Birmingham, Alabama Restaurants - Our Recommendations

table_breakfastEnjoy a variety of Birmingham, Alabama restaurants to suit every individual appetite and taste.  For breakfast, lunch and dinner, venture out into the downtown Birmingham area and check out these preferred dining options, all within walking distance:

Chez Fonfon – authentic French Bistro focusing on French provincial food and wine – the French equivalent of the friendly neighborhood bar.  2007 11th Avenue South 205-939-3221  www.fonfonbham.com

Little Italy Pies and Pints – homemade Pizza’s which include ingredients from the simple to the sublime. With a full bar this is the perfect pause for refreshment and relaxation. 1924 11th Avenue South 205-224-5775 www.littleitalyspiesandpints.com

Galley and Garden (is a short drive) – Chef James Boyce and wife and partner, Suzan, invite you to Galley & Garden, Birmingham’s newest destination for modern American-French inspired cuisine with southern influences.
2220 Highland Avenue South 205-939-5551 www.galleyandgarden.com

shrimp_cocktailHighlands Bar & Grill – combines the simple elegance of country French cooking with rich southern tradition to create a dining experience among the best. ” One of the most consistently interesting and delightful places to dine in this country “, raves Bon Appetit Magazine. 2011 11th Avenue South 205-939-1400 www.highlandsbarandgrill.com

Hot & Hot Fish Club (is a short drive) – a bustling West Coast atmosphere permeates this creative, upscale restaurant with a menu that includes fresh seafood, grilled sirloin, free-range chicken, fresh vegetables and special flare such as quail, rabbit, homemade pasta and sausage.  2180 11th Court South  205-933-5474 www.hotandhotfishclub.com

Jim n Nicks BBQ – Ribs. Pork. Chicken. Brisket. Hell, even sausage. All BBQ has the same three basic ingredients: smoke, meat and time. What makes it different is the amount, consideration and attention to each part of that recipe. That, and some really great BBQ sauce, too. At Jim n Nick’s, we pride ourselves on using the right ingredients, taking our time and honoring the traditions that brought us barbecue.  205-320-1060  www.jimnnicks.com

Makarios Kabob & Grill We are the jewel of Middle Eastern foods and traditional cooking. We cook and season to perfection, Absolutely delicious!  940 20th Street South  205-731-7414  www.makarioskabob.com

Ocean – rated 4 stars by the Birmingham News, Ocean offers fresh seafood in a comfortable, contemporary, upscale atmosphere. AAA-Four Diamond/Four Star Award. 1218 20th Street South 205-933-0999 www.oceanbirmingham.com

Pho Pho Vietnamese & Sushi Bar – Authentic Vietnamese Cuisine and Sushi. Located next door to hotel.
1025 20th Street South 205-703-8929

Surin West – invites you to experience our commitment to our customers, the satisfaction of the Thai Culture, and the variety of Thai Cuisine, fresh Sushi, and all the extras provided to highlight your visit.  1918 11th Avenue South 205-324-1928 www.surinwest.com

Buck Mulligans, Blue Monkey and Zydeco are within walking distance to the hotel.

Chick Fil A, Mellow Mushroom, China Town, Waffle House, Original Pancake House, Jimmy Johns and Firehouse Subs are also within walking distance of hotel!