Alabama December 26, 2017
These 8 Nostalgic Luncheonettes In Alabama Will Take You Back In Time
There are several restaurants located throughout Alabama that are well known for serving a quick and delicious lunch. Many have been around for decades, and some have even been around for more than a century. Listed below are eight nostalgic luncheonettes that are worth a visit when lunchtime rolls around.
1. Payne's Sandwich Shop & Soda Fountain - Scottsboro
Payne's Sandwich Shop & Soda Fountain was originally a pharmacy when it opened in 1869. The soda fountain and lunch counter were both added during the 1930s. This restaurant offers a variety of sandwiches and ice cream treats, which makes it the perfect lunch spot.
(101 E Laurel St)
2. Chris' Hot Dogs - Montgomery
Chris' Hot Dogs recently celebrated its 100th year. People from near and far visit this historic restaurant to sample its famous chili dogs. Chris' Hot Dogs was one of Hank Williams' favorite lunch spots.
(138 Dexter Ave)
3. Trowbridge's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop - Florence
Trowbridge's Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop, which opened in 1918, is located in downtown Florence. It's well known for its pimento cheese and chicken salad sandwiches, in addition to its famous orange pineapple ice cream.
(316 N Court St)
4. Stacey Drugs & Olde Tyme Soda Fountain - Foley
Stacey Drugs & Olde Tyme Soda Fountain is one of Foley's most popular lunch spots. Best known for its "Key Lime Milkshake," this soda fountain will most certainly take you back in time.
(121 W Laurel Ave)
5. Mr. P's Deli - Hoover
Mr. P's Deli has been opened since 1975 and serves burgers, hot dogs and a variety of sandwiches during lunchtime. For those in a rush, they'll also prepare the sandwiches to go. (813 Shades Crest Rd)
6. Toomer's Drugs - Auburn
Since opening in 1896, Toomer's Drugs has become an Auburn landmark. This old-fashioned soda fountain offers a variety of sandwiches and milkshakes in a fun environment. Also, nothing beats their "World Famous" lemonade.
(100 N College St)
7. Hamburger King - Montgomery
Hamburger King is one of Alabama's top burger joints. This off-the-beaten-path restaurant offers authentic burgers that are loaded with lots of flavor. If you plan to get lunch here, makes plans to arrive early. There's normally a lunch crowd.
(547 S Decatur St)
8. Sol's Sandwich Shop & Deli - Birmingham
At Sol's Sandwich Shop & Deli, which opened in 1968, everything is made to order. From wraps and sandwiches, to burgers and hoagies, there's something on the menu for everyone when lunchtime rolls around.
(2 20th St N, Suite 120)
Where in Alabama is your favorite place to grab a quick lunch? Let us know in the comments!
Tip Top Grill, which used to be a full-service gas station, is a popular lunch spot in Alabama that comes with a view. For information, including address and hours, click