Dining November 14, 2017
10 Famous Restaurants In Alabama That Are So Worth Waiting In Line For
As we all know, Alabama is filled with some pretty amazing dining establishments. From barbecue restaurants and steakhouses, to seafood restaurants and pizzerias, Alabama has it all! Listed below are 10 restaurants in Alabama with food so delicious that it’s worth waiting in line for. Check them out!
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1. Highlands Bar & Grill - Birmingham
Since opening in 1982, Highlands Bar & Grill, which specializes in French-inspired Southern cuisine, has continued to be one of Birmingham's top dining establishments. Also, the James Beard Foundation Awards has consistently recognized Highlands Bar & Grill as one of the best restaurants in America. This award-winning restaurant is a must-visit if you're ever in the Birmingham area.
(2011 11th Ave S)
2. Big Mike's Steakhouse - Thomasville
For the juiciest steaks in Thomasville, the locals will tell you to visit Big Mike's Steakhouse. Big Mike's is one of Alabama's best steakhouses and after one visit, you'll understand why it's a local favorite.
3. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur
It's no secret that Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q is one of Alabama's best barbecue restaurants. In addition to it recently being named the "2017 World BBQ Champion," Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q also introduced us to the famous white barbecue sauce we can't get enough of.
(1715 6th Ave SE)
4. Fisher's Upstairs - Orange Beach
Fisher's Upstairs is located at Orange Beach Marina and serves delicious steak, seafood and more in an elegant setting. This upscale restaurant is a must-visit for anyone looking to have an unforgettable dining experience.
(27075 Marina Rd)
5. The Bright Star Restaurant - Bessemer
The Bright Star Restaurant opened in 1907 and is Alabama's oldest restaurant. This historic restaurant, which specializes in Greek-style steak and seafood, attracts people from near and far. It's a definite must-visit if you're ever in the Bessemer area.
(304 N 19th St)
6. Meat Boss - Mobile
Meat Boss is one of the best barbecue restaurants located along Alabama's Gulf Coast. All of Meat Boss's sandwiches are downright delicious, but it's their famous beef brisket sandwich that keeps customers talking. This tasty sandwich is definitely worth waiting in line for.
(5401 Cottage Hill Rd)
7. Pie Lab - Greensboro
In addition to being a bakery, Pie Lab is also a popular breakfast and lunch spot. From soups and salads, to sandwiches and pizzas, this small-town eatery offers something for everyone. Don't forget to save room for a delicious slice of pie.
(1317 Main St)
8. Taqueria El Cazador - Huntsville
At lunchtime, it's not uncommon to see a line of people at Taqueria El Cazador. According to the locals, this Mexican restaurant, which is simply a converted school bus, serves the best tacos in town.
(3414 Governors Dr)
9. The Rawls Restaurant - Enterprise
The Rawls Restaurant serves lunch and dinner in a sophisticated environment. This farm-to-table restaurant, which serves dishes such as braised local rabbit, heirloom sprouted grains and pickled green strawberries, gives its guests a dining experience like no other.
(116 S Main St)
10. Yo' Mama's - Birmingham
Yo' Mama's, which is one of Birmingham's top lunch spots, serves a variety of delicious meals made from scratch. Visitors are known for lining up to get a taste of this restaurant's famous chicken & waffles and hot wings.
(2328 2nd Ave N)
Have you eaten at any of these famous restaurants in Alabama? If so, share your experience(s) with us!
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