Dining

We all know the Alabama State Parks are a perfect place to vacation but they also provide some wonderful places to eat.  Restaurants are provided at each of Alabama’s five resort state parks.

Cheaha State Park Restaurant

  • The Vista Cliffside Bistro at Cheaha State Park sits atop Cheaha Mountain and offers a spectacular view of Alabama’s highest point.
  • Open Thursday through Monday (March through November) from NOON to 8:00 pm CDT serving a limited “to go” style menu of burgers, veggie burgers, specialty pizzas, chili, veggie chili, chicken tenders, salads, desserts, coffee, wine, beer, and sodas; guests may choose to dine inside or on the deck as long as they Socially Distance. There are many picnic areas in the beautiful park.
  • Winter Schedule (December through February): Open Friday through Monday from 11 am – 7 pm CDT.
  • Park Admission is $5 per adult; $2 senior citizen/children; Veterans/Active Military free with ID.
  • For more information or for group orders, call 256-488-5115 x2809 or email leland.nowland@dcnr.alabama.gov

DeSoto State Park Restaurant

  • The Mountain Inn” restaurant is located in the original CCC built Desoto lodge on Lookout Mountain, overlooking the west fork of Little River.
  • Buffet: Breakfast Buffets on weekends, a Sunday Lunch Buffet and seasonal Seafood Buffets
  • Daily: Three meals are offered daily from the regular menu.
  • Beer and wine are available in the Mountain Inn Restaurant.
  • To make a reservation or get additional information call 256-845-5380 or visit the DeSoto Restaurant page.

Lakepoint Resort State Park Restaurant

  • Near historic Eufaula, Alabama you will find The Waters Edge dining room at the newly renovated Lakepoint Resort State Park Lodge on the banks of Lake Eufaula.
  • Buffet: Sunday Brunch Buffet between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
  • Daily: Three meals are offered daily from their regular menu.
  • Next to the restaurant is the “Piers End” lounge which offers a special menu and serves beer and wine.
  • To make a reservation or get additional information call 334-687-8011 or
    visit the Lakepoint Restaurant page.

Joe Wheeler State Park Restaurant

  • Daniella’s In The Park restaurant in Joe Wheeler Lodge rests on the banks of Wheeler Lake and is easily accessible by boat.
  • Buffet: Sunday Brunch Buffet and seasonal Buffets of Prime Rib and Seafood.
  • Daily: Three meals are offered daily from their regular menu.
  • To make a reservation or get additional information call 256-247-5461 or visit the Joe Wheeler Restaurant page.

Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge Restaurant

  • “The Pinecrest Dining Room” is located at Lake Guntersville State Park Lodge, high atop Taylor Mountain with a panoramic view of Lake Guntersville.
  • Buffet: Friday Night Seafood Buffet, Saturday Night Barbeque Dinner Buffet, and a Sunday Prime Rib Brunch Buffet.
  • Daily: Three meals are offered daily from the regular menu.
  • Next to the restaurant is the Hickory Lounge which offers a special menu and serves beer, wine and drinks.
  • To make a reservation or get additional information call 256-571-5440 or visit the Lake Guntersville Restaurant page.