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Bate's is a must have lunch every ...
Bate's is a must have lunch every day for me when i am in townnfor business.  The open face turkey sandwich with gravy and cornbread stuffing really hits the spot and makes me feel like they stole my dad's recipe for the gravy.  Nice, sweet ladies always take care of your order promptly.
Joe T. via yelp.com - Aug 6, 2020
Delicious “real” food prepared onsite, clean bathrooms, friendly service, dog-friendly. By far the best stop on the way to the gulf coast!
Mary Hightower via google.com - Jul 30, 2020
A must stop on I65. Nice people, good food. Dont miss it!
Cande Sanders via google.com - Jul 27, 2020
First time to stop and eat here. Clean and friendly atmosphere. I would have given five stars but the food was a little bland. The turkey was really good, but the dressing and sides could have used some seasoning for sure. The food definitely has potential.
Robert Gardner via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
'70s-era roadside restaurant. Very retro. Nice local option that isn't a chain.
Steven Ludwig via google.com - Jul 26, 2020
The atmosphere and the food was wonderful.
matilda Steele via google.com - Jul 22, 2020
Our 1/2 way lunch spot stop going to the Beach. Call ahead and get what you want faster than fast-food drive through. Smoked Turkey wrap Awesome. Please continue to Support this Iconic Family Business off I-65 Greenville Ext.
mark Cleveland via google.com - Jul 16, 2020
Great tasting food for a good price. I love the atmosphere here and they really make you feel at home. Definitely a must try restaurant ... read more
Brian Gordon via google.com - Jul 8, 2020
Awesome food ... read more
George Edwards via google.com - Jul 8, 2020
Best Turkey sandwiches on earth! Everything they have for sale is great. Only complaint I have is the Turkey sandwiches are not as big as they once were and still same price. But, it is still a great place to get a decent meal or sandwich.
David Weldy via google.com - Jun 29, 2020
Really great food! The staff was awesome! Turkey chili is great!
justin watkins via google.com - Jun 28, 2020
Excellent food, friendly customer service, lots of hand sanitizer available, all workers wearing mask correctly.
Dale Dobbs via google.com - Jun 28, 2020
Good food. Turkey wrap very tasty. Good service- very nice ... read more
Dena Lowry via google.com - Jun 26, 2020
First time here. Passed it many ...
First time here. Passed it many times on the way to beach. Made it a point to stop this time. Very good and will be back ... read more
Michelle M. via yelp.com - Jun 25, 2020
I like this restaurant. Great staff, good home cooked food.
Shari Seaton via google.com - Jun 19, 2020
Best Turkey sandwich in the country!
Lenwood Cochran via google.com - Jun 18, 2020
The food and service is awesome ... read more
VaShundra Miller via google.com - Jun 17, 2020
Best turkey sandwich!! My family and I have been going here for years! Highly recommend!
Kelley Vaughn via google.com - Jun 15, 2020
Home Cooking
The price value is excellent. Enjoyed a turkey dinner with all the fixings with a sweet potato and butter beans. Two meals and drinks right at $20 and the quality was pretty darn good. The decor will take you back to the 60’s or 70’s....More ... read more
RobertSofSC via tripadvisor.com - Jun 6, 2020
Excellent food!!!!
Bibby King via google.com - Jun 4, 2020
Best.Dressing.Ever!
I’ve been stopping at Bates for probably 20+ years on the way back and forth to mobile or the beach. It’s always good! Our favorites lately have been the side order of dressing with gravy and cranberry sauce (this is a meal for me) and...More ... read more
31christah via tripadvisor.com - Jun 3, 2020
Great turkey and cornbread dressing ... read more
Martin Hall via google.com - Jun 2, 2020
You won't find a better turkey ...
You won't find a better turkey sandwich ANYWHERE!  On our way home from the beach, we called ahead and ordered two turkey sandwiches.  They normally come on a sesame seed bun, but we wanted white bread.  The order was ready when we pulled up (it's right off the interstate), and we were out the door in a flash.  We ate in our care (be ... read more
Jay T. via yelp.com - May 26, 2020
Great food and great prices!
I was traveling on I65 when I spotted the first "Bates House of Turkey" billboard. I was intrigued, so I exited the interstate in Greenville and saw the restaurant right off the exit. Due to Covid-19, they were only selling "to go" orders, but the...More ... read more
309christopherh via tripadvisor.com - May 18, 2020
The food was delicious. Super fast service, friendly smiling people at the door. The roasted turkey sandwich, the smoked turkey sandwich, pasta salad and key lime pie were amazing!!!
Karen Patterson via google.com - May 6, 2020
I've stopped many times before and I always enjoy the turkey and polite southern folks.
Murray Vise via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
Very good simple food at reasonable prices.
Bill Kimbrell via google.com - Mar 17, 2020
We've been going to BHOT for decades ...
We've been going to BHOT for decades. Great lunches and large servings to take to the beach or lake. Very impressed with the extra care provided while traveling with two grands today ... read more
Jane S. via yelp.com - Mar 16, 2020
Great Place...Delicious...Normally you place your order at the counter and they call your name to pick up. Being a Disabled Veteran I knew this would have been a challenge as I left my cane in the car, however they took my order at the table and brought it to me when it was ready, While at my table they brought around a sample of th ... read more
Kenneth Parks via google.com - Mar 9, 2020
great food ... read more
Michael Mckelvey via google.com - Mar 6, 2020
Very clean, great service and food!
karen schoch via google.com - Mar 6, 2020
Excellent
Excellent down home food. The decor is a little old, but that doesn't affect the food. I try to stop every time I go through the area.
RealBigR via tripadvisor.com - Mar 4, 2020
A slice of Americana. Road side diner serving turkey. Had the turkey chili taco salad...lots of it..loved it..shared it with hubby who had the classic open faced turkey sammie. Great service, clean restroom..perfect lunch stop. Coming back from Selma & Montgomery!
Dean & Cindy Ikeda via google.com - Feb 28, 2020
Great food. Eat here every time when traveling down I-65. Definitely worth the stop!
J S via google.com - Feb 28, 2020
Plain and simple. My favorite.
Magda via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
Always like Thanksgiving day!
Bennett Dulaney via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
Wonderful smoked turkey, take the frozen chili or a smoked breast home. Super tasty sandwhichs ... read more
stephen stuk via google.com - Feb 20, 2020
Love the old time feel of the place and the turkey nachos was amazing ... read more
Stephanie Hu via google.com - Jan 30, 2020
It probably should get more than 3 stars but I just couldn't give that based on my experience. Personally I like the browned edges of the dressing and I like it not so moist. They serve the turkey and dressing under gravy, the turkey is sliced so very thin. Also I would have preferred dark meat. The side items, sweet potato and scall ... read more
Marla Brewer via google.com - Jan 28, 2020
Have eaten here for years and it never fails to impress me! Awesome food that's produced locally and the wait staff is second to none!
Tammy Hicks via google.com - Jan 28, 2020
Love it, great change from fast food ... read more
Sue Rich via google.com - Jan 23, 2020
Delicious home cooking!😃 ... read more
Steve Haskell via google.com - Jan 19, 2020
Best turkey wrap. Staff is so nice. They stay busy but wait is never long.
Angie Fagan via google.com - Jan 11, 2020
Unique Eating Place
I don't pass through Greenville on I-65 without stopping here. How many restaurants are there specializing in turkey?? Turkey and dressing with two veggies is the way to go. The price is reasonable and the service is fast. Don't expect fancy, as you order at...More ... read more
Chip C via tripadvisor.com - Jan 8, 2020
Pro tip, wrap the BBQ Turkey in a flour tortilla...
Whit Allen via google.com - Jan 8, 2020
A must stop for all travelers on I-65 near Greenville, Alabama; food is scrumptious!
Charles Smalley via google.com - Jan 6, 2020
Great place to eat ... read more
Teresa Alexander via google.com - Jan 4, 2020
Best turkey sandwich I've had. If you're on I65, be sure to stop in. You won't regret it.
Allen Weinberger via google.com - Jan 4, 2020
Never disappoints!!
Karen Small via google.com - Jan 1, 2020
Turkey for breakfast? Why not! ...
Turkey for breakfast? Why not! They open at 8am. Hashbrown casserole was delicious. Nothing too special about the rest of my food, but I like the story of the farm and how it's been in the family for several generations. Interesting stop on our road trip.
Ashley B. via yelp.com - Jan 1, 2020
We were on our way up I-65 today and stopped at Bates House of Turkey in Greenville, Alabama. It’s just off of the highway, and it’s a great place to stop for lunch or dinner, or to get something to take with you. Their turkey sandwich is super — smoked turkey, crisp chilled lettuce, a touch of mayo and bread-and-butter pickles on a ... read more
Val Early via google.com - Dec 30, 2019
This is a charming restaurant that ...
This is a charming restaurant that serves everything turkey, the fixin's and home made pie!!!  It had cute pictures of turkeys and the bathrooms were labeled Toms and Hens (clean)!  When we showed up, the line was out the door, but it moved quickly.  The prices were very reasonable for lunch.  You order at the counter and pick it up ... read more
Jessica A. via yelp.com - Dec 29, 2019
Turkey had a fresh smoked savory taste. Everything I got was wonderful! I eat here every time I pass through Montgomery. Definitely a place to check out!
Leah Acree via google.com - Dec 27, 2019
If you like turkey, you MUST stop here. They have the best turkey ever...they way turkey is meant to taste. It's very quaint and looks like a step back in time, nevertheless, you owe it to yourself to experience one of their meals. It's at exit 130 off I-65. They also sell fun t-shirts.
Ken Grimme via google.com - Dec 13, 2019
Great food, fast service, pleasant surroundings and nice people.
John and Jean Cater via google.com - Dec 12, 2019
Best turkey sandwich in town ... read more
Karen Russell via google.com - Dec 3, 2019
Great place to eat! For ample servings and tasty food this is the restaurant. PS. Try the Turkey and Dressing.
Lamar Hall via google.com - Dec 2, 2019
Very good turkey club sandwich ... read more
Sherri Bane via google.com - Nov 30, 2019
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