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:The Fig Tree, Roots & Revelry - Termed Acct, Village Tavern Birmingham
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Southern, American
Neighborhoods:Birmingham

The Fig Tree

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
298 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
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
100% recommended
Good for Groups in Birmingham
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Roots & Revelry - Termed Acct

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
473 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Romantic
  • Great for Brunch
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
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Village Tavern Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,786 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
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
94% recommended
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Galley and Garden

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,159 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
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
Fit for Foodies in Alabama
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BrickTop's - Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Alabama
1,220 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • 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
92% recommended

Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
482 reviews
  • Great for Brunch
  • Special Occasion
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
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
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
91% recommended
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The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
387 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
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
Great for Brunch in Alabama

The Fish Market - Birmingham

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
44 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Business Meals
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

$$$$·Italian·
Birmingham
1,884 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Neighborhood Gem
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
95% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in 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
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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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Cocina Superior

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Birmingham
420 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
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
94% recommended
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