Dining September 21, 2017
10 Scrumptious Restaurants In Alabama You Never Even Knew Existed
Here in Alabama, we’re incredibly fortunate to have access to such a variety of places to eat. From BBQ joints and neighborhood delis, to steakhouses and seafood restaurants, you shouldn’t have any problem finding somewhere to satisfy your food craving—whatever it may be. Listed below are 10 of Alabama’s very best restaurants. You’re probably familiar with a few of them, whereas others you never even knew existed. Check them out!
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1. 50 Taters - Scottsboro
If you're passing through Scottsboro and craving barbecue, 50 Taters is the place to go. From the Loaded Taters and Triple By Pass Sandwich, to the Chicken Fingers and Hog Wings, there's something on the menu for everyone. (1497 County Park Rd)
2. Scott Street Deli & Grocery - Montgomery
Scott Street Deli & Grocery is located in historic downtown Montgomery and has been a popular lunch spot since the 1800s. This casual eatery is famous for its sandwiches, which were a favorite among celebrities such as Hank Williams, Elvis Presley and more.
(412 Scott St)
3. Odette - Florence
Odette, which is located in historic downtown Florence, is a neighborhood restaurant that features a variety of American dishes. Each dish is creatively prepared and consists of locally and sustainable-sourced ingredients. Odette also has a full bar.
(120 N Court St)
4. Masaman Thai Kitchen - Birmingham
Masaman Thai Kitchen serves authentic Thai cuisine in a casual atmosphere. It's extensive menu includes Thai favorites such as Thai Egg Rolls, Pineapple Fried Rice and Pad Thai. If you're a fan of Thai cuisine, Masaman Thai Kitchen is definitely worth checking out. (790 Montgomery Hwy, Ste 104)
5. Dumbwaiter - Mobile
Dumbwaiter is an upscale restaurant that specializes in Southern classics with a twist. This wonderful restaurant, which is well known for its oysters, is a great dinner spot.
(167 Dauphin St)
6. City Cafe - Northport
City Cafe is a charming breakfast and lunch spot that's located in downtown Northport. This mom and pop restaurant serves a variety of comfort food favorites, including chicken and dumplings, turkey pot roast, fried chicken and mashed potatoes. (408 Main Ave)
7. Grumpy's Eats and Sweets - Foley
Grumpy's Eats and Sweets is a cozy sandwich shop that's definitely worth a stop the next time you're driving through Foley. In addition to sandwiches, Grumpy's also offers soups, salads and a full breakfast menu. (214 W Laurel Ave)
8. BBQ 65 - Greenville
BBQ 65 is one of those hole-in-the-wall restaurants that'll really surprise you. Located at a gas station, BBQ 65 serves a variety of barbecue favorites such as pulled pork, smoked chicken, ribs and all of the classic side dishes. It's a must stop for all barbecue lovers!
(2391 Pineapple Hwy)
9. Big Mike's Steakhouse - Thomasville
Big Mike's Steakhouse specializes in steak and seafood. Their steaks are cooked to perfection on a wood-fired grill, and their delicious seafood comes directly from the Gulf. Big Mike's Steakhouse is one of Alabama's best steakhouses, and it's definitely worth the drive. (33215 Hwy 43)
10. Fish River Grill - Gulf Shores
Fish River Grill is located within a strip mall and specializes in Southern-style seafood from Alabama's Gulf Coast. From fish and shrimp, to burgers and sandwiches, this local favorite serves a little bit of everything.
(1545 Gulf Shores Pkwy)
Have you eaten at any of the restaurants listed above? If so, share your thoughts with us! Also, if you have a favorite restaurant to add to the list, share that with us as well.
For a list of more wonderful restaurants to try, be sure to check out our previous article:
Here Are 13 Restaurants In Alabama You Absolutely MUST Visit Before You Die.