1530 3rd Avenue South University of Alabama-Birmingham Birmingham, AL 35294 +1 205 934 3236
Part of the Department of Theater, University of Alabama, the Bell Theater is a venue for stage shows. The Theater has ample parking near the campus and various other facilities. The Theater also organizes art festivals and often the entry is free. So check for such shows, you might get a chance to watch some really good performances for free.
500 Commons Drive Birmingham, AL 35209 +1 205 942 8760
This cineplex has multiple screens for your viewing pleasure. For a more enjoyable experience, sit back and relax with popcorn and a soda from the refreshment stand. For film times, ticket prices and further information,do call ahead.
1706 Oxmoor Road Homewood, AL 35209 +1 205 879 9292
Located on Oxmoor Road in Homewood, Nabeel's offers a full range of Greek repasts along with an adjoining store stocked with Mediterranean groceries. The décor is very cozy and very Greek, furnished with antique-looking Mediterranean furniture and decorative ceramics. The tables are candlelit, and the lighting is soft. The interesting menu tapers upward from a massive array of salads, soups, and Greek appetizers, to a much smaller selection of main-course meat dishes including John's Steak, Shrimp Aegean and Chicken Skewers.
2707 18th Street South Homewood, AL 35209 +1 205 879 1455
Located on 18th Street in Downtown Homewood, De Vinci's offers an array of pizza and pasta dishes. The décor is a step up from the typical pizzeria, featuring Italian art and photographs on the walls, and looks more like a formal Italian restaurant, with tables and booths in two dining rooms. The menu lists calzones, sandwiches, appetizers, desserts and 27 different pasta dishes, but pizza is the specialty. Many believe that De Vinci's serves the best pizza in town--the crowds seem to support this contention.
420 Green Springs Hwy Birmingham, AL 35209 +1 205 942 9866
Located at the corner of Green Springs Highway and Oxmoor Road in Homewood, this charming restaurant is great for romantic dinners. There are large tables for families or groups and small intimate booths for couples, all covered with checkered tablecloths. Photographs and paintings of Italy adorn the walls. The food is strictly traditional Italian-American fare in very large portions which offers a good value.
81 Church Street Suite 107 Birmingham, AL 35213 +1 205 870 1554
Conversations and Coffees. That seems to be the tag line of Starbucks, a trusted name in the coffee business. For them the customer is truly the king and the secret to their high quality coffee is the bond they have with the farmers. They have a loyal following amongst the farmers who yield world class coffee beans. Their cozy cafes are always cackling with laughter. People from all age groups throng this place. The interiors are complete with huge windows having an earthy feel. They have an impressive variety of coffees. Amongst them is a Guatemala Casi Cielo. Its got a great flavour. And Caffe Verona is a sweet and creamy coffee. And for the weight watchers is the skinny cinnamon dolce latte it's just 90 calories...and will certainly help watch that weight!!!
Opened in 2004 and located in Mountain Brook, Olexa's provides patrons with everything you look for in a café: a relaxed atmosphere, a great staff, and, more importantly, great food. Sit among street lamps and facades of old building while dining on savory soups, generous salads, and yummy sandwiches. But, no trip to Olexa's is complete with a piece of cake. Finish your meal with their signature Chocolate Fudge Buttercreme Cake or Warm White Chocolate Chunk Bread Pudding. Wedding and specialty cakes are also available. Check out their online interactive menu that is sure to have you running to Olexa's! - Terah Shelton
1909 Cahaba Rd Birmingham, AL 35223 +1 205 870 5584
European-style crusty breads, creme-filled or plain croissants, tartlets and other tasty Continental treats tempt from glass cases. The small shop and outside walk are filled with eclectic furniture. You can sip strong coffee, teas or juices while watching passersby along the main route through the English Village district of upscale Mountain Brook. Light sandwiches and salads are also available. Continental Bakery is a popular Sunday morning destination, but commuters also stack their pricey autos along the street on weekdays, dashing in for a morning bite. The same proprietors operate the French restaurant Chez Lulu next door.
1911 Cahaba Road English Village Birmingham, AL 35223 +1 205 870 7011
Located at the English Village shopping center in Mountain Brook, Chez Lulu serves an eclectic version of classic French cuisine. The restaurant resembles a playful combination of classic bistro and second-hand shop. The tables are an interesting metal construction, and the walls are adorned with miscellaneous antique objects. The menu features classic French cuisine like vegetable tarts and soups made fresh each evening. As an extension of the Continental Bakery next door, Chez Lulu serves excellent bread and wonderful pastries for dessert. Chez Lulu also offers live entertainment, including accordian players every Sunday and bellydancers every other Thursday evening.
Located at the Crestline Center in Mountain Brook, La Paz offers an elegant version of Mexican cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The pastel-colored stucco walls are decorated with Mexican folk art, and the menu features many traditional Mexican dishes prepared in fresh and creative ways. The service is excellent, and there is an extensive wine and tequila list.
Located on Highland Avenue near Five Points South, Café Bottega
offers an eclectic menu of mostly Italian dishes, including pizza, in a very stylish setting. The building itself resembles a Roman civic building with faux arch and a decorative ...
Located in the historic 4th Avenue Business District, this place
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The Nick is not much to look at from the
outside; the flat, featureless building covered with handbills almost appears abandoned. But closer inspection reveals that the handbills are all for upcoming gigs scheduled at this 21+ rock nightclub. ...