Valentine's Day Dining in Sweet Home Alabama

August 2020

Valentine’s Day is Friday, February 14, and we’re here to help you plan your celebration for this day of love

Here are some of our recommendations for restaurants you can take your valentine to. 


Cotton Row, Huntsville

At the Cotton Row restaurant, guests can enjoy an upscale dining experience in an environment like no other. Housed in a building that was built in 1821, this beautiful restaurant creates an atmosphere that is both comfortable and elegant. At Cotton Row, seasonal and local ingredients dictate menu items, including the restaurant's famous dessert, peanut butter and jelly in phyllo. The restaurant also offers options such as seared sea scallops, New Zealand venison and Black Angus beef short ribs.

Café Dupont, Birmingham

At Café Dupont, Chef Chris Dupont’s appreciation for locally-grown products comes to life in flavors you have never experienced before. The ever-changing menu reflects a fresh perspective on regional ingredients. Although you cannot go wrong with any dish you choose to indulge in, the restaurant’s buttermilk fried chicken is a Birmingham favorite. 

Acre, Auburn

Acre restaurant is known for highlighting modern food inspired by Southern heritage. The restaurant menu moves with the rhythms of the seasons, and every creation is sourced from on-site gardens, orchards and local farms. The cozy and romantic environment encourages guests to feel comfortable while savoring an exciting culinary experience. The menu features something for everyone including fried green tomatoes, honey glazed king salmon and perhaps its most popular dish, the Alabama Butcher’s Board. 

Central, Montgomery

Central, located in the heart of Montgomery’s Downtown entertainment district, is an American restaurant that highlights both local and seasonal ingredients. In all of its offerings, the restaurant incorporates fresh Gulf seafood, local meats and regionally-sourced vegetables. This restaurant’s take on comforting classics offers a remarkable taste that will leave your palate wanting more. 

Fisher’s Upstairs, Orange Beach

The crew at Fisher’s at Orange Beach Marina is passionate about creating a mouthwatering cuisine that accompanies an unforgettable waterfront dining experience. Each dish is evident of the restaurant’s commitment to fresh ingredients, and every dish emphasizes the regional produce, locally-made products and seafood caught straight from the Gulf.

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