Alabama December 09, 2017
These 10 Roadside Restaurants In Alabama Are Worth Stopping For
It never fails! After gathering up your family and embarking on a road trip, hunger suddenly strikes. Sure, you can stop and grab a snack at the nearest convenience store or a burger at a local fast food restaurant, but that just won’t do. Especially when there are many more options. Fortunately, Alabama has a variety of roadside restaurants that are certainly worth taking a detour for, and listed below are 10 of our favorites.
1. BBQ 65 - Greenville
BBQ 65 is located inside of a gas station off I-65/Exit 128. It offers a variety of barbecue specialties at fantastic prices.
(2391 Pineapple Hwy)
2. Derailed Diner - Robertsdale
Derailed Diner is a transportation-themed restaurant that's located at a truck stop. Its delicious made-from-scratch dishes attract people from near and far.
(27801 Co Rd 64)
3. Tip Top Grill - Hoover
Tip Top Grill is located inside of a former service station. In addition to offering delicious food, Tip Top Grill also offers a spectacular view.
(588 Shades Crest Rd)
4. Down South BBQ - Foley
Down South BBQ is located on the way to Alabama's Gulf Coast. It's best known for its famous cornbread sandwiches.
(19891 Co Rd 10)
5. Archibald's BBQ - Northport
Since 1961, Archibald's BBQ has been serving some of the best ribs in Alabama. This restaurant might not look like much from the outside, but its food pretty much speaks for itself. (1211 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd)
6. King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant - Gulf Shores
For some of the best seafood on Alabama's Gulf Coast, you'll want to visit King Neptune's Seafood Restaurant. This roadside restaurant serves a variety of seafood, and it's best known for its Royal Red shrimp.
(1137 Gulf Shores Pkwy)
7. Hamburger King - Montgomery
Hamburger King is one of Alabama's best burger joints. All of the burgers are made-to-order and well worth the wait. The cheeseburger is an absolute must-try! (547 S Decatur St)
8. Ted's Restaurant - Birmingham
Since 1973, Ted's Restaurant has been serving delicious meat and three dishes. The food is so good that it'll remind you of Grandma's cooking.
(328 12th St S)
9. Trattoria Pizza & Italian - Spanish Fort
Trattoria Pizza & Italian has been voted "Best Pizza in South Alabama." In addition to serving delicious pizza, this pizzeria is also well known for its amazing Garlic Ballz appetizer. (11611 US-31)
10. Tasty Dip - Heflin
Tasty Dip, a historic drive-in restaurant, is a true blast from the past. It's well known for its burgers, and customers can't get enough of its "Old Fashioned Upside Down Banana Split." (1278 Ross St)
Have you ever eaten at any of these roadside restaurants? What other Alabama restaurants would you add to this list? Let us know in the comments!
Also, if you enjoy food-related drives, you don’t want to miss this
3-Day Epic Restaurant Road Trip.