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Farrelly’s Southern Bar and Kitchen, Hoover, AL

Farrelly’s Southern Bar and Kitchen

4.5
4.5
912 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary Southern
Farrelly’s is a Family owned Southern Bar and Restaurant serving Contemporary Southern Fare.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 43 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Southern, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (205) 968-1408

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Private party facilities

    Farrelly's has 2 private dining rooms available for parties up to 24 people. Please contact owner Eileen McCluney via email at emccluney1964@gmail.com for more information.

  • Neighborhood

    Birmingham

  • Cross street

    Between John Hawkins Pkwy & Preserve Pkwy

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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What 912 people are saying

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4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.6Ambience
  • 4.3Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Alabama

    Great for brunch

  • Alabama

    Good for groups

  • Alabama

    Lively

  • Birmingham

    Great for brunch

  • Birmingham

    Good for groups

  • Birmingham

    Hot spot

  • Birmingham

    Neighborhood gem

  • Birmingham

    Lively

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  1. TB

    TynishaB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 5 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was a great experience and would definitely recommend it
  2. LN

    LNJdiners

    Los Angeles

    9 reviews

    5.0

    9 reviews

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Family outing for a Broadway in Birmingham play. Seating was perfect as we were in a semi private space or it might have been a little loud for us.
  3. P

    Patton

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    1st time ever eating at this restaurant.. I loved the while vibe, setup, music and the staff were nice..I will most definitely be back
  4. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    Me, my husband, and some friends have been very excited about getting to finally go eat at Farrelly’s. Walked in to a beautiful atmosphere and that was about the only highlight. Server was nice but was overwhelmed with another huge party at was not able to take care of our table properly. Slow getting our drinks, slow getting our order, but quick with the check. She was very nice but not apologetic at all. The food was subpar, one of our friends meal was cold, one friend ordered a wedge salad as her main course and did not receive it until we all were already done with our entrees. I certainly don’t mind paying high prices for high quality, but this experience was not high quality. Our excitement for Farrely’s came to a complete close and not sure if we are willing to come back and pay those prices for a mediocre meal and experience.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall2food1service2ambience2
    I was very disappointed with the quality of the food and how it was prepared. For this to be a semi upscale restaurant, it gave “Over Promised, Under Delivered” food vibes. 2/10 Ordered: Fried Okra Appetizer Fried Oyster Appetizer Shrimp & Grits Entree Waygu Burger
  6. SD

    SuzanneD

    Western NC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 22, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a girls night there and loved the ambience at Farrelly’s. We had a great seat in the back corner that allowed us to be able to hear each others conversations. The appetizers were fantastic-try the black eyed pea hummus. Everyone was pleased with their main course selection. We also had the chocolate torte for dessert. Our server was very attentive and we even had a worker go above and beyond to take our girl group picture. Definitely recommend Farrelly’s.
  7. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall3food4service1ambience5
    Food was good service was terrible I fell like I have to fight to locate my server that’s a uncomfortable fella
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Chicago

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall4food3service4ambience5
    Super cute place, food was decent just took a while and wasn’t very hot by the time it got to our table. Overall not the best, not the worst!
  9. KR

    KevinR

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall3food3service5ambience5
    We came here recently for brunch, however, this was not our first time eating here. We have had very good experiences here but this last time the food was not up to par with what we are accustomed to here. We thought maybe because it was near the end of the brunch hour that the food was the way it was. Our potatoes were basically to crunchy to eat and our omelettes were cold. Also, my mimosa glass came with lipstick on it. I mentioned it and it was quickly acknowledged and replaced. We will be back to eat because the good experiences definitely outweigh this one bad .
  10. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    2 reviews

    vip
    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall2food3service3ambience2
    Our server was great, but we were very underwhelmed with the host staff and management. We made a reservation and had trouble with our food. What a shame...
  11. AT

    AllenT

    Birmingham

    22 reviews

    4.0

    22 reviews

    Dined on January 21, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Always a great place to dine. Food is too notch, although menu does not vary by much. Service is good, can be slightly slow at times and bar tends to back up quite easily.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I was glad I chose to make reservations. This was my first time to visit. Food and service were very good
  13. AK

    AnneshaK

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The service and the food was exceptional. Loved the hightop seating tables. Our waiter was amazing and offered suggestions from the Brunch menu. Will definitely be back to try the other items. Great place. Not too noisy.
  14. RR

    RevyRev

    Nashville

    89 reviews

    vip
    3.0

    89 reviews

    Dined on January 8, 2023

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Decent experience but nothing to brag about. I had a 6:30pm reservation but was not seated until 6:50pm. Really the experience got off to the wrong start with that. Had a decent experience with our Waiter David. Very knowledgeable and thorough. He did a good job and did all he could to manage our experience. Kudos to him. The table bread was good. It is a stand alone order for the menu. Something very odd on timing between when I ordered and when food arrived to table. I had already had a long day and made a reservation with the hope that I could have a high quality experience and also maximize my time. I am a corporate executive and my time is really precious. The cuisine was good, but not having my entree in front of me within an hour of arriving at restaurant is not acceptable. Mocktail was okay…I have had better… The restaurant is not worth investing your time or effort.
  15. CW

    CocoW

    Birmingham

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on January 7, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a book club meeting for brunch and it was amazing!! Our server Tyler was very attentive to ours needs and was one of the best servers I've had in a while. I will definitely be back.
  16. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    The food was great. We reserved a table for seven a day prior to our arrival. However, our table was in the wine cellar. We did not much care for it simply because we could not hear the live music and we felt a little stuffy. Otherwise, our experience was okay.
  17. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Service was excellent. Forgot our servers name, but she was attentive, but left us alone enough to enjoy the meal. New Year’s Eve menu, but food was great.
  18. TK

    ToniK

    Mississippi

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a wonderful experience! Food was incredible and the service was awesome!
  19. DT

    DavidT

    Birmingham

    11 reviews

    4.0

    11 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Food and service (Cheyenne) were great. The salads and salad plates were warm, but the surf and turf and haddock was great! Also Cheyenne did a great job!
  20. BG

    BobG

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on January 1, 2023

    overall2food2service3ambience2
    When we booked this reservation, nothing was said about a fixed price menu. We rarely have starters or dessert, so this was a disappointment right off. The staff in the dining area were pleasant and working very hard and fast which was a good first impression. However, after ordering from a very limited and over priced menu, it was like we were being forced fed so that the table could be turned. An example of that is that our dessert was brought to the table before we finished our entrée! The food was acceptable but nothing that we would order again. Charles, our waiter was very friendly and helpful, but the food was served by other people from the kitchen in a very rushed manner. I must say this was a disappointment with the rating that the restaurant had.
  21. F

    Felippe

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food was great, service was great, drinks were great!!
  22. JO

    JarridO

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 31, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Mine and my wife's go to for date night. Always good!
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience5
    We have been twice I. The last 2 weeks. We love the atmosphere. The first time my husband got his food 20 min before I did and he had finished before I got mine. It seemed like the waitress had too many tables maybe in the bar area. She was friendly but didn’t check in with us (almost avoiding eye contact). We received 10% off but that was a strange, frustrating experience. The food was pretty good. The second was for a holiday/birthday dinner with family and the food was just ok for the price. The bread was the best thing we ordered. The service was good. And they tried to fix an undercooked steak for us, but seemed like the fire was too hot on the 2 steaks that were ordered and no seasoning. Atmosphere is great though.
  24. LP

    LeaP

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    This was my party and I first time visiting this establishment. We absolutely loved everything about our whole visit. The food and drinks were good and we loved being in the safe room.
  25. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    San Francisco

    6 reviews

    5.0

    6 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were in town for a company Christmas party the night before. We are from North Alabama and wanted something close to Ross Bridge to eat before heading home. We searched Open Table for a brunch restaurant and are glad this restaurant came up. The food and service were great. I had the ham and cheese omelette and my wife had the meat lovers omelette. They were delicious and our server was awesome! We will recommend to others.
  26. W

    Wanda

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our table was ready early and the service and food was outstanding. I had the Paneed Chicken with mashed potatoes and spinach. It was prepared perfectly. My husband had the filet mignon and his was excellent as well.
  27. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Birmingham

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 17, 2022

    overall3food5service1ambience4
    Our food was excellent, cocktails were on point. Service was horrid. Tyler was not attentive. Would begin walking away while I was still talking, we sat and waited for dessert for 15 mins, while I watched him be super attentive to a table in the vault, which he frequented 5 times, while we waited on dessert. When he finally checked in, while we were still waiting on dessert, I told him we were finished and no longer cared for dessert (my coffee got cold while waiting). He said he would remove dessert from our check, which was fine, but then someone delivered an ice cold apple crisp when he disappeared again. He removed it, and he did remove our appetizer and the cold and uneaten dessert from the bill. Really a shame, because our food was excellent, drinks were great. He was just terrible. The restaurant isn’t very large, I’m all for patience when under staffed and overwhelmed. But, I literally watched him wait on one table 5 times after we ordered dessert. It’s not acceptable. I will definitely return, because I love to support family owned Hoover establishments. But, I’ll make sure he’s not our way staff.
  28. DS

    DanS

    Birmingham

    2 reviews

    2.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 16, 2022

    overall2food3service2ambience3
    For a seemingly upscale and an expensive restaurant I was disappointed. My wife and I shared a salad and a filet. the salad came out as a single dish not separated for 2. The same for the filet with mashed potatoes. I had to separate the dishes into 2 servings which was messy. The steak which was prime beef was very salty and over seasoned which covered the taste of the meat. We may not visit this place again, at least until they become more customer friendly
  29. H

    Happyk

    New England

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 15, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    We were a large party celebrating Christmas. David J was a wonderful server. He checked on us often, and had great recommendations. We loved the atmosphere. The fried green tomatoes and fried pickled okra were great as appetizers. We enjoyed the cocktails ( Grove Gimlet, Margarita, Whisky Sour, and Holiday punch). The environment and staff were welcoming.
  30. KL

    KimL

    Atlanta

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on December 11, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience5
    Always enjoy brunch! Food is excellent and service is wonderful. Highly recommend!
  31. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Good and service was 10/10!
  32. B

    Becky

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 10, 2022

    overall3food2service3ambience3
    The service was good and the atmosphere was nice, but the food was not worth the price. Small portions and waited an hour to receive our food.
  33. KD

    KendraD

    Birmingham

    1 review

    vip
    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall3food2service1ambience3
    I have never had a bad experience here, but the service was so slow and the drinks were terrible. May need to give this a break for a while.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 9, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a wonderful experience and the red snapper over crab fried rice was phenomenal! Also had some live soft jazz that we personally loved! Highly recommend and we will certainly be back!
  35. T

    Truegourmet1

    Denver

    25 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    25 reviews

    Dined on December 8, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Courteous staff and aside from a few issues a really great experience.
  36. CS

    ChrisS

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 6, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This was a fun place to eat. Food was good and atmosphere was trendy.
  37. BD

    BaileyDox

    Birmingham

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    I absolutely love going here for brunch. The service and food has never disappointed me. This my husband and I date place on Sunday’s. The perfect way to start our week.
  38. a

    alice

    Birmingham

    48 reviews

    5.0

    48 reviews

    Dined on December 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food and service were just exceptional as always. We both had the seared wagyu meatloaf and it was just fantastic! Had the tomato and crab cake stack as a starter and it was just outstanding! Such a great neighborhood place.
  39. T

    Tommy

    Birmingham

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on December 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Incredible appetizers! Followed by great entrees. Wait staff was helpful and attentive. We will go back when we are back in Hoover.
  40. J

    John

    Birmingham

    13 reviews

    3.0

    13 reviews

    Dined on December 2, 2022

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    We have been there many times and the oysters have been very good, cook perfectly. Last night they were overcooked. The fried green tomatoes had a black eyed pea topping which does not really go with fried green tomatoes.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitizer or wipes provided for customers
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

Farrelly’s Southern Bar and Kitchen offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (205) 968-1408.

Farrelly’s Southern Bar and Kitchen is rated 4.5 stars by 912 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 43 times today
Google Map for Farrelly’s Southern Bar and Kitchen

5532 Grove Blvd, Hoover, AL 35226

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Between John Hawkins Pkwy & Preserve Pkwy

  • Neighborhood

    Birmingham

  • Hours of operation

    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:00 pm Dinner Tue–Thu 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm Sun 4:00 pm–9:00 pm Happy Hour Tue–Fri 4:00 pm–6:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Contemporary Southern, Seafood, Cocktail Bar

  • Dining style

    Casual Elegant

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Private Lot

  • Payment options

    AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Additional

    Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

  • Phone number

    (205) 968-1408

  • Private party facilities

    Farrelly's has 2 private dining rooms available for parties up to 24 people. Please contact owner Eileen McCluney via email at emccluney1964@gmail.com for more information.

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