Eating Healthy in Huntsville, AL

Huntsville, Alabama is home to a vibrant culinary scene that values health and wellness, as recognized by the Templeton Wellness Foundation. These organizations have identified a selection of eateries in the city that prioritize wholesome ingredients and nutritious offerings for residents and visitors alike. Check out these establishments that made our list of healthy restaurant options!

Urban Cookhouse

325 The Bridge Street
Huntsville, Alabama 35806

Try these menu items: Berry Good (seasonal berries, tomatoes, spiced pecans, feta and our citrus vinaigrette — we recommend adding chicken salad); Pepper Patch (black beans, corn, red onion, tomatoes, pepper jack and our roasted jalapeno vinaigrette — we recommend adding lime-marinated steak); and Chicken Salad and Fruit Plate (house-made chicken salad on greens with fruit and citrus vinaigrette).

Chef Will The Palate

2211 Seminole Drive Southwest
Huntsville, Alabama 35805

Good food at great prices. Check out their Spinach Dip Omelet for only $5, two Curry Quinoa Lettuce Wraps for $6, Portabella Burger for $7, Daily Vegetable Stir Fry for $8, and Avocado Sprout Cucumber Sandwich for $5.

1892 East Restaurant

720 Pratt Avenue Northeast
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

This unique Huntsville restaurant is defined by the “food-farmer-neighbor interactions to provide the highest quality local, organic and vegetarian foods.” Try any of their Seasonal Soups, Brie and Apple Salad (cello spinach, green apples, brie, toasted walnuts, local honey vinaigrette); Pan-Roasted Trout (spoonbread, succotash, and pesto butter); or any of the vegetarian dishes such as their Portobello (grilled balsamic-marinated Portobello mushroom, bucatini pasta, Creole tomato sauce, pepper and onions).

The Poppy and Parliament

117 North Side Square
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

The Poppy & Parliament is an upscale English Pub located on the historic downtown square in Huntsville. Here you’ll find an authentic Shepherd’s Pie (served with creamed braised carrot and parsnip mash); Short Loin of Veal (chargrilled 16 oz. veal short loin bone-in steak resting on a fried wild mushroom, pesto, and polenta cake flavored with an Italian roasted tomato, garlic, and fennel cream sauce); Duckling (pan-fried Cressingham free range duckling served with a light shallow fried potato, onion, and sage cake flavored with a fig and madeira jus-lie); delicious warm Mediterranean Salads, and much more.

Discover more outstanding restaurants in the Huntsville area or wherever you may be! Check out The Templeton List.

The Templeton List

About The Templeton List

Created by James Templeton, a 30+ year Stage 4 Melanoma cancer survivor, the Templeton List and restaurant guide is part of his lifelong dream to give back and lend a helping hand to cancer survivors and to anyone desiring to increase or maintain their good health. James experienced first-hand the challenge of finding quality restaurants and food sources when traveling.

The successful CEO of Uni-Key Health Systems and founder of the Templeton Wellness Foundation, James developed The Templeton List to help anyone easily find trust-worthy, vetted healthy restaurants all across America. Read more about our 5 Star Rating System here!

You can read about James’ personal journey as a cancer survivor in his best-selling book, I Used To Have Cancer. For more information about The Templeton Wellness Foundation, visit You’ll find inspiring stories of other cancer survivors along with video interviews with top experts from around the world in the integrative and functional medicine arena as they bring the latest leading-edge health and healing information to the holistic treatment and prevention of cancer.