It is nearly Spring and as such the gulf coast is getting ready to see many tourist flocking to the area during spring break. Some will be headed toward the many outlet stores in Foley, Alabama and other to the sunny beaches along Gulf Shores, Alabama. Regardless of the final destination, one place worthy of a visit is Kellam’s Corner in Magnolia Springs, Alabama.
Kellam’s Corner is the Shell station located at 14696 U.S. Hwy. 98 in the small town of Magnolia Springs. It may not look like much more than a gas station on the outside, but, should you be passing by and take a moment to stop in, you will quickly be surprised by the wonderful aroma coming from the restaurant located inside the convenience store. Customers can have a steak burger made to order that offers a half pound of mouth watering beef or select a lunch or dinner plate. The restaurant offers a daily lunch or dinner plate for just $6.25 which includes 1 entree, 2 sides, and a dinner roll. Customers always have at least 4 entrees to choose from and at least 12 sides to choose from. Some of the popular entrees include: delicious moist and juicy fried chicken, sausage and chicken jambalaya, chicken alfredo, and BBQ chicken. Popular side include: mashed potatoes with gravy, loaded cheddar potato soup, okra with peppers and tomatoes, and homemade baked beans. If you are lucky enough to stop in on Friday, you can select fried fish for $6.99 that will rival the taste of much more expensive seafood restaurants and the best cole slaw found on the gulf coast. Don’t forget to save room for desert, because they have many wonderful pies and cakes to choose from. They have a desert for everyone’s taste buds. Some of the popular deserts include: tiramisu, carrot cake which cream cheese icing, key lime pie (a southern tradition), rich and yummy peanut butter cream pie, strawberry shortcake, and turtle cheesecake.
Next door to the convenience store is the largest privately owned liquor stores on the gulf coast. The liquor store offers a vast selection of high quality wines, mixers, and spirits. It also has bottle openers, shot glasses, and wine gift bags. You can even get a nonalcoholic daiquiri or pina-colada.
If your staying in a RV in one of the many surrounding campgrounds and need propane, Kellam’s Corner can accommodate your needs. The store has a huge propane refilling station offering very competitive prices. Regardless of why you decide to pay Kellam’s Corner a visit, you will not be disappointed. The store truly is far more than a convenience store. The staff strives to provide all customers with a positive experience.