We all know that the state of Alabama is home to some of the best food you can find in the south.

There are so many hidden gems in the state of Alabama that people should know about.

These are places you can recommend to your friends or family visiting Alabama, or maybe you're looking for a great place to grab a bite in the Yellowhammer state.

Here are ten great places to grab a bite in Alabama. Some may even say these are the top 10 restaurants in the state.

 

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Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q - Decatur When it comes to barbecue in Alabama, Big Bob Gibson Bar-B-Q is the place to go. The restaurant has been serving up hickory-smoked meats since 1925, and their signature white sauce is a must-try. The laid-back atmosphere and friendly staff make for a true Southern experience

 

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Chez Fonfon - Birmingham Another one of Frank Stitt's restaurants, Chez Fonfon is a French bistro located next to Highlands Bar and Grill. The menu features classic French dishes like escargots and steak frites, as well as Southern-inspired plates like crawfish beignets. The intimate setting and extensive wine list make Chez Fonfon a perfect date night spot

 

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The Bright Star - Bessemer The Bright Star has been serving up traditional Greek and Southern cuisine since 1907. The menu features dishes like lamb chops and fried chicken, as well as Greek favorites like spanakopita and dolmades. The restaurant's history is evident in the decor, which includes photographs of famous guests like Joe Namath and Bear Bryant.

 

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Fisher's at Orange Beach Marina - Orange Beach Fisher's at Orange Beach Marina offers a waterfront dining experience with fresh seafood and coastal-inspired dishes. The menu changes seasonally, but some favorites include the crab claws and grilled octopus. The outdoor seating area overlooks the marina and is the perfect spot for a sunset dinner.

 

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Bottega - Birmingham Bottega is another of Frank Stitt's restaurants, but this one has a modern Italian focus. The menu features handmade pastas and wood-fired pizzas, as well as a selection of small plates for sharing. The atmosphere is lively and upscale, with a bustling bar and outdoor patio.

 

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Wintzell's Oyster House - Mobile Wintzell's Oyster House is a Mobile institution, serving up fresh Gulf seafood since 1938. The menu includes oysters prepared in a variety of ways, as well as seafood platters and po'boys. The lively atmosphere and friendly staff make Wintzell's a fun spot for a casual meal.

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Cotton Row Restaurant - Huntsville Cotton Row Restaurant offers a refined dining experience in the heart of Huntsville. The menu features Southern-inspired dishes with a modern twist, like the fried green tomatoes with goat cheese mousse. The restaurant's historic building has been beautifully restored and adds to the elegant atmosphere.

 

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OvenBird - Birmingham OvenBird is a modern Spanish-inspired restaurant with a focus on wood-fired cooking. The menu features small plates for sharing, like the grilled octopus and beef tongue. The atmosphere is lively and the open kitchen allows diners to watch the chefs in action.

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- Mountain Brook Dyron's Lowcountry offers a taste of the South Carolina coast in Alabama. The menu features Lowcountry classics like shrimp and grits and fried green tomatoes. The atmosphere is laid-back and welcoming, with a cozy bar and outdoor seating area.

 

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