp were large, but the portion size was a bit small. The burger was awesome and so were the fries. We have been here several times and it has never been... More 

Thank Bill_Denise
Jackson, Mississippi
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2012

Get pint glasses for your draft beer and some friendlier bar tenders and the six of us would probably come back.

Thank Gymmyball
Montgomery, Alabama
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2012

Bud's is for folks who want to smoke in public and get small, expensive drinks. The place was crowded with young (and surprisingly well dressed) people... it was very loud. I have heard the burgers there are great... I just can't bring myself to eat in a place filled with smoke though.

1 Thank Newtothecity36111
Montgomery, Alabama
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2012

We stopped in this local bar. The bartenders were Ryan and Bubba. Both of them were excellent and very friendly. The place is nice with a couple of pool tables and an old fashioned hand shuffleboard game on one side of the bar. Very interesting place and very nice. Only thing is if you do not smoke cigarettes then you... More 

Thank Dan F
Montgomery, Alabama
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2011

Bud's is foremost a bar. If you don't like smoke and the bar atmosphere it is not for you. The kitchen closes at 9. The ham burgers really are something to try in Montgomery. They are cooked just right and taste perfect.

Thank holmedl
Denver, Colorado
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2011

The Kobe beef burger here is the best burger in the state...possibly anywhere. There's nothing else to say. It is incredible.

1 Thank JeffDDean
Kailua, Hawaii
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2009

I've dined here several times and found the bar staff to be excellent, and the Kobe beef burgers outstanding. My wife even sent me back the next day for another Kobe burger takeout. Recommend getting it with swiss cheese and the thick cut fries. Ambiance is local character with a touch of elegance, located in the charming Old Cloverdale district.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2007

Freerange Chicken Sandwich, 'Scott Special' wagu burger- chicken wings extra crispy- side of mayo! American Spirit Ciggies for 5 bucks

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
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  • Address: 1018 E Fairview Ave, Montgomery, AL 36106-2145
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-262-7000

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?