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Golden Rule Barbecue-irondale

2508 Crestwood Blvd, Irondale, AL 35210-2043
+1 205-956-2678
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“baked beans” (8 reviews)
“ribs” (11 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 am - 8:30 pmAll hours
American, Barbecue
$$ - $$$
2508 Crestwood Blvd, Irondale, AL 35210-2043
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is clean and the staff is friendly and attentive. The barbecue sandwich is a generous size. The Brunswick stew was very good.

Thank cbfield
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I think I'd ask Golden Rule BBQ to marry me if I could. It's the one place I always have to visit when I'm in Birmingham. It is true southern BBQ and hospitality at it's best. You can't go wrong with the ribs and chopped...More

Thank mymagicmtn
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Great tasting BBQ, slaw, beans and fries. Good old AL BBQ - a family tradition in these parts ! Eat in or take out.

Thank morsebernardk
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very popular BBQ restaurant for many years. Sliced and chopped pork are OK. Slaw is vinegar-based and not sweet.

Thank Avery S
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Not so wonderful. We have had a whole lot better BBQ before. The meat was dry, the sauce was not my favorite but the sides were good. We had baked beans, potato salad and fried okra and all of them were good. The variety platter...More

Thank Janice W
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Great BBQ! Great hamburgers! The onion rings are awesome... not to mention the banana pudding... this is a must for us when we visit Birmingham!

Thank kwstarke
Reviewed 9 April 2017

One of the best hamburger steaks you will ever eat !! Also have great BBQ and good fries for the money !! It didn't take very long to get the food and it is right off the interstate. For the food and the price it...More

Thank Teresa E
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Whenever we are near Irondale, AL, eating at Golden Rule is a must for my 10 year old son and me. We love the waitresses, who know us by name, and the food is delicious! Best BBQ around, and this mom highly recommends their chili...More

Thank thatgirl1964
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Very good but just not a good as the one in Hoover but still very good. BBQ plate sliced s the best thing i have had.

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Great Burger! Best in a while. I love the hand cut fries....... I love the barbecue but the burgers are awesome.

Thank David L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Parking Available, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 8:30 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2508 Crestwood Blvd, Irondale, AL 35210-2043
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Irondale
  • Phone Number: +1 205-956-2678
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