The ultimate guide to Hampton Cove—eating, drinking, exploring + more


Owner of Cove Nutrition
Cove Nutrition is a great place to chill and cool off during the summer. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Known for its gorgeous homes and spectacular mountain views, Hampton Cove is one of the most beautiful places to live in the Huntsville area.

If you’re thinking about visiting this local gem, check out our ultimate guide to eating, housing, drinking and exploring in Hampton Cove.

Where to eat

Food at Lawler's BBQ
It’s hard to beat the plates at Lawler’s BBQ. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

From fresh Asian food to delicious hand-crafted pizzas, Hampton Cove offers plenty of dining options. Here, you can find restaurants to fit any occasion—like Tortora’s for date nights or El Olmeca for drinks with friends.

  • Buenavista Mexican Cantina 
  • Tortora’s Wood Fired Grill
  • Yoshi Sushi Fusion
  • Lawler’s BBQ 
  • Mandarin House
  • TailGaters Sports Bar + Grill
  • El Olmeca

Where to live

Kitchen at The Watts
The Watts apartments are truly stunning. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Since Hampton Cove is one of the top areas to live in the Huntsville area, the local housing comes with upscale prices.

But what if you could have the best of both worlds, enjoying luxurious interiors without having to empty out your savings account? That’s why The Watts is the perfect place to live. As the area’s only luxury apartment complex, it offers the upscale appeal of Hampton Cove without the burden of putting a down payment on a house.

Check out some of the complex’s amenities and unique features:

  • Quartz countertops
  • Kitchens with stainless steel appliances
  • Front-load washer + dryer
  • Spacious closets with built-in shelving
  • Resort-style, salt water pool
  • Outdoor grilling area
  • 24/7 fitness studio
  • Pet park + spa

Ready to find your home in Hampton Cove? Book your tour of The Watts today!

Where to drink

Mudslingers Coffee
Mudslingers is the cutest little coffee shop offering up delicious lattes. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

If you’re looking for places to fuel up for the summer, Hampton Cove has you covered. From iced lattes to energy teas, these shops have something for everyone:

  • Mudslingers Drive Thru Coffee Shop
  • Cove Nutrition
  • Dunkin’ Donuts
  • Dutch Bros Coffee (coming soon)

Plus, Hampton Cove is just a short drive from downtown Huntsville if you want to hang out at bars with friends. You can also find delicious drinks at many of the local restaurants.

If you want to experience life in this Huntsville-area hotspot, check out The Watts today.

Where to explore

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Imagine being able to walk from your apartment to the peaceful pond at Hayes Nature Preserve. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

If you love the outdoors, hiking and exploring, Hampton Cove is your ideal destination. Situated between Monte Sano and Green Mountain, the area offers amazing recreational opportunities. Check out these awesome spots:

  • Hayes Nature Preserve
  • Flint River
  • Hampton Cove Waterfall
  • Big Cove Greenway
  • Lover’s Peak
  • Hampton House
  • Robert Trent Jones Golf Course

Plus, if you live at The Watts, you have direct access to Hayes Nature Preserve and Flint River.

Find your home at The Watts

The Watts apartment complex
I could sit by that pool for hours during the summer. (Lacey Spear / Hville Blast)

Now that you know all the amazing things to do in Hampton Cove, here’s where you can find your new home:

If Hampton Cove is calling your name, then The Watts is where you want to stay. Book your tour today!

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