Highest-rated cheap eats in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

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July 22, 2022
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Highest-rated cheap eats in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

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

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Birmingham that are listed as "cheap eats" on Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. Easy, inexpensive options here run the gamut of cuisine, service options, and styles. The restaurants on this list are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of deliciousness.

Anyone reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if any of your favorite cheap eateries made the list.

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#30. Ranelli's Deli & Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Deli
- Address: 1225 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3813
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#29. Tip Top Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (54 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 588 Shades Crest Rd, Birmingham, AL 35226-1204
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#28. 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
- Address: 2321 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3803
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#27. Pho 280

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (27 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 5426 Us-280 Suite 9, Birmingham, AL 35242-6599
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#26. 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
- Address: 2808 University Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35233-2806
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#25. MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (34 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2112 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-3106
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#24. Insomnia Cookies

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 1919 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2603
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#23. Eagle's Restaurant

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 2610 16th St N, Birmingham, AL 35204-1204
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#22. Gus's Hot Dogs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (33 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1915 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3503
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#21. Al's Deli & Grill

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (67 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1629 10th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-3513
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#20. 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
- Address: 3028 Clairmont Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-1113
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#19. Tony's Hot Dogs

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (26 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 1922 Montgomery Hwy, Birmingham, AL 35244-1141
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#18. Seeds Coffee Company

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (25 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Coffee & Tea, Cafe
- Address: 174 Oxmoor Rd Across From Waffee House, Birmingham, AL 35209-5941
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#17. Miami Fusion Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (28 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Latin
- Address: 2015 5th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3318
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#16. Chicken Salad Chick

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (49 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Address: 210 Doug Baker Blvd Ste 200 Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35242
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#15. 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
- Address: 2901 2nd Ave S Ste 120, Birmingham, AL 35233-2900
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#14. Garage Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (75 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Address: 2304 10th Ter S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2408
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#13. Eugene's Hot Chicken

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (71 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2260 9th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1100
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#12. T-Bone's Authentic Philly Style Cheesesteaks and Hoagies

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (41 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 1017 20th St S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2605
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#11. MOOYAH Burgers, Fries & Shakes

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (91 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 3439 Colonnade Pkwy The Shops of Colonnade - Suite 1000, Birmingham, AL 35243-3381
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#10. Taco Mama - Summit

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (63 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Mexican
- Address: 327 Summit Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35243
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#9. 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
- Address: 4911 Cahaba River Rd Suite 105, Birmingham, AL 35243-2316
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#8. 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
- Address: 207A 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3601
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#7. Mr P's Butcher Shop & Deli

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (85 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Specialty Food Market, American
- Address: 813 Shades Crest Rd, Birmingham, AL 35226-1901
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#6. Steel City Pops

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (77 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites
- Address: 329 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3132
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#5. Big Spoon Creamery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (44 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Dessert, American
- Address: 400 3RD Ave South, Birmingham, AL 35222
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#4. Saigon Noodle House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (113 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Asian, Vietnamese
- Address: 4606 Hwy 280 Suite 108, Birmingham, AL 35242-8127
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#3. Wasabi Juan's The Battery

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (113 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, Sushi
- Address: 2201 2nd Ave S Suite 105, Birmingham, AL 35233-1919
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#2. Hattie B's Hot Chicken

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (164 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Quick Bites, American
- Address: 2808 7th Ave S Suite 101, Birmingham, AL 35233-2813
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#1. SAW's Soul Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (881 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Address: 215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
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