In Alabama, we’re lucky to have such a wide variety of food options. Whatever type of food you’re craving, you’ll most definitely find it somewhere in Alabama. What can I say? We LOVE to eat! This is the South after all!
Of all the cuisine served in Alabama, ethnic food is undoubtedly my favorite. I could eat Mexican and Chinese food seven days a week and never get tired of it. Seriously!
There are many restaurants located throughout Alabama that serve delicious ethnic food. I’ve listed 10 of my favorite places below.
10. Seoul - Birmingham, AL
If you're in the Birmingham area and craving Korean food, give Seoul a try. Seoul's food is prepared daily and only from the freshest ingredients. Their food might be a little pricey compared to the food served at other Korean restaurants, but it's so worth it! If you're a fan of Korean cuisine, you'll love this place. Guaranteed! (430 Green Springs Hwy)
9. Taj - Enterprise, AL
In addition to delicious Indian cuisine, Taj also offers a selection of Greek specialties. The staff at Taj will really go above and beyond to make sure you have the best dining experience. For example, they'll adjust your food to whatever spice level you request. How accommodating is that? In addition to their amazing menu choices, Taj also has a full bar and dance floor. (654 Boll Weevil Cr)
8. Jake's Southern & Caribbean Cafe - Pelham, AL
At Jake's Southern & Caribbean Cafe, you'll receive delicious Caribbean-style cuisine in an inviting atmosphere. This restaurant is a great place for the entire family. In addition to the amazing food, you'll love the live Caribbean music that's played while you're enjoying your meal. (3569 Pelham Pkwy)
7. Los Valedores - Homewood, AL
This popular food truck offers a great selection of authentic Mexican cuisine at great prices. Be sure to stop by the next time you're in the Homewood area. You won't be disappointed! (820 Green Springs Hwy)
6. Viet Huong - Huntsville, AL
Viet Huong offers an extensive menu filled with amazing Vietnamese dishes. The locals love this restaurant, so that right there says a lot! (930 Old Monrovia Rd NW, Ste 1)
5. Wasabi Juan's - Birmingham, AL
You'll feel right at home the moment you walk through the doors of Wasabi Juan's. This restaurant is best known for their sushi burritos. That's right. SUSHI BURRITOS! If you're a fan of sushi and burritos, you can now have the convenience of eating it all in one. The food at Wasabi Juan's is a little pricey, but it's so worth it! Plus, you're given complementary chips and salsa with your meal. You can't beat that! (4120 3rd Ave S)
4. Uncle Mick's Cajun Market & Cafe - Prattville, AL
Uncle Mick's Cajun Market & Cafe offers authentic Cajun cuisine in a family-friendly environment. This restaurant's food and service can't be beat! The prices are also very reasonable. (136 W Main St)
3. 7 Spice Mediterranean Grocery & Grill - Mobile, AL
7 Spice Mediterranean Grocery & Grill is definitely a hidden gem in Mobile. After all, it's not every day you come across a grocery store with a restaurant inside. This popular restaurant offers delicious Mediterranean cuisine at great prices. The service is FANTASTIC! (3762 Airport Blvd)
2. Rosie's Mexican Cantina - Florence, AL
At Rosie's Mexican Cantina, you'll only be served the freshest, highest-quality food possible. Not to mention, it's positively DELICIOUS! This upscale Mexican restaurant is a definite must try the next time you're in The Shoals area. (302 N Court St)
1. Super Oriental Market and Red Pearl Restaurant - Homewood, AL
At Super Oriental Market and Red Pearl Restaurant, you'll be served authentic Chinese cuisine that's made from only the finest ingredients. This restaurant is also an Asian market. Upon finishing your meal, be sure to check out the market. They have a little bit of everything. And I do mean EVERYTHING! (243 W Valley Ave, Ste 121)
Do you have a favorite type of ethnic food? What other delicious ethnic restaurants can be added to this list? Let us know in the comments below!