You’re walking around downtown Auburn and see all the shops and restaurants that it has to offer. It’s lunchtime and you could go to a familiar restaurant such a 5 Guys or Jimmy John’s, or you could go to a restaurant that is unique to Auburn.
Auburn has some of the best local restaurants around. They are truly unique to Auburn and are traditions among the students, alumni, and fans. Here is a list of the 5 of those restaurants you must eat at while attending Auburn or just simply visiting.
It simply wouldn’t be Auburn without Toomer’s Drugs. This small restaurant on the corner of Magnolia Avenue and College Street has been an Auburn tradition since 1896. They’re known for their famous lemonade that is freshly squeezed. They also serve food and have a wide range of souvenirs to choose from. Grab a lemonade and head across the street to roll the corner after an Auburn win! (Pictured: Right, Toomer’s Drugs, Courtesy of Google Images).
Momma Goldberg’s Deli
You can miss this Auburn famous restaurant. The original location opened in 1976 on the corner of Donahue Drive and Magnolia Avenue and still operates today. Their casual menu features soups, sandwiches, wraps, and nachos.
Looking for a good hamburger? Look no further than Niffer’s Place located 5 minutes from downtown Auburn on Opelika Road! This fun restaurant has been an Auburn favorite for 20 years. They’re known for their burgers but also serve a wide variety of menu items. (Pictured: left, a burger at Niffer’s courtesy of Google images).
Need a caffeine fix? Skip the local Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts and head over to Momma Mocha’s on Gay Street! This hip coffee shop is the perfect place to get coffee and sit back and study or socialize with friends! The coffee shop also hosts events and live music on certain nights.
Want a retro burger experience? Cheeburger Cheeburger is the place to go! Located in the heart of downtown Auburn on College Street, this 50’s style restaurant will send you back in time. Enjoy a classic burger or get a shake of any flavor you wish!