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Allman's BBQ

1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
+1 540-373-9881
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“cole slaw” (20 reviews)
“pulled pork” (18 reviews)
“ribs” (36 reviews)
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1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
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Reviewed today

worth the wait for a table...excellent BBQ...quick service....get there about 11am or wait til after 1pm....or get it to go....

Thank Susan T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for lunch and could not believe the quality of the food and the portion size. On top of that, the waitress was super nice and went out of her way to provide extras for our Granddaughter. Now I don’t want to eat...More

Thank Midumamama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A 'must stop, see, and eat' when visiting the area. The prices, food quality, location, and amazing staff will leave you wanting to come back. We had pulled pork sandwiches, grilled cheese, hush puppies, mac-and-cheese, burgers, and green beans. EXCELLENT!!!!

Thank DSylvia2016
Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This is not smokey or whole hog Q but it's about the best your going to find in the Fredericksburg area and it's not plain Jane chain BBQ. The sauce is OK and the cole slaw is creamy and very good. Baked beans are bland....More

Thank mikesxpress
Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

I am so so sooo happy we chose this place over Country Cookin'. The portion sizes were huge, well worth the price. I had a half rack of ribs and two sides which was more than enough for me and probably another person to share....More

Thank Kendall R
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Old school Virginia bbq place the bbq chicken was outstanding and the hush puppies were awesome. Price is cheap and portions are hearty.

Thank James C
Reviewed April 6, 2018

Texas-style barbecue is becoming a plague. Thank goodness there are still places like Allman's, still doing barbecue in the traditional Virginia style. I stopped for lunch, and went for the minced pork platter with beans and slaw. The pork was great. Moist and delicious. Slaw...More

Thank MarshallManson
Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

Went here after a search on trip advisor, were not disappointed!! Food was excellent, staff very friendly, and in original building that they opened many moons ago. Pulled pork, baked beans, string beans, chopped chicken all amazing. Very good size portions. So good we went...More

Thank topmoss
Reviewed March 24, 2018 via mobile

My wife is from Memphis, so be honest here, I like Memphis style sauce the best. Allman's meat was good and tender, they only had two sauces on the table, one was hot and the other was sweet. I've been to Allman's twice in the...More

Thank michaelmcmillan
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

They have been in business since 1954. I can see why the food was great and the portions are huge. Nothing like great food and stepping back in time.

Thank Honestyrule1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1299 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Fredericksburg, VA 22401-4415
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Fredericksburg
  • Phone Number: +1 540-373-9881
A Fredericksburg landmark since 1954. Famous homemade BBQ sauce, Cole Slaw dressing. Handspun milkshakes. A step back in time. 1 block off the UMW campus directly in front of Eagle Village. Indoor and Patio table service. Call ahead for take-out. T-shirts and aprons available for purchase.
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