The Best Brunch Restaurants in Birmingham

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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.

Restaurants:Grille 29 Birmingham, The Fig Tree, Roots & Revelry
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Southern
Neighborhoods:Birmingham

Grille 29 Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
992 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 Read more
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Alabama
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The Fig Tree

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
285 reviews
  • Casual
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Local Ingredients
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 southerRead more
96% recommended
Best Food in Alabama
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Roots & Revelry

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
384 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
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 hiRead more
83% recommended
Great for Brunch in Alabama
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Village Tavern Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,783 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 andRead more
88% recommended
Hot Spot in Alabama
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Galley and Garden

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,046 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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, Read more
94% recommended
Special Occasion in Alabama
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BrickTop's - Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
955 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 lunRead more
95% recommended
Great for Lunch in Alabama
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Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
441 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
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 progressiveRead more
87% recommended
Great for Brunch in Alabama

Five Bar Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
55 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Fun
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 ovRead more
90% recommended
Hot Spot in Alabama
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The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
346 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
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 Read more
Good for Groups in Alabama
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The Fish Market - Birmingham

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
44 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Comfort Food
  • Great for Lunch
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 Read more
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Bellini's Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
1,696 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
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 experiencRead more
94% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama

Cocina Superior

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Birmingham
404 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Great for Lunch
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 AmericanRead more
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Alabama

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Birmingham - Brookwood Village - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Italian·
Birmingham
1,105 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
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 villagRead more
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