The Best Breakfast Restaurants in Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama’s largest city, sits in the heart of the American South. This hotbed of culture, history, and entertainment displays forward-thinking architecture, the natural beauty of Red Mountain Park and attractions like the Negro Southern League Museum. Recently, revival projects breathe new life into its neighborhoods, inspiring local artists and musicians. The same goes for the culinary scene, especially when it comes to enjoying the first meal of the day. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out in the morning? Welcome to the Tastemaker Lists. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. If you’re wondering where to eat in Birmingham, check out our Tastemaker List of where to find the best breakfast in Birmingham.

The OpenTable Team
Restaurants:Bistro V, Habitat Feed & Social, Galley and Garden
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Birmingham
Party Size
For 2
Date
Time
7:00 PM

Bistro V

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,131 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Great for Lunch

Bistro V, located on Montgomery Highway in Vestavia Hills, is a true gem that both locals and visitors adore. Executive Chef Jeremy Downey grew up immersed in the culinary world of Bayou La Batre, Ala...

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Best Food in Alabama
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Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
526 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Groups

This is the place to go for the best breakfast in Birmingham for those who want an especially extravagant setting. Habitat Feed and Social is the restaurant in the Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain brook,...

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Outdoor Dining in Alabama

Galley and Garden

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,265 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries

James and Susan Boyce head up the Galley and Garden and they are very talented at crafting a winning breakfast experience for diners! This restaurant is the newest destination for American-French insp...

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Best Ambiance in Alabama
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BrickTop's - Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Alabama
1,540 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic

BrickTop’s restaurant is an outpost of the Nashville-based restaurant and a new favorite among locals. The restaurant features a casual, upscale and stylish ambiance and a new and classic American men...

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Cafe Dupont

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
1,079 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies

Located in a storefront building that dates back to the 1870’s, Cafe Dupont is Birmingham’s answer to a traditional bistro. The interior features exposed brick walls, original floors, high ceilings an...

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Best Overall in Alabama

The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
453 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Bar Seating
  • Casual

If you’re looking for the best breakfast in Birmingham, you should definitely check out The Yard, located at the corner of 20th Street North and 1st Avenue North. They focus on global cuisine and stri...

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Healthy in Birmingham

Fleming's Steakhouse - Birmingham

$$$$·Steak·
Birmingham
1,374 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries

Fleming’s Steakhouse is the place to go if you want a delicious cut of meat as part of your breakfast plate. Located on Highway 280, in the Summit Shopping Center, it is the perfect plate to meet a gr...

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Best Overall in Alabama