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About Our Restaurant

ABout Us

it all started when our love for food was at the highest

Available in 32-Ounce Jars at Five local Piggly Wiggly stores, Three Western supermarkets, Andy's Creekside market on Rocky Ridge in Vestavia and on Highway 150 in Hoover, AL and The Vintage Wine Shoppe on Hwy 280. The Bare Naked Noodle brand is also popping up at Olio in Mt. Brook Village and Croley's seasonal ravioli are also appearing on menus at Bistro V and Amore as well as her flagship cafe in Hoover.

Celebrating the love of artisan pastas and sauces, made from local ingredients provided by Alabama farmers.
Bare Naked Noodles offers many pasta shapes, flavors and gluten free varieties.

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Who We Are

When Linda Croley, a financial advisor by day, decided to enter the food business, she began as an exclusive Alabama vendor of Papperdelle’s Pasta. While her clients were excited to use the traditional Italian-­‐style pastas in their dishes, Linda wanted to add too her client's lineup. Bare Naked Noodles was born with the simple idea of family recipes, farm fresh local ingredients and a love for food.

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Fresh Ingredients

Main ingredients for the ravioli include local goat cheese, feta, ricotta and produce with an addition of meats from local purveyors. Favorite raviolis include collards and spicy sausage, butternut pecan, “buttons” and bacon; and golden beet, goat cheese and pecans. The raviolis are sold, flash frozen in stores ($13/dozen).

3/25/2015 *****

Best lasagna I have ever eaten!!!!!!!!

- Bill Raymon


Delicious! The meatballs are great! The ravioli I tried was great! Glad I stopped at her Booth at the Oh so Spring festival at the Riverchase Galleria. Definitely need to check this one out!!

- Anita Prie

6/27/2015 *****

Met Bare Naked Noodles at the Cross Creek Market. The food just dances on your tongue. The rich flavor left me wanting more! The Lasagna was excellent!

- Kats Shelby

8/5/2015 *****

Fabulous meatballs. My Italian husband is on a constant quest for the perfect meatball. His Mom is no longer able to cook and the recipe isn’t written anywhere. We tried both types of meatballs with & without cheese. Both were tender and full of flavor. We will be back for more!

- Michaelene Dallesandro

5 Star*****

From the first bite I was incredibly impressed with Linda Croley’s handmade Bare Naked Noodles pastas filled with local ingredients. I keep them in the pantry and freezer so that a delicious meal of local ingredients is ready to make. Now I am especially delighted that Croley has evolved her pasta business to open Bare Naked Noodles new café. I highly recommend the lasagna, special of the day made with Bare Naked Noodles pasta, quiches, sandwiches, pizza special, and salads, all made with local ingredients. Croley is a superb chef whose gift for flavor profiles shines daily in her ever evolving with the season and what is freshest daily cuisine.

9/27/2015 *****

By far the BEST lasagna I’ve ever tasted. My son appreciated the lasagna and for you thanking him for his service in the military. His hip surgery was a major success and the lasagna was an awesome comfort food for his recovery! Thank you for sharing your phenomenal talent with others! You deserve five hearts and stars! God bless you!

- Diana Reves Wilson

Latest News

Watch Linda Croley make her famous Pasta Luce Primavera Tomorrow on Talk of Alabama

Linda Croley, the founder of Bare Naked Noodles, will be on air doing what she does best tomorrow morning. Watch her craft a fan favorite pasta dish while live on WBRC 33/40 Talk of Alabama. Join her from 9-10am for the inside scoop on her tasty Pasta Luce Primavera recipe or cook along later with the […]

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Catch Bare Naked Noodles at Corks & Chefs on April 30th

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Pasta Pick of the Week: Cracked Pepper Fettucine

We might be a little biased but we sure do love our Cracked Pepper Fettucine. It is one of our best-selling pastas and we think it has to do with that yummy kick of flavor.



Mon - Fri 8am - 2pm

Sat - Sun CLOSED

Come to the Cafes for Breakfast, Brunch or Lunch from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. You can also pick up your to go Pasta and Main Entrees for Dinner until 4:00 PM!