Huntsville, Alabama is a great place for foodies, with plenty of home0style Southern comfort foods and fine-dining delights on offer. We’ve updated our guide to the top 10 places to dine in Huntsville.
Commerce Kitchen brings customers an authentic taste of fin de siècle American cuisine. The restaurant serves food at both lunch and dinner, and for the casual visitant, there is an excellent bar food menu. From the dinner menu, try the sweet miso glazed king salmon with black bean and freshly cooked, fluffy rice.
Pane e Vino Pizzeria offers abundant, luscious Italian food as well as gorgeous views of the Big Spring International Park. The specialities are all named after famous artists like Monet, Salvador Dali and Jackson Pollack. The open kitchen allows guests to witness the preparation of their food.
1892 East Restaurant & Tavern, Huntsville | Courtesy 1892 East
Community lies at the heart of 1892 East Restaurant and Tavern, driven by its strong food-farmer-neighbourhood network. Located in the historic environs of the Five Points neighbourhood, the restaurant marries tradition, hospitality and quality with freshly sourced ingredients. Rich red walls and a grand dining area combine with a long bar for elegance and sophistication.
Sequestered away in the environs of the Huntsville Botanical Gardens, Clementine’s at the Garden offers exemplary lunchtime bites for the famished garden-goer. Peruse the broad menu that boasts an array of gourmet sandwiches, salads and homemade soups, all served by the restaurant’s friendly, enthusiastic staff.
For a swanky Huntsville experience, head to Grille 29, where high quality food and a laidback, refined atmosphere come as standard. This award-winning spot serves food at lunch and dinner seven days a week. Stop by before dinner for a cocktail from the fully licensed bar, ensuring your evening is a memorable one.
For a whistle-stop culinary tour of the Caribbean, head for Huntsville’s, Mango’s Caribbean Restaurant. Now in its second year, Mango’s offers ravenous tourist and locals alike a range of delectable Caribbean dishes. Tuck into a heap of perfectly spiced jerk chicken or a plate of succulent braised oxtails served with fresh carrots and potatoes.
Squirrel yourself away in the corner of The Nook restaurant, where excellent German-inspired food and delicious beers are abundant. This exciting, quirky establishment boasts a comprehensive drinks menu with over 450 beers to choose from. The restaurant’s menu offers a variety of wholesome dishes to be enjoyed over a tall glass of beer.
Ol Heidelberg Cafe, Huntsville | Courtesy of Phuket Thai
A mainstay of the Huntsville food scene, Ol’ Heidelberg restaurant has been run with care and passion by the Schrader Family since 1972. The restaurant is widely recognised as one of the top spots serving German cuisine in Huntsville, as well as providing exemplary service and great value. The fun-loving atmosphere and delicious German dishes make Ol’ Heidelberg a must-visit venue in Huntsville.
Phuket Thai Restaurant and Sushi, Huntsville | Courtesy of Phuket Thai
For a taste of Thailand in the bustling centre of Huntsville, try the Phuket Thai Restaurant. With its urban feel and delicious Thai cuisine, Phuket is popular amongst Huntsvillians and tourists alike. Browse the lunch and dinner menus thoroughly in order to locate the perfect dish according to individual tastes.
Enter into Huntsville’s Peppered Pig restaurant, where tucking into a buxom burger is the norm. The restaurant’s burger menu presents a whole range of different burgers, customised in a variety of sauces and relishes. The burgers are often original and innovative. Peppered Pig’s sandwiches are also worth a try.