Alabama May 02, 2019
9 Rural Restaurants Around Alabama That Are So Worth The Drive
When it comes to restaurants, especially here in Alabama, some of the very best ones are often found in small rural towns. Even though most of these restaurants are located off the beaten path, they’re worth the drive getting there. Listed below are nine rural restaurants in Alabama that are so worth the drive. You’ll want to try them all!
1. Rattlesnake Saloon - Tuscumbia
Rattlesnake Saloon, which opened for business in 2009, is located off the beaten path inside a cave. It's one of Alabama's most unique restaurants and has received visitors from all over the world. Address: 1292 Mount Mills Road, Tuscumbia, AL, 35674
2. Jake's Fish Camp - Burkville
Jake's Fish Camp, which opened in 1970, is located just off the Alabama River. It's best known for its live music, cold drinks, and hot ham and cheese sandwich. Address: 125 Jake's Landing Road, Burkville, AL, 36752
3. Gaines Ridge Dinner Club - Camden
Gaines Ridge Dinner Club is located inside an 1820s antebellum home and serves delicious Southern cuisine. It's best known for its ghosts, and it's considered to be Alabama's most haunted restaurant. Address: 933 Highway 10, Camden, AL, 36726
4. Hilltop Grill - Union Springs
Hilltop Grill, which has been in business since 1945, serves delicious down-home cooking in a laid-back atmosphere. It's best known for its flavorful barbecue, which is a favorite dish among locals and visitors alike. Address: 18627 Highway 82, Union Springs, AL, 36089
5. Ezell's Fish Camp - Lavaca
Ezell's Fish Camp is a rustic-style restaurant that's located on the Tombigbee River. It's been in business since 1937 and is best known for its delicious seafood and juicy ribeyes. Interestingly, the restaurant's fried catfish and world-famous slaw was included on the list "100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die."
Address: 776 Ezell Road, Lavaca, AL, 36904
6. Beans & Greens - Gadsden
Beans & Greens is a buffet-style restaurant that's located in the middle of nowhere. It offers all your Southern favorites on both the buffet and the menu.
Address: 10294 Centre Road, Gadsden, AL, 35903
7. The Old Cookstove Danville
The Old Cookstove is a charming restaurant that's located within the Mennonite community of Danville. It offers delicious buffet-style food that'll remind you of Grandma's cooking. This rustic restaurant also sells fresh baked goods and unique gift items. Address: 89 Reeder Road, Danville, AL, 35619
8. Dot's Soul Food - Hillsboro
Dot's Soul Food is a local restaurant that serves delicious Southern cuisine. From bar-b-que ribs and fried chicken, to to creamed potatoes and macaroni & cheese, there's something on the menu for everyone. Address: 18152 Highway 20, Hillsboro, AL, 35643
9. The Landing at Parker Creek - Equality
The Landing at Parker Creek is a casual restaurant that's located on beautiful Lake Martin and can be reached by car or boat. It offers delicious salads, burgers, steaks, and so much more. It's also offers beautiful lake views. Address: 8300 Parker Creek Marina Road, Equality, AL, 36026
Have you eaten at any of these rural Alabama restaurants? If so, what did you think? Please share your thoughts with us in the comments.
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