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The Best Restaurants in Birmingham
2837 Culver Road, Mountain Brook, AL, 35223
Lunch: Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Dinner: Monday through Saturday, 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
This elegant, yet comfortable restaurant specializes in modern American cuisine and utilizes fresh, local ingredients. Their lunch features an upscale, modern meat and three menu, while their dinner menu is filled with award-winning entrees and incredible sides. Their noteworthy wine and cocktail list can’t be missed. Daniel George is the perfect spot to entertain friends and family local and visiting alike.
3156 Heights Village, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243
Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
FoodBar’s seasonally-based menu is consistently delicious. Chef George McMillian sources from local and regional purveyors with an emphasis on the highest quality meat, produce and seafood. The cuisine is fresh and inventive with a fabulous selection of house-made cocktails, wines and craft beer. You’ll encounter exceptional service and authentic flavors upon every visit to Foodbar!
2 Dexter Ave., Mountain Brook, AL 35213
Hours: Tuesday, 5 p.m. to midnight; Wednesday and Thursday, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to midnight; Sunday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
This Italian-American eatery is highly regarded as some of the best pizza in town! Whether you’re celebrating a birthday on a Saturday night or looking for a comfortable weeknight dinner date, Mafiaoza’s is your place. Aside from their delicious pizza, their other signature creations include fresh salads, great appetizers, delicious pastas and handmade desserts. They offer patio seating and a fabulous beer and wine selection making every experience enjoyable!
920 Lane Parke Court, Birmingham, AL 35223
Hours: Sunday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
At Local Taco, everyday is Taco Tuesday! This Tex-Mex join offers up a flavorful and eclectic spin on the cult-favorite food. The distinctive flavors and fun atmosphere make it a go-to spot for any day of the week. Their menu of specialty tacos pairs perfectly with spicy street corn, queso, salsa and, of course, a freshly made margarita or two. The always satisfying selection is sure to please any and all groups!
212 24th St. North, Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bandit Baking Co. is known for their incredible gourmet pastries and confections. If you’re looking for a decorated cake for a birthday or celebration, this is your place. Highly regarded for their impeccable artistry and craft, Bandit Baking Co. has redefined the standards of baking. Whether you are in the mood to satisfy your sweet tooth or enjoy a light cafe lunch, Bandit Baking Co. won’t disappoint with their curated menu of sensational treats.
2854 18th St. South, Homewood, AL 35209
Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
For the perfect end to any meal, head over to Cookie Fix. There, you’re able to purchase hot out of the oven cookies or frozen dough to bake at home. From classic flavors like chocolate chip and peanut butter to incredible creations like salted caramel pretzel chocolate chip and oatmeal carmelita. All cookies best paired with a cold glass of milk!
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