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Best American Restaurants in Birmingham

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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Birmingham
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Steakhouse | Birmingham
Seasons 52 - Birmingham
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Contemporary American | Birmingham
Satterfield’s Restaurant
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Contemporary American | Birmingham
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BottegaBottega
1235 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Fabulous evening best Parmesan soufflé, beef carpaccio and Bottega Bar dessert. Lovely evening with friends from Houston showing off the best of Birmingham dining Chez Stitt. More

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Highlands Bar & GrillHighlands Bar & Grill
2479 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great food and excellent service! We had a wonderful date celebrating our first kid-free mini vacation. More

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AmoreAmore
158 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great food and service! More

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Bistro Two EighteenBistro Two Eighteen
845 reviews
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Contemporary French | Birmingham, Birmingham

Delicious meal very romantic. More

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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - BirminghamPerry's Steakhouse & Grille - Birmingham
2293 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great Food! Great Service! Will be back again. Enjoyed the lunch menu. More

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Blueprint On 3rdBlueprint On 3rd
476 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Really good experience nice ambiance, my steak was great. More

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Bellini's Ristorante & BarBellini's Ristorante & Bar
1458 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

This was a wonderful restaurant experience and we so enjoyed and just wished the prices were a little more reasonable so we could enjoy it more often! Only complaint beside the price was the noise level which was loud because it was a fully packed restaurant but the ambiance otherwise was wonderful. More

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Daniel George Restaurant and BarDaniel George Restaurant and Bar
713 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

We were treated like royalty. Everything was delicious. More

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Satterfield’s RestaurantSatterfield’s Restaurant
1205 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Can’t complain about a thing. Different and delicious crispy eggs. Luscious asparagus soup with chunks of bacon. Two entries were snapper with vegetables and the other was the scallops. We shared the strawberry pound cake. It was a bit bland. We will definitely return. More

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Galley and GardenGalley and Garden
853 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

This is an unique restaurant with excellent food and service. More

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Bistro VBistro V
646 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service and excellent food One of our favs More

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BettolaBettola
491 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service and food! Manager was super sweet to my little girl and me. Can’t wait yo go back! More

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Fleming's Steakhouse - BirminghamFleming's Steakhouse - Birmingham
1009 reviews
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Steak | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great staff and service as always! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - BirminghamRuth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham
949 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great food and great service. Mike D. helped to make our dining experience what we thought it would be and then some. Thanks guys for helping us celebrate our anniversary!! More

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BrickTop's - BirminghamBrickTop's - Birmingham
547 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

I’ve been here twice and I can’t imagine ever getting anything other than the lobster roll. It is quite simply, the most delicious thing I have ever eaten. The lobster is cooked to perfection and is so incredibly fresh. The lobster bisque is the best I’ve ever had and should not be missed. I also appreciate the stellar, professional service I receive every time. The diversity of staff and patrons is very refreshing and this has become my new favorite restaurant in the city. And I’ve been here for more than 30 years. Do not miss out on this dining experience. More

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OceanOcean
1371 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

Ocean is our favorite place in Birmingham. They always have a delicious menu with established dishes and new ones to try. They are the best! More

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Oscar's at the Museum - Birmingham Museum of ArtOscar's at the Museum - Birmingham Museum of Art
162 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

What a special place to go for Mother's Day lunch. You are greeted like family and the chef explains where things are; the waiters make sure your drink never runs dry. The space itself is absolutely gorgeous and just makes you feel good to be there, and the live saxophone music added to the ambiance. And the food!! Incredible selection, and everything was fresh and scrumptious. We've also gone here for Easter brunch as well (waited too late this year) and there is no where I'd rather go for a holiday brunch. My favorite is always the deviled eggs. Note it is also possible to stay on a healthy diet here as there are many choices including healthy ones. More

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J. Alexander's - Redlands Grill - HooverJ. Alexander's - Redlands Grill - Hoover
545 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great visit for our anniversary. Looking forward to our next visit. More

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Tre Luna Bar and KitchenTre Luna Bar and Kitchen
2 reviews
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Contemporary Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service! Our server, Donny, was super nice and helpful and recommended some great food! More

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Cafe DupontCafe Dupont
610 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

Cafe DuPont has yet to disappoint. Professional staff throughout from the bar to the dining room. I enjoyed a Manhattan made with a dark rye I had never tried and it was outstanding. My husband ordered the duck after some discussion with our waiter, Nate. It did not disappoint nor did the salmon I selected. Impeccable service which only adds to delectable food! More

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John's City DinerJohn's City Diner
490 reviews
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Comfort Food | Birmingham, Birmingham

An old time favorite. Didn't disappoint. Food was good and service even better. More

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Fancy's on 5thFancy's on 5th
21 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Love it. Everything about it. Oysters, tuna dip, and burger were great. Margarita is on point, as well. More

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Texas de Brazil - BirminghamTexas de Brazil - Birmingham
2281 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

I wish I could afford to eat here every day! Yum! I hope I can come back soon. More

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Mikey's GrillMikey's Grill
334 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

Went to Mikey’s Grill for an anniversary dinner with 3 other family members. When placing reservation on Open Table - designated anniversary. They gave us a very nice table and everything was ready for us. Service was impeccable and our dinners all delicious. We had the sautéed snapper, macadamia nut snapper, baked salmon and Cajun pasta. Everyone loved their meals! Also have to mention the dessert. Bread pudding to die for! I highly recommend Mikey’s Grill for dinner and special occasions! More

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Village Tavern BirminghamVillage Tavern Birmingham
1613 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Excellent friendly service. Wide variety of food options More

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The Fig TreeThe Fig Tree
208 reviews
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Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

The Fig Tree is one of the best restaurants in Birmingham. It’s a high class menu in a casual atmosphere. Every meal I’ve had here has been excellent. Their chop of the day is consistently one of the best steaks I’ve had in my life. More

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Five Bar BirminghamFive Bar Birmingham
3 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

This wasn’t our first visit to FIVE but it was great as usual. Our waitress was outstanding and their food is consistently very good. The burgers were wonderful and so was the lasagna as it was their nightly special. Highly recommend the shrimp or taquito appetizers. More

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Miami Fusion CafeMiami Fusion Cafe
7 reviews
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Caribbean | Birmingham, Birmingham

We LOVED Miami Fusion Cafe. The only concern we had was when we first arrived, a table was not set up for our reservation. However, they quickly moved to get it set up for us. Everyone was super friendly and we were checked on many times. More

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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - BirminghamFirebirds Wood Fired Grill - Birmingham
641 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

The food was wonderful as always. The service was by far the best I have ever had. Great job guys. My daughter said it was the best night ever!!!!! Enough said. More

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Grille 29 BirminghamGrille 29 Birmingham
816 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Our waitress,Chloe, was top notch! Excellent service!! I had the grilled rainbow trout (again) and it was delicious. More

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Habitat Feed & SocialHabitat Feed & Social
357 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Lovely location! Our server was fantastic and the food was very tasty. More

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AshAsh
30 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Fantastic filet. Best one I’ve ever had in a restaurant. Ash is a bit loud, but the service is good and the food is excellent. More

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Automatic Seafood and OystersAutomatic Seafood and Oysters
109 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

WE LOVE THIS PLACE - from celebrating big occasions (like a 50th birthday!) to family dinners, Automatic is our new favorite restaurant. More

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Red Lobster - BirminghamRed Lobster - Birmingham
2 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

This was our first time eating their delicious coconut shrimp. We ordered the fried catfish which was cooked to perfection. More

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Seasons 52 - BirminghamSeasons 52 - Birmingham
1912 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

This is our go to Birthday place. I also love the seasonal menu More

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Roots & RevelryRoots & Revelry
247 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Always a fabulous meal with lovely atmosphere and wonderful service! Enjoyed several dinners here on the patio and I'm never disappointed! More

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Old Tom's PubOld Tom's Pub
1 review
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Scottish | Birmingham, Birmingham

Outstanding as always. More

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Cocina SuperiorCocina Superior
332 reviews
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Mexican / Southwestern | Birmingham, Birmingham

The food is always very good and our server was very polite but they always appear to be under staffed. More

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Harvest, Restaurant & BarHarvest, Restaurant & Bar
55 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service, great food, unique and beautiful space and not super pricey. More

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Cantina Laredo - BirminghamCantina Laredo - Birmingham
212 reviews
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Mexican | Birmingham, Birmingham

We celebrated my grand daughter's high school graduation during our most recent visit to Cantina Laredo. Each of us had a different entree' and our food was spectacular. We ended our meal sharing a couple of desserts which were awesome. This wasn't our first visit and it will not be our last. Our waitress was very professional, helpful, and very friendly. More

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Whistling TableWhistling Table
60 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

First time for dinner. All of our meals were delicious. 2 chicken 1 pork 1 snapper. Drinks were good too. Service good ! But no thanks to an $18 glass of wine More

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Landry's Seafood House - BirminghamLandry's Seafood House - Birmingham
44 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

First Experience Womderful Time More

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Brock'sBrock's
98 reviews
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Mediterranean | Birmingham, Birmingham

Service was very slow to start, but was good once it began. More

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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Birmingham - Brookwood VillageBRIO Tuscan Grille - Birmingham - Brookwood Village
947 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Food was excellent. Garrett was great as always. Stephen makes the best flirtini ever! Today was a good day! More

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The Fish Market - BirminghamThe Fish Market - Birmingham
17 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

Took a group for my son’s graduation. We had a semi private room and had a great time. Great service and food. The snapper throats were fantastic. More

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The Lab Bar and KitchenThe Lab Bar and Kitchen
46 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

It is now one of mine and my husbands designated date night spots! The food was amazing and they have a great selection of local brews. Our waitress was great as well! Highly recommend! More

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The Yard - BirminghamThe Yard - Birmingham
252 reviews
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Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

We cam for Mothers' Day brunch. Everything was great. There were even several options that appealed to our picky five year old- though this is a fancy place. The only complaint is that the photography on the walls is bad. They look like they came with the frame. Otherwise wonderful. More

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Red Lobster - Vestavia HillsRed Lobster - Vestavia Hills
3 reviews
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Seafood | Birmingham, Birmingham

Food is good for a chain dinner house. And prices are reasonable. More

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Romano's Macaroni Grill - BirminghamRomano's Macaroni Grill - Birmingham
55 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

It was a delicious😋 and delightful experience!! Loved it 😊 More

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Sage Grille at The Westin HuntsvilleSage Grille at The Westin Huntsville
3 reviews
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Mediterranean | Birmingham, Birmingham

The food was great, but the kitchen was a little slow. More

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ArringtonArrington
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Southern | Birmingham, Birmingham

With the opening of The Inn at Pursell Farms, we have also opened our new fine dining restaurant, Arrington, overlooking the 18th fairway to pastoral views as far as the eye can see. Our chefs take pride to ensure every meal served is fresh, farm-inspired and a memorable experience for each guest. Arrington will be opened for breakfast and dinner. Reservations are appreciated so we can better enhance your experience at Pursell Farms by skipping the wait.More

Bertolone Italian CafeBertolone Italian Cafe
28 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Best Italian since we moved back to Alabama! First canaloni since we moved! More

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Birmingham Diners' Choice Winners

Birmingham's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Bistro Two EighteenBistro Two Eighteen
845 reviews
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Contemporary French | Birmingham, Birmingham

Delicious meal very romantic. More

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AmoreAmore
158 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great food and service! More

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Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - BirminghamPerry's Steakhouse & Grille - Birmingham
2293 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great Food! Great Service! Will be back again. Enjoyed the lunch menu. More

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Bellini's Ristorante & BarBellini's Ristorante & Bar
1458 reviews
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Steakhouse | Birmingham, Birmingham

This was a wonderful restaurant experience and we so enjoyed and just wished the prices were a little more reasonable so we could enjoy it more often! Only complaint beside the price was the noise level which was loud because it was a fully packed restaurant but the ambiance otherwise was wonderful. More

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Oscar's at the Museum - Birmingham Museum of ArtOscar's at the Museum - Birmingham Museum of Art
162 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

What a special place to go for Mother's Day lunch. You are greeted like family and the chef explains where things are; the waiters make sure your drink never runs dry. The space itself is absolutely gorgeous and just makes you feel good to be there, and the live saxophone music added to the ambiance. And the food!! Incredible selection, and everything was fresh and scrumptious. We've also gone here for Easter brunch as well (waited too late this year) and there is no where I'd rather go for a holiday brunch. My favorite is always the deviled eggs. Note it is also possible to stay on a healthy diet here as there are many choices including healthy ones. More

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Blueprint On 3rdBlueprint On 3rd
476 reviews
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Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Really good experience nice ambiance, my steak was great. More

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Bistro VBistro V
646 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service and excellent food One of our favs More

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Satterfield’s RestaurantSatterfield’s Restaurant
1205 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Can’t complain about a thing. Different and delicious crispy eggs. Luscious asparagus soup with chunks of bacon. Two entries were snapper with vegetables and the other was the scallops. We shared the strawberry pound cake. It was a bit bland. We will definitely return. More

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BettolaBettola
491 reviews
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Italian | Birmingham, Birmingham

Great service and food! Manager was super sweet to my little girl and me. Can’t wait yo go back! More

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Fancy's on 5thFancy's on 5th
21 reviews
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American | Birmingham, Birmingham

Love it. Everything about it. Oysters, tuna dip, and burger were great. Margarita is on point, as well. More

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Once an epicenter of industrial growth and steel production, Birmingham was the site of many Civil Rights victories and retains a proud sense of its history. In the past several years, this diverse and proud Southern city has been a leading center of urban renewal and now boasts modern parks, unique attractions, breathtaking local landmarks, and an exciting regional culinary scene that is earning worldwide recognition. With over two dozen food festivals, countless specialty food shops, and a thriving international street food scene, it’s always time to celebrate Birmingham cuisine from classic Southern barbecue, fried pies and Alabama soul food to award-winning restaurants, world-class culinary schools, and growing numbers of acclaimed and celebrity chefs at the helm of the area's many fine dining establishments.

Discover Birmingham

Once an epicenter of industrial growth and steel production, Birmingham was the site of many Civil Rights victories and retains a proud sense of its history. In the past several years, this diverse and proud Southern city has been a leading center of urban renewal and now boasts modern parks, unique attractions, breathtaking local landmarks, and an exciting regional culinary scene that is earning worldwide recognition. With over two dozen food festivals, countless specialty food shops, and a thriving international street food scene, it’s always time to celebrate Birmingham cuisine from classic Southern barbecue, fried pies and Alabama soul food to award-winning restaurants, world-class culinary schools, and growing numbers of acclaimed and celebrity chefs at the helm of the area's many fine dining establishments.