Dishes the Locals Love

Although football may be king in Alabama—getting together for great food is the queen. If there is one thing people in the South do well, it’s enjoy great meals with friends and family. The Shoals area is no different. With many great locally owned and unique restaurants, the area has a variety of options from which to choose. If you love food as much as we do, make sure you try each of these must-have dishes and other treats that are the best in the Shoals area.

Mahi-Mahi Fish Tacos at Rosie’s Mexican Cantina in downtown Florence

Sesame Seared Ahi Tuna at Dish Gourmet Café on Mobile Street in downtown Florence

Peggy’s Eggplant Parmesan at The Sweet Magnolia Café on Wood Avenue in Florence

Smoked Duck & Sausage Pasta at Ricatoni’s Italian Grill in downtown Florence

The Chicken Salad Sandwich on Tomato Basil Bread at McGraw’s Coffee House on Court Street

The BL(fg)T (Bacon, Lettuce & Fried Green Tomato) at Table 18 on East Sixth Street in Muscle Shoals

The Barbeque and Hot Slaw at Bunyan’s Barbeque on West College Street in downtown Florence

The Cheeseburger and Fries at Staggs Grocery on Huntsville Road in Florence

Tortellini Della Carne at Frank’s Italian Restaurant on Main Street in Tuscumbia

The Brandy Alexander at George’s Steak Pit on Jackson Highway in Sheffield

The Grilled Oysters from Cajun’s Seafood Restaurant on North Jackson Highway in Sheffield

The Hibachi Shrimp & Filet Mignon Dinner from Umi Japanese Steakhouse on Cox Creek Parkway in Florence

The Helen Roll at Ichiban Japanese Restaurant on Jackson Highway in Sheffield

The Bread Pudding at New Orleans Transfer on Wilson Dam Road in Muscle Shoals

A Loaded Baked Potato from Rick Lanning’s Barbeque on Cox Creek Parkway in Florence

The Harvey Milkshake at downtown Tuscumbia’s Palace Ice Cream & Sandwich Shop

The Rockin’ Iced T from On The Rocks on North Court Street, in downtown Florence

Chili Colorado from La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant on Cox Creek Parkway in Florence

The Pimento Cheese Sandwich at Trowbridge’s on North Court Street in downtown Florence

The Reuben from Montagu’s in Seven Points, Florence

Red, White and Blue Salad from Sweet Basil Café in English Village, Florence

Shrimp and Grits at Crocodile Ed’s Grill & Fish Market on Cox Creek Parkway in Florence

Fried Catfish Plate from Newbern’s Catfish located on Highway 72 in Florence

A Plate of Fried Pickles from Stanfield’s Steakhouse on Muscle Shoals’ River Road

The She Crab Soup from Swampers Bar and Grill at the Marriott Shoals Hotel & Spa

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