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.
Some Like It Hot: 5 Must-Try Alabama Coffee Shops
From North Alabama to South Alabama, the state offers a wide variety of coffee houses to choose from. Here are five to try out next time you need your caffeine fix:
The warm, homey feel at The Bean provides an off-campus haven for the Auburn community. The coffee is from fair trade roasters, meaning every cup of coffee enjoyed helps provide fair wages to farmers in some of the most impoverished countries in the world. The Bean serves a variety of drinks, seasonal offerings and delicious desserts, including what many say is Auburn's best homemade cinnamon roll. We think the shop’s signature cinnamon roll and a hot cup of brew is an ideal afternoon pick-me-up, don’t you?
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Waterfront Dining on the Gulf
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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.
Before planning your trip, be sure to check out upcoming events!
1920s Murder Mystery Dinner Show Presented by ICMTheatre
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Hangout Oyster Cook-Off- Cancelled for 2020
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Eat, Drink & Be Alabama
Explore these attractions and more when you visit our food and drink destinations.