Dining June 24, 2021
Fried Green Tomatoes Were Recently Named Alabama’s Most Iconic Food And Here Are 7 Places To Get Them
There’s no denying that some of the best foods are served right here in the South, many of which are considered iconic.
recently declared fried green tomatoes as Alabama’s most iconic food. Listed below are seven restaurants located throughout the state that serve this iconic dish. You’ll want to try them all! Eat This, Not That!
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1. Irondale Cafe - Irondale
Irondale Cafe, which opened for business in 1928, was the inspiration for the Whistle Stop Cafe in the novel
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. This novel was later transformed into the award-winning movie Fried Green Tomatoes. Irondale Cafe's delicious fried green tomatoes attract people from all over the world.
2. Lulu's - Gulf Shores
Lulu's is located at Gulf Shores' Homeport Marina and was founded by Lucy Buffett. This unique waterfront restaurant offers a menu with a variety of food. A customer favorite is the fried green tomatoes, which are served with Lulu's Wow Sauce.
3. Fried Green Tomato's - Hoover
Fried Green Tomato's is a "meat and three" restaurant that's famous for its fried green tomatoes, which makes sense considering its name. They're topped with a tasty remoulade sauce.
4. Felix's Fish Camp Restaurant - Spanish Fort
Felix's Fish Camp Restaurant is located on Alabama's beautiful Mobile Bay. Its menu offers a great selection of food, including fried green tomatoes that are topped with the restaurant's popular Comeback Sauce.
5. The Bright Star - Bessemer
The Bright Star opened in 1907, making it Alabama's oldest family restaurant. It offers a variety of dishes using only the finest and freshest ingredients available. One of the restaurant's most popular dishes is their fried green tomatoes, which are topped with gulf shrimp, remoulade sauce, and tomato salsa.
6. Zack's Family Restaurant - Slocomb
Zack's Family Restaurant is a local restaurant that serves delicious Southern-style food. Their fried green tomatoes, paired with their cornbread, is one of the menu's most popular dishes. Interestingly, this dish is so wonderful that it was included on the list "100 Dishes To Eat In Alabama Before You Die."
7. SAW's Soul Kitchen - Birmingham
SAW's Soul Kitchen is a small, hole-in-the-wall restaurant that specializes in Southern soul food. A popular side dish served here is fried green tomatoes. For something a bit different, SAW's Soul Kitchen also offers a delicious Fried Green Tomato BLT.
Have you ever tried the fried green tomatoes at any of these seven Alabama restaurants? If so, please share your thoughts with us in the comments below.
For more information about Lulu’s, be sure to take a look at the following article:
This One Of A Kind Restaurant In Alabama Is Fun For The Entire Family. Address: Irondale Cafe, 1906 1st Ave N, Irondale, AL 35210, USA Address: LuLu’s Gulf Shores, 200 E 25th Ave, Gulf Shores, AL 36542, USA Address: Fried Green Tomato's, 1615 Montgomery Hwy #132, Hoover, AL 35216, USA Address: Felix's Fish Camp Restaurant, 1530 Battleship Pkwy, Spanish Fort, AL 36527, USA Address: Bright Star Restaurant, 304 19th St N, Bessemer, AL 35020, USA Address: Zack's Family Restaurant, 160 W Slocomb St, Slocomb, AL 36375, USA Address: SAW’s Soul Kitchen, 215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222, USA