Alabama January 14, 2019
9 Outstanding Restaurants In Alabama That Are Known For A Single Menu Item
Alabama is filled with a variety of places to eat, including several that are well known for serving a single menu item. Listed below are nine Alabama restaurants that serve a variety of signature menu items, many of which you’ve probably already tried. Check them out!
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:
1. Wildflower Cafe - Mentone (Tomato Pie)
Wildflower Cafe is a mountaintop restaurant that serves a variety of creative dishes. Its famous tomato pie is a must-try! You can visit the Wildflower Cafe at 6007 AL-117, Mentone, AL 35984.
2. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur (Hickory Smoked Chicken with White Sauce)
Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q was founded in 1925, which makes it one of the world's oldest barbecue restaurants. It's best known for its famous hickory smoked chicken with white sauce. Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q has two locations: 1715 6th Ave. SE, Decatur, AL 35601 and 2520 Danville Rd. SW, Decatur, AL 35603.
3. The Gulf - Orange Beach (Fried Grouper Sandwich)
The Gulf is a unique restaurant that's constructed from shipping containers. It offers a variety of seafood favorites, including its ever-so-popular fried grouper sandwich.
You can visit The Gulf at 27500 Perdido Beach Blvd., Orange Beach, AL 36561.
4. Classic On Noble - Anniston (Shrimp & Grits)
Classic On Noble is located in historic downtown Anniston and is one of Alabama's most beautiful restaurants. It's well known for its famous shrimp & grits, which customers can't get enough of. You can visit Classic On Noble at 1024 Noble St., Anniston, AL 36201.
5. Sisters' Restaurant - Troy (Banana Pudding)
Sisters' Restaurant is a cafeteria-style restaurant that serves all your favorite Southern foods, including homemade banana pudding. If you're a fan of banana pudding, you'll absolutely love the version served here. It's incredible!
You can visit Sisters' Restaurant at 13153 US-231, Troy, AL 36081.
6. Dreamland Bar-B-Que - Tuscaloosa (Ribs)
Since opening in 1958, Dreamland Bar-B-Que has been serving the most delicious barbecue. This restaurant is quite popular among the college crowd, and it's a definite must-visit if you love ribs - Dreamland's most popular menu item. The original Dreamland Bar-B-Que is located at 5535 15th Ave. E, Tuscaloosa, AL 35405.
7. Irondale Cafe - Irondale (Fried Green Tomatoes)
Irondale Cafe was the inspiration for the novel "Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe." Approximately 100 pounds of green tomatoes are fried daily, and people will drive many miles just to try them. You can visit Irondale Cafe at 1906 1st Ave. N, Irondale, AL 35210.
8. All Steak Restaurant - Cullman (Orange Rolls)
Even though All Steak Restaurant is well known for its mouthwatering steaks, its flavorful orange rolls are just as popular - if not more. Once you try one of these delicious rolls, you'll be hooked.
You can visit All Steak Restaurant at 323 3rd Ave. SE, Cullman, AL 35055.
9. Martin's Restaurant - Montgomery (Fried Chicken)
Martin's Restaurant has been in business since the 1930s, which makes it one of Montgomery's oldest operating restaurants. This Southern-style restaurant is most famous for its fried chicken. You can visit Martin's Restaurant at 1796 Carter Hill Rd., Montgomery, AL 36106.
Have you eaten at any of these restaurants and tried their signature menu item? If so, please share your thoughts with us in the comments.
For more information about The Gulf, be sure to check out our previous article:
There Is No Other Restaurant Quite Like This Beachside Eatery In Alabama.