The greater Birmingham area has a flourishing food scene that cements our title, “Dinner Table of the South.” While the selection of area restaurants is generous, visitors often ask for information on locally based dining.  Here are some dining options for those interested in local eats:

 

AVONDALE/CRESTWOOD
MELT 4105 4th Ave S, Birmingham 205-790-7951
SAW’S SOUL KITCHEN 215 41st St S, Birmingham 205-591-1409

BESSEMER

BOB SYKES BARBEQUE 1724 9th Ave N, Bessemer 205-426-1400
THE BRIGHT STAR 304 19th St N, Bessemer 205-426-1861

DOWNTOWN
BAMBOO ON 2ND 218 20th St N, Birmingham 205-703-0551
BISTRO 218 218 20th St N, Birmingham 205-983-7999
BLUEPRINT ON 3RD 3000 3rd Avenue S, Birmingham 205-479-3000
CAFE DUPONT 113 20th St N, Birmingham 205- 322-1282
CARRIGAN’S PUBLIC HOUSE 2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham 205-440-2430
CAYO COCO RUM BAR & RESTAURANTE 2015 1st Ave N Unit 1-A, Birmingham 205-290-5115
EAGLES RESTAURANT 2610 26th St N, Birmingham 205-320-0099
EASTWEST KITCHEN & BAR 2306 2nd Ave N, Birmingham 205-826-5559
EL BARRIO MEXICAN RESTAURANT 2211 2nd Ave N, Birmingham 205-868-3737
HELEN 2013 2nd Ave N, Birmingham 205-438-7000
JOHN’S CITY DINER 112 Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. N, Birmingham 205-322-6014
MICHAEL’S STEAK & SEAFOOD @ NSLM 1525 1st Ave S, Birmingham 205-871-9525
ROOTS & REVELRY 1623 2nd Ave N, Birmingham 205-730-1907
TED’S RESTAURANT 328 12th St S, Birmingham 205-324-2911
THE ESSENTIAL 2018 Morris Ave, Birmingham 205-703-3012
THE FISH MARKET RESTAURANT 612 22nd St S, Birmingham 205-322-3330

FULTONDALE/GARDENDALE
NIKI’S WEST 233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham 205-252-5751

HOMEWOOD
ASH 705 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood 205-558 -9401
DEMETRI’S BAR-B-Q 1901 28th Ave S, Homewood 205-871-1581
GIANMARCO’S RESTAURANT 721 Broadway St, Homewood 205-871-9622
JOHNNY’S RESTAURANT 2902 18th St S, Ste 200, Homewood 205-802-2711
LITTLE DONKEY TAQUERIA 2821 Central Ave, Homewood 205-703-7000
LITTLE LONDON KITCHEN 162 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood 205-249-1937
NABEEL’S CAFÉ & MARKET 1706 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood 205-879-9292
PIZZERIA GM 600 Oak Grove Rd, Homewood 205-905-3266
REAL & ROSEMARY 1922 29th Ave S, Homewood 205-820-7100
SAW’S BBQ 1008 Oxmoor Rd, Homewood 205-879-1937

HOOVER, VESTAVIA, CAHABA HEIGHTS

BLUE PACIFIC THAI RESTAURANT/ HOOVER FOOD MART 3219 Lorna Rd, Hoover 205-978-0754
BROCK’S (RENAISSANCE ROSS BRIDGE) 4000 Grand Ave, Hoover 205-949-3051
FARRELY’S SOUTHERN BAR AND KITCHEN 5532 Grove Blvd., Hoover 205-968-1408
FOODBAR 3156 Heights Village, Vestavia Hills 205-876-8100
KOOL KORNER SANDWICHES 1360 Montgomery Hwy, Ste 106 Vestavia Hills 205-822-4406
MELT RESTAURANT 5219 Peridot Place, Ste. 3, Hoover 205-988-2022
MISS MYRA’S PIT BARBECUE 3278 Cahaba Heights Rd, Vestavia 205- 967-6004
MOSS ROCK TACOS & TEQUILA 616 Preserve Pkwy, Hoover 205-783-1130
SATTERFIELD’S RESTAURANT 3161 Cahaba Heights Rd, Ste. 113, Birmingham 205-969-9690
SUMO JAPANESE STEAKHOUSE & SUSHI BAR 151 Main St, Hoover 205-444-1515
TRE LUNA BAR AND KITCHEN 1021 Brocks Gap Pkwy., Ste. 145, Hoover 205-538-5866
THE FISH MARKET RESTAURANT 1681 Montgomery Hwy, Hoover 205-823-3474
VECCHIA PIZZERIA & MERCATO 610 Preserve Pkwy, Ste 100, Hoover 205 637-3036

LAKEVIEW
AUTOMATIC SEAFOOD AND OYSTERS 2824 5th Ave S, Birmingham 205-580-1600
BETTOLA 2901 2nd Ave S, Ste. 150, Birmingham 205-731-6499
BLUEPRINT ON 3RD 3000 3rd Ave S, Birmingham 205-479-3000
HOT AND HOT FISH CLUB 2901 2nd Ave S, Birmingham 205-933-5474
OVENBIRD 2810 3rd Ave S, Birmingham 205-957-6686
SLICE PIZZA AND BREWHOUSE 725 29th St S, Birmingham 205-715-9300

MOUNTAIN BROOK
CARRIGAN’S PUBLIC HOUSE 2400 Montclair Rd, Mtn Brook 205-582-2221
CHEZ LULU 1911 Cahaba Rd, Mtn Brook 205-870-7011
DG RESTAURANT 2837 Culver Rd, Mtn Brook 205-871-3266
HABITAT FEED & SOCIAL 2655 Lane Park Rd, Mtn Brook 205-414-0505
LA PAZ RESTAURANTE 99 Euclid Ave, Birmingham 205-879-2225
OLLIE IRENE 75 Church St, Mtn Brook 205-769-6034
SAW’S JUKE JOINT 1115 Dunston Ave, Birmingham 205-745-3920
SOL Y LUNA 920 Lane Parke, Ct., Mtn. Brook 205-407-4797
VINO 1930 Cahaba Rd, Mtn. Brook 205-870-8404

SOUTHSIDE
5 POINT PUBLIC HOUSE OYSTER BAR 1210 20th St S, Birmingham 205-918-0726
BOTTEGA RESTAURANT AND CAFE 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham 205-939-1000
CHEZ FONFON 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham 205-939-3221
GALLEY AND GARDEN RESTAURANT 2220 Highland Ave S, Birmingham 205-939-5551
HIGHLANDS BAR & GRILL 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham 205-939-1400
OCEAN 1218 20th St S, Birmingham 205-933-0999
TED’S RESTAURANT 328 12TH St. South, Birmingham 205-324-2911

TRUSSVILLE, IRONDALE, LEEDS
IRONDALE CAFÉ, THE ORIGINAL WHISTLESTOP CAFÉ 1906 1st Ave N, Irondale 205-956-5258
TAQUERIA LA JUANITA 1345 Vivian St. SW, Leeds 205-352-3064