Highest-rated restaurants in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated 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.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Birmingham using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. 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. Jack Browns Burger & Beer Joint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (155 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2811 7th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2803
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#29. 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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#28. Surin West

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (355 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Sushi, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1918 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
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#27. Village Tavern

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (370 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 101 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243-3166
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#26. Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (450 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1908 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205
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#25. Post Office Pies

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (284 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 209 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
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#24. 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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#23. Eli's Jerusalem Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (287 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4673 Highway 280, Birmingham, AL 35242-5033
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#22. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (583 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3500 Grandview Pkwy, Birmingham, AL 35243-1929
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#21. Dreamland BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (802 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1427 14th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-5416
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#20. Fish Market Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,215 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.0/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 612 22nd St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-3112
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#19. John's City Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (225 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: 112 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-4106
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#18. Cafe Dupont

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (199 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 113 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3603
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#17. Texas de Brazil

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (350 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: South American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2301 Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N, Birmingham, AL 35203-1104
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#16. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille- Birmingham

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (277 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (3.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4 Perimeter Park S, Birmingham, AL 35243-2326
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#15. 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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#14. Slice Stone Pizza & Brew

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (274 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 725 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2809
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#13. Paramount

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (168 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 200 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3616
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#12. Hot and Hot Fish Club

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (415 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2901 2nd Ave S Suite 110, Birmingham, AL 35233-2900
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#11. Gianmarco's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (396 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Wine Bar
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 721 Broadway St, Birmingham, AL 35209-6209
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#10. Saw's Juke Joint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (281 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1115 Dunston Ave, Birmingham, AL 35213-2132
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#9. Melt

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (325 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 4105 4th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1944
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#8. SAW's Soul Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (882 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Barbecue
- Price: $
- Address: 215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
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#7. Bottega Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (601 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2240 Highland Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2922
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#6. Bistro Two Eighteen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (225 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 218 20th St N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3602
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#5. El Barrio

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (537 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Southwestern
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2211 2nd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3880
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#4. Amore Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (359 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Italian
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 5510 Highway 280 Ste 116, Birmingham, AL 35242-6586
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#3. Chez Fonfon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (572 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 2007 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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#2. Half Shell Oyster House of Birmingham

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (177 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cajun & Creole
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 616 29th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233-2808
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#1. Highlands Bar & Grill

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (879 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 2011 11th Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35205-2801
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