Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

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July 27, 2022
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Highest-rated breakfast restaurants in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness. And when it comes to the most important meal of the day, few people are on the fence about their favorite go-to spots. Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants for breakfast in Birmingham on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#28. Bogue's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (16 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: $
- Price: not available
- Address: 3120 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-1115
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#27. Flying Biscuit

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (18 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: $$ - $$$
- Price: not available
- Address: 3419 Colonnade Pkwy Ste 100 The Shoppes of the Colonnade, Birmingham, AL 35243-3337
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#26. Woodlawn Cycle Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (11 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5530 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35212-2563
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#25. Shipley Do-Nuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $
- Address: 2050 Greenvale Ln, Birmingham, AL 35216-4504
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#24. Chris Z's

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (19 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 2808 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233-2806
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#23. First Watch

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5479 Hwy 280 South Ste. 128, Birmingham, AL 35242-2301
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#22. Metro Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (30 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Diner, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2050 Gadsden Highway, Birmingham, AL 35235
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#21. Pop's Neighborhood Grill

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (13 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: $
- Price: not available
- Address: 1207 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3813
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#20. Fife's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $
- Address: 2321 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3803
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#19. Niki's West Steak & Seafood

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (332 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 233 Finley Ave W, Birmingham, AL 35204-1074
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#18. Merk's Tavern & Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (54 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1000 Riverchase Galleria, Birmingham, AL 35244-2301
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#17. Hero Doughnuts

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (23 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $
- Address: 3027 Central Ave, Birmingham, AL 35209-2507
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#16. The Red Cat

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (50 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $
- Address: 2901 2nd Ave S Ste 120, Birmingham, AL 35233-2900
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#15. The Alabama Biscuit Company

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4133 White Oak Dr, Birmingham, AL 35243-5031
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#14. The Red Cat Coffeehouse

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (17 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: not available
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, American
- Price: $
- Address: 1701 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-4001
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#13. The Heavenly Donut Co

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (51 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bakeries, American
- Price: $
- Address: 4911 Cahaba River Rd Suite 105, Birmingham, AL 35243-2316
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#12. Trattoria Centrale

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $
- Address: 207A 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3601
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#11. The Essential

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Cafe, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2018 Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203-4169
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#10. Another Broken Egg Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (161 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2418 Montevallo Road, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
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#9. Harvest Restaurant & Bar

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (48 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2101 5th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3305
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#8. Ruby Sunshine

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (21 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1017 Oxmoor Rd Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35209
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#7. Metro Diner

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 180 Inverness Plaza, Birmingham, AL 35242
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#6. Bogue's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (81 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Diner
- Price: $
- Address: 3028 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-1113
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#5. Brock's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (144 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4000 Grand Ave Renaissance Birmingham Ross Bridge Golf Resort & Spa, Birmingham, AL 35226-6201
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#4. Edgar's Bakery

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (155 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3407 Colonnade Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243-2356
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#3. Over Easy

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (108 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 358 Hollywood Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35209-2019
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#2. Big Bad Breakfast

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (272 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 5361 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-0307
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#1. Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (292 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1931 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2603
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