Music to Your Mouth

Savoring a meal in Colbert County is a feast for the senses. While our local specialty might vary depending on who you ask – it’s safe to say we’ll probably have whatever it is you’re craving. In our neck of the woods, we take pride in our food, especially those locally owned gems you can’t find anywhere else.

Our county offers a delectable array of fine dining, inventive Southern classics, Mexican cuisine, juicy burgers, and a whole lot more. Here, our talented chefs and restaurateurs ensure you experience true Southern hospitality with every bite and sip. Explore the best of Colbert County’s dining below, or dive deeper into our culinary scene by searching #CravingColbertCounty on Instagram.

“You have to taste a culture to understand it.”

– Deborah Cater

100 Dishes to Eat in Alabama Before You Die!

We’re a hidden gem for food enthusiasts, with five must-try dishes featured on Alabama’s “100 Dishes to Eat Before You Die” list. In Sheffield, George’s Steak Pit serves up mouthwatering steaks. Tuscumbia’s Claunch Cafe is famous for its delicious chicken salad. For a truly unique dining experience, head to Tuscumbia’s Rattlesnake Saloon or try Harvey’s Milkshake at The Palace. And in Cherokee, Bishop’s Barbecue offers irresistible barbecue with their signature sauce – just remember, the more you shake it, the hotter it gets.

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Taste Local Goodness

From cozy cafes to hometown favorites, each spot has its own story. Join us as we highlight local favorites and share unique flavors and stories. Check out a few of our favorites below, and stay tuned for more tasty tales from Colbert County’s diverse dining spots.

Champy’s Famous Fried Chicken

Donna & Friends Restaurant

The Pie Factory

Rick’s Barbecue

Ichiban Japanese Restaurant


Stanfield’s Steakhouse

Red Clay Table

Hometown Pizza

Sparky’s Drive-Inn

Superhero Chefs

The Palace Ice Cream and Sandwich Shop

🎉 We had a blast promoting some of our favorite restaurants during #AlabamaRestaurantWeek! 😄

If you're still #CravingColbertCounty, swing by the Visitor Center – we've got FREE restaurant guides waiting for you! Discover the best dining spots in Colbert County and make the most of your foodie journey. 🍽️🗺️
🌭 Celebrate over 60 years of mouthwatering tradition at Sparky's Drive In, a Tuscumbia staple! Their specialties include footlong hot dogs, smoked bologna sandwiches, and irresistible milkshakes. 

Join us during #AlabamaRestaurantWeek and visit our page for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to a Colbert County restaurant of YOUR CHOICE! 🎁🌟 

Step into a time-honored culinary tradition at George's Steak Pit, a beloved landmark since the 1950s - known for its open pit grilling over hickory logs, offering unmatched flavor. Enjoy fresh steaks, chicken, fish, seafood, a fine wine list, homemade desserts, and top-notch service. 🥩🔥🍷

Celebrate #AlabamaRestaurantWeek with us and don't forget to visit our page for a chance to participate in our exciting giveaway. You could win a $50 gift certificate of YOUR CHOICE to any restaurant!

📸: George's Steak Pit

Looking for a unique dining experience? Look no further than Superhero Chefs in Tuscumbia! This superhero-themed restaurant concept is a must-visit destination for foodies and comic book fans alike. 🦸‍♂️🌟

With dishes cooked up by superhero chefs and decor inspired by your favorite comic book heroes, Superhero Chefs is, well... super.  Grab a table for brunch today and unleash your inner superhero! 🍴🍳

#ColbertCountyTourism #SuperheroChefs #BrunchGoals #ComicBookFans #VisitTheShoalsAL #VisitNorthAL #CravingColbertCounty
What better way to celebrate National Margarita Day than visiting Fiesta's new location in Tuscumbia!? 🍹 #CravingColbertCounty
Celebrate National Pizza Day by supporting one of our local restaurants, like The Pie Factory of Muscle Shoals! The Aretha's Franklin never disappoints! Spicy buffalo chicken with a ranch base, grilled chicken, jalapenos, hot sauce, red onions, chives, gorgonzola crumbles, and mozzarella cheese. 😋🍕 #NationalPizzaDay #CravingColbertCounty