5 Restaurants to Try in Auburn and Opelika

Restaurants to Try in Auburn and Opelika

Looking to indulge in some new cuisine in the new year? We’ve got you covered! Check out these five restaurants to try in Auburn and Opelika.

The Hound

  • About: The Hound is a family-owned restaurant and bar with a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Their menu features bacon from heritage breed pork, an array of organically raised meats and a variety of sides and starters. The bar offers many over-the-top American classics, top-shelf bourbon and 28 craft beers on tap.
  • Address: 124 Tichenor Ave., Auburn
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Zazu Gastropub

  • About: Zazu Gastropub is a fine dining experience offering farm-fresh comfort food in a relaxed atmosphere. All menu items are made from scratch, and in addition, Zazu has teamed up with Opelika Grows, Alabama Seafood Co. and Oakview Farms Granary in order to get the freshest local produce.
  • Address: 112 S. Eighth St., Opelika
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Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux

  • About: Founded by LSU basketball walk-ons in Baton Rouge, Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux is a restaurant and bar celebrating Louisiana spice. Featuring wall-to-wall TVs, craft beer, cocktails and from-scratch dishes, the Southern hospitality is undeniable.
  • Address: 3041 Capps Way, Opelika
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Big Mike’s Steakhouse

  • About: Providing towns with the quality steak you would typically have to drive to a big city for, Big Mike’s offers wood-fired grilled steak cooked to perfection. Additionally, they serve seafood, burgers, chicken and much more at this relaxed, rustic restaurant.
  • Address: 610 Shug Jordan Parkway, Auburn
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Tekila Mexican Bar and Grill 

  • About: Tekila Mexican Bar and Grill offers true authentic Mexican cuisine. From dining in at the lively restaurant to taking out or enjoying the bar, the menu features fan favorites such as fajitas, super Tekila chimichanga, to-go margaritas and much more.
  • Address: 234 W. Magnolia Ave., Auburn, AL 36830
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So, next time you’re searching for a meal in the new year, remember these five restaurants to try in Auburn and Opelika. They are sure to please your taste buds and have you coming back for more!

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