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The Dekalb County Tourist Association welcomes you to Lookout Mountain Alabama


Suggested travels plans to Lookout Mountain 


Fine Dining, Appalachia Style

Choosing a place to eat in Lookout Mountain, Alabama may be a difficult decision as there are many wonderful places from which to select. Our restaurants are as diverse as is our region and equally as pleasing. Whether you are looking for a popular chain restaurant, a family style restaurant or intimate dining, you will find it here in the beautiful Northeast Alabama Mountains.

Come See....Just for the Fun of It!

50 Taters Specializing in Bar-B-Q, Baked Potatoes & More. Wednesday 11am - 3pm, Thursday - Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.  & Sunday 11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Located at 770 Main Street E, Rainsville. 256-638-3150
Aunt Fanny's Fudge - Fantastic fresh fudge, homemade icecream, real frozen fruit bars, fresh squeezed lemonade, gourmet coffees and lots more great treats! Located in the heart of Mentone at 6081 Hwy 117 behind The Hitching Post. 256-665-5160
Bama Boys BBQ - Home of the 2 pound loaded BBQ potato. Also offers BBQ nachos, BBQ plates, ribs, hot dogs, cheeseburgers and double cheeseburgers. Open Wed-Sat, 10am to 9pm . Located at 17895 AL Hwy 75 in Henagar. 256-657-4100
Bar-B-Q- Place - 30 years of southern style barbeque and sides, from smoked Pork buttes and Beef brisket to homemade slaw (mayo based) and ALMOST famous Jo Jo's potatoes, this is what southern cooking is about. The Hood family have held this quaint dinner in scenic Fort Payne for a little over a quarter of a century and have brought up a few generations of barbeque fanatics that have yet to find an equal in smoken splendor.  Listed on Alabama's 100 dishes to eat in the state is our Jo Jo Potatos. Sliced, battered and deep fried, these little taters are a staple food item for the locals. Can't forget the Chicken Sauce!! A secret blend that goes on just about anything, and perfect match for the Jo Jo! Dine in, Call ahead, Carry out, or Cater!  Monday - Friday 10-7 p.m., Sat. 10-3 p.m. Located on the south end of Fort Payne at 1502 Gault Ave. 256-845-6155
Barry’s Bar-B-Que - This quaint restaurant located at 85 County Road 527 in Fyffe has a menu full of mouth watering southern favorites, such as potato salad, cole slaw, brunswick stew, onion rings, chicken fingers, broasted chicken, smoked ham, bar-b-q, chicken livers, american pizza, half chickens, bbq salad and more. Come taste for yourself!  256-623-2102 

Beverly’s Country Café - They have home country cooking breakfast, buffet lunch, and the best hamburgers around. They also cater! Located at 5111 Co Rd 78, Fort Payne (Adamsburg). Mon - Fri 6am to 7pm and Sat 6am to 3pm. 256-273-6534
Big Time Café – Featuring homemade American cuisine. A small burger joint for those with a big appetite. Short orders, plates, carry outs and dine in. Located at 15726 AL Hwy 176 in Fort Payne. Mon - Fri 5am - 8pm and Saturday 6am - 8pm. 256-845-0363

Box Office Grill at the Strand - Located inside Strand Antiques in downtown Fort Payne, this grill offers Hot Dogs prepared fresh just like you like them. Order up the John Wayne, the Box Office Special, the Railroad Dog or any other variation of this popular food item. We also have the best burger in town, chicken salads and sandwiches. Now serving dinner on Friday nights, offering the finest in steak dinners. 215 Gault Ave. N. Fort Payne. Mon - Thurs 10am - 5pm, Friday 10am - 8pm & Sat 10am - 4pm. 256-997-0945 
China House - Located at 312 North Valley Ave. in Collinsville. 256-524-2590
Chow King Buffet & Grill - Located at 1509 Glenn Blvd. SW in Fort Payne. 256-845-8199
College Corner Restaurant - The best burger in a college atmosphere! Located at 5057 Main St. in Powell. 256-601-4493
Country Kitchens - Serving Meat and three veggies. Located at 1944 Gault Ave N. in Fort Payne.  Open Sun – Fri 6am to 2:30pm Sat 6am to 10am. 
Cracker Barrel - Old Country Store. Serving your favorite American cuisine "Southern Style". Located at 201 Cracker Barrel Row SW in Fort Payne. 256-997-9204
Daylight Donuts Fresh baked donuts everyday along with fresh made coffee and cappuccinos. Located at 508A Glenn Blvd SW in Fort Payne. 256-465-5003
DeSoto State Park's Mountain Inn Restaurant -  This restaurant-motel complex was remodeled from the original stone lodge utilizing the exposed stone walls, beamed ceilings and the extra large fireplace to enhance the mountain atmosphere. The restaurant features some of Lookout Mountain's finest dining. Read Chef Paula's interview in the Birmingham News. Located at 261 County Road 951 in Fort Payne. 256-845-5380.
The Diner Locally owned and operated restaurant that serves homemade country cooking at its finest. Breakfast , Lunch, Fresh pies and cakes made daily. Also provides catering. Located at 14488 AL Hwy 68 in Crossville. Open Monday - Friday 5:30 a.m. tp 2 p.m.  256-528-2504

Don Chicos Mexican Restaurant - Serving authentic mexican cuisine. Located at 1104 Gault Ave S. in Fort Payne, 256-997-1000, and another location at 52 South Valley Ave. in Collinsville, 256-524-2247.
Don Ponchos Mexican Restaurant - Located at 462 Main Street E in Rainsville. 256-638-3478
Doris Jean's Country Kitchen - Specializing in Southern Cuisine. Located at 12070 Al Hwy 75 in Ider.  256-657-4191
Fontana's - A blend of Italian, Greek and American dishes. Offering express lunch menu, kids menu and daily specials. Dine in, carry out and catering services available. Located at 100 1st Street W. in Fort Payne. 256-979-1700
Green Leaf Grill - Serving made to order delicious cuisine for a variety of palettes. Located at 6080 AL Shey 117 in Mentone. Open Tues-Sun. 256-634-2110
Helena's Deli - Serving hand patted hambugers and many other favorites. Located at 6010 AL Hwy 117 in the heart of Mentone. 256-634-0065
Huddle House 24 hour Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner served all the time. Located at 120 Airport Road W. in Fort Payne. 256-979-1555
James' Bar-B-Q & Catering Something for all ages. Appetizers, Sandwiches, Combos, Plates, Family Packs and more. Open Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Located at Hwy 75 in Geraldine. 256-659-6506
Jefferson’s - Serves wings, burgers, oysters and a daily special! Located at 802 Glenn Blvd. S in Fort Payne. Open Sunday-Wednesday 11am to 10pm and Thursday - Saturday 11am to 11pm. 256-845-9464

Katy’s Katfish - Don't miss the best catfish in town! Located at 1382 Main Street E in Rainsville. 256-638-7200
Kelly's Kitchen - Great family style buffet and menu orders! Open Monday - Saturday. 648 Main Street W. in Rainsville, Alabama. 35986  256-638-2880
L&B Restaurant - Family style restaurant serving down home food with great lunch specials. Located at 247 Gregory Drive in Collinsville. 256-418-5497
La Fonda - An authentic Mexican restaurant serving the best mexican tacos...and much more...for more than ten years! Located at 1401 Gault Ave. N. in Fort Payne. 256-997-9425
Limon's Mexican Restaurant A Mexican restaurant with great food! Fresh basket of chips and salsa gets your meal off to a great start.  Located at 13778 Hwy 68 in Crossville. (256-925-0050) and 17073 AL Hwy 75 in Henagar (256-657-3999).
Little Jame's BBQ - Specializing in great southern BBQ. Drive thru or take-out. Screened porch for those whose want to eat in. Located at 832 Main St. E in Rainsville. 256-717-4080
Los Arcos - A Mexican restaurant with great food! Fresh basket of chips and salsa gets your meal off to a great start. 1827 Glenn Blvd SW In Fort Payne. 256-845-1404
Los Reyes Market & Restaurant - A Mexican Food Market that serves their own food restaurant style. A beautiful assortment of delicious Mexican dishes & handmade sweet treats like frozen fresh fruit bars of all varieties and much more. Located at 709 Gault Ave. N. in Fort Payne. 256-845-5478
Mi Casita Mexican Restaurant - The best Mexican restaurant in all of NE Alabama! Fresh basket of chips and salsa gets your meal off to a great start. Choose from our menu of fine beverages and delicious meals. Located at 3802 Gault Ave. North in Fort Payne 256-845-2999
Mid Town Grill & Café - Family owned Cafe and Grill in downtown Fort Payne! Daily lunch specials along with appetizers, burgers, wings and more.  Thursday, Friday and Saturday night specials with live entertainment.  Located at 110 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne. 256-273-6112
Nana Poppins - Manufacturing gourmet popcorn in almost any flavor. Also offers gourmet apples and other treats. Located at 260 McCurdy Ave. N, Ste. 2 in Rainsville. 256-707-7949
Nancy's Lunchbox - Serving delectible sandwiches and homemade cupcakes and sweet treats. Located inside Alice Circle at 1012 Main Street in Rainsville. 256-638-2688
Poppies Pizzeria - A family owned and operated pizzeria serving hand tossed pizzas, calzones, salads, subs, wings and more! Delivery available within an 8 mile radius. Located at 8669 AL Hwy 117 in Valley Head. 256-674-1111
Ralph’s Canyon Café – We are open 7 days a week. Monday through Saturday 5am to 8pm and Sunday 6am to 8pm.  Food you can "holler" about! The canyon cafe is a laid back dine in or carry out cafe. We serve anything from hot dogs and burgers to dinner plates and specials! We're most known for our choice burgers and Home Smoked Home Pulled Fat Free Pork Bar-B-Que! Located inside Ralph's Grocery at 477 AL Hwy 35 in Fort Payne next to Little River Canyon National Preserve. 256-845-6402
Rib Shak - Great southern food specializing in BBQ! Open Wed - Sat 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sun 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Located at 2204 Gault Avenue North in Fort Payne. 256-979-1742
Roadside 'Que - Using hickory wood in their Yoder Smoker, their team smokes slow and low using time tested proven American style techniques for some really great BBQ. Come get some. Located at 2842 Main Street E. in Rainsville. 256-599-1387
Royal Waffle King - 2605 Greenhill Blvd. NW, Hwy. 11 North, Fort Payne, Alabama 35968. (256)845-3292. Open 24 hours, 7 days a week. Breakfast, lunch and dinner served anytime of the day.  
Ruby Tuesday’s - We are fully committed to preparing and serving food of uncompromising freshness and quality - with signature choices like our premium Handcrafted Burgers and our bountiful, Fresh Garden Bar - and we're grateful that our restaurants are made possible by passionate employees who make it their business to delight each and every guest with an excellent dining experience. Located at 301 Ruby Tuesday Lane in Fort Payne. 256-844-2963
Sally's Smokin Butt BBQ Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pork and all the trimmings. We take phone orders, take-out, and have an inside dining area. We also do catering for business, personal parties, weddings, and any gathering where you want good food to share. Open Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Located at 2904 Gault Ave S. (Hwy 11) 256-996-5514
San Antonio’s Mexican Restuarant - Mouthwatering Mexican at it's best. With two locations at 25 George Ave in Fyffe, 256-623-6888 and 462 Main Street in Rainsville, 256-638-3478.
Santa Fe Cattle Co. - With a love for the variety of foods enjoyed in the Southwest,  Santa Fe sets out to bring that same melting pot of flavors to their place in an authentic, uncomplicated and genuine way.  Specializing in steaks, ribs, and fajitas and with a passion for working hard, eating well, and having fun, the Santa Fe Cattle Co. is here to show you a better way to taste the flavors and enjoy a genuine slice of the Southwest. Located at 305 Ruby Tuesday Lane in Fort Payne. 256-844-9422 Email

The Spot Coffee Shop - Come check out the newest hangout in town, serving coffee, icecream, fresh baked desserts, and now wraps and specialty pizzas! Offers FREE wi-fi, live music and open mic night! Located at 101 Gault Ave. N in Fort Payne. 256-979-1287
Stevie B’s Pizza – A great family oriented restaurant using only fresh, quality ingredients to create an assortment of original pizzas, unique desserts, and a fresh salad selection.  Featuring pizzas such as Cheeseburger, Macaroni and Cheese, Loaded Baked Potato, BLT, Hawaiian, Taco, and many more for order or at the "Ultimate Pizza Buffet"!  Stevie B's also houses a game room for the kids, a great place to host a party! Located at 2200 Gault Avenue North in Fort Payne.  Hours of operation are Sun-Thurs - 11:00am - 9:00pm and Fri-Sat - 11:00am - 10:00pm. 256-979-1234.

Sumo's Teriyaki Grille - Serving many variations of some of the best teriyaki meals around. Located at 1106 Gault Ave. S in Fort Payne. 256-364-2211
Sweet Home Café - Enjoy the sweet tastes of home, like broasted chicken and good southern vegetables all on a self serve buffet. Located at 4909 Main Street in  Powell. 256-638-7935
Tigers Inn - A local favorite that has been around for generations serving the tempting taste of the south. Delicious biscuits & gravy and country ham, meat & veggie plates, handbattered chicken fingers and homemade desserts are just a few of the reasons you should stop by for breakfast or lunch. Closed on Saturday. Located at 132 Commerce St. in Valley Head. 256-635-6800
Toke Sushi Thai & Grill Located at 2605 Gault Ave. N. in Fort Payne 256-364-2000
Topher's Wings - Serving great wings, hamburgers and lunch plates. Open daily for lunch and dinner. Located at 72 Roy Sanderson Ave. in Rainsville. 256-638-9464 Email
Vintage 1889 - Located in the historic W B Davis Hosiery mill built in 1889, you will enjoy eclectic casual dining inside the historic building or in an unique outdoor patio or historic courtyard. 151 8th Street NE in Fort Payne. 256-845-3380
Western Sizzlin - Located at 1114 Glenn Blvd SW in Fort Payne. 256-844-2286

The Wildflower Cafe & Country Store - More than a cafe', The Wildflower is a one of a kind experience. You can view our Menus, Chef Ben's Specials, Live Music Schedule, What's Blooming on the Mountain, Store and More Online.  Wildflower has Incredible Steaks, Burgers, Vegetarian and Organic Options plus Gourmet Coffee & Chocolate, Homemade Desserts, Smoothies and Wi-Fi service in a fun atmosphere with exceptional service and great food. Reservations suggested - not required - for parties of 5 or more & for Gourmet Dinners. Outside seating is available in warm weather.  Private parties &/or catering requests are gladly accepted. Store features Local Art of many mediums, L.C. Moon's Hand Blended Bath & Body & Herbal Teas, Aroma Therapy, Natural Foods, Gifts and More...  Located in the Heart of Mentone on AL Hwy 117.  256-634-0066  Email
Wingstop - Taking chicken wings to a whole new level by saucing and tossing them in a choice of 9 different flavors.   Wingstop is not fast food; our wings are made with care and served up piping hot.  Every order is made fresh when you order it; nothing sits under a heat lamp.  In addition to hot fresh wings our sides are homemade.  Fresh Cut Seasoned Fries are cut daily in every restaurant from Idaho Potatoes.  If you haven’t tried any of our sides you are missing out! Located at 2612-A Gault Ave N. in Fort Payne. 256-997-9464

The Wolves Den- Chef Fontana Stinson is creating her version of cafe favorites! Located inside the Kamama Gallery in the heart of downtown Mentone at 5951 AL Hwy 117. 256-634-3001

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