5 unforgettable soul food restaurants in Huntsville, including Betty Mae’s

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Mizz Juju’s cheezy baked spaghetti. Photos via Kennedi Kipp for the Bama Buzz

Occasionally, everyone has a taste for some good Sunday southern cooking. Nothing speaks more to the spirit than soul food. We know that we can’t make it every occasion or Sunday but don’t want to miss out on a happy stomach. A piece of home can make everyone’s day brighter. Here’s a couple of restaurants that’ll satisfy your cravings!

1. Betty Mae’s Restaurant

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Betty Mae’s restaurant entrance sign in Huntsville, Al. Photos via Kennedi Kipp

Betty Mae’s Restaurant is exactly like the sign says—home-cooked. Each meal tastes like every item was prepared from scratch. If you’re looking for that grandmother-like touch, here’s the spot. Betty Mae’s offers a daily special for each day of the week. Each meal comes with a meat of your choice, two sides, cornbread or roll, a dessert, and a drink. If you’re a fan of banana pudding, theirs definitely filled with love, very yummy. The service is speedy, and you don’t have to wait a long period of time. Betty Mae’s Restaurant offers to-go and dine-in services.

  • Address: 2007 N Memorial Pkwy #L, Huntsville, AL 35810
  • Contact: (256) 746-4159 | Facebook

2. Mizz JuJu’s Food & Beverage Distribution

The entrance of Mizz JuJu’s Cafe in Huntsville,Al. Photos via Kennedi Kipp for the Bama Buzz

Mizz JuJu’s Cafe is a Mississippi/ St. Louis, Missouri fusion food. Mizz JuJu’s offers a variety of food daily. Each day their menu features a new special. If you love trying new things and like switching your diet, here’s the spot. Each meal offers meat, two sides, a roll, a drink, and dessert. Mizz JuJu’s are known for their homemade butter-fold yeast rolls and tasty sides such as 4cheeze macaroni, Rotel checker fries, fried okra, and cheezy baked spaghetti. Mizz JuJu’s also have their special drinks, bubbas sweet tea, ocean water lemonade, and features happy hours with Hennessy pints. Orders are to go only, and you can text to place your order. Cash app is accepted.

  • Address: 2022 Jordan Lane suite B, Huntsville, Al 35816
  • Contact: (256) 970- 5339 | Instagram

3. Sac’s Kitchen

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Sac’s Kitchen building entrance in Huntsville, Al. Photos via Kennedi Kipp for Bama Buzz.

Sac’s Kitchen is a family-oriented business. The employees are very amiable and down to earth. Great service, and the food is fixed right in front of you. Sac’s Kitchen offers appetizers, sandwiches, and entrees. Each meal consists of 1 meat, 2 sides, and a bread of your choice. Sac’s is known for its tasty oxtails, hamburger steaks, and mac n cheese. Sac’s serve large portions for a reasonable price. Thursdays, Sac’s have a Caribbean night from 6 pm- 9 pm. They also offer online orders with GrubSouth.

  • Address: 6008 Mastin Lake Rd NE B, Huntsville, AL 35810
  • Contact: (256) 746-9030 | Website

4. S&V Down Home Cooking

The entrance of S&V Down Home Cooking in Huntsville, Al. Photos via Kennedi Kipp for the Bama Buzz.

S&V Down Home Cooking is the closest to homemade there is. The food is seasoned to perfection and almost tastes as if your great auntie made it. If it’s something you want and it’s not on their menu, they’ll consider requests! Yes, requests! Their specialty is their chicken and dressing; it’s a must-try!

  • Address: 1407 Memorial Pkwy NW, Huntsville, Al 35801
  • Contact: (256) 715-0786 | Website

5. Niyah’s Southern Deli & BBQ

Niyah’s Southern Deli & BBQ is last but not least. They offer a variety of food cooked and prepared with love. The owner is very kindhearted and passionate about what he does. Not only lunch is served but breakfast too. Niyah’s Southern is known for its smoked cajun turkey legs and loaded dirty rice. Here your meal consists of 1 meat and 2 sides. Stop by Niyah’s and grab some of your favorites!

  • Address: 11560 Memorial Pkwy SW, Huntsville, AL 35803
  • Contact: (256) 881-6300 | Facebook

All of these restaurants are great places to eat if you’re in the Huntsville area. There’s nothing like having a home away from home when it comes to meeting your tastebuds’ needs! Please go check out these soul food places and tell us what you think! Be sure to let us know your favorite spots away from home!

What is your favorite soul food restaurant in Huntsville? Tag us @thebamabuzz and let us know!

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