This Chinese restaurant is in a strip mall along Highway 280, on the edge of Hoover. Don't let the unfortunate location fool you. Inside, you will find the decor sumptuous, the food outstanding and the service excellent. Start with dumplings as an appetizer, and savor them while you wait for the Whole Schezuan Fish (30 minutes preparation time required). If you're dining alone, try the Mongolian Beef or the Moo Shu Chicken. A fully stocked bar is available, as well as private dining rooms for lunch meetings.
Located in the Center at Riverchase on Montgomery Highway, near the Riverchase Galleria Mall, Ali Baba serves up an array of Persian dishes. Try the Lamb Kabab or Tilapia Almondine, followed by a Persian homemade ice cream, Akbar Mashti, for dessert. Persian art and photographs adorn the walls, while rugs, water pipes, and clothing mark the decor. The food is excellent, the portions large. The lunch buffet runs from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sundays and is one of the most popular in Birmingham.
Located in the Hoover area of Birmingham, Mr. P's Deli is known for their fresh cut sandwiches and wide selection of meats. This popular delicatessen has been open for 37 years and is owned and operated by Mr. P himself, Charles Pilleterie. The shop carries imported groceries as well as local products such as Mr. P's handcrafted spices and marinades. Over two dozen sandwiches are on offer featuring the sliced in-house deli meats, sauces and more. Made to order breakfast sandwiches are served from 8:30-11a and can be called in for pickup.
Located on Clairmont Avenue in Forest Park, Bogue's has been serving breakfast and lunch in the same location for several years. Breakfast at Bogue's is a very popular tradition in the Birmingham area, as the crowds will attest. The menu is based on traditional Southern breakfast cooking, featuring homemade biscuits in gravy, grits, pancakes, eggs and lots of pork. The food is cheap, quick, and satisfying.
Located in the Lakeview area near Forest Lake, Sol Y Luna offers an elegant version of Mexican cuisine at reasonable prices. Step into this upscale Mexican cantina where modern art adorns the pastel-colored walls. The menu features tapas as well as very authentic seafood, chicken, and beef dishes. In addition, there is an extensive tequila list to choose from.
Located in the Forest Park area, Silvertron Cafe offers a wide variety of entrees in a casual atmosphere. The décor is tastefully simple and along the lines of a bistro. Take a peek at the numerous photos of historical Burmingham that adorn the walls. The eclectic menu offers American favorites, in addition to several Italian pasta dishes, and a few Tex-Mex entrees as well. The portions are large, and the service is great.
Located in the Lakeview area near Forest Lake, Rocky's Pizza offers a wide array of Italian and American favorites for delivery or take-away only. They will deliver to most hotels and to any Southside and Downtown locations. Rocky's is a contender for the best pizza in town. Take a moment to appreciate the names of the dishes on the menu; many are named after celebrities-for example, Don King Buffalo Wings.
Located in the Lakeview area near Forest Lake, O.T.'s Neighborhood Sports Grill offers an extensive array of American favorites in a relaxed atmosphere. The numerous televisions mounted to the walls are always tuned in to the latest sporting event. The menu features appetizers in addition to sandwiches, steaks, pork chops and baby back ribs. If you've got the appetite, try one of their homemade desserts.
Located in the Lakeview area near Forest Park, Lakeview Oyster House offers New Orleans style cuisine in an upscale atmosphere. The restaurant is in a restored Victorian mansion and the décor is in keeping with its elegant Old South setting. The menu features many New Orleans and Caribbean favorites, such as "po' boy" sandwiches, bisques, seafood, grilled steaks and chicken.
Located in the historic Forest Park, Little Savannah brings you good old Southern food with a new twist. This charming bistro is known for the innovative recipes. Diners can try fare like the Gulf Shrimp and Sweet Corn Chowder before supper or the very tasty Hickory Smoked Maple Leaf Duck Breast for a satisfying meal. End your meal with a wholesome dessert like the Chocolate Bread Pudding or a hot toddy. You can also accompany your meal with a glass of wine or a martini from their full bar. Little Savannah can also be reserved for private dinners and offers catering services.
This popular bar and grill, located on 11th Avenue at
Five Points South, offers Southern Continental cuisine in an upscale yet relaxed environment. The décor is that of an elegant bistro, with exposed brick walls and track lighting. The ...
A Homewood institution since 1939, Savage's is the place to
buy cakes. The cookies and brownies are also irresistible. Local polls consistently rate Savages as the best or among the top area bakeries. Grab a sandwich or a boxed ...
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. ...