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47 Alabama Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:Village Tavern Birmingham, Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Birmingham, J. Alexander's - Redlands Grill - Hoover
Price Range:$$ - $$
Cuisines:American, Contemporary American
Neighborhoods:Birmingham
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Village Tavern Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,732 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
Celebrating my daughters birthday. Food was excellent and service was great. Thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here.
96% recommended
Great for Brunch in Birmingham
54 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
797 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Birthdays
Best date night restaurant!! Best food and amazing atmosphere
92% recommended
American in Birmingham
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

J. Alexander's - Redlands Grill - Hoover

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
588 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Quick seating, server was great, and food was excellent. I look forward to returning soon.
100% recommended
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
1,028 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
We arrived early and were able to be seated upon arrival. Sunni was an excellent server and very personable. The food was amazing, and the environment was perfect.
91% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
9 people mentioned the Petite Filet

Texas de Brazil - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
2,475 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Very good. Only requests is for ribeye steak - which others have....and for non bottled soft drinks.
92% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
28 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
2,644 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding food and service. I recommend sharing dishes. We can't wait to come back.
95% recommended
Best Food in Alabama
24 people mentioned the Pork Chops

BRIO Tuscan Grille - Birmingham - Brookwood Village

$$$$·Italian·
Birmingham
1,003 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
My wife had the pan seared salmon and I had the Fresca salmon. Both were outstanding.
88% recommended
Good for Groups in Alabama
6 people mentioned the Spicy Shrimp

Kona Grill - Huntsville

$$$$·American·
Huntsville
525 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Bar Seating
Always look forward to dinner there
83% recommended
Kid Friendly in Alabama
8 people mentioned the Calamari

Connors Steak & Seafood - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
2,863 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We travel from BIRMINGHAM to eat at Conners. The food is excellent and the service is excellent.
96% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Galley and Garden

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
938 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
Ambiance, service, food & beverage: all were perfection!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Texas de Brazil - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
2,700 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Service was fantastic, the food was excellent and well presented. I have no negative comments, would highly recommend. I would suggest to management that they offer more days of tRead more
84% recommended
Special Occasion in Alabama
41 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Mikey's Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
347 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Quiet Conversation
Mikey’s is a hidden gem in Birmingham. The crab cakes are the best I’ve ever had, also all the sauces are fantastic. From Appetizers to salads to the entrees, all excellent!!
92% recommended
Best Value in Alabama
14 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Ocean

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
1,461 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had a great meal and truly enjoyed Craig, our waiter. It was a truly enjoyable evening.
95% recommended
Notable Wine List in Birmingham
25 people mentioned the Baklava Ice Cream

Amsterdam Cafe

$$$$·American·
Auburn
958 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent service and food was fabulous!
95% recommended
Best Value in Alabama
19 people mentioned the Avocado Sandwich

Bellini's Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
1,566 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
As always, the food was impeccable and the service was awesome! Is and as long as they never change, will always be one of our favorite places to go!
92% recommended
Romantic in Alabama
315 people mentioned the Bellini

Acre

$$$$·Southern·
Auburn
1,905 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
Excellent meal. We had the duck and the snapper. Both were perfection. The golden beets were a real treat. We ordered the ice cream for dessert. The salted butter was the best ice Read more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
39 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Bistro V

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
717 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Creative Cuisine
We love Bistro v - it always great! The food was wonderful and our service was exceptional!
98% recommended
American in Alabama
22 people mentioned the Short Rib

Vintage Year

$$$$·American·
Montgomery
933 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Visited for our anniversary. First time ever having the opportunity to dine here. Food was excellent and service was equally as good. We had the tagliatelle with chicken and fisRead more
97% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
12 people mentioned the Bloody Mary

Grille 29

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntsville
3,043 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We had dinner with friends. Great food and service. We really enjoyed everything!
90% recommended
Contemporary American in Alabama
32 people mentioned the Cheese Grits

The Hound

$$$$·American·
Auburn
345 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Neighborhood Gem
Always a winner! Craft beer selection is small but excellent. Normally we have whatever the fish special is because it is always fresh and well-prepared. This time we stuck to tRead more
97% recommended
15 people mentioned the Bread Pudding
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Montgomery

$$$$·American·
Montgomery
449 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for Birthdays
Birthday dinner
91% recommended
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bistro Two Eighteen

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Birmingham
969 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
I was there for a work dinner. Everything we ordered was fantastic. I would highly recommend the gumbo and crab cakes. I had the shrimp risotto for me entree. Our server was eRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
19 people mentioned the Redfish

Cafe Dupont

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
698 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
  • Special Occasion
Outstanding food and excellent service as always
96% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
14 people mentioned the Fried Oyster

Zazu Gastropub

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Auburn
403 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Gem in Opelika!!! The food was great! Farm to table concept. Not overpriced.
98% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
16 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Root to Tail

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
249 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
As always, food and service was excellent. We will definitely be returning.
90% recommended
4 people mentioned the Fried Green Tomato
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BRAVO Cucina Italiana - Huntsville - Bridge Street

$$$$·Italian·
Huntsville
1,497 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Great for Lunch
The Bravo attended served an ala carte lunch to our single table party of 11 guests, a company luncheon. Both the food and service was outstanding. Every guest attending gave accolRead more
96% recommended
Kid Friendly in Alabama
9 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala

John's City Diner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Birmingham
537 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Local Ingredients
Excellent. This our third visit to Joh's City Diner and our never disappointed. My wife loves the shrimp and grits. Come hungry for the delicious meatloaf. We will return agaRead more
84% recommended
Kid Friendly in Alabama
25 people mentioned the Mac Cheese

Brock's

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Birmingham
99 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Great for Brunch
  • Cozy
Food and service were very good for dinner and breakfast. Breakfast buffet was as good as I have had anywhere. Great attention to quality ingredients. Dinner was not cheap, butRead more
100% recommended
3 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet

Little Savannah

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
666 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
A very special place. Great food. Outstanding service. Relaxed and welcoming environment. Specializing in Low County cuisine with creative twists. It is evident that Chef ClifRead more
89% recommended
23 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Satterfield’s Restaurant

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,266 reviews
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
We enjoyed our meal. The bar was just ok.. we came early to enjoy a pre dinner drink... but wasn’t a great experience. But overall we enjoyed ourselves and the meal!
93% recommended
Romantic in Alabama
32 people mentioned the Beignets

Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
392 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
The atmosphere is light, bright and conducive for enjoying conversation and the experience. Food is excellent and service was professional and welcoming.
96% recommended
Good for Groups in Alabama
4 people mentioned the Short Rib

The Side by Side Restaurant

$$$$·Southern·
Tuscaloosa
373 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Creative Cuisine
My wife and I both had their fresh fish dinner. It was excellently prepared and delicious. It was also gluten free which sometimes means settling but not in this case.
Healthy in Alabama
10 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Sa ZA Serious Italian Food -Montgomery

$$$$·Italian·
Montgomery
353 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Fun
We have never had a bad experience there. The food is always consistent and delicious. Would highly recommend SaZa.
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Alabama
6 people mentioned the Meatball Pizza
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The Waverly Local

$$$$·American·
Auburn
452 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
  • Special Occasion
Really great. Service was perfect. Atmosphere awesome. Slightly heavy with salt on two if our three dishes (and I’m a bit of a saltaholic!), but still so good.
99% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
15 people mentioned the Coconut Cake
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Cocina Superior

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Birmingham
363 reviews
  • Great for Lunch
  • Casual
  • Fun
Good food good sever.
89% recommended
Good for Groups in Alabama
7 people mentioned the Fajita

yoshi sushi fusion

$$$$·Sushi·
Huntsville
90 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
The best sushi in Huntsville/Hampton Cove hands down!
96% recommended
4 people mentioned the Omakase
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Central

$$$$·American·
Montgomery
1,585 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our service was fantastic and the food was prepared with care. We left to attend a concert and returned afterwards for coffee and dessert.
95% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
19 people mentioned the Pimento Cheese

Dyrons Low country

$$$$·Low Country·
Birmingham
800 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Great Neighborhood restaurant with great food. Chef Randal has a great eve for detail and is very good at utilizing local and regional ingredients and purveyors!
97% recommended
38 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Grille 29 Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
905 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Good for Anniversaries
Our waitress, “A” (Adrienne) was great!
95% recommended
Great for Brunch in Alabama
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Ariccia Cucina

$$$$·Italian·
Auburn
539 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Creative Cuisine
What a wonderful find....we stumbled upon this amazing restaurant and we will be frequent customers. Everything was perfect. Our waitress Erin provided a detailed description of Read more
97% recommended
Healthy in Alabama
5 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Commerce Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntsville
742 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
The food was great! We’ll definitely be back!
87% recommended
Contemporary American in Alabama
40 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
296 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Comfort Food
The ambience was amazing. He service was outstanding. I had the steak medium rare. It was to die for... I recommend.
5 people mentioned the Pork Chops

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
1,054 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
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90% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
11 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Old Town Stock House

$$$$·Southern·
Guntersville
224 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Fit for Foodies
Food and service is always good. Never had a less than great experience!
99% recommended
6 people mentioned the Rack Lamb
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The Melting Pot - Birmingham

$$$$·Fondue·
Birmingham
329 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
We were absolutely devastated to learn that as of midnight on August 26, 2018, this Melting Pot will be permanently closed. We have had so many great family dinners here. It willRead more
92% recommended
15 people mentioned the Cheese Fondue
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Cantina Laredo - Birmingham

$$$$·Mexican·
Birmingham
220 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Lunch
  • Special Occasion
My wife and I went for our anniversary, the atmosphere and ambience was perfect. The food was great and the service was top notch.
89% recommended
9 people mentioned the Fajita
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FIRE Steak house - Wetumpka

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Montgomery
302 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Our dinner was beyond our expectations. Service was great, and food was excellent.
92% recommended
Romantic in Alabama
8 people mentioned the Prime Rib