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J Rodgers BBQ

1444 Industrial Pkwy, Alabama 158 West 1/2 Mile off I-65 that's Exit 13, Saraland, AL 36571-3903
+1 251-675-3282
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good20%
  • Average12%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (24 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
1444 Industrial Pkwy, Alabama 158 West 1/2 Mile off I-65 that's Exit 13, Saraland, AL 36571-3903
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

The lunch buffet is great! All you can eat ribs, wings, country vegetables and banana pudding! OK....OK it is a bit high but, did I mention ribs and banana pubbing.

Thank jayj883
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The restaurant is clean, but décor is not a strong point here. No one seems to care because the food is so good. All kinds of BBQ meats cooked over a wood fire. The buffet at noon has real southern foods....pinto beans, turnip greens, corn,...More

Thank Mich9827
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's a buffet and also has a menu. The food was very good. No reason to go home hungry. It's no frills and that's what I like.

Thank Mike G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have not enjoyed the food at Rodgers.....any time we have gone. It is never hot nor fresh on the buffet. Never our first pick to eat out.

Thank patsikay
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The lunch buffet for the 2 of us (drink was water) was $27.00 and some change. For the limited amount and variety of food on the buffet, it was just TOO expensive. We can eat at the Barnyard much cheaper and the amount and variety...More

Thank D B
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Its a family practice that when friends come in from out of town that we buy a slab or two or whatever it takes to feed them . We like to take ours home where we can get comfortable and not worry about too many...More

Thank johnfromalabama
Reviewed 5 October 2016

The buffet at lunch is the way to try alot of the different meat. They smoke ribs dry rub, wet rub and yes they fry ribs. They are delicious!!! Lots of sides, mash potatoes, turnip greens, beans, cornbread dresing and more. The dessert may include...More

Thank Carla K
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Meat was not very smoky, and the BBQ sauce was very vinegar tasting. A lot of locals really like this place but it is just not to my taste. Service and ambiance were what you would expect in a BBQ joint

Thank Bobby S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Been eating J Rodgers for decades. Visited with another couple for lunch today. Lunch plate much cheaper than buffet but still all that you can eat. Ribs served BBQ on meat which is the way we prefer. Food and service great. Booths small. They serve...More

Thank cepjwp814
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. Read that this was the best bar-b-q in Alabama and I can honestly say that every other bar-b-q place I have eaten at in Alabama is better. Very, very disappointed! CHEAP food, but still isn't worth it.

Thank Jim S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 19:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1444 Industrial Pkwy, Alabama 158 West 1/2 Mile off I-65 that's Exit 13, Saraland, AL 36571-3903
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Saraland
  • Phone Number: +1 251-675-3282
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