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2311 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N #200, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
Bottle & Bone is a carnivore’s dream. This butcher/pub specializes in local meats, housemade charcuterie, and grilled steaks. Try the sausage or bacon flight to start. Then pick a ribeye or filet mignon or a Berkshire pork chop from the butcher’s...
2125 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
For bespoke cocktails mixed in a lively atmosphere, head to the Collins Bar in downtown Birmingham. Just tell the bartenders what you like, and they’ll whip up a custom-crafted drink for just $8 to $10. Take your cocktail to the street-side patio,...
200 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
For some old-school entertainment, plan an evening at Paramount. You’ll find skeeball, Pop-A-Shot, pinball machines, and other games that will take you back to your childhood at this downtown Birmingham bar. In between shooting challenges and...
2000 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
You might not think of most museums as dining destinations, but Oscar’s at the Birmingham Museum of Art certainly is. The restaurant serves lunch during the week, but its musical brunch—offered only on select Sundays—is worth a trip, whether or...
2430 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
Carrigan’s Public House certainly lives up to the “gastronomy” part of its status as a gastropub. In addition to craft cocktails that highlight fresh ingredients, you’ll find a menu of haute comfort food, with dishes like oxtail chili, Panko fried...
2021 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
Independent bookstores are an increasingly rare breed, but Reed Books in Birmingham has continued to defy the downward trend. Owned by Jim Reed, an author and columnist, the store features a rare book loft and shelves that overflow with paperbacks...
Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA
With more than 50 venues participating, and dozens of artists and performers, the Birmingham Art Crawl makes the first Thursday of every month an exciting event. The crawl, which is centered around the historic Morris Avenue neighborhood between...
100 Broadway St, Birmingham, AL 35209, USA
Escape Day Spa has all the usual treatments (massages, facials, body wraps, manicures and pedicures, and hair removal), but they also offer packages for singles, couples, or friends, and they have a treatment made especially for men. The BFF...
2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
Located in the beautiful 5 Points South district on the Southside of Birmingham, when you step through the door of the legendary Chef Frank Stitt's Chez Fonfon, you are instantly transported to your favorite bistro in France. The menu features...
2240 Highland Ave, Birmingham, AL 35205, USA
Rounding out renowned Chef Frank Stitt's trio of Birmingham's most beloved restaurants is Bottega Restaurant and Cafe. The stately building sits in the historic Highlands neighborhood and has long been a favorite place to meet for after-work...
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