Featured Restaurants


  • Decatur

  • Albany Bistro

    Albany Bistro

    1051 Grant St. SE, Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 686-1667

    Located in the historic Albany District of Decatur, Albany Bistro combines modern comfort and classic taste, from the food to the decor. The restaurant boasts exposed brick walls and a collection of chandeliers that hang from the building's original, pressed tin ceiling. Serving lunch and dinner six days a week, in addition to Sunday brunch, Albany Bistro uses seasonal, locally grown ingredients and makes its desserts fresh daily.


    Casual dining

  • Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

    Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q

    1715 6th Ave. SE, Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 350-6969

    Big Bob Gibson is credited with creating white barbecue sauce, known as an Alabama original. Over the past 85 years, Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q has grown from a makeshift table in Gibson's backyard to three locations - two in Decatur, Ala., and one in Monroe, N.C. — garnering attention from news outlets and cooking competitions all over the country.


    Barbecue, Casual dining, Historic

  • Caddo Cafeteria

    6091 County Road 434, Trinity, AL 35673
    (256) 974-5535

    Trinity's Caddo Cafeteria serves a wide variety of blue plate specials for lunch and dinner. The menu changes daily and features catfish, hamburger steak, lasagna, a slew of Southern-style vegetables and banana pudding on the second Sunday of every month.


    Casual dining, Soul Food

  • Curry's on Johnston Street

    115 1/2 Johnston St. SE, Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 350-6715

    Located in an opera house built in the late 1800s, Curry's on Johnston Street serves gourmet salads and sandwiches at lunch, and opens up for catering events at night. Husband and wife team Meg and Scott Curry have owned Curry's for more than a decade and are consistently named the best caterers in North Alabama by readers of the Decatur Daily.


    Casual dining

  • Morgan Price Candy

    1735 Sixth Ave. SE, Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 306-0910

    Using her father's secret recipe for pralines, Mary Morgan founded Morgan Price Candy as a mail-order business in 1987. She soon opened her own store, selling handcrafted chocolates and other sweets. Owned today by Nancy Curl, Morgan Price Candy still offers English toffee, pralines, gift baskets and other treats at its store in Decatur as well as by mail.



  • Simp McGhee's

    Simp McGhee's

    725 Bank St. NE, Decatur, AL 35601
    (256) 353-6284

    Named for a turn-of-the-century riverboat captain known for his practical jokes and beer-drinking pet pig, Simp McGhee's serves a variety of Cajun-inspired seafood and beef dishes in a quaint, elegant atmosphere. In addition to its signature appetizer — mushroom caps stuffed with seafood dressing, bacon and Jack cheese — the restaurant is known for having one of the best wine lists in the Decatur area.


    Greek, Seafood