Highest-rated restaurants in Birmingham, according to Foursquare

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January 21, 2021
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Highest-rated restaurants in Birmingham, according to Foursquare

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.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest rated restaurants in Birmingham using data from Foursquare. Restaurants are ranked by average rating as of Jan. 20, 2021, these restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

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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#30. Chick-fil-A

- Rating: 8.7
- Price: $$
- Category: Fast Food
- Address: 9345 Parkway E, Birmingham

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#29. Hattie B's Chicken

- Rating: 8.7
- Price: $
- Category: Fried Chicken
- Address: 2808 7th Ave S, Birmingham

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#28. Saw's Soul Kitchen

- Rating: 8.7
- Price: $$
- Category: BBQ
- Address: 215 41st St S (3rd Ave S), Birmingham

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#27. The Fish Market Restaurant

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$
- Category: Seafood
- Address: 612 22nd St S (btwn 6th & 7th Ave S), Birmingham

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#26. Mellow Mushroom

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$
- Category: Pizza
- Address: 1200 20th St S, Ste 100 (Highland Avenue), Birmingham

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#25. Pizitz Food Hall

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: not available
- Category: Food Court
- Address: Birmingham

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#24. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$$$
- Category: Steakhouse
- Address: 103 Summit Blvd, Vestavia

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#23. Bottega Restaurant

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$$
- Category: Italian
- Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham

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#22. Slice Pizza & Brew

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$
- Category: Pizza
- Address: 725 29th St S, Birmingham

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#21. Firehouse Subs

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $
- Category: Sandwiches
- Address: 1483 Gadsden Hwy, # 1312, Birmingham

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#20. Mr. P's Butcher Shop & Deli

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $
- Category: Restaurant
- Address: 813 Shades Crest Rd (at W Oxmoor Rd), Birmingham

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#19. 5 Point Public House Oyster Bar

- Rating: 8.8
- Price: $$$
- Category: Gastropub
- Address: 1210 20th St S, Birmingham

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#18. Olive Branch

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$
- Category: Mediterranean
- Address: Birmingham

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#17. Galley & Garden

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$$
- Category: American
- Address: 2220 Highland Ave S, Birmingham

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#16. Seasons 52

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$$
- Category: New American
- Address: 245 Summit Blvd, Birmingham

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#15. Urban Cookhouse

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$
- Category: American
- Address: 250 Summit Blvd Ste 102, Vestavia

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#14. Giuseppe's Cafe

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$
- Category: Italian
- Address: 925 8th St S, Birmingham

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#13. Insomnia Cookies

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $
- Category: Bakery
- Address: 1919 11th Ave S, Birmingham

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#12. Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 8.9
- Price: $$
- Category: BBQ
- Address: 1660 Gadsden Hwy, Birmingham

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#11. Red Cat

- Rating: 9.0
- Price: $
- Category: Café
- Address: 1701 1st Ave S, Birmingham

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#10. Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe

- Rating: 9.0
- Price: $$
- Category: Greek
- Address: 601 Doug Baker Blvd (on Hwy 280 (Lee Branch)), Birmingham

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#9. MELT Avondale

- Rating: 9.0
- Price: $
- Category: Sandwiches
- Address: 4105 4th Ave S (41st), Birmingham

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#8. FIVE

- Rating: 9.0
- Price: $$
- Category: New American
- Address: 744 29th St S, Birmingham

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#7. Saw's Juke Joint

- Rating: 9.0
- Price: $$
- Category: BBQ
- Address: 1115 Dunston Ave, Birmingham

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#6. Tacos Dos Hermanos Taco Truck

- Rating: 9.1
- Price: $
- Category: Food Truck
- Address: Birmingham

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#5. Chez Lulu

- Rating: 9.2
- Price: $$$
- Category: French
- Address: 1911 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brk

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#4. El Barrio

- Rating: 9.2
- Price: $$
- Category: Mexican
- Address: 2201-2215 2nd Ave N (22nd St N), Birmingham

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#3. Chick-fil-A

- Rating: 9.2
- Price: $
- Category: Fast Food
- Address: 5375 Highway 280, Birmingham

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#2. Chez Fonfon

- Rating: 9.2
- Price: $$$
- Category: French
- Address: 2007 Highland Ave S (btw 20th St S. & Richard Arrington Jr. Blvd. S.), Birmingham

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#1. Rojo

- Rating: 9.3
- Price: $$
- Category: Latin American
- Address: 2921 Highland Ave S (at 30th St S), Birmingham

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