When you drive through Old Town Helena it's easy to tell that The Depot Deli & Grill is a tremendously popular place from all the cars in their parking lot. Serving everything from hot dogs to grilled specialty sandwiches, this is a family friendly place in the middle of the Old Town Helena business district on the banks of Buck Creek. You can dine inside or enjoy the view of the creek and waterfall from the covered dining patio. If you talk to anyone who lives or works in Helena you are sure to get a "thumbs up" review of The Depot! Click here to check out their menu.
The building itself has quite a bit of history surrounding it. Moved to its present location in 1999, it is one of the oldest structures in town. Originally located just north of the present railroad crossing, The Helena Freight House & Depot was built around 1872 by the South and North Alabama Railroad Company. Just about everyone and everything coming into or leaving Helena passed through this depot. It survived a major fire in 1895, a tornado in 1933 and numerous floods.
Located at the intersection of Highway 261 and Lake Davidson Lane in Old Town Helena, The Depot Deli & Grill is easy to find. It's right next to the bridge over Buck Creek and across from the The Red Caboose and the railroad tracks.
29 Lake Davidson Lane
Helena AL 35080
Monday - Saturday
11 am to 9 pm
Courtesy of Ann Allen, e-Pro, SRES, ASP
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