Cotton Row Restaurant
A vision for comfort, elegance and modern American cuisine is how the story of Cotton Row Restaurant began. We are inspired by the enduring passion of the cotton traders who once worked in downtown Huntsville, and invite you to experience our southern hospitality.
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Seared Cape Cod Diver Sea Scallops
creamy abruzzese pasta, asparagus tips, oyster mushrooms, citrus butter
Dashi Braised Halibut
saffron mushroom risotto, grilled asparagus, miso beurre blanc
Braised Black Angus Bone-In Short Ribs
creamy yellow grits, balsamic-portobello mushroom, arugula, provencal tomato
The service was amazing. Our waiter Chris was awesome. He was very friendly, prompt, and knowledgeable. However, I was not very impressed with the food quality/temperature. I was told that it may have been due to the late reservation that maybe the kitchen staff was just ready to go. There was also an order of crab cakes that never came out. So maybe an earlier reservation next time would provide better results. But overall the experience was good. Again, our waiter Chris was top-notch and ensured that we were well taken care of.
Our meal and plating was exceptional! The servers were truly professional! Highly recommend this restaurant.
Outstanding food and service. Will certainly return.
It was our first visit at Cotton Row....we were celebrating our 22nd wedding anniversary and wanted something out of the ordinary and we weren’t disappointed in any way! Service was great and we were very impressed with the food.....the presentation was incredible only to be surpassed by the flavors! From the starter to the grilled head of romaine lettuce that was beyond awesome.... I swear I closed my eyes and thought I was eating a very tender steak....the grouper and beef short ribs....both were delicious! It was an amazing meal and a wonderful experience for our anniversary! Thank y’all so much!
Incredible restaurant. Incredible menu. Incredible service. We already cannot wait to come back!
The service took forever. We waited an hour to get our meals. Not what I expect out of Cotton Row.
Very nice when you find a great chef running a kitchen Food was excellent.
Food and service were great! Friends had grilled romaine salad and braised short ribs which are a house specialty; said they were delicious. I had filet and husband had scallops which were also delicious. Husband loved the creme brulee and their coffee too. Good wine selection and soothing decor though restaurant is rather narrow. Have enjoyed the outdoor patio too. Staff very professional, polite, and friendly. Our server James did an excellent job. Can't wait to go back.
As always, we thoroughly enjoyed dining at Cotton Row. Our waiter was terrific and the food was wonderful.
Had another wonderful dinner at Cotton Row. Great food, service and best gin mules in the country! Duck fabulous, one of our favorite restaurants! We will be back!
Great! We arrived early, was seated, had a cocktail. Ordered two appetizers, then our entree. It was most relaxing!
Maybe it was just an off night. We were surprised that it was the only downtown restaurant with outdoor seating that did NOT have portable heaters. It took nearly 15 minutes to get drinks delivered to the table. There were 17 PAGES of wine options, but less than a dozen beers, mostly of the very common brands, hardly any local brews, and very few good craft beers...and they were out of four of them. Appetizer and salad came not long after drinks, but the two tiny pieces of very good bread didn't come until right before the entrees, which were actually fantastic as expected. Overall, a lot of shortcomings for a very pricey dinner. Disappointed.
Perfect for date night
All of the food was delicious. It was a nice place to spend my birthday at.
Cotton Row is amazing One of our favorite places. The food is always amazing and the service just as good
Great ambiance. Food was good, unique selections. Parking is tough on the square. Would eat here again.
This was our 3rd time to eat here in the last year. Service is always top notch! However this time it didn’t seem that the steak quality was as good especially for the price. We have had steak every time.
We also recently ate at Commerce Kitchen and the food at Cotton Row seemed more like Commerce and less like “Cotton Row”.
The food and service were amazing!
As usual, food was awesome and service was awesome. I also like that the tables are spaced apart enough that I did not feel like I was having dinner with the table beside us. I am a repeat customer.
Went for Easter brunch. Great 3 course meal. Food was fantastic. Service even better!
Went as a celebration of my mother’s birthday, our anniversary and Easter brunch. We enjoyed everything
Great!! Really enjoyed the guitar player on the patio & doors being open for those of us inside.
Cotton Row never disappoints - the food quality is always excellent, every time. Thanks for a great Easter brunch!
Wonderful experience throughout. Ravioli starter I would eat every day. I had the duck and it was outstanding also and my wife had the fish special.
Only small point that did not detract from overall experience was that they brought out main course without utensils. We were not the only table like that.
Once we got our servers attention it was resolved quickly so as not to detract from our overall meal.
Delicious food, well-presented by a friendly, attentive, and knowledgeable staff. A charming restaurant and we’ll look forward to a return visit. Short ribs were outstanding!
Food was great. Outside can be a bit noisy but only because a few loud vehicles. Our waiter was really nice and anticipated what we’d need.
Best food experience I've had in a long, long, time. Our server was awesome. The cocktails were super nice. The app was delicious, the main was perfect and the dessert (toffee cake) was out of sight. Overall, a top ten dining experience. Chef Boyce continually nails it!
Great meal and service they worked us in on Friday night and still treated us like regulars . The food was great rib roast was great . Nice portions and good service.
Great food, service and ambiance. Perfect place to celebrate a special day!
We had very pleasant outdoor dining. The food was excellent.
Birthday. Not a great experience
Unique, perfectly executed, mouthwatering food. It was a busy night (as I imagine the restaurant usually is) so it took a while to get our drinks. Also, we were never offered any bread (which we saw other tables have) despite ordering two entrees and a starter. Our waiter was not super attentive, but that’s ok, overall the experience was still a great one.
Excellent food as always!
Excellent service, amazing atmosphere. Wait staff are superior in there profession. One of our favorite restaurants.
Perfect date night. We love the fish and the peanut butter and jelly dessert -amazing!!
Refused to serve us wine because they said we seemed intoxicated although we definitely were not and had had minimal alcohol prior to arriving. Very rude
We were in town for a couple’s weekend getaway. We wanted romantic and nice without being stuffy.
Cotton Row was perfect!
Wait staff and food were great!
We especially enjoyed the girl singing outside which added even a little bit more to our evening.
Cotton Row Restaurant offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (256) 382-9500.
Cotton Row Restaurant is rated 4.7 stars by 1607 OpenTable diners.
Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.