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Plating up Auburn’s finest and freshest seafood, the Depot is a modern grilled gulf coastal brasserie with a globally inspired menu by Executive Chef & Co­-Owner, Scott Simpson. Elevating the cuisine in Auburn, the Depot is proud to be the first restaurant in  Alabama cooking with a custom wood­fired Asador. Spanish for the word meaning “barbecue or grill,” the food is cooked over an open flame. The food echoes from the past also honoring Alabama’s southern heritage and is cooked simply and spectacularly. Simple and spectacular, these are the principles of the Depot.

The Restaurant

Bringing the Depot Restaurant back to life, we are where the hook meets the line

Our History

First built in 1847, this fabled and timeless Depot rests in the heart of downtown Auburn. Amidst the harsh times of the Civil War, passenger trains remained a popular method of transportation for travelers throughout Alabama. 

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