Naming a restaurant is no easy task. Just ask Gary. He came up with a list of 200+ names, and every one of them stunk. So, he began to look locally for inspiration. As it turns out, the early 1800’s found the Creek Indians inhabiting the Cahaba River banks immediately east of the restaurant’s location. The Native Americans nicknamed the area “mudtown” due to the swampy, muddy conditions as a result of heavy rains. Gary felt the name held marketable potential, and the moniker certainly honored the Cahaba Heights’ neighborhood rich in local history.

Speaking of that, we’re LOCAL! If you’re looking for a local eating establishment to support, we’re it. Our latest advertising campaign claims an amazing menu. We think it is. More importantly, the guests who dine with us for lunch and dinner seven days a week tell us so. We’re proud and grateful of the praise. Judging by the response to a new menu rollout in early June, we continue to be on the right track of making people and their tastebuds happy.

Even though we named a restaurant after dirt, the food is fantastic, fresh and fun. The beverages are cold and unique. The atmosphere is inviting and comforting. As you walk in to mudtown, you will feel the prevailing friendly spirit, smell the enticing aromas from the kitchen and anticipate a quality dining experience served by people who genuinely appreciate you stopping by.