Planning a visit to Montgomery?
In addition to seeing a show (or two… or three!) at Alabama Shakespeare Festival, we recommend checking out the following places while you’re in town.
Whether you’re in search of a quick lunch, fine dining experience, or Sunday brunch, our staff happily recommends these favorite Montgomery eateries:
Monday – Saturday, 4:00 p.m. – Until
8147 Vaughn Rd, Montgomery, AL
334.356.2600 | Website
Walk into La Jolla, and you will find styles spanning from the esoteric to the fanciful, with a divergent customer base ranging from black tie to blue jeans. The menu offers something for everyone from small plates to meats cooked to perfection from The Big Green Egg to exquisitely created entrees that have become synonymous with La Jolla. The wine list includes 100+ wines focusing on American wines with eight beers on tap.
Please note: La Jolla is an adult atmosphere restaurant and respectfully requests no children under age 12.
Monday – Friday, 6:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
31 South Court Street, Montgomery, AL
334.356.1877 | Website
Craving some bonafide Southern cuisine?
Whether you’re in need of a meat and three or a biscuit-filled breakfast, Cahawba House is the place to be. This local, family-owned restaurant is guaranteed to satisfy your cravings!
Tuesday – Saturday, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday Brunch, 10:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
405 Cloverdale Road, Montgomery, AL
334.819.7218 | Website
Located in Old Cloverdale, Vintage Year offers fresh Gulf seafood, hand cut steaks, excellent wine, and specialty spirits. From dinner with friends and family to the most memorable special occasions, Vintage Year is an important part of Montgomery’s social scene and is dedicated to offering guests the finest hand-cut meats, freshest seafood, outstanding wines, and specialty spirits while providing top notch customer service.
Tuesday – Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – Until
Friday and Saturday, 11:00 a.m. – Until
Sunday, 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Snacks only)
5015 Hampstead High Road, Montgomery, AL
334.260.9110 | Website
The Tipping Point is a neighborhood pub focused on craft beer and cocktails, with a family friendly food menu and atmosphere. They regularly feature special releases for regional breweries and tap-takeovers. The Tipping Point also features a ton of outdoor seating, TVs tuned to local and international sporting events, and live music from local artists on Friday nights.
Explore Montgomery and beyond…
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice
Located in the heart of downtown Montgomery, Alabama, the Legacy Museum and National Memorial for Peace and Justice are just a 16-minute walk apart. Purchase a combination ticket to experience both the museum and memorial in a single day or plan an overnight trip to explore America’s history of racial injustice and its legacy.
On August 6, 1965, President Lyndon Johnson signed, the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which extended equal voting rights for African-Americans. As both White and Black non-violent supporters led by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. fought for the right to vote in Central Alabama, today, you can trace their march toward freedom on the 54-mile trail and connect with their stories at the Interpretive Centers.
Before the first African American military pilots became known as the “Red Tails” they wore striped tails as they began their flight training in the Army’s PT-17 Stearman bi-plane. Their flying adventure started at Moton Field, in Tuskegee, Alabama.