Restaurants in Alabama

If you are looking for some of the best food in Alabama you have found the place! Seafood is brilliant throughout Alabama, especially around the Mobile Bay, where must-eats include the sweet local crab-meat specialty, West Indies salad, as well as fried crab claws and fresh oysters by the dozens. Even up in Bessemer, fish lovers have put The Bright Star restaurant in the Pantheon for its magical Greek-style snapper. Everywhere in this state, barbecue is noteworthy – ribs especially; and to the north be sure to look for white BBQ sauce, unique to the area. Deep South classics such as fried chicken, cream pie, and banana pudding abound in the cafes of Birmingham and Montgomery. And you haven’t fully tasted Alabama until you’ve had a kraut-topped chili dog at Mobile’s Dew Drop Inn.

Alabama’s Most Famous Dishes

Bowl full of cool West Indies Salad ... best of the Mobile Bay

West Indies Salad

Custard, sliced bananas, crumbled Nilla wafers, and meringue are crowded in a diner bowl

Banana Pudding

BBQ chicken under white sauce

White Sauce BBQ

Tall, gnarled-top light gold biscuit

Biscuits

Alabama’s Best Restaurants

Foley Coffee Shop - Biscuits and Tomato Gravy
Foley Coffee Shop

FOLEY, AL

Niki’s West

BIRMINGHAM, AL

Wintzell’s Oyster House - West Indies Salad
Wintzell’s Oyster House

MOBILE, AL

Burris Farm Market Bakery - Peach Cobbler
Burris Farm Market Bakery

LOXLEY, AL

Dew Drop Inn - Hot Dog
Dew Drop Inn

MOBILE, AL

Archibald’s Bar-B-Q

NORTHPORT, AL

Big Daddy’s Grill

FAIRHOPE, AL

Cream & Sugar Cafe

MOBILE, AL

Alabama Biscuit Co.

BIRMINGHAM, AL

Hubbard’s Off Main

OXFORD, AL

Smokehouse Steak & Seafood

BIRMINGHAM, AL

Chuck’s Bar-B-Que

OPELIKA, AL

Fat Boy’s Bar B Que Ranch

PRATTVILLE, AL

Ross Donuts

MONTGOMERY, AL

Southern Comfort

HOPE HULL, AL

Capitol Oyster Bar

MONTGOMERY, AL

Brick Pit

MOBILE, AL

George’s Old Time Bar-B Que - Plate
George’s Old Time Bar-B Que

BREWTON, AL

Kendall’s BBQ

GEORGIANA, AL

Bates House of Turkey - Turkey
Bates House of Turkey

GREENVILLE, AL

Fife’s

BIRMINGHAM, AL

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Cool crab meat in marinade ... best of the Mobile Bay

West Indies Salad

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