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At StyleBlueprint, we partnered with only the best businesses in town to create our SB Guide. It’s filled with everything you’d like to know as a local or as a tourist. From the best hair salons to the best antique stores to the best interior designers, boutiques and restaurants, we’ve got you covered. Because there are so many delicious restaurants in Birmingham, we’ve broken it down by neighborhood so that you can experience it all. Here, we’re sharing our favorite spots to have a meal in Homewood. Intrigued? You’ve got to download our SB App so that you have the best of the best at your fingertips…

The Best Restaurants in Birmingham: Homewood


721 Broadway Street, Birmingham, AL 35209 (205) 871-9622
Hours: Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Family owned and operated, Gianmarco’s is a local staple in Birmingham. If what you crave is an authentic Italian meal, or selection of several hand-crafted daily specials ranging from grass-fed prime cut ribeyes, to fresh grouper with andouille gumbo, to braised veal ossobuco, your senses will thank you after a dinner here!


1830 29th Ave, South, Homewood, AL 35209 (205) 802-1440
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Jinsei Sushi flies in their fish everyday to ensure that your sushi is the freshest around! With a vibe reminiscent of a Los Angeles or New York City hot spot, this Homewood spot never disappoints. Don’t leave without trying their signature Kadoma Tuna…spicy tuna tartare, tempura rice cake, avocado, jalapeño, tobiko, sesame seeds, and eel sauce – yum!!

Saw’s Soul Kitchen

1008 Oxmoor Road, Homewood AL 35209 (205) 591-1409
Hours: Monday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

With countless accolades for their barbecue and famous Saw’s sauce, this barbecue joint in Birmingham is a down-home favorite that shouldn’t be missed. The unassuming decor and visitors’ names scribbled on the walls make this spot more than just approachable but authentic and welcoming. Menu highlights include the chicken sandwich that’s unlike any other, baked taters packed with toppings and, of course, barbecue with that mouth-watering sauce!

5 Point Public Oyster House

1210 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35205 (205) 918-0726
Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Open for lunch and dinner with a killer happy hour, 5 Point Public Oyster house was opened with locals in mind. Their pub-style food and over 30 craft beers cultivate a watering hole atmosphere where locals can commune and stay a while. Enjoy oysters on the half shell and an Alabama-brewed beer and catch up with your friends at 5 Point Public Oyster House.


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