Lower Alabama Trail

Year of Alabama Food · Guide · created about 6 years ago

South Alabama cuisine combines fresh products of the Gulf with heartier, inland fare. Home to some of the state's oldest cities and towns, the region's food is a study in tradition.

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  • BLT Supreme at Radley's Fountain Grill in Monroeville, AL

    Named after a character from To Kill A Mockingbird, which was written by famed Monroeville resident Harper Lee, Radley's Fountain Grill serves a BLT that some say is the perfect sandwich. Stop in and see if the rumors are true.

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    Shrimp Po'boy at Market By the Bay Fresh in Daphne, AL

    Ask any local and they'll tell you the best po'boys in Alabama are served at Market By the Bay in Daphne. Pick one up to go while making your way through the region.

  • Smoked Barbecue at Brick Pit in Mobile, AL

    It's said that people should stick with what they do well, and that's just what the folks at The Brick Pit do. Cooked for more than a day in a custom-built smoker, the Mobile restaurant's pulled pork platter is melt-in-your-mouth delicious.

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    Oysters Fried, Stewed or Nude at Wintzell's Oyster House in Mobile, AL

    A landmark on Mobile's Dauphin Street, the original location of Wintzell's Oyster House continues to serve oysters fried, stewed and nude, and in a variety of other ways, too. Check out the historic seafood joint and sample a few for yourself.

  • Chocolates at Three Georges Candy in Mobile, AL

    Satisfy your sweet tooth with chocolate from Three Georges. This stop is famous for Heavenly Hash (marshmallows and pecans smothered in smooth, rich, milk chocolate) and sampler boxes filled with an assortment of hand-dipped milk chocolate. Locals say you can't go wrong, no matter what you choose.