Best Places to Eat in Prattville

Prattville, AL restaurants include Italian, Mexican, American and Cajun cuisines.

By Renee Elder on September 23, 2012 at 10:00 am EST
Chicken entree at Jim's Restaurant in Prattville, Alabama

Treat your taste buds to a variety of flavors in Prattville. The city offers all kinds of cuisine, from surf and turf to the spice of Cajun alligator.

Downtown Dining

"Excellent, authentic" and "incredibly friendly" are words used to describe Uncle Mick's Cajun Market and Cafe on West Main Street in downtown Prattville, where alligator piquante is on the menu, along with crawfish etouffee, gumbo and other Louisiana favorites.

Nearby, an afternoon tea service is available Wednesday through Saturday at the Smith-Byrd House Tea Room. Tea is served with scones, quiche or sandwiches in a gracious Queen Anne-style residence built in the 1880s. Reservations are recommended.

Another popular lunch spot on weekdays is MealThymes Cafe and Catering, which serves traditional Southern entrees along with freshly baked desserts. Those looking to host a private luncheon or party need look no further than Sugar B's Bakery. Located in an antebellum home with large antique windows and pine floors, Sugar B's has three private dining rooms that can accommodate up to 100 guests.

Barbecue & Southern Cooking

Get ready for some serious eating at Fat Boy's Bar-B-Que Ranch. Located in downtown Prattville, the restaurant features barbecue pork, beef brisket, ribs, smoked chicken, sausage and camp stew. Family owned and operated, Fat Boys proudly slow-cooks its barbecue over hickory hardwood and racks up raves for several main dishes as well as sides, including baked beans and hearty potato salad.

Steak, Seafood and Spaghetti

For seafood,, check out the Islamorada Fish Company, located inside Bass Pro Shops. Fish and fried seafood are the specialities, including the "world famous Islamorada sandwich." Try one of the legendary steaks at LongHorn Steakhouse: Filet, sirloin, porterhouse, rib-eye and New York strip are all on the menu, and all are available with LongHorn's unique steak sauce, which is made tableside. Or grab at pizza at one of two lively pizza places: Pasta, Pizzeria and Grill or Fox's Pizza.

Mexican Restaurants

Chicken fajitas, taco salad, steak quesadillas and "addictive salsa" have made Mexico Tipico Restaurant a longtime favorite of diners. The restaurant also has a full bar and a banquet room for lunch meetings or family gatherings.

For its part, Tos Toros is best known for the two dozen choices on its "favorites" menu, with options that include sizzling steak fajitas and fried pork.


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