This restaurant is known for its delicious fried green tomatoes

When it comes to tomatoes at the Irondale Cafe, Green is the new Red!

Irondale Cafe, The Original Whistle Stop Cafe, is a traditional style meat and three restaurant with great Southern flair. Located in the heart of Irondale, they have become somewhat famous for their fried green tomatoes.

How do they do it?

They start with firm green tomatoes, battered and fried to perfection. The cafe sells about four to five hundred pounds of these delicious tomatoes every week.

History fact

This is the restaurant that inspired Fanny Flags book Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Fun fact: they also made a movie out of it, too!

Hours of operation

Open Sunday-Friday 11:00 a.m. Р2:30 p.m.  Closed on Saturdays.

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