Meet one of the vendors of our Museum Homecoming Tailgate on Friday, October 2! Niffer’s Place will have food available for purchase from 3 to 7 pm as we celebrate the opening of Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture ExhibitionThe community-wide event is open to all ages, and will include sculpture tours, art and family activities, a tiger bounce house for kids, and delicious food and beverage options from local favorites (including Niffer’s Place!). Cash is preferred, we ID. No outside food or drinks allowed.


Vendor Spotlight: Niffer's Place

Niffer’s Place will serve

Corn Nuggets

Fried Pickles

Homemade Chips


About Us
“Niffer’s Place opened in 1991 with the concept of good food for an excellent value in a fun atmosphere. Keely Beasecker, Auburn University alumni and AU swim alumni has owned Niffer’s Place since founding in 1991. She has surrounded herself with the best team in the business. We are dedicated to providing our customers with excellent customer service, great food and hopefully a fun experience on each visit! Keely loves to hear that people enjoy the food and the friendly service, but the thing she loves to hear most is that people have FUN here!

The character of Niffer, whom you see on our sign and on our menu, is a regular guy with regular food at regular prices, who wants you to EAT HERE! Over the years, specials like our Burger Night, Wing Night, Beer Specials, and Wednesday Kids Eat Free have drawn many loyal customers.

Fun begins with the many unusual decorations, colorful chalkboards and continues with a magician/balloon artist making his rounds at the tables, a play area for the kids and live music on occasion. Our employees are the reason we have such good food, and friendly service and we don’t forget it. They are immortalized at Niffer’s by the fish hanging from, well, everywhere. Each employee has the opportunity to decorate and hang their very own fish in the restaurant to commemorate the part they have played in making Niffer’s something special.

Niffer’s menu began with a wide variety of items to choose from and still has the same variety, but MORE! We have something for everyone from wings, nachos, huge salads, ½ pound burgers, grilled chicken with steamed veggies, pasta, vegetarian dishes, kid’s menu, desserts, and more! The secret to our Great food is that our hamburger meat is never frozen, hand pattied and seasoned with our own special recipe. Our chicken is fresh and marinated making a juicy consistent product. Our Niffer baked beans is a family recipe made fresh right here. Our homemade potato chips are cut, fried and seasoned by our in-house chip expert. The mexicalli dip/dressing is made fresh daily. And we believe you can taste the difference!

Niffer’s Place is an eat-in restaurant, you can get it to-go and we provide catering for casual events. Niffer’s Place opened it’s second restaurant at Lake Martin near Still Waters in Spring of 2002. Niffer’s Place is proud to have a become a hot spot at Lake Martin as well as an Auburn Tradition!”

See more on their website. 

Out of the Box is made possible in part with funds provided by Julian Robert Haynes, in memory of Dr. Lucile McGehee Haynes, Grace and David E. Johnson, and the Susan Phillips Educational Gift Fund.

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