Dining Options in Prattville and Autauga County, AL

Get a taste of Prattville's diverse local cuisine.

By Teree Caruthers on Fri, 11/11/2016 - 06:52

Diversity rules Prattville’s restaurant scene, which offers diners delicious choices, ranging from classic surf and turf to authentic ethnic cuisine.

Downtown Dining

At Uncle Mick's Cajun Market and Cafe, alligator piquante is on the menu along with classic Louisiana favorites. Nearby, the Smith-Byrd House Tea Room serves scones, quiche and sandwiches in a Queen Anne-style residence, and Fanci Free Boutique & Garden Café serves fresh sandwiches, wraps and salads and a wide variety of gifts, keepsakes and home décor.

Downtown’s Autauga Creek Craft House features one of the region’s best selections of Alabama-brewed craft beers and wines. Also downtown, Frios Gourmet Pops specializes in ice pops – such as strawberry mango and grapefruit pomegranate – made with fresh ingredients sourced from local growers.

Barbecue & Southern Cooking

Fat Boy's Bar-B-Que Ranch slow-cooks barbecue over hickory hardwood and features barbecued pork, beef brisket and smoked chicken. Chris’ Bar-B-Que has cooked its signature barbecue for more than 30 years, and features favorites like pulled-pork sandwiches. Jim ‘N Nick’s serves such classics as beef brisket and Carolina-style pork as well as sandwiches, salads and sides.

Steak & Seafood

LongHorn Steakhouse creates legendary steaks served with the restaurant’s signature sauce. For a taste of Australia, visit Outback Steakhouse to try Grilled Chicken On The Barbie or its signature Bloomin’ Onion.

Islamorada Fish Company specializes in fish and fried seafood including the "world famous Islamorada sandwich." The casual seafood eatery Wharf Express offers a full boat of entrees, from oysters and crab cakes to shrimp tacos and Louisiana-inspired po'boy sandwiches.

Mexican & Italian

Chicken fajitas, taco salad, steak quesadillas and "addictive salsa" make Mexico Tipico Restaurant a favorite. El Cerrito Mexican Grill serves authentic Mexican dishes, such as Pozole and Menudo, and features a dinner buffet.

For pizza, head to Marco’s Pizza or Mellow Mushroom. Marco’s Pizza serves Italian-style pizza in 35 states, and Mellow Mushroom offers specialty pizzas in more than 150 locations. Locally owned Midtown Pizza Kitchen features build-your-own pies with fresh ingredients, such as eggplant, arugula and Kalamata olives.

Catering

Known for the “best breakfast in town,” Chappy’s Deli offers catering and free delivery of its breakfast, lunch and dinner sandwiches. Legacy Catering in downtown Prattville offers an extensive menu that includes numerous popular staples. Debbie Kemsel Catering provides meals for small and large events and full bar service, while In The Box Catering offers a complete package, from catering to meal planning to event coordination and design.

Autauga Place with Karen Tucker Catering delivers the food and the venue at the historic Autauga Place. Event planners also have a fine option in Catering Creations, which provides an array of food items to meet any budget, and outstanding table and bar service.

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