Best Restaurants in Prattville, AL

Prattville draws on its Southern heritage to cook up special delicacies.

By
Braxton Shoop
On Monday, January 5, 2015 - 01:27
Prattville, AL

Treat your taste buds to Prattville’s Southern cooking. Its ample cuisine ranges from surf and turf to Cajun alligator.

Downtown Prattville Restaurants

"Excellent, authentic" and "incredibly friendly" describe Uncle Mick's Cajun Market & Cafe on West Main Street downtown. At Mick’s, 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 built in the 1880s.

Pasta Pizzeria and Grill serves a varied menu raning from meat-and-three options to salads and, of course, pasta and pizza. For a bit to eat along with fun shopping options, Fanci Free Boutique & Garden Café serves fresh sandwiches, wraps and salads along with a wide variety of gifts, keepsakes and home decor.
 

Barbecue & Southern Cooking

Fat Boy's Bar-B-Que Ranch slow-cooks barbecue over hickory hardwood and features barbecue 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 and slabs of ribs in addition to breakfast and lunch items. Jim ‘N Nick’s, with locations throughout the Southeast, carries classics like beef brisket and Carolina-style pork as well as sandwiches, salads and sides.
 

Steak & Seafood

Islamorada Fish Company specializes in fish and fried seafood, including the "world famous Islamorada sandwich." The Wharf Express offers a full boat of entrees that range from oysters and crab cakes to Mahi Mahi, catfish and shrimp along with delicious sides. 

LongHorn Steakhouse creates legendary filet, sirloin, porterhouse, rib-eye and New York steaks, which it serves with its signature sauce. Visit Outback Steakhouse to try Grilled Chicken On The Barbie, Firecracker Salmon, or its signature Bloomin’ Onion.
 

Mexican & Italian

Chicken fajitas, taco salad, steak quesadillas and "addictive salsa" make Mexico Tipico Restaurant a favorite. The restaurant’s full bar and banquet room is perfect for lunch meetings or family gatherings. For pizza, head to Marco's Pizza or Mellow Mushroom.
 

Catering

Legacy Catering downtown Prattville offers an extensive menu including numerous popular staples. Designs by Debbie provides exquisite meals for small and large events as well as full bar service. Sugar B's Bakery & Cafe offers a catering menu in addition to its full-service bakery located in a restored antebellum home in historic downtown Prattville.

Autauga Place with Karen Tucker Catering delivers the food and the venue at the historic Autauga Place, which was built in 1896 and can accommodate more than 100 guests. Event planners have yet another fine option in Catering Creations, which provides an array of food items to meet any budget and outstanding table and bar service.
 

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Braxton, born and raised in Nashville, holds a B.A. in political science from David Lipscomb University and a Juris Doctorate from Thomas Goode Jones School of Law in Alabama.