Incredible Soul Food from Mrs. B’s Home Cooking in Montgomery

Mrs. B's Home Cooking is the place to find real soul food in Montgomery.

Mrs. B’s Home Cooking is a hidden gem offering soul food in Montgomery. Margaret Boyd (Mrs. B) has been at the helm of this Central Alabama tradition for years, and she’s not planning on stopping anytime soon. We visited Mrs. B’s recently, and found out why people were so excited to visit.

Mrs. B’s is some of the best soul food in Montgomery

When you pull up to the nondescript restaurant, you might have a hard time identifying it as a food stop – the restaurant lives inside an old, traditional Montgomery house. Sure – there are a few signs out front that announce food and drink specials, but they’re easy to miss if grub isn’t on the mind. Another thing you’ll notice are flags honoring each of the military’s branches; servicemen and women from across the globe find their way to Mrs. B’s through Maxwell Air Force Base.

The home-like atmosphere of Mrs. B’s gives these travelers an opportunity to break bread with locals and experience true, southern soul food. When you walk into Mrs. B’s Home Cooking, there’s always a hearty welcome waiting. All you’ve got to do is take a right, and you’re taken to a buffet of greasy, seasoned goodness: fried chicken, pork, sweet potatoes, green beans, mashed potatoes, rolls – if you can name it, Mrs. B has got it. She even offers deals every day of the week, which feature different meats or dishes so you can plan your visit accordingly.

How do I get there from Birmingham?

The next time you’re planning a road trip to Montgomery you have to put Mrs. B’s on your list of places to visit. Mrs. B’s is centrally located at historic 17 Cullman Street. Just be warned, if you’re planning to eat there for lunch, then you may want to allow a little extra time – this place gets completely packed full of loyal patrons around lunchtime. If you’d like to check out Mrs. B’s Home Cooking on Facebook, simply click this link and you can learn even more!

After you’re done eating at Mrs. B’s if you’ve left any room for dessert you should definitely check out Ice King!

If craft beer is more your style, you should swing by Common Bond Brewers.

Or if you’d rather work off some of those calories, just head on over to Rockin’ Jump and test your skill’s on their Ninja Warrior course!

And obviously no trip to Montgomery would be complete without a pit-stop on the way back at Durbin Farms in Clanton!


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