Highest-rated restaurants in Birmingham, according to Tripadvisor

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May 19, 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. 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. Niki's West Steak & Seafood

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (331 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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#29. Jim 'N Nick's Bar-B-Q

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (447 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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#28. Surin West

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (354 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. Satterfield's Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (192 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 3161 Cahaba Heights Rd, Birmingham, AL 35243-5222
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#26. Big Bad Breakfast

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (268 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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#25. Village Tavern

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (368 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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#24. 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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#23. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (579 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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#22. Fish Market Restaurant

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (1,213 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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#21. Eli's Jerusalem Grill

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (285 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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#20. John's City Diner

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (223 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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#19. Dreamland BBQ

- Rating: 4.0 / 5 (793 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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#18. Texas de Brazil

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (348 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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#17. Slice Stone Pizza & Brew

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (272 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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#16. Original Pancake House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (280 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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#15. Cafe Dupont

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (197 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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#14. Paramount

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (165 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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#13. Perry's Steakhouse & Grille- Birmingham

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (271 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Steakhouse
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 4 Perimeter Park S, Birmingham, AL 35243-2326
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#12. Saw's Juke Joint

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (277 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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#11. Gianmarco's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (391 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. Hot and Hot Fish Club

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (413 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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#9. Melt

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (320 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 (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
- Price: $
- Address: 215 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222-1932
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#7. Bistro Two Eighteen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (213 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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#6. Bottega Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (595 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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#5. Amore Ristorante Italiano

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (356 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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#4. El Barrio

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (531 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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#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: 5.0 / 5 (152 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (5.0/5), 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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