In Partnership with the Southern Weekend

Restaurants opening in Huntsville this year!

Huntsville is a booming community that just keeps growing and growing. There are so many great food and entertainment venues that have already arrived in this great city to give you plenty of places to go for a fun night on the town. 2019 is going to be yet another year of prosperity.


Here are some restaurants coming to downtown Huntsville in 2019!

Melt: Melt got their start as a food truck in 2012 and are now a brick and mortar style venue featuring foods such as grilled cheese, cheeseburgers, and chicken sandwiches.
They are coming to The Avenue in Downtown Huntsville Spring of 2019.

The Gemini: Kitchen + Cocktails: The Gemini is a modern American restaurant that will provide a casual and affordable dinner experience.
They are coming to The City Centre at Big Spring in Downtown Huntsville early 2019.

Retaggio: An upscale Italian and rooftop bar, coming this summer  to Holmes Avenue in Downtown Huntsville.

The Poppy: A British style pub with a 1920s, post-World War I industrial vibe is set to open on North Side Square in Downtown Huntsville in April.

Phat Sammy’s Tiki Bar is an electric eatery and tiki bar will be a new twist on Huntsville’s night life. They specialize in Polynesian/Asian/American fusion and luxuriant mixed drinks. Coming to 104 Jefferson Street, soon! Date announcment expected by April 1st.

And around Huntsville!

Krab Hut:  Chow down on seafood and pots of Crab Boils, coming soon to 4925 University Dr, in the old Chili’s location.


Coming to Stovehouse:

Oh Crepe: Will be serving, you guessed it, crepes! They will feature Japanese ingredients and flavors into traditional crepes, coming this Spring.

Mazzara’s: A casual Italian Restaurant that will feature fresh made pasta and many other Italian foods as well as homemade gelato at Guistino’s Gelatothey will debut in March.

Fresko Grille: A Mediterranean restaurant that will feature create your own wraps and bowls, coming this Spring

Kamodo Ramen: Will serve Japanese style bowls with various noodles, sauces, vegetables, and meats, coming this spring.

Pourhouse: An upscale bar serving wine as well as local craft beers; spirits; and handcrafted cocktails will join the lineup in March of 2019.  Described as  laid back and “comfortably swanky’ this is sure to become a local hangout spot.


Coming to Shops at Merchant’s Square:

Char: A southern style steakhouse coming in 2019.

Chop Chop Fresh Salads: This place, is all about the salad lover. They are a fast, casual eatery serving fresh seasonal salad bowls coming this spring.

Chuy’s Mexican Restaurant: A Tex style Mexican restaurant that specializes in fresh ingredients opening this Spring.





Coming to Mid City:

Pie and Pints: Will feature a wide variety of specialty pizzas and craft beer perfect for a fun night on the town coming this summer.

Wahlburgers: A huge restaurant in every sense of the word. It is a 4,000 square foot restaurant owned by the TV and Movie star Wahlberg brother. Wahlburgers is a full service restaurant with dining, a full service bar, and takeout. They will be arriving in 2019.

Dave and Buster’s: A huge adult playground 26,500 sq. ft. facility featuring food, drinks, sports bar, TV’s, and arcades coming to Mid City mid August.



Coming to Times Plaza:

Big Daddy’s Burger Bar:  A burger bar with many choices including bison, tuna, turkey, chicken, and even black bean for the vegetarians. Create your own burger is a big feature on their menu coming this fall.

Super Chix: A small, homey restaurant that was originally based in Dallas, Texas. They are best known for their chicken sandwiches and frozen custard coming this summer.

Stone Age Korean Steakhouse: Will serve Korean Style barbeque featuring pork, beef, chicken and seafood with all you can eat lunch and dinner options coming this winter.


And coming to Madison this spring is Champy’s Chicken with fresh fried chicken, tamales, fried green tomatoes, our famous red beans, and homemade gumbo!
And Goodland’s Pour House, with a gastropub with local craft beer, bar food including healthier with locally sourced ingredients, expected to open in June!

Check back often we’ll update this list as we hear about other restaurants opening.


There are so many new places to eat in the Rocket City in 2019! Get out there with friends and family and have a fun night on the town!