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

Village Tavern Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,785 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Casual
Great experience, great food and exceptional servicer - Will.
82% recommended
54 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Firebirds Wood Fired Grill - Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
1,137 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
A great meal. Had the Chili Rubbed Delmonico and it was outstanding.
91% recommended
Great for Lunch in Alabama
20 people mentioned the Prime Rib

J. Alexander's - Redlands Grill - Hoover

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
589 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.
95% recommended
19 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Ruth's Chris Steak House - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
1,192 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
The food and service was once again outstanding. Our filets were cooked perfect and the mushrooms were the best I've had in a while. My only negative thought was when we went to paRead more
88% recommended
Romantic in Alabama
9 people mentioned the Petite Filet

Texas de Brazil - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
2,792 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Enjoy everything would definitely come again. Thank you
88% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
28 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille - Birmingham

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Birmingham
3,443 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Comfortable and good atmosphere. Great service and good food.
95% recommended
Steakhouse in Alabama
24 people mentioned the Pork Chops

Kona Grill - Huntsville

$$$$·American·
Huntsville
669 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Casual
Our server was very polite and patient. The manager also visited our table to make sure we had everything we needed.
87% recommended
Hot Spot in Alabama
8 people mentioned the Calamari

Connors Steak & Seafood - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
3,349 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
We always love Connor’s. This time was no different!
98% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
70 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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Galley and Garden

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
1,109 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent choice for an Anniversary brunch. Very attentive wait staff. The food was outstanding. Very affordable for upscale dining.
95% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Alabama
30 people mentioned the Short Rib

Texas de Brazil - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
3,122 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Great food, good service. They finally have the salad bar open. Definitely had plenty to eat.
Steakhouse in Alabama
41 people mentioned the Flank Steak

Mikey's Grill

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
391 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
I do think there should be more options for sides but that’s really the only complaint. Steak was amazing
92% recommended
Best Service in Alabama
14 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Ocean

$$$$·Seafood·
Birmingham
1,648 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
I ordered a dish that I do not normally order. The food was amazing it was a preference issue. I am trying to eat healthier.
94% recommended
Hot Spot in Birmingham
25 people mentioned the Baklava Ice Cream

Amsterdam Cafe

$$$$·American·
Auburn
1,208 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
Second time dining at Amsterdam and it did not disappoint. Scallops were great as was my husbands filet. We will be back!
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Alabama
19 people mentioned the Avocado Sandwich

Bellini's Ristorante & Bar

$$$$·Italian·
Birmingham
1,794 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent food as always. Love the quaint atmosphere. Server was extremely attentive. This is one if the best dining experiences in Birmingham.
96% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Alabama
315 people mentioned the Bellini

Acre

$$$$·Southern·
Auburn
2,013 reviews
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
I had the ribeye which was very flavorful and cooked (rare) to perfection. Karen had the gulf shrimp and etouffe which was excellent. Our server, Walker, was outstanding.
92% recommended
39 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Bistro V

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
849 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
Shrimp and grits were delicious! Server was helpful and efficient. Very Nice clean interior
97% recommended
Best Food in Alabama
22 people mentioned the Short Rib

Vintage Year

$$$$·American·
Montgomery
1,048 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
Came in for a birthday brunch. Impeccable atmosphere, service, & food.
99% recommended
12 people mentioned the Bloody Mary
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Grille 29

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntsville
3,256 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Food, service and ambience were great! Enjoyed going for Brunch for a change.
96% recommended
32 people mentioned the Cheese Grits
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The Hound

$$$$·American·
Auburn
346 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
592 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Great food. Great service. Great experience.
85% recommended
Romantic in Alabama
15 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Bistro Two Eighteen

$$$$·Contemporary French·
Birmingham
1,186 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
First date over a year ago at this place. Didn't eat the first time. Nothing but drinks and conversation. This time had the food. Me and the love of my life will be back. It was faRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
19 people mentioned the Redfish

Cafe Dupont

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
838 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
It was a perfect evening! Service was impeccable, food was delicious, ambiance was comfortable. Will be back!
97% recommended
Notable Wine List in Alabama
14 people mentioned the Fried Oyster

Zazu Gastropub

$$$$·Gastro Pub·
Auburn
571 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies
Our meal at Zazu was excellent as usual. We really enjoyed the amberjack. It was cooked perfectly. And the bread pudding was delicious. Excellent service from Tatum. Can't waRead more
98% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
16 people mentioned the Bread Pudding

Root to Tail

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Birmingham
250 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 Italian Kitchen - Huntsville - Bridge Street

$$$$·Italian·
Huntsville
1,650 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasion
Such a wonderful experience. The staff was so friendly and occomofating.
95% recommended
Good for Groups in Alabama
9 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala

John's City Diner

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Birmingham
582 reviews
  • Casual
  • Comfort Food
  • Authentic
John's maintains a classic diner vibe with an updated retro attitude. Excellent food, wonderful service. I had the Pecan crusted trout with roasted corn grits and garlicky spinacRead more
90% recommended
25 people mentioned the Mac Cheese
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Brock's

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Birmingham
110 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
Was a little hesitant after some reviews but we were so glad we went ahead and made plans to have dinner at Brock's. Not really "fine dining" Others were dressed very casual whicRead more
3 people mentioned the Breakfast Buffet
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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
1,446 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
My wife and I went to our first brunch at Satterfields. It was everything we expected from this wonderful restaurant.
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Alabama
32 people mentioned the Beignets

Habitat Feed & Social

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Birmingham
459 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Just three of us for dinner...with four other to-go orders. Service was outstanding! Three of us had the roast fish of the day with succotash and grits...really delicious!
Outdoor Dining in Alabama
4 people mentioned the Short Rib
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Side by Side Kitchen & Cocktails

$$$$·Southern·
Tuscaloosa
421 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Bar Seating
  • Romantic
Excellent service and food. The drinks were also excellent. I highly recommend The Side By Side Restaurant.
Good for Groups in Alabama
10 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Sa ZA Serious Italian Food -Montgomery

$$$$·Italian·
Montgomery
354 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Special Occasion
We have never had a bad experience there. The food is always consistent and delicious. Would highly recommend SaZa.
91% recommended
6 people mentioned the Meatball Pizza
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The Waverly Local

$$$$·American·
Auburn
659 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Worth the Drive
Great night outdoor dining Wonderful atmosphere and pace of dinner and drinks. The food, as always was superb.
100% recommended
Best Overall in Alabama
15 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

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
1,686 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent food and service. A separate menu for vegan and gluten free dishes.
85% recommended
19 people mentioned the Pimento Cheese
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Dyrons Low country

$$$$·Low Country·
Birmingham
801 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasion
Food is better every year. Always enjoy. Highly recommend.
97% recommended
38 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Ariccia Cucina

$$$$·Italian·
Auburn
645 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
Excellent service. Delicious house-made pasta. Excellent wine. We enjoyed the evening at Ariccia!
94% recommended
Good for Groups in Alabama
5 people mentioned the Prime Rib

Commerce Kitchen

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Huntsville
961 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Commerce kitchen always rewards a diner with a wonderful and consistent experience. Imaginative and tasty gourmet comfort food in a beautiful and cozy atmosphere. Attentive and friRead more
94% recommended
Hot Spot in Alabama
40 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

The Yard - Birmingham

$$$$·Southern·
Birmingham
348 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Cozy
  • Good for a Date
My husband and I were looking for a date night location close to our downtown hotel, a place where we could enjoy a nice meal and chat. We found that The Yard exceeded our expectatRead more
5 people mentioned the Pork Chops

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Huntsville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Huntsville
1,191 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
From the moment we arrived to the time of our departure, the entire staff was wonderful. The food was hot and delicious. I will go back.
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
341 reviews
  • Romantic
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Excellent food and a very relaxing atmosphere overlooking the Coosa River the food will exceeds your expectations
89% recommended
8 people mentioned the Prime Rib
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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
Excellent service and food was great.
6 people mentioned the Spicy Shrimp
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Cocina Superior

$$$$·Mexican / Southwestern·
Birmingham
420 reviews
  • Good for Groups
  • Casual
  • Good for Birthdays
The food and atmosphere was great!!!
94% recommended
7 people mentioned the Fajita
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Grille 29 Birmingham

$$$$·American·
Birmingham
992 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
Friendly staff! Waiter and manager were outstanding!
92% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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