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The Best Brunch Restaurants in Birmingham

Birmingham represents Alabama’s largest city and one of the major launching points of the Civil Rights Movement. Small, yet diverse, charming, yet sophisticated, Birmingham offers jaw-dropping natural beauty and flourishing arts, culture, food and drink scenes. Known as “Magic City,” it stands out as one of the nation’s most affordable and creative places. Visit the Civil Rights Institute, check out the Birmingham Museum of Art, spend a morning outside at Railroad Park or take in the amazing views from Ruffner Mountain. Birmingham has become a major foodie destination with plenty of mouthwatering spots - especially if you seek a hearty brunch. If you’re wondering where to go for your weekend fix, check out our Tastemaker List to find out which restaurants have the best brunch Birmingham has to offer.

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13 Restaurants
Updated October 01, 2021
Restaurants:The Fig Tree, Roots & Revelry - Termed Acct, Village Tavern Birmingham
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Southern, American
Neighborhoods:Vestavia Hills, Birmingham
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The Fig Tree

$$$$
Southern
Vestavia Hills
4.5
326 reviews
The Fig Tree is a great place for the freshest fish in Birmingham! Located on Cahaba Heights Road, their mission is to provide fresh, seasonal and amazing food dedicated to southern culture. In addition to fish, they offer creole favorites like gumbo and jambalaya and only use quality, seasonal ingredients in all their food. They have a fantastic Sunday brunch, with a full menu of southern favorites, like their Fig Tree Hash, Truck Stop Chicken and Waffle, and Mimi’s Truck Stop Special.

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Roots & Revelry - Termed Acct

$$$$
American
Birmingham
4.3
473 reviews
Roots and Revelry is a classy restaurant concept by Chef Brandon Cain, who hand-selected some of Birmingham’s most talented food and beverage professionals to help him carry out his vision. The restaurant is a fun, energetic tribute to American cuisine. Bustling with high-energy, just like Birmingham, the beautiful space on the second floor of the historic Thomas Jefferson Tower on Second Avenue North downtown is bright and welcoming. Brunch favorites include the Crispy Chicken Sandwich and Bananas Foster French Toast.

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Village Tavern Birmingham

$$$$
American
Birmingham
4.4
1604 reviews
Village Tavern Scratch Kitchen and Craft Bar is a neighborhood gathering place for all occasions. They provide the highest quality food, wine and service at an affordable price and paired with exceptional hospitality. Plus, they offer outdoor dining when weather permits! On Sundays, they feature the best brunch Birmingham offers, according to many locals! Try a signature dish, like the Sonoma Benedict, Breakfast Burrito or their Pimento Cheese Dip.

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Galley and Garden

$$$$
American
Birmingham
4.7
1395 reviews
Galley and Garden, located on Highland Avenue in the historic Merritt House, is a fabulous destination for American-French inspired cuisine. Chef James Boyce and wife and partner, Suzan, created this beautiful space with a big, open kitchen to give you a window into the cooking. The restaurant also features a lovely manicured garden. The food is modern and upscale with some classic southern influences and the brunch menu is full of delicious, original creations. Start with a melon and feta salad or the Rhubarb Stuffed French Toast and move on to an entree like the Five Points Original or Faroe Salmon Cake Benedict.

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BrickTop's - Birmingham

$$$$
American
Alabama
4.7
1886 reviews
BrickTop’s, located on Highway 280 adjacent to the Mountain Brook Office Park, is a Nashville-based restaurant that is now thriving in Birmingham. They offer a diverse menu for lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch and feature a cool bar, spacious dining room and private event space. The restaurant features a casual, upscale and stylish ambiance and a new and classic American menu. The brunch offerings include Lobster Bisque, Brunch Cut Prime Rib and Chicken and Waffles, among a smattering of other choices.

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Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$
Contemporary American
Birmingham
4.0
609 reviews
Habitat Feed and Social, located at the Grand Bohemian Hotel Mountain Brook, is a fantastic place for a casual brunch in the heart of Mountain Brook Village. They serve progressive regional and botanically inspired cuisine in a rooftop setting and source from only the freshest local ingredients. Come dine in the midst of their refined decor and take in the breathtaking views! Brunch favorites include the Crab Cake Benedict and Rustic French Toast.

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Five Bar Birmingham

$$$$
American
Birmingham
4.4
55 reviews
Five Bar is a diner-style restaurant chain that aims to make your life simpler. They know you have a ton of options when it comes to dining and want to make sure that they don’t overwhelm you with unnecessary choices. They have five dinners, five brunch choices, five white wines and five red wines. You don’t have to overthink your meal here and they guarantee that all of the choices are good ones! The Sunday Jazz Brunch is amazing - listen to live music and choose from specialties like the Five Burrito, Fried Pork Chop Biscuit and Chicken and Waffles.

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The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$
Contemporary Southern
Birmingham
4.1
529 reviews
Located on 1st Avenue in Birmingham, The Yard is a great choice for global cuisine and a bright, elegant and convivial atmosphere. They strive to create really good food with only the best and freshest ingredients and source products daily from local purveyors with integrity, flavor and soul. Their Sunday brunch is outstanding and offers a lively, welcoming environment to dine and enjoy creations like Saffron Shrimp, Buttermilk Bacon Biscuit, Challah French Toast and a Mobile Bay Omelet.

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The Fish Market - Birmingham

$$$$
Seafood
Birmingham
4.1
44 reviews
The Fishmarket Restaurant located on 22nd Street in Birmingham offers seafood prepared with a Greek influence. It’s a perfect place to come with a date, family or friends to enjoy brunch out on the patio. Enjoy the fresh air, relaxing landscape and laid-back vibes outside or dine in the large dining room with a big group. Their Sunday brunch is legendary and they feature a wide array of appetizers, like Crab Claws, Buffalo Shrimp, and Fried Green Tomatoes to share with the table. Entrees include plenty of signature dishes, such as George’s Seafood Pasticho, Red Beans and Sausage and Cajun Jambalaya.

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Bellini's Ristorante & Bar

$$$$
Italian
Birmingham
4.8
2290 reviews
Bellini’s Ristorante and Bar, located on Cahaba Valley Road, offers an upscale setting and excellent fine dining in Birmingham. They strive to provide a remarkable dining experience for all of their guests, starting with the warm hospitality and friendly service and ending with the high-quality food and wine. They feature 100% Prime Organic Beef, housemade pasta, veal, seafood and classic Tuscan Italian dishes. They also have an extensive wine selection and amazing weekly dessert specials.

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Grille 29 Birmingham

$$$$
American
Homewood
4.6
992 reviews
Grille 29 is a steak and seafood restaurant that started in Huntsville. The Birmingham outpost, located in Brockwood Village at the edge of Macy’s parking, is the perfect spot for lunch, dinner or drinks and they also have some of the best brunch Birmingham has to offer. It’s a casual spot, centrally located between Vestavia, Homewood and Mountain Brook. Saturday and Sunday Brunch starts early at 10am and features signature dishes like the Grand Marnier French Toast and Lobster Shrimp Frittata!

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BRIO Tuscan Grille - Birmingham - Brookwood Village - Permanently Closed

$$$$
Italian
Homewood
4.2
1105 reviews
BRIO means “lively” or “full of life” in Italian and that is what this restaurant is all about. Located in Brockwood Village, BRIO recreates the pleasure of a Tuscan country village right here in Birmingham. The philosophy is “to eat well, is to live well” and they believe that good dining is at the heart of a good life. The menu features authentic, northern Italian cuisine and it’s a great place to head for brunch, whether you’re shopping in the Brookwood Village Mall or just looking for a great weekend meal. Brunch options include the Ham and biscuit Benedict, Berries and Cream French toast and Shrimp and Polenta. They also have a great menu of brunch cocktails.

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Cocina Superior

$$$$
Mexican / Southwestern
Homewood
4.5
420 reviews
Cocina Superior is a fantastic place to head for brunch in Birmingham. The restaurant features Modern Tex Mex cuisine with a little of Old Mexico and a little contemporary American mingling in the kitchen, at the bar and on your plate. They serve up all the Tex Mex favorites along with original dishes and an impressive array of cocktails. Open early on Saturday and Sunday, come in and start the day with one of their delicious brunch cocktails. Then check out the tasty food, with options like Huevos Rancheros, Mexican French Toast and Breakfast Tacos.

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