Cooking at home involves the risk of small burns, spilled liquids, and the advances of an oven in heat. Avoid stovetop suitors with today’s Groupon to Buttermilk Hill Restaurant and Bar in Sylacauga. Choose from the following options:
- For $25, you get $50 worth of gourmet Southern fare for dinner from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday–Saturday.<p>
- For $10, you get $20 worth of gourmet Southern fare for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday–Friday.<p>
- For $10, you get $20 worth of gourmet Southern fare from the petit cuisine menu for lunch or dinner.<p>
Buttermilk Hill’s friendly staff of servers and chefs dish out tasty morsels of fine Southern cuisine inside the nostalgic comforts of a Victorian frame house built in 1904. Like an android replica of William Faulkner, the dinner menu blends old-school Southern tradition with a contemporary flair, dazzling guests with tasty main courses such as the panko-crusted wild caught Gulf brown shrimp served with a dollop of buttermilk mashed potatoes ($26), or the buttermilk-battered chicken breast topped with Bulger Creek Farm goat-cheese cream ($24). The lunchtime bill of fare quells midday hunger pangs with tasty sandwiches such as the Sycamore decked out with hickory-smoked ham and salami ($9), and caps meals with indulgent desserts such as the sweet corn bread slathered in sorghum syrup and fresh strawberries ($7). The petit cuisine menu condenses Buttermilk Hill’s culinary repertoire onto a carefully shrink-rayed list of delicacies, including favorites such as the roasted pork tenderloin served with a warm gala apple glaze over a bed of soft parmesan grits ($13).
As plates of fine Alabama cuisine tempt gustatory systems, eyeballs gaze in wonder at the restaurant’s impressive Victorian surroundings that boast more than a century’s worth of history. The house’s interior captivates diners with the opulent glow of lampshades and turn-of-the-century décor, while a sweeping colonnaded porch that doubles as a time portal transports guests back to a simpler time.
Buttermilk Hill Restaurant and Bar
Chef Matthew Burmeister prepares contemporary southern cuisine, wooing palates with artfully plated Montana beef tenderloin with sautéed asparagus and buttermilk mashed potatoes, shrimp served with parmesan grits and sweet corn, and homemade bread pudding souffles. Add a decadent touch to dessert with chef's speciality vanilla bean ice cream and chocolate whiskey sauce. Buttermilk Hill Restaurant and Bar inhabits a century-old Victorian frame house replete with turn-of-the-century decor and an outdoor marble patio, ideal for dining amid soft breezes or taunting nearby birds with food they will never taste. Indoors, patrons cozy up to a fireplace in a wood-floored, high-ceilinged space that draws out the cuisine's down-home allure.
300 E Third St.
Sylacauga, Alabama 35150