Neighborhoods Downtown

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Hotels
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Nightlife
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Food
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Attractions

The business of pleasure.

An explosion of retail space, hip new lofts, professional baseball and a slew of breweries, restaurants, coffee shops and bars have made downtown Birmingham a must-experience to everyone who comes here.

Shopping

Shopping downtown is all about the finds. Rare books, oddities and art work are all at your fingertips and ready to be enjoyed.

Nightlife

Even though the downtown workday might be ending at 5:00, that’s when the party scene is just getting started with cocktails, music and entertainment galore.

Food

True southern style with a good bit of local flavor is on full display among the many culinary offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Hotels

Many of today’s hotels embrace the history of yesterday within renovated historic buildings featuring grand architecture and plenty of charm.

Attractions

We have hands-on learning opportunities, science, art and a variety of greenspaces all conveniently located within the downtown area.

Activities

Around here, it’s easy to catch a baseball game, rent some bikes to cruise the streets, or even see a fireworks display on a warm summer night.

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Courtyard Downtown at UAB

Located in the heart of the Medical District and convenient to all points in the downtown area. Hotel features the...

Elyton Hotel, Autograph Collection by Marriott

Fairfield Inn & Suites Downtown

Fairfield by Marriott Birmingham Downtown is centrally located in the heart of buzzing downtown. Our hotel is walking distance to...

Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler

Built in 1914, The Tutwiler Hotel is a downtown icon in the heart of Birmingham's vibrant business and financial district.

Hilton Garden Inn Downtown

Home2 Suites by Hilton Downtown

Kelly Hotel - Tapestry Collection by Hilton Hotel

Overlooking downtown Birmingham, our hotel is within walking distance of several restaurants, bars, and attractions. Alabama Theatre, Regions Field, Birmingham...

Kings Inn Civic Center/ UAB

Welcome to The Kings Inn of Birmingham, Alabama. A great value, centrally located between the Civic Center and UAB/downtown. Located...

Sheraton Birmingham

Warm and inviting as the southern sun, Sheraton Birmingham Hotel is in the heart of Birmingham's central business district. Connect...

SpringHill Suites Birmingham Downtown

We are the new SpringHill Suites by Marriott Birmingham Downtown at UAB, featuring an all suites hotel, that boasts, clean,...

The John Hand Club & Hotel

The John Hand Club is a private club located on the top two floors of the twenty-one story classic revival...

The Redmont Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton

Located in the heart of Birmingham's financial and historic districts, this historic hotel is the city's oldest operating hotel and...

The Westin Birmingham

Tourway Inn

"Letter From Birmingham Jail" Historic Marker

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his famous "Letter from Birmingham Jail" in April 1963 while he was incarcerated for...

A. G. Gaston Motel

  Formerly the A.G. Gaston Motel. In its heyday, it was Birmingham's only first-class motel for lodging African-Americans. Many of...

Alabama Historical Radio Museum

Radio afficionados will enjoy this trek through the history of radio. The museum features radios from the early 20th century...

Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame

Outside on the sidewalk, visitors can feel the rhythm. From the boogie-woogie beginnings of Clarence "Pinetop" Smith to the velvet...

Alabama Peanut Company

Peanut roasting is a Birmingham tradition on historic Morris Avenue. Stop in for roasted or Cajun-style peanuts and a visit...

Alabama Penny Savings Bank

Now the Pythian Building, the Alabama Penny Savings Bank was Alabama's first black-owned bank and the first of three banks...

Alabama Sports Hall of Fame

Sports museums around the country consider the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame a model of excellence. More than 5,000 sports...

Alabama Theatre

Built in 1927, the Alabama Theatre is one of the nation's last operating movie palaces, featuring first-run and revival films,...

Birmingham Barons AA Baseball

The Barons have been affiliated with the Chicago White Sox since 1986 and are the only Class AA team in...

Birmingham Children's Theatre

As a professional theatre of adults performing for youth and family audiences, the mission of Birmingham Children's Theatre is to...

Birmingham Civil Rights District

The national monument encompasses historic sites downtown that were significant to the revolution that took place in the streets of...

Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail

The Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail winds through downtown, marking significant locations along the 1963 Civil Rights march routes. Designed...

Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Richly detailed exhibits in the Civil Rights Institute reveal slices of black and white life in Alabama from the late...

Birmingham Museum of Art

The Birmingham Museum of Art has one of the finest collections in the Southeast. More than 24,000 objects represent a...

Birmingham Public Library

The main library is made up of two stunning buildings, the East Building with its dramatic atrium and the 1927...

Carver Theatre

The Carver Theatre is located in the historic 4th Avenue Business District and has become a popular venue not only...

Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park

The Eddie Kendrick Memorial Park honors Birmingham native and Temptations lead singer Eddie Kendrick, who traveled the world but never...

Jones Valley Teaching Farm

Utilizing over 5 acres of vacant downtown property and a 25 acre farm at Mt Laurel, JVUF grows organic produce...

Kelly Ingram Park

Birmingham’s historic Kelly Ingram Park, site of civil rights rallies, demonstrations and confrontations in the 1960s, now offers visitors a...

Legacy Arena

Legacy Arena is the main entertainment space of the sprawling BJCC Complex. The arena has been host to countless concerts,...

McWane Science Center

Four floors of hands-on exhibits and an IMAX Dome Theatre are all part of the fun of learning at McWane...

Negro Southern League Museum

The Negro Southern League Museum (NSLM) tells the story of African-American baseball in America through the eyes of Birmingham, Alabama....

Oak Hill Cemetery

In 1871 the City of Birmingham purchased from the Elyton Land Company 21.5 acres of land for a city cemetery...

Protective Stadium

Protective Stadium is located in downtown Birmingham at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in the Uptown entertainment district. The stadium is...

Railroad Park

Railroad Park is a 19 acre green space in downtown Birmingham that celebrates the industrial and artistic heritage of our...

Reed Books

Book lovers from throughout the world enjoy visiting author Jim Reed at his rare-book loft, Reed Books. Jim Reed, a...

Regions Field

Regions Field has a number of group areas perfect for hosting events and parties. The Regions Field Banquet Hall is...

Scott Miller Projects

For close to 30 years, Scott Miller has been involved with art, from building his own collection, to arranging art...

Sidewalk Cinema

The Sidewalk Film Center is located in the heart of downtown Birmingham’s historic theatre district in the newly restored Pizitz...

Sixteenth Street Baptist Church National Historic Landmark

The Sixteenth Street Baptist Church is Birmingham's most famous Civil Rights landmark. On a September Sunday morning in 1963, four...

Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark

Sloss is a 32-acre blast furnace plant where iron was made for nearly 100 years. Now a museum of history...

The Lyric Theatre

Reopened in 2016 after a multi-million dollar renovation, the beautiful Lyric Theatre opened as a vaudeville venue with 1914. Stars...

Topgolf Birmingham

Enjoy first class accommodations at Topgolf Birmingham! With 100+ climate-controlled hitting bays, full-service restaurant & bars, private event spaces &...

What's On Second

A quirky little Birmingham shop with interesting and unique items for sale. There's literally something for everyone located here!

Ashley Mac's - The Pizitz Food Hall

Ashley Mac’s has become a leading fast-casual concept in the Birmingham area and remains committed to providing quality home-style food...

Atrium Cafe in the Sheraton Hotel

Back Forty Beer Company

Summer 2018, Back Forty Beer Company joined Birmingham's thriving craft beer scene with the opening of a new microbrewery at...

Bamboo on 2nd

Curbside service 5pm-8pm We are an Asian-inspired restaurant and bar located in the Downtown Loft District of Birmingham, AL. We...

Birmingham Candy Company - The Pizitz Food Hall

The Birmingham Candy Company specializes in handcrafted, local confections made from traditional recipes that are time test and southern approved....

Bistro 218

Bistro 218 brings French cuisine to every palette.

Bocca

This fine-dining Italian restaurant on Second Avenue North is from the owner of Bistro 218. The menu is divided into...

Brick & Tin Restaurant

At brick & tin we believe that people should know where their food comes from. Since most food consumed by...

Cafe Dupont

Located in a storefront building that dates to the 1870s, the restaurant is modeled on a traditional bistro. The dining...

Carrigan's Public House

Casey's Sport Bar & Grill

Cayo Coco Rum Bar & Restaurante

Cayo Coco brings sound and color downtown in the form of Cuban/South American cuisine and tropical rum cocktails. Cayo Coco,...

Crestline Bagel Co. - Innovation Dept

Open Monday- Friday, 7am-2pm. Indoor dining is open with lots and lots of space. Order on our website or in...

Dawson's Burgers Wings & Fries

EastWest Kitchen & Bar

A new Asian fusion restaurant with a menu featuring such dishes as Chinese duck nachos and Korean fried cauliflower has...

Edgar's Old Style Bakery - Downtown

El Barrio Mexican Restaurant

Curbside service 4pm-8pm El Barrio brings an exciting, different flavor to the Birmingham restaurant scene. Inspired by multi-regional Mexican cuisine,...

Eugene's Hot Chicken - Uptown

Curbside service 11am-8pm Birmingham has fallen in love with the soulful, simple beauty of Zebbie’s southern recipes. From the spicy...

Falafel Cafe

Curbside, Dine-in and pickup 10am-7pm

Fife's Restaurant

Curbside and dine-in 6am-5:30pm

GaBriella's Bistro/ Creative Catering by Ambrosia

Lunch served Monday- Saturday 11am- 2pm. Cold/ hot sandwiches, chicken salad, burgers, salads. Dinner served Monday- Saturday- 5pm- 9pm. Appetizers,...

Green Acres Cafe

Serving wings, sandwiches, catfish, a pork chop sandwich and more, Green Acres is takeout only but open late most nights.

Gus's Hot Dogs - Downtown

Open 8am-5pm; Saturday 10am-4pm. No inside dining available. Here in the Magic City, we know hot dogs. And Gus’s Hot...

Helen

The menu features items from the land, air and sea – prime meats, fowl and seafood. Things like a 45-day...

Hero Doughnuts - Parkside

Heroes wake up daily to lead by example. The simplicity of great food, made with good ingredients, in a cheerful...

Iron City Birmingham

Iron City Birmingham is a full service grill, bar, and entertainment venue in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Our beautiful...

J Wings - The Pizitz Food Hall

Serving a wide variety of chicken focused menu items and savory southern favorites like fried wings, fried chicken sandwiches, fries...

John's City Diner

Le Fresca

Lé Fresca brings the taste and excitement of Northern Italy to Birmingham, AL. We offer a wide variety of Italian...

Magic City Grille

The Magic City Grille serves home-style Southern food.

Magic Wok

McAlister's Gourmet Deli - Southside

Excellent dine-in, take out, or catering. Open seven days a week 10:30am-10:30pm.

Miami Fusion Cafe

Family owned and operated , Chef Delgado has been bringing the Caribbean flavors of his childhood to the Birmingham metro...

Michael's Steak & Seafood @ NSLM

At Michael’s, you are family. Your safety is our top priority and in these uncertain times we are giving all...

Moe's Southwest Grill UAB

Mugshots Grill & Bar - Uptown

Inside dining and pick-up available 11am-10pm

Nelson Brother's Cafe

No-frills but friendly, Nelson Bros. serves breakfast all day, plus burgers and sandwiches.

Newk's Eatery Downtown

10:30am-8pm Dine-in and takeout available An express casual dining experience in a refreshing and stylish atmosphere. Serving fresh tossed salads,...

Ono Poke - The Pizitz Food Hall

Drawing inspiration from his childhood in Hawaii, Vinh Tran introduces Birmingham to poké, an intersection of Japanese and Hawaiian cuisine...

Paramount Bar & Grill

Curbside To-Go available Tuesday-Sunday 4pm - 8pm

Pho Pho Vietnamese- The Pizitz Food Court

From the owners of Pho Pho Vietnamese & Sushi, in Five Points South, comes a Pho and Bibmipap concept. To...

Pies & Pints

Pizza Grace - Mercantile on Morris

"Grace” has many meanings. Pizza GRACE was created in order to bring those meanings to life. Grace, simple elegance and...

Revelator Coffee

Revelator celebrates relationships formed over fresh food, good drink, relaxed conversation, and an inviting cup of coffee or tea. We...

Rib It Up

Roly Poly Sandwiches - Downtown

The original rolled sandwich. Monday-Friday 7am-5pm. Open for breakfast.

Roots & Revelry

Globally inspired plates made with local ingredients are served in a renovated 19-story tower.

Santos Coffee & Bar - Uptown

Wendy and Katie – the owners of Santos Coffee and its cafes and farms. We are proud to offer you...

Sarris Restaurant

Southern-style cooking with a Mediterranean flair.

Shu Shop

Silver Kati: Indian Street Food - The Pizitz Food Hall

Kati rolls are a popular street food found all over Kolkata, India. Our kati rolls are savory made of skewer-grilled...

Six Sixteen - Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham Downtown- Tutwiler

Subway - BJCC

Be sure to stop by and get your low carb meal at Subway located on the ground level by the...

Ted's Restaurant

10:30am-2pm Ted's has been a Southside tradition for 27 years, featuring Southern-style breakfast, a large variety of fresh vegetables (for...

Texas de Brazil- Birmingham

Texas de Brazil is carving a new experience in fine dining. The restaurant is an authentic Brazilian-American “Churrascaria”, or steakhouse,...

The Collins Bar

Located on 2nd Avenue North in the heart of Birmingham’s loft district, the Collins Bar is a casual and friendly...

The Essential

The Essential is a refined neighborhood cafe and bar located on the historic cobblestone of Morris Avenue. The all day...

The Fish Market Restaurant - Southside

Curbside, Dine-in and pickup 11am-8pm

The Pit Bar-B-Q The Number One

The Pizitz Food Hall

Select stalls offering curbside take-out. Hours vary. We are proud to house 2 Restaurants, 12 Food Stalls, The Louis Bar,...

The Red Cat at Railroad Park

Both our locations are still open for takeout and curbside. We will even deliver from our Railroad Park location.

The Southern Kitchen & Bar

We are a full service venue that can accommodate a large variety of private events. We offer services such as...

The Standard - The Pizitz Food Hall

A traditional burger and hot dog joint from Chef Matt Ralph featuring house ground patties.

The Wine Loft

An upscale wine bar located in the handsomely renovated Goodall-Brown Building. The wine menu includes 70 wines by the glass...

The Yard

Our philosophy is that outstanding food is derived from only the best and freshest ingredients. Therefore, we take pride in...

Todd English P.U.B.

Inside dining available 6am-10pm

Trattoria ZaZa

Menu selections include soups, salads, a pasta of the day, classic Italian deserts and best of all.pizza by the slice....

Unos Tacos - The Pizitz Food Hall

Located in the bustling Pizitz Food Hall, Unos Tacos is whipping up some of the most delicious bona fide Mexican...

Uptown Cantina by The Southern

At Uptown Cantina the flavors of Mexico are expressed through the freshest ingredients and expressive twists on your traditional favorites.

Wall Street Deli/Sneaky Pete's - Kirklin Clinic

Wasabi Juan's Sushi Burritos- The Battery

The idea of a Mexican/Sushi mashup isn’t original to us, but the need for easy to eat, transportable food grew...

Yo' Mama's Restaurant & Catering

Your Pie - Uptown

Just like in Italy, food and family come first at Your Pie. Their passion for improving their communities by changing...

Zoe's Kitchen - Downtown

Chic and colorful, the downtown location is an upscale but moderately priced diner specializing in healthy, gourmet salads and sandwiches....

Birmingham District Brewing Company - The Battery

To celebrate the quiet beginnings of Birmingham and the geology that led to the development of the “Magic City”, our...

C & G's Our Place - Southside

Carrigan's Public House

Cayo Coco Rum Bar & Restaurante

Cayo Coco brings sound and color downtown in the form of Cuban/South American cuisine and tropical rum cocktails. Cayo Coco,...

Chaser's Sports Bar

Good People Brewing Company

Taproom is open Tuesday through Friday 3pm-10pm; Saturday 1pm-10pm and Sunday 1pm-4pm.

Iron City Birmingham

Iron City Birmingham is a full service grill, bar, and entertainment venue in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Our beautiful...

Jazzi's on 3rd

Jazzi’s on 3rd provides a unique and multifaceted environment for creating an unforgettable special event for you and your guests....

Moon Shine Birmingham at Elyton Hotel

Sitting proudly above the Elyton Hotel, Moon Shine offers the most majestic and sweeping views of Birmingham. Sipping one of...

Neon Moon

Neon Moon is a neighborhood cocktail bar specializing in approachable, easy-to-enjoy original cocktails, including the "It Takes Two", with tequila,...

Paper Doll

The newly opened Paper Doll covers all of the spirits from hot drinks to cold drinks and Italian liqueur drinks....

Pilcrow Cocktail Cellar

Agave-focused "cocktail cellar" in Founders Station on Morris Avenue.

Platinum of Birmingham

HI-tech dance club. 20s-40s crowd, younger crowd late night.

Queen's Park

Queen's Park carries on the spirit of its namesake with incredible hospitality, lesser-known classic cocktails made with exacting precision and...

Rooftop at The Redmont

The Roof is a breath-taking experience with sweeping views of the downtown skyline accompanied with eclectic indoor and outdoor seating,...

The Collins Bar

Located on 2nd Avenue North in the heart of Birmingham’s loft district, the Collins Bar is a casual and friendly...

The Fennec

Live Music. Local Fare. Libations. Lunch Specials and Happy Hour, with Live Music nearly every day! The Fennec is a...

The Furnace

Your complete entertainment experience. The Furnace is unique to the Birmingham area. A club built from the ground up to...

The Louis Bar at The Pizitz Food Hall

Classic and craft cocktails for any occasion featuring wine and beer as well. Bar bites served all day.

The Wine Loft

An upscale wine bar located in the handsomely renovated Goodall-Brown Building. The wine menu includes 70 wines by the glass...

Todd English P.U.B.

Inside dining available 6am-10pm

WorkPlay

WorkPlay is a performance venue and creative space for musicians, filmmakers and industry-related professionals to both work and play. It's...