Restaurants

Top Choice American in Birmingham

Highlands Bar & Grill

Frank Stitt's most acclaimed restaurant, Highlands has been serving up modern Southern cuisine using French cooking techniques since 1982 in this elegant, 1920s-inspired dining room. The service is as outstanding as…
Top Choice Barbecue in Birmingham

Saw's Soul Kitchen

Saw's has exploded onto the Birmingham barbecue scene with a vengeance, offering some of the most mouth-watering smoked meat in the city, served in a family-friendly atmosphere. Stuffed potatoes make a nice addition…
Top Choice Mexican in Birmingham

Tacos Dos Hermanos

Excellent tacos – simple, delicious, cheap and...look, we have to stress: delicious. These guys sling a simple menu, will accommodate vegetarians, work hard and pull in huge crowds ranging from construction workers …
French in Birmingham

Chez Fonfon

The name of this place merits a slight snicker, but save your smiles for the food, because it's very good French bistro fare. Hanger steak comes with a fresh green salsa and crispy, warm frites, while trout sizzles …
French in Birmingham

Galley & Garden

The American South meets French rustic (and haute) cuisine in this establishment, which is rapidly becoming a go-to for Birmingham area foodies and those in search of a good date night. The farm-to-table menu is exc…
Italian in Birmingham

Bottega

Enjoy a spot of Birmingham posh at this fine Italian establishment in the Highlands, one of three stellar restaurants owned by chef Frank Stitt. The parmesan souffle is a signature starter, and they do a nice spaghe…
Latin American in Birmingham

OvenBird

Latin American small plates meet Alabama farm-to-table sensibility at this hip joint. Spit-roasted duck gets shares a menu with gulf shrimp, clam and sofrito–whole fish done up with a salsa verde, and jamón ibérico …
Asian in Birmingham

Hotbox

Once a food truck, Hotbox is...well, still a food truck, but it's been permanently planted in the back yard of the Parkside bar. Bar patrons and those who simply want good Asian grub flock here for five-spice tofu a…
American in Birmingham

Eagle's Restaurant

Tucked away on a lonely strip is Eagle's, home of Birmingham's best soul food. This popular spot operates on a meat-and-two/three model: order a main, be it steak and gravy, neckbones and potatoes or chicken wings, …
Pizza in Birmingham

Post Office Pies

Pizza is always a good choice, and this statement is enhanced when said pizza is made from locally sourced ingredients and served alongside a slate of excellent salads, all while washed down with beer and wine. We l…