Nothing makes us happier than new restaurants opening in the Huntsville Metro Area. As Huntsville continues to grow, one of our absolute favorite activities is sampling new eats and drinks across the city.
This month’s newest restaurants in Huntsville and Madison roundup features several gems- from juicy barbecue beef brisket Texas-style at PBR Lockhart to savory speciality curry at the new modern Indian restaurant The Curry.
If you’re planning a date night or a fun outing with coworkers, this list of Huntsville’s newest restaurants offer something for everyone to enjoy. (We recommend the amazing Burnt End Bite Bloody Mary offered at PBR Lockhart Smokehouse, we’ve never seen anything like it!)
1. CO/OP Community Table
Connected to the Downtown Embassy Suites Hotel, CO/OP Community Table + Bar features a refined farmhouse-influenced design paired with elevated, southern ingredient-inspired dishes.
Featuring exceptional selections such as Mississippi Catfish Dip with charred lemon, chives Old Bay saltines, Madison Co Farmer’s Market Heirloom Tomatoes, grilled Chilton County peach agrodolce, salted ricotta, pickled mustard seeds, cornbread crumble and topped with basil, Smoked Gouda Ravioli with summer corn, blistered tomatoes, Madison Co Farmer’s Market okra, zucchini relish, sweet corn cream and topped with Sweet City Microgreens basil. Offering brunch, lunch and dinner, each dining service offers a culinary southern revival.
2. PBR Lockhart Smokehouse
PBR Lockhart Smokehouse, the highly anticipated premier barbecue and country-western dining destination, is now officially open at Bridge Street Town Centre. The collaboration brings together two iconic brands, PBR Cowboy Bar and Lockhart Smokehouse, to create a one-of-a-kind experience, fusing the ‘cowboy cool’ spirit of PBR Cowboy Bar and Lockhart Smokehouse’s iconic Central Texas barbecue into one exciting, action-packed celebration of food and entertainment.
The menu is extensive and includes its signature smoked Beef Brisket, Half or Whole Chicken, Pork Chops, Ribs, and Original or Jalapeno Kreuz Sausage, alongside some outstanding barbecue sides including Smoked Baked Beans, Lockhart’s Slaw, Blue Cheese Slaw, Brisket Deviled Eggs, Potato Salad, Mac n’ Cheese and Cornbread. Beverage options include a collection of innovative specialty cocktails, draft & bottled beer, and wine. Brunch will be available on the weekends, featuring a build-your-own Bloody Mary bar alongside Lockhart’s famous barbecue with a brunch twist and acoustic live music. Burnt End Bloody Marys, Mimosas, and more will accompany the delicious brunch menu. All food menu items will be available for take-out or delivery and catering will be available for both on-site pick up and drop off for groups of any size.
3. The Curry
Est. in 2022, The Curry Modern Indian Restaurant brings fresh, bold, and modern Indian Cuisine to Huntsville, Alabama. Chef Linil is a master at Indian cuisine, providing our guests with the highest quality curries, biryanis, dosas, and more. Whether you are a seasoned foodie to Indian cuisine or new to the scene, you are sure to find your next favorite meal here at The Curry.
4. Grimaldi’s Pizzeria
Grimaldi’s Pizzeria is located at the west end of Valley Bend at Jones Farm on Carl T. Jones Drive. Our Grimaldi’s offers a large dining room, indoor and outdoor seating at our full service bar, a heated/cooled covered patio for comfortable outdoor dining, and a private party room for special occasions. For those taking their orders to go, short term parking is available. Bring the whole family for great food and good times at Grimaldi’s Pizzeria at Valley Bend.
Meet Town Madison’s newest rooftop bar and lounge. Inspired cocktails meet down-to-earth fare in our beautiful downstairs lounge and rooftop bar. Prohibition offers up a perfect spot for a family dinner, lunch with co-workers, or drinks with friends.
6. CRU Lounge Huntsville
CRU Lounge is a fast-casual hookah-hemp lounge offering unique hookah flavors, hemp oil extracts, small plates and specialty cocktails. Cru Lounge is Atlanta’s top rated lounge that has made its way to Huntsville.
Located at 3750 AL-53, Huntsville, AL 35806 popular menu items at CRU include hookahs (such as: their HOUSE MIX, which includes mint, orange, peach, banana, watermelon, strawberry, cherry, coconut and vanilla, and CRU MIX, which includes white gummy bear, red gummy bear, kiwi, orange mint, mango, exotic berry, winter fresh mint and blueberry), cocktails (including their CRU RITA, which includes Avion Tequila, agave, lime juice, with a salt rim, and CRU LEMONADE (which is spiked house lemonade infused with peach, strawberry or mango puree).
Food items include: traditional wings, burgers, quesadillas, crab mac and cheese, lollipop lamb chops, crab cakes and more.
7. Sa Za Serious Italian
SaZa is set in a hip atmosphere with bold colors, exposed brick walls, historic hardwood floors and eye-catching artwork. With the energy from the music, the open kitchen, and the local artists creating masterpieces right in the dining room, you know in that moment that this is gonna be amazing. In this hot concept even the bathrooms are cool. Attention to detail is the focus here at SaZa and it begins at the front door and continues right into the kitchen. Chef uses only the freshest ingredients and specialty items like: San Marzano tomatoes, pizza dough made in New York, wild salmon from Ireland and Norway, and scallops from Georges Banks, Massachusetts. From the quality of the food, Chef Joe has created a menu guaranteed to create a symphony in your mouth.
The food at SaZa is a unique fusion of old and new. While it’s authentic and traditional Italian food, it is also new and inventive. This eclectic blend stems from the fact that about 80% of SaZa’s menu is made up of recipes from Chef Joe DiMaggio Jr.’s grandmother. Chef Joe is renown for creating fresh and innovative food. He describes SaZa’s menu as extreme peasant cuisine.
8. SZND Kitchen and Cocktails
Huntsville/Madison’s new up and coming Best Kept Secret (SZND Kitchen & Cocktails) Join them each and every week for a great Bistro/Lounge Experience. Use this Link to make reservations for seating during our weekend specific hours. Walk ups will still be welcome on a first come first serve basis. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sznd-weekend-reservations-tickets-440440388057?fbclid=PAAaZLUXH9Vb4DjGPUyhjZqu4HNKx9nqpvfmZ71OTPaaMwCobXioOfgc5mdsc
Go and enjoy all of the new restaurants in Huntsville; and let us know which is your new favorite!