Food & Drink

Experience world-class culinary masterpieces from award-winning restaurants all across the state. Fine dining establishments and hidden gems house one-of-a-kind delights that will have you wishing your meal will never end. From barbecue that’s so tender it falls apart in your mouth to French-inspired cuisine that will transport you to a whole new world, Alabama’s culinary scene will not disappoint. And, if you like craft beer, the best is brewed here. Grab your loved ones, pull up a chair and take a minute to savor the flavors of the Alabama food scene.

Food and Drink

Ring In The New Year With These Lucky Dishes

Southerners and Alabamians especially have a tradition for almost every holiday, and New Year’s Day is no different. It’s been said that how you spend the first day of the year is indicative of what the rest of the year will bring - a little extra luck sounds pretty good for 2021. There are several traditional dishes served on New Year’s Day, each with their own symbolism for luck. Here are a few that you can enjoy in Sweet Home Alabama: 

Black Eyed Peas; Huntsville

The delicious side dish of black eyed peas symbolizes wealth or coins. Enough coins will make you wealthy, right? While black eyed peas are traditional, any peas or beans seasoned with pork will do, and Blue Plate Cafe in Huntsville does it best. In addition to black eyed peas, their rotating menu of sides will have your mouth watering for more dishes like mashed potatoes, hashbrown casserole, butter beans and turnip greens to name a few.

Cornbread; Birmingham

Cornbread not only pairs perfectly with black eyed peas, but it also symbolizes gold, and who doesn’t love a little bit of gold, right? Well, luckily

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Alabama Restaurants Serving Up Homestyle Southern Cuisine

There’s nothing better than a home cooked meal, especially in the south, and these Alabama restaurants are serving them...
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Some Like It Hot: 5 Must-Try Alabama Coffee Shops

Whether you’re a java novice or you grind your own beans, the coffee scene in Alabama has something for everyone. From...
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Alabama Restaurants Give Back During Pandemic

2020 Alabama Restaurant Week is all about locals and visitors alike showing their support for Alabama restaurants....
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Featured Locations & Events

Whether it's seafood on the Coast or a craft beer in Huntsville, Alabama has some of the greatest food and drink experiences waiting for you.

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Eat, Drink & Be Alabama

Explore these attractions and more when you visit our food and drink destinations.

Cahaba Brewing Company

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John Emerald Distilling Company

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Perdido Vineyards

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Highlands Bar Grill

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Hot and Hot Fish Club

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Cotton Row Restaurant

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Cahaba Brewing Company

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John Emerald Distilling Company

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Perdido Vineyards

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Highlands Bar Grill

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Hot and Hot Fish Club

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Cotton Row Restaurant

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Find an Alabama Food Experience

Explore food and drink locations you should visit the next time you're here.
Amusement Park
3738 W. Main St. (U.S. Hwy. 84 W)
Dothan, AL 36305
A family entertainment park open 365 days and nights a year featuring two beautiful Adventure-type waterfall/palm tree miniature golf courses, adult & rookie go-karts, water gun squirting bumper boats, baseball/softball batting cages, modern arcade and snack bar!
Restaurant
10850 Alabama Hwy. 168
Boaz, AL 35957
Dual drive-thru restaurant specializing in tasty barbecue. Voted BEST BBQ on Sand Mountain 2007 - 2008 by Reader's Choice. Also voted Best Catering 2008. Menu includes barbecue sandwiches, plates and daily specials.
Restaurant
1299 Blalock Drive NE
Fort Payne, AL 35967
Full breakfast, sandwiches for lunch and value-priced fine dining for dinner, including seafood and steaks.
Restaurant
113 East Main Street
Albertville, AL 35950
Located on East Main Street in Albertville, Alabama, El Sol King Pollo is an authentic Mexican restaurant serving a variety of dishes.
Ice Cream Or Dessert Shop
538 Washington Street
Selma, AL 36703