Featured Restaurants

Beverages

  • Ashland

  • High Points Coffee & Books

    124 Court Square, Ashland, AL 36251
    (256) 354-2481

    Located in the oldest brick building in Ashland, High Points Coffee & Books is decorated with historical photos and works by local artists. In addition to its selection of used books, High Points sells coffee, sandwiches and baked goods.

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    Beverages, Casual dining

  • Auburn

  • Amsterdam Café

    410 S. Gay St., Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 826-8181

    Opened in the early 1990s as a place to feature the original owner's handmade Shulbock tables (and the first cold draft Heineken in Auburn), Amsterdam Cafe has evolved into a farm-to-table restaurant utilizing ingredients from local growers and the cafe's own gardens. Purchased by the Cleveland family in 1998, the Vincent Van Gogh-inspired, upscale eatery recently expanded to include the Starry Night Lounge.

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    Beverages, Casual dining, Seafood

  • Toomer's Drugs

    Toomer's Drugs

    100 N. College St., Auburn, AL 36830
    (334) 887-3488

    For more than 130 years, the soda fountain at Toomer's Drugs has served sandwiches, hot dogs and floats at Auburn's historic Toomer's Corner. Famous for its fresh-squeezed lemonade, the drugstore is a favorite among locals and visitors alike.

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    Beverages, Casual dining, Fine Dining, Historic, Soda Fountain

  • Birmingham

  • Bottega

    Bottega

    2240 Highland Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
    (205) 939-1000

    One of three Birmingham spots belonging to well-known chef and restaurateur Frank Stitt, Bottega has a split personality of sorts. On one side is a white tablecloth, fine dining establishment known for its deliciously rich entrees and Parmesan soufflé appetizer; on the other side is a trendy, casual cafe complete with a communal table and a bar stacked with regulars. The restaurant is open at night only, while the café serves both lunch and dinner.

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    Award-winning, Beverages, Dessert, Fine Dining

  • Gilchrist Drug

    2805 Cahaba Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
    (205) 871-2181

    Gilchrist Drug has been in the same location for nearly 85 years. The bustling sandwich counter is located in the heart of Mountain Brook Village and is a favorite lunch spot for adults and after-school destination for kids. Known for fresh-squeezed limeade, locals also swear by the egg salad sandwich and tomato aspic.

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    Beverages, Casual dining, Historic, Soda Fountain

  • Highlands Bar and Grill

    Highlands Bar and Grill

    2011 11th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35205
    205-939-1400

    Since 1982, Frank Stitt's Highlands Bar and Grill has been Birmingham's premier spot to entertain out-of-town guests and celebrate special occasions. The recipient of numerous accolades, including three consecutive nominations for Outstanding Restaurant in the James Beard Foundation Awards, Highlands Bar and Grill pairs French-inspired, Southern cuisine with elegant, upscale appeal.

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    Award-winning, Beverages, Dessert, Fine Dining

  • Hot and Hot Fish Club

    Hot and Hot Fish Club

    2180 11th Court S., Birmingham, AL 35205
    205-933-5474

    Husband and wife culinary team Chris and Idie Hastings opened Hot and Hot Fish Club on Birmingham's Southside in 1995. Known for its dedication to local, seasonal ingredients and its cozy charm, the restaurant is the recipient of 11 consecutive Wine Spectator awards and a slew of other accolades, including multiple James Beard Foundation Award nominations. More

    Award-winning, Beverages, Farm, Fine Dining, Wine

  • Jinsei

    Jinsei

    1830 29th Ave. S. #125, Birmingham, AL 35209
    (205) 802-1440

    Jinsei is a modern, upscale Japanese Sushi bar located in the heart of downtown Homewood. High-quality sushi selections and a hip atmosphere secure the restaurant's place among some of the trendiest spots for locals and visitors alike.

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    Asian, Beverages

  • Fairhope

  • Sandra's Place

    218 Fairhope Ave., Fairhope, AL 36532
    (251) 990-3344

    Sandra's is a small, corner café serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and desserts. There's limited seating inside, so locals suggest taking your sweet tea and chocolate cake to the patio to watch the hustle and bustle of downtown Fairhope.

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    Beverages, Casual dining, Dessert

  • Greenville

  • Emily's Cafe & Gourmet Coffee

    1052 Pineapple Highway, Greenville, AL 36037
    (334) 371-8646

    Emily's is a popular stop for folks headed to the beach. Less than two miles off the interstate, Emily's is the only coffee shop between Montgomery and Gulf Shores. In addition to coffee, the family-owned eatery serves up salads, casseroles and baked goods.

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    Beverages

  • Huntsville

  • Humphrey's Bar & Grill

    Humphrey's Bar & Grill

    109 Washington St. NE, Huntsville, AL 35801
    (256) 704-5555

    Humphrey's Bar & Grill is a popular, eclectic hangout serving traditional bar food. Arrive early to grab dinner and beat the crowd, or stick around to enjoy a beer and live music.

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    Beverages, Casual dining

  • Josephine

  • Pirates Cove

    6664 County Road 95, Elberta, AL 36530
    (251) 987-1224

    At Pirates Cove in Josephine, they encourage you to take a minute to enjoy the scenery. It'd be hard not to, with their location right on the bay. Food is cooked to order, so order up a Bushwacker while you wait.

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    Beverages, Seafood

  • Mobile

  • Callaghan's Irish Social Club

    916 Charleston St., Mobile, AL 36604
    (251) 433-9374

    They're always counting down to St. Patrick's Day at Callaghan's Irish Social club in the heart of downtown Mobile. A favorite neighborhood spot, the bar serves burgers, patty melts, cheesesteaks and other sandwiches in addition to Sunday brunch.

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    Beverages, Burgers, Casual dining

  • The Blind Mule

    The Blind Mule

    57 N. Claiborne St., Mobile, AL 36602
    (251) 694-6853

    The Blind Mule is a restaurant and bar serving salads, sandwiches, pasta and other dishes using fresh and often local ingredients. Live music, trivia nights and an eclectic atmosphere accented by work from local artists makes The Blind Mule a popular hangout.

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    Beverages, Casual dining

  • Orange Beach

  • Cosmo's Restaurant and Bar

    Cosmo's Restaurant and Bar

    25753 Canal Road, Orange Beach, AL 36561
    (251) 948-9663

    Named for the owners' rescue dog, Cosmo's boasts sushi, fresh local seafood, succulent steaks and signature cocktails served in a casual atmosphere within walking distance to the beach. Guests can enjoy coastal breezes on the outdoor patio and live entertainment during peak tourist season. More

    Asian, Beverages, Sandwiches, Seafood

  • Point Clear

  • The Wash House

    17111 Scenic Highway 98, Point Clear, AL 36564
    251-928-4838

    The Wash House in Point Clear serves Southern and coastal cuisine in a rustic yet elegant atmosphere. Signature dishes include chateaubriand, triggerfish and key lime bread pudding.

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    Beverages, Dessert, Fine Dining, Seafood

  • Rogersville

  • Café Savanna

    1609 Lee St., Rogersville, AL 35652
    (256) 247-9788

    Café Savanna is a coffee shop that serves a variety of beverages and casual fare. From lattés and smoothies to sandwiches and homemade soup, the local hangout is a favorite stop for morning coffee and lunch.

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    Beverages, Sandwiches

  • Scottsboro

  • Cups Café

    509 W. Willow St., Scottsboro, AL 35768
    (256) 259-1525

    Cups Café is located inside the Unclaimed Baggage Center, a popular attraction in Scottsboro. Serving Starbucks® coffee, the café also offers barbecue, salads, sweets, baked goods, Dippin' Dots ice cream, and award-winning chicken salad.

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    Beverages, Casual dining