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518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
+1 334-264-6015
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07:00 - 15:30
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New Market, Alabama
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231 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I love a good hole-in-the-wall restaurant. And outside appearances may scare some people away but to me it's a challenge, & it's usually comes with a good payoff. This place was recommended by Dr. Cherry at the Dexter Parsonage. I was looking for local food and it delivered. We had the fried chicken and the porkchop with gravy. Both were... More 

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1 Thank Jgreenway151
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We ordered breakfast that was served fast and was delicious. Get past the building's exterior so you can stop by for a truly authentic Southern experience. The staff was friendly and courteous.

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Thank Ann L
Davenport, Florida
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56 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is truly an eatery that focuses on their southern comfort food, with no frills. I was brought here by an ASU alumni when we were in town on business. It's a small hole in the wall place with friendly service, yummy fried chicken, and even better greens. My partner loves the banana pudding, but I was so stuffed, I... More 

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Thank Haley M
Hackensack,NJ
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

While the restaurant is nothing to look at from the outside the food on the inside is fabulous. We ordered pot roast and fried chicken with buttered peas and butter squash as our sides. Everything was delicious.

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Thank allanjbauer
Montgomery, Alabama
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Open for breakfast and lunch. Marvelous seasoned menu for all tastes. A must visit for all visitors to get a taste of the South. Don't let the location discourage you...a favorite place for dowtown office workers. Very clean, prompt courteous service. Try the buttered squash.

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Thank golfer96
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016

If you are looking for some great soul food look no further. This old run down building has been cranking out southern favorites longer than i have been alive. Nothing has changed, the food is always delicious, and the service is spot on. It is so hard to resist not getting the fried chicken, mac n cheese, and collard greens... More 

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Thank DontWannaLeave
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 July 2016

Davis Cafe is not much to look at from the outside but do not let that deter you! Recommended by the aunt of a dear friend, a Montgomery native and local historian, I knew I was in good hands. No fuss, down home, soul food cooking with the promise of delicious fried chicken fulfilled. Homemade sides included your choice of... More 

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Thank Ingrid G
Daphne, Alabama
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80 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Four thumbs up for our friend chicken lunch yesterday! Crispy and deliciously moist. Beloved has corn and beans and peas as sides, I had greens and okra. All were super good. Two sweet teas and we were golden. Speedy service. Don't be put off by the outside. This place is a dive but of the best sort!

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Thank alwaysamber
Yorktown Heights, New York
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Want real, authentic southern cooking....this is the place to go!! Food is delicious! Meatloaf and fried chicken were incredible as well as collard greens and other tasty sides! Oh, and make sure to have the banana pudding!!! You'll never have anything as good anywhere else!! Nice friendly greeting at the door by a man with a large smile for everyone!... More 

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Thank CarolJoe10
San Antonio, Texas
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48 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Pay no attention to the old building on the outside, the love that is put into the food on the inside is what it's all about. The breakfast was amazing and will certainly keep you full until lunch. The fried bologna with two eggs over easy and grits was comfort food to die for!

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Thank Kitsho

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 15:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 15:30
Wednesday
07:00 - 15:30
Thursday
07:00 - 15:30
Friday
07:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 518 N Decatur St, Montgomery, AL 36104-2633
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Montgomery
  • Phone Number: +1 334-264-6015

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?