Neighborhoods Southside

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Attractions
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Nightlife
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Food
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Hotels

Bohemian rhapsody.

Situated at the base of the forested northern slope of Red Mountain, the historic Southside community is one of the most cosmopolitan neighborhoods in Birmingham, with Five Points South being a central hub for art, nightlife and entertainment.

Shopping

The most eclectic shops and galleries offer you a bevy of original creations, singular pieces and unexpected finds everywhere you look.

Nightlife

Historically known as the heart of Southside, Five Points South has been the center for Birmingham art and entertainment for decades.

Food

The dishes you can find here aren’t just some of the best in town – they’re internationally recognized as some of the finest anywhere in the world.

Hotels

From historic buildings dating back decades to newer boutique hotels, stay right in the heart of where all the action is.

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5 Point Public Oyster Bar

Al's Deli & Grill

Mediterranean and American fare. Indoor diner. Outdoor patio with fountain and flowers. Open 24 hours a day.

Automatic Seafood & Oysters

Our menu offers a variety of seafood dishes, featuring fish primarily sourced from the Gulf of Mexico, oysters from waters...

Bay Leaf Modern Indian Cuisine & Bar

The menu at our 5 Points South location is as diverse as the Indian culture. We take you on a...

Birmingham Breadworks

Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7am-5pm

Black Market Bar + Grill

Open Monday-Thursday: 3pm- 2am/ Friday-Sunday: 11am- 2am.

Books, Beans and Candles

Bottega Italian Restaurant and Cafe'

Curbside service 4pm-8:30pm An elegant blend of Italian and other Mediterranean cuisine. Daily specials and seasonal dinner menu. Al fresco...

Chez FonFon

Curbside service 4pm-8:30pm Tuesday-Saturday Chez Fonfon is an authentic French bistro focusing on French provincial food and wine-- the French...

Dreamland Bar-B-Que

This is the uptown sister to the famous Tuscaloosa Dreamland that is known far and wide for its simple menu...

Filter-Coffee Parlor

Curbside, Dine-in and pickup 7am-1pm A new artisanal coffee parlor serving carefully sourced coffees, teas and local, seasonal cafe eats.

Five Points South Entertainment District

Five Points South, founded in 1893, is a walk able neighborhood with award-winning James Beard restaurants, historically significant architecture from...

Gable Square Saloon & Games

Galley and Garden Restaurant

Chef James Boyce and wife and partner, Suzan, invite you to Galley & Garden, Birmingham’s newest destination for modern American-French...

Giuseppe's Cafe and Expresso Bar

Curbside service 11am-9pm What began as a takeout pizzeria and sub shop in the historic Gable Square now includes a...

Golden Temple Natural Grocery and Café

A cheerful cafe and grocery that has served Birmingham for 35 years. Golden Temple caters to health-conscious diners with vegetarian...

Highlands Bar & Grill

Since 1982, Highlands has served a daily changing menu informed by classic French techniques and incorporating the foods of the...

Ikko Japanese Restaurant

Food offers a range of Japanese food including ramen, sushi, poke, teppanyaki (meat cooked on a griddle like Hibachi), and...

Jim N Nick's Bar B Q - Five Points South

Offering a variety of hickory-grilled items, including fresh fish, several varieties of steaks, Cajun dishes, appetizers and salads, soups, sandwiches...

Makarios Kabobs & Grill

Dine-in and Pick-up 10am-9pm Mediterranean-inspired appetizers, sandwiches, salads and entrees. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Mellow Mushroom -Southside

Curbside and dine-in 11am-10pm Pizza, calzones, sandwiches and salads in a cool, appropriately mellow atmosphere. Lunch and dinner daily. Full...

New China Town Restaurant

The menu includes popular chow main, egg foo young, a nice selection of shrimp, poultry and beef dishes. There are...

Ocean

Rated four stars by the Birmingham News, Ocean offers fresh seafood in a comfortable, contemporary, upscale atmosphere. AAA- Four Diamond/...

Ranelli's Deli & Cafe

To-Go order 9am-5pm Located on Southside since 1971. Hot Italian lunch specials, deli meats, imported cheeses. Outside patio for dining...

Sitar Indian Restaurant

11am-9pm (Pickup) Sitar Indian Cuisine is an authentic Indian restaurant in Birmingham offering south Asian cuisines since 2001. Here, at...

Surin West

Authentic, fresh Thai and Pacific Rim cuisine in a casual atmosphere. Thai noodle and chicken Masaman are two popular entrees....

T-Bones Authentic Philly Style Cheesesteaks and Hoagies - Five Points South

Curbside service 11am-9pm

Taj India

11:30am-2pm and 5pm-8:30pm (dine-in) Authentic Indian Cuisine. Enjoy Tandoori Chicken, Lamb, Seafood, Curry dishes, Basmati Pillav, clay over baked breads...

The Garage

Named by GQ as one of "The World's Best Places To Fly To", The Garage has a delightful split personality....

The Lab Bar & Kitchen - Hilton at UAB

The Lab is bringing Southern comfort to a whole new level, offering Southern-inspired classics with a local twist, handcrafted cocktails,...

The Original Pancake House

More upscale than your average pancake house, this popular cafe features not just pancakes but also enormous, fluffy omelets and...

The Pita Stop

Voted #1 ethnic restaurant in Birmingham four years in a row, the Pita Stop boasts both Middle Eastern cuisine -...

Wings Around the Clock - Southside

Zydeco

Upstairs and downstairs bars and bands. Outside bar. Live music featuring national, regional and local bands.

3000 Bar

Born from a local radio host's dream, 3000 Bar is Birmingham's premier daiquiri bar. But this new 5 Points joint...

Black Market Bar + Grill

Open Monday-Thursday: 3pm- 2am/ Friday-Sunday: 11am- 2am.

Club South

A college bar right on the edge of UAB campus. Beer specials. Sports bar with pool tables, TV's and video...

Dave's Pub

Social tavern. Extensive line of brews and booze. Patio seating. Happy hour 3pm-7pm Monday-Sunday. No cover. Large screen TV's, dart...

Five Points South Entertainment District

Five Points South, founded in 1893, is a walk able neighborhood with award-winning James Beard restaurants, historically significant architecture from...

Gable Square Saloon & Games

Marty's PM

Bham's best late night food! Bar is open 8pm-6am. Kitchen is open 11pm-5am. 7 days a week. Sorry, no call...

The Garage

Named by GQ as one of "The World's Best Places To Fly To", The Garage has a delightful split personality....

The Lab Bar & Kitchen - Hilton at UAB

The Lab is bringing Southern comfort to a whole new level, offering Southern-inspired classics with a local twist, handcrafted cocktails,...

The Nick

Birmingham's famous favorite hovel. Gen X and Y crowds. Best place to see bands on the cusp of breaking into...

The Quest

Mixed lifestyle crowds. Dance floor playing techno and mainstream dance music. Open 24 hours. 7 days a week. No cover...

The Upside Down Plaza

A Birmingham tradition, the Upside Down Plaza has been the Dive of Dives for as long as most can remember....

Zydeco

Upstairs and downstairs bars and bands. Outside bar. Live music featuring national, regional and local bands.